On Tuesday Grammy-nominated gospel recording artist, James Fortune accepted a plea deal to a third degree felony charge of assault-family violence.   This follows his statement of pleading guilty to assaulting his wife. The sentence was handed down by Fort Bend District Judge Maggie Jaramillo who gave Fortune five years of probation plus five days in […]

Former Illinois lawmaker Jesse Jackson, Jr., was sentenced Wednesday to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. He will also face 36 months of probation, 500 hours of community service and continued mental health care. His wife Sandra Jackson was sentenced to one year, after pleading […]

Chicago, IL — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife could seriously be facing jail time after they agreed to plead guilty to charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items — including furs, a gold watch, a football signed by U.S. presidents and even a hat once […]