Former State GOP Leader Tom Cross Has Painful Connection To Hastert CaseThe brother of the former state GOP House leader emerged Wednesday as an abuse victim of Dennis Hastert.
Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Hush Money CaseCalling former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert a "serial child molester," a federal judge has sentenced him to 15 months in prison for trying to skirt banking regulations to conceal hush money payments intended to cover up sex abuse allegations from the time he was a high school wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville decades ago.
Hastert Acknowledges Sex Abuse For First Time; "I Am Sorry To Those I Hurt"The brother of former Illinois Republican House Leader Tom Cross testified Wednesday that he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who is facing sentencing for violating banking laws to conceal hush money payments to another victim.
In Hastert’s Hometown, Many Support Jail Time For Former House SpeakerCBS 2's Derrick Blakley spent the day in Plano, where the Hasterts lived for 20 years and where, for many, support has turned to scorn.
Hastert Accuser Files Lawsuit Over $1.8 Million In Unpaid Hush MoneyAn individual at the center of the Dennis Hastert hush money case is suing the former U.S. House speaker for breach of contract.
Tom DeLay Sends Support Letter Ahead Of Hastert SentencingThe former U.S. House Majority Leader writes that the 74-year-old Hastert "is a good man that loves the lord."
Hastert Judge Won't Consider Support Letters Unless They're Made PublicThe judge in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case says that if the former U.S. House speaker wants letters of support considered during his sentencing, they must be made public.
Hastert Case Brings Up Painful Memories For Priest Sex Abuse VictimCBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on how the pain of sex abuse for some, never goes away.
Hastert Accuser To Speak At Sentencing; Judge To Consider Lies About ExtortionThe judge in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case signaled Wednesday that he will consider the former U.S. House speaker's lies to investigators that he was being extorted on a false claim of sexual abuse at his sentencing hearing, where prosecutors say one person who says he was abused is expected to speak.
READ: Feds Detail Hastert's Alleged Sex Abuse Of Teen Boys In Hush-Money CaseProsecutors recommend the former U.S. House speaker serve up to six months in prison.
Report: 4 "Credible" Sex Abuse Allegations Against HastertAt least four people have made "credible allegations of sexual abuse" against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday, citing unidentified law enforcement sources.
Dennis Hastert Sorry For Harmful Misconduct 'Decades Ago,' Seeks Probation From JudgeFormer House Speaker Dennis Hastert has apologized for harmful misconduct "decades ago" and asked a judge to sentence him to probation on a bank fraud charge.
Judge Allowing Witness Testimony For Hastert Sentencing HearingA filing in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case confirms prosecutors intend to call at least one witness at the former U.S. House speaker's sentencing, which has been delayed until April 27.
Hastert Judge Wants Review Of Ex-Speaker's Medical RecordsThe federal judge in Dennis Hastert's hush-money case says he's appointing someone to review the former U.S. House speaker's medical records weeks after granting a request by defense attorneys to delay sentencing on grounds that the 74-year-old man nearly died and remained in poor health.
Hastert Sentencing Postponed; Attorney Says Former Speaker Nearly DiedA federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert in his hush-money case, after the Illinois Republican’s attorneys revealed he nearly died in November when he suffered a severe blood infection.