Prosecutors To Drop Case Against Ex-Rep. Aaron SchockSchock, a once rising star of the Republican party, resigned from Congress in 2015 amid scrutiny of his spending, including redecorating his office in the style of the "Downton Abbey" TV series.
Ex-Congressman Schock's Corruption Trial To Start In 2019He is accused of using campaign money and his congressional allotment for personal expenses and extravagant redecorating of his Capitol Hill office in the style of the TV series "Downton Abbey."
Criminal Case Against Former Congressman Aaron Schock Moved To ChicagoThe criminal case against former Congressman Aaron Schock has been transferred to Chicago for pretrial motions.
Federal Judge Removed From Criminal Cases After Joking Emails With ParalegalA federal judge in two of Illinois' highest profile cases has been removed from hearing all his criminal cases after it was revealed he exchanged emails with an employee at the U.S. attorney's office in which he commented on and joked about one of his trials in progress at the time.
Appeals Court Refuses To Toss Aaron Schock ChargesThe Republican from the central Illinois city of Peoria was indicted in 2016 on charges of misusing funds.
Appeals Court Hears Arguments In Schock's Bid To Toss Corruption ChargesA lawyer for former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock says prosecutors are aiming to be the first to imprison a former member of Congress over ambiguous rules the U.S. House set for itself.
Growing Signs That Aaron Schock Prosecution On Shaky GroundGrowing sympathy for defense arguments, seeming confusion within the team of federal prosecutors and a disgruntled judge are among the signs that key portions of the corruption case against former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock may be at risk of unraveling.
Schock Staffer Wore Wire, Provided Documents To Feds: Court FilingsFormer U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock was indicted in 2016 after resigning.
Federal Prosecutors Don't Oppose Delaying Aaron Schock's TrialA preliminary trial date of Feb. 7 was set when Schock was arraigned this month, but the ex-congressman has requested a delay until July. The 35-year-old Republican from Peoria is accused of misusing government and campaign money for personal use and faces 24 criminal counts.
Ex-Illinois US Rep. Schock Pleads Not Guilty To Funds MisuseFormer Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock, who just two years ago was the future face of the Republican Party, pleaded not guilty Monday in federal court to charges that he misused government and campaign money for personal use.
Former Congressman Schock To Be Arraigned On Federal ChargesThe 35-year-old Republican is accused of using government and campaign money to subsidize a lavish lifestyle, as well as pocketing thousands of constituents' dollars. Prosecutors say he hosted Washington tours and meet-and-greets, charged a fee and kept some of the cash.
Schock Allegedly Profited Off His Voters' Washington VisitsThe indictment of a 35-year-old disgraced former Republican congressman jolted residents of his central Illinois district, shaken by prosecutors' claims that Aaron Schock illegally dipped into campaign and government coffers to subsidize a lavish lifestyle, including his Capitol Hill office done up in the style of "Downton Abbey."
Attorneys For Aaron Schock Ask Judge To Postpone ArraignmentIn a request made Tuesday to U.S. District Judge Sue E. Myerscough, Schock's lawyers say a Nov. 21 arraignment will interfere with a planned international business trip by the Peoria Republican.
Grand Jury Indicts Aaron Schock On Wire Fraud, Theft CountsThe Illinois congressman who resigned amid scrutiny of lavish spending -- including remodeling his Capitol Hill office in the style of the television series "Downton Abbey" -- expects to be indicted by a federal grand jury, his defense team said Thursday.
Prosecutors Issue Second Subpoena For Aaron Schock's RecordsFederal prosecutors seek financial records, texts and emails as part of a grand jury probe into spending by the former Congressman from Peoria.