Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Feds: Jackson Jr. Now In Custody

A day after he apparently was turned away from a federal prison in North Carolina, former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been allowed to surrender to federal custody three days early to begin serving his 30-month sentence.


Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jackson Jr. Campaign Finance Reports Lack Details On Credit Charges, Furniture Purchase

CBS 2 has learned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s campaign finance reports do not provide details for hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit card charges, or for an $8,000 purchase from a suburban furniture store. That, amid reports the federal probe is focused on alleged misuse of campaign cash to redecorate his home.

CBS 2–10/17/2012

The overhead stage rigging collapses into the crowd in front of the stage at the Hoosier Lottery Grandstand at the Indiana State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011, in Indianapolis. Authorities say they have confirmed at least three deaths after the stage collapse, where the country group Sugarland was set to perform. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger)

Reports Slam Response To Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse

Two reports are out on the collapse of the stage at last summer’s Indiana State Fair, and the response to the disaster, in which seven people died and dozens were hurt.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Aftermath of the strom from CBS 2 viewer Benny Cabral. (Credit: Benny Cabral)

Suburb-By-Suburb Storm Damage Report

Here is a roundup of storm damage reports from various suburban agencies.


Photo Of $20 And $10 Bills. (AP Photo)

Good News For Job Cuts, Bad News For Inflation

A couple of new economic reports Wednesday suggest a stronger job market but increased concerns about inflation.

WBBM Newsradio–05/04/2011