Lawmakers React To Blagojevich Sentence Commutation: 'Not The Right Message'"It's important those found guilty serve their prison sentences."
Man Gets 12-Year Prison Term For Stealing IDs, Bank FraudThe IDs primarily belonged to chiropractors but in one case he used the identity of an 11-year-old Idaho boy to try to get a loan for a 2011 Jaguar.
Larry Nassar Sent To Holdover Prison After Assault ClaimLarry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor convicted of molesting young athletes, has likely been moved to another prison after he was assaulted behind bars.
He Once Was Muscle For The Mob; Now, He’s Getting Out Of Prison EarlyA “300-pound muscle guy” is getting out of prison early.
Man Gets 23 Years For Fatal Memorial Day Weekend Shooting In 2015A man has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for a fatal shooting over Memorial Day weekend 2015 in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.
Byrd-Bennett Wants 3 1/2 Years In Prison; Feds Seek More Than 7Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett believes she deserves far less prison time for an audacious kickback scheme than the seven-plus years the government is seeking, asking the judge she’ll soon face for three and a half years tops.
Woman Gets 38 Year Prison Sentence For Killing Her BabyA young mother was sentenced to 38 years in prison Wednesday after she pleaded guilty but mentally ill in the stabbing death of her 5-month-old son.
Richard Lyons Sentenced To 60 Years For Slaying Daughter, Mya, In 2008A father convicted of killing his young daughter was sentenced to 60 years in prison on Friday
Indiana Appeals Court Upholds Sentence In Toddler's DeathTimothy Tkachik, who pleaded guilty in 2010 to two Class A felony counts of neglect of a dependent, had argued in his appeal that the judge who sentenced him to 40 years failed to consider several mitigating factors.
Former Alderman Gets 10.5 Years For Bribe SchemeDisgraced former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano was sentenced to 10½ years in prison Friday by a federal judge who called the serially corrupt Southwest Side politician a “cynical” operator who followed the city’s unofficial motto, “Where’s mine?”
Jacksons To Sell D.C. Home To Help Pay Fine; Asset Auction CanceledFormer congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. will serve his prison sentence at a facility in North Carolina and has already paid a significant portion of his $750,000 fine.
Man Sentenced To 12 Years For Raping Wife In Front Of Son A 23-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping his estranged wife in a vehicle in Carol Stream while the couple’s 3-year-old son was in the car with them.
Feds Recommend Prison For Both Jacksons, But Not At Same TimeFederal prosecutors have recommended former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. be sentenced to four years in prison, and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, get 18 months behind bars, though they also suggested a judge should not send them both to prison at the same time.
Ex-Dixon Comptroller Serving Time In Minnesota PrisonThe convicted former comptroller of Dixon, Ill., who stole tens of million of dollars in city money, has arrived at her final prison destination.