Hastert Leaves Federal Prison In Minnesota, Back In ChicagoHastert, 75, was sentenced to 15 months in prison last year, and reported to Rochester Federal Medical Center in Minnesota last June.
Hastert Demands Hush Money Back, Through AttorneysAttorneys for disgraced former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert want the $1.7 million back that Hastert paid to keep sexual abuse allegations quiet.
Hastert’s Prison Release Date Pushed BackAfter initially predicting the former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives would go free on July 23, 2017, the Federal Bureau of Prisons now apparently expects Hastert to spend a little more time behind bars.
Judge Orders Dennis Hastert To Report To Prison By June 22Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been ordered to report to prison by June 22 to begin serving a 15-month sentence in his hush-money case.
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 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 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.
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.
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.