Jesse Jackson Jr. Lists Prison PreferencesWhen Jesse Jackson Jr. is sentenced on Wednesday, his lawyers plan to ask the judge to recommend that he serve his time near Washington D.C. so he can be near his kids and his wife.
New Sentencing Date For Jackson Jr., Sandi JacksonFormer congressman Jesse Jackson and his wife, Sandi, will now be sentenced next month.
Sentencing Delayed For Jesse Jackson Jr., Sandi JacksonFormer Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson will have to wait a bit longer to learn their fate in federal court, after a judge delayed their sentencing hearing on Monday.
Feds Want To Seize Jacksons' HomesFederal prosecutors have asked a judge to order former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, to forfeit their homes in Chicago and Washington, D.C., as part of their upcoming sentencing next week.
Feds: We Can Treat Jackson Jr. Behind BarsFederal prosecutors are challenging the contention by defense attorneys that Jesse Jackson Jr. should spend less time in prison because a lengthy sentence would cause his fragile mental health to deteriorate.
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.
Judge Denies Jackson Request To Keep Part Of Sentencing Memo SecretA federal judge has denied former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s request to keep part of his defense team's sentencing memorandum sealed from the public, so he can keep details of his medical condition private.
Supporters, Critics Write Letters To Judge Ahead Of Jacksons' SentencingAs former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, former Ald. Sandi Jackson, await sentencing on corruption charges, several people have sent in letters in an effort to influence the punishment a federal judge will mete out in July.
Jackson Jr.'s Sentencing Could Be Delayed Prosecutors and defense attorneys could tussle over the former congressman's mental health. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine explains.
Jesse Jackson Sr. Defends Son At Rainbow Push MeetingToday was the first time the Rainbow Push Coalition met since Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi appeared in federal court in Washington.
Jacksons Spent Tens Of Thousands On TVs, Furs, Elk Heads, MoreIn court documents filed as part of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.’s guilty plea to charges of misusing $750,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses, federal prosecutors detailed only a portion of the illicit expenses Jackson and his wife made using campaign cash and campaign credit cards.
Jackson Jr: 'I Am Guilty, Your Honor'An emotional former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to misusing $750,000 in campaign funds.
Jesse Jackson Jr., Sandi Jackson Arrive At D.C. Court For Expected Guilty PleasIt'll be his and hers federal court hearings Wednesday as the Jacksons face justice in Washington D.C.
Rev. Jackson Issues Statement On Son's Legal WoesRev. Jesse Jackson Sr. released a statement Monday thanking those who have prayed for Jesse Jackson Jr. and his family. He also calls the hurt "indescribable."
Jackson Jr. Remembered At Rainbow PUSH MeetingDisgraced former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Junior was remembered at the weekly meeting of his father's Rainbow-PUSH Coalition.