Former Congressman Mel Reynolds To Be Sentenced On Tax ChargesFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds, who failed to file tax returns for income he made while consulting for Chicago businessmen in Africa, is about to learn his punishment.
Mel Reynolds Found Guilty On Tax ChargesMel Reynolds, the former congressman disgraced by scandal in the 1990s, was found guilty Thursday of four misdemeanor tax counts.
In Court, Mel Reynolds Claims Scheme To Bribe Zimbabwe Dictator MugabeReynolds said a clout-heavy Chicago businessman tried to use a partnership with Reynolds to funnel bribes to officials in Zimbabwe.
Willie Wilson Says He Paid Mel Reynolds Thousands To Consult In AfricaWilson took the stand in federal court on the first day of Reynolds’ trial on misdemeanor charges alleging he failed to file his tax returns
Mel Reynolds’ Misdemeanor Tax Case Finally Headed To TrialReynolds is preparing to defend himself at trial starting Monday, where he may find himself questioning prominent Chicagoans under oath.
Feds: ‘Sexually Explicit Videos’ Found On Mel Reynolds’ ComputerFederal prosecutors insist they know nothing about the contents of a computer carried by former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds when he was arrested in Atlanta last spring.
Mel Reynolds Gets Out Of Jail, But Trial Still AwaitsA federal judge on Thursday told former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds he was free to go — but he has to come back.
Mel Reynolds Wants New Judge Who Doesn't Think He's A LiarMel Reynolds wants a new judge — preferably one who doesn’t think he is an “irrational” liar and flight risk who “deserves to be locked away indefinitely.”
Mel Reynolds Asks Judge To Push Back Tax Evasion TrialFormer congressman Mel Reynolds has asked a federal judge to grant him a three-month delay in his upcoming trial on misdemeanor tax evasion charges, claiming he can't prepare his case because of the conditions at the jail where he is being held.
Mel Reynolds Changes His Mind About Guilty PleaFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds says he no longer wants to plead guilty to misdemeanor federal tax charges and that he's "sorry for any confusion."
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds Asking To Plead Guilty To Tax EvasionReynolds, 64, said being forced to spend 23 hours a day locked up has left him unable to prepare for trial, scheduled for June 20.
Judge Sends Mel Reynolds To Prison To Await TrialFormer congressman Mel Reynolds has been sent to prison by a federal judge for failing to fulfill the requirements for electronic monitoring.
Mel Reynolds Ordered To Find Housing, Home Detention ExpectedFormer Congressman Mel Reynolds was due back federal court in Chicago Thursday afternoon on misdemeanor tax charges, and he told WBBM he wouldn't be surprised if he ended up in jail afterward.
Mel Reynolds Arrested In AtlantaFormer U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds was arrested Monday in Atlanta on an outstanding warrant.
Former Congressman Mel Reynolds Defies Judge's Order To Return From AfricaAlready facing misdemeanor tax charges, former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds could be in more legal trouble, after failing to return to Chicago from Africa on Thursday.