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Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty
Feb. 20, 2013
The ex-Congressman and his wife appeared in federal court to answer charges that they spent $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
Hutchinson exits race for Jackson's seat
Feb. 18, 2013
A well-known Illinois state senator dropped her bid Sunday for the U.S. House seat vacated by Jesse Jackson Jr., narrowing the field and consolidating key support behind another Democrat in a race where gun control has emerged as a central issue.
Jesse Jackson Jr., wife agree to plead guilty
Feb. 15, 2013
In a spectacular fall from political prominence, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife agreed Friday to plead guilty to federal charges.
Chicago’s 7th Ward gets a new alderman
Feb. 11, 2013
The Mayor's office confirms he has a replacement in mind for the seat Ald. Sandi Jackson left last month. That pick, sources say, is Natashia Lynnette Holmes.
Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to misusing campaign money
Feb. 8, 2013
Former Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. has pleaded guilty to misusing campaign money, according to several Chicago news reports.
Emanuel called to jury duty, dismissed
Feb. 5, 2013
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel suffered a setback that many would be happy with: He was dismissed from jury duty.
Ryan, Cellini likely to meet in prison
Jan. 23, 2013
One's on his way in and the other's on his way out.
Illinois 'King of Clout' reports to prison
Jan. 22, 2013
Former Illinois powerbroker William Cellini has reported to an Indiana federal prison to begin serving a year-long sentence for corruption.
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