Hastert Sentencing Postponed; Attorney Says Former Speaker Nearly DiedA federal judge has agreed to delay sentencing for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert in his hush-money case, after the Illinois Republican’s attorneys revealed he nearly died in November when he suffered a severe blood infection.
Former Speaker Hastert Hospitalized After StrokeFacing up to 5 years in prison in a hush money case, former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been hospitalized the past six weeks after suffering a stroke.
Ryan Awaits Answer On Possible ReleaseFormer Gov. George Ryan should find out later today if he will be granted a temporary release from prison.
Wait Continues For Ryan's Request To Visit Dying WifeOne day after his wife was hospitalized in intensive care for a severe infection, former Gov. George Ryan was still waiting to hear if he can leave prison temporarily to be at her side.