Jesse Jackson Jr.

Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandra Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was transferred over the weekend from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum security facility in Alabama. The disgraced former Congressman is due to be released at the end of next year but could get out earlier for good behavior. […]

Chicago, IL — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. could be released from federal prison on Dec. 31, 2015 — if he behaves himself. The projected release date is listed on the Federal Bureau of Prisons website. Bureau of Prisons spokesman Ed Ross says that date is based on the assumption the former Illinois congressman receives the maximum […]

  Chicago, IL — Prison-bound former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is making plans to sell his home in Washington D.C. in an effort to help pay $750,000 in penalties stemming from his sentence for illegally spending campaign funds on personal items.   The ex-Illinois congressman’s lawyers and prosecutors mentioned the plan in a joint filing […]

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 […]

Check out the FULL Interview @ http://www.youtube.com/thebelletv Richmond, VA –Minister of Music and Praise and Worship Leader, Malcolm Williams, from Salem Baptist Church of Chicago, IL, is the guest clinician of the Gospel Music Workshop of America, Richmond, VA Chapter this year for their 31st Annual Mini Convention.  In between rehearsals, Williams, found time to […]

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 […]

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr., D-Ill., resigned from Congress on Wednesday following a prolonged treatment for mental health issues. An aide to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told NBC News that the speaker’s office received a letter from the Illinois congressman this afternoon. “During this journey, I have made my share of mistakes,” Jackson wrote in […]