Manafort Attorney: He Has Accepted ResponsibilityManafort, Trump's top political operative from May to August 2016, has long been considered one of the bigger fish for Muller's office.
Paul Manafort To Plea To New Charges Filed By Special CounselThe hearing is expected to reveal whether Manafort has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. Doing so could jeopardize his chances of a presidential pardon.
Ald. Willie Cochran In Talks To Plead Guilty To Corruption ChargesAld. Willie Cochran (20th) and his attorneys are negotiating a potential plea deal with federal prosecutors, amid allegations he shook down businessmen in his ward for bribes, and looted money from a charity he ran.
Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For 2 BurglariesA west suburban man who stabbed someone in a Geneva burglary he committed while free on bond for another burglary has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
‘Celebgate’ Hacker Sentenced To Nine Months In PrisonEdward J. Majerczyk, 29, admitted last fall that he hacked into the Apple iCloud and Gmail accounts of more than 300 people, including at least 30 celebrities.
$25M Verdict Winner To Plead Guilty To Gun Charge In ’15 ShootingThaddeus “TJ” Jimenez — who was awarded $25 million from the city of Chicago for an overturned murder conviction and became a Lamborghini-driving gangster — is expected to plead guilty to a federal gun charge that carries up to 10 years in prison.
Lawyers Reveal Both Sides In Hastert Plea NegotiationsProsecutors and defense attorneys for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert have told a federal judge they're talking about a possible plea deal in the Republican's hush-money case.
Former Skokie Cop Gets Probation For Shoving Woman In CellCassandra Feuerstein, who suffered nerve damage in her face in the March 2013 attack, was glad that Michael Hart was charged for the crime but thinks he got a “slap on the wrist,” said Torri Hamilton, a lawyer who is representing Feuerstein in a pending civil lawsuit.
Rep. Ford Spared Jail, Gets Probation And Fine For Tax ChargeA federal judge has sentenced Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford to probation and a fine for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
Rep. Ford To Be Sentenced In Tax CaseThree days after being re-elected, Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford will learn if he'll have to spend time behind bars for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
Ex-State Rep. Farnham Could Change Plea In Child Porn CaseA lawyer for Elgin Democrat Keith Farnham said Monday during a hearing in Chicago federal court that his client is negotiating a plea deal. If that falls through, attorney Terry Ekl says Farnham could still plead guilty without a deal or choose to still go to trial.
Member Of Violent Hobos "Supergang" Cooperating With FedsThey made their name robbing NBA stars and slaying federal informants, authorities say. But the Hobos, an ultra violent Chicago “supergang,” suffered a heavy blow Wednesday when a middle-ranking member confessed to his role in five murders — and vowed to help the government convict his former bosses.