Former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.
(Evan Vucci/AP)
February 20, 2013

Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife Plead Guilty

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., holding back tears, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. He faces 46 to 57 months in prison, and a fine of $10,000 to $100,000, under a plea deal with prosecutors.


Jesse Jackson Jr. and Sandi Jackson
(Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)
February 19, 2013

Jesse Jackson Jr., Wife to Appear in Federal Court

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, will appear in federal court Wednesday to answer criminal charges in an alleged scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.


February 18, 2013

Rev. Jackson Says Son Under Medical Supervision

The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his former congressman son is under strict medical supervision as he struggles with bipolar disorder "compounded by the stresses'' of his legal troubles.


Reeva Steenkamp
(AP Photo/Ice Model Management)
February 16, 2013

Oscar Pistorius Case: Reeva Steenkamp TV Show Defended

A South African TV channel has defended its decision to air a reality show featuring Reeva Steenkamp, the girlfriend of athlete Oscar Pistorius, who is accused of her murder.


(M. Spencer Green/AP)
February 15, 2013

Jackson Jr., Wife Charged in Campaign Funds Probe

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was charged Friday with scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses. His wife was charged with filing false income tax forms.


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