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Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been released from a federal prison in Alabama after his 2013 conviction for tax evasion and misuse of campaign funds. His next stop will be a halfway house, likely located in the Washington, D.C. area.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is now officially in the custody of the Federal Prison Bureau. Yesterday, he tried to report early to the federal correctional facility in Butner, North Carolina, but was turned away. Elizabeth Brackett and her guests unravel what happened, and what the 48-year-old will face during his two-and-a-half year term.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is sentenced to 30 months in prison, and his wife Sandi Jackson is sentenced to 12 months. We have the latest news and analysis. Read an article, view a timeline, and watch web extra videos from our archives.
View a timeline of Chicago Tonight's coverage of former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Ald. Sandi Jackson from 2009-2013.
A winter storm causes low voter turnout today in the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. Which candidate will that benefit or hurt? Paris Schutz has the latest.
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Emotional moments in court today as Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi enter guilty pleas. Prosecutors reveal more about the couple's elaborate scheme to enrich themselves. Paris Schutz has the latest.
Reverend Jesse Jackson opens up about his son, Jesse Jr.'s medical condition. Paris Schutz has the latest on the legal battles facing the former congressman and his wife.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and wife Sandi co-conspired to divert $750,000 in campaign money for personal use, according to an information filed today against the former congressman by the Washington D.C. U.S. Attorney.
Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has reportedly agreed to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds. Carol Marin and her panel look at the possible implications of the plea deal.