Richard Lyons Sentenced To 60 Years For Slaying Daughter, Mya, In 2008A father convicted of killing his young daughter was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Friday
Indiana Appeals Court Upholds Sentence In Toddler's DeathTimothy Tkachik, who pleaded guilty in 2010 to two Class A felony counts of neglect of a dependent, had argued in his appeal that the judge who sentenced him to 40 years failed to consider several mitigating factors.
Former Alderman Gets 10.5 Years For Bribe SchemeDisgraced former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was sentenced to 10½ years in prison Friday by a federal judge who called the serially corrupt Southwest Side politician a “cynical” operator who followed the city’s unofficial motto, “Where’s mine?”
Jacksons To Sell D.C. Home To Help Pay Fine; Asset Auction CanceledFormer congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will serve his prison sentence at a facility in North Carolina and has already paid a significant portion of his $750,000 fine.
Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Raping Wife In Front Of Son A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping his estranged wife in a vehicle in Carol Stream while the couple’s 3-year-old son was in the car with them.
Feds Recommend Prison For Both Jacksons, But Not At Same TimeFederal prosecutors have recommended former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. be sentenced to four years in prison, and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, get 18 months behind bars, though they also suggested a judge should not send them both to prison at the same time.
Ex-Dixon Comptroller Serving Time In Minnesota PrisonThe convicted former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who stole tens of million of dollars in city money, has arrived at her final prison destination.
Man Sentenced To Prison For Beating, Choking Small DogJames Wesolaski admitted he had struck the animal, a Lhasa Apso named Teddy, after becoming angry when the dog bit him and escaped from his home.
Cop Who Stole From Union Gets 12 YearsThe former head of the Chicago Police Sergeants Association was sentenced Tuesday to 12 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million from the union to fund a lavish lifestyle that prosecutors said included gambling trips, steak dinners and a down payment on a home, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Former Insurance Magnate Mickey Segal Released From PrisonFormer Near North Insurance magnate Mickey Segal, convicted of stealing approximately $30 million from his company, is now a free man.
Blagojevich Pal Lon Monk Sentenced To Two Years In PrisonA longtime friend and former aide to Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in the corruption scandal that took down the former governor.
Blagojevich's Wife Complains About SentenceFormer Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's wife has questioned her husband's 14-year sentence compared with a ten-day term the same judge handed to an ex-Blagojevich aide.