Whiting Mayor Joseph Stahura To Resign After Agreeing To Plead Guilty To Using $255K In Campaign Funds For Personal ExpensesStahura, 64, has been charged with wire fraud and filing a false income tax return, and has entered into an agreement to plead guilty to both charges.
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.
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.
Former Alderman Sandi Jackson Released From PrisonFormer Ald. Sandi Jackson has been released from a minimum security federal prison camp in West Virginia, after serving nearly 11 months of a one-year sentence for filing a false federal income tax return.