Tag Archives: Jesse Jackson Jr.

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Possibly Slated to Leave Prison Early

    Jun 8, 14 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Could Jesse Jackson Jr. taste freedom sooner than expected? That seems to a possibility, according to a Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke, who told the Chicago Tribune Tuesday that Jackson will be eligible to leave federal prison and serve out the final year of his sentence in a halfway house beginning Sept. 20. News […]

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Transferred to Ala. Prison After Solitary Confinement

    Apr 7, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has been moved from a federal prison in North Carolina to a minimum-security prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., after clashing with prison officials and being placed in solitary confinement, a source told the Chicago Sun-Times. The ex-Chicago congressman had been advising other inmates in North Carolina about their rights […]

  • Jesse Jackson Jr.’s ‘Jail’ Accommodations Detailed

    Nov 4, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


      *Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who started his 30-month sentence on Oct. 29, has a projected release date of Dec. 31, 2015, according to the federal Bureau of Prisons website. That date makes the assumption Jackson will have almost two months shaved from his sentence for good behavior. Jackson is serving his time in […]

  • The Now Jailed Jesse Jackson Jr. Forced to Sell D.C. Home

    Oct 30, 13 by Cory Alexander Haywood Leave a comment


    *When a guy sells his home to catch up on debt, that’s usually a bad sign. Congressman-turned-convicted-felon Jesse Jackson Jr., 48, will soon part ways with his four-bedroom townhouse in the nation’s capital, reports The Chicago Tribune. RELATED CONTENT: Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports to Federal Prison in North Carolina The O Street property’s valued at […]

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports to Federal Prison in North Carolina

    Oct 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments


    *Former Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. reported to federal prison on Monday to begin serving a 2-1/2 year sentence for misusing campaign funds, according to a family spokeswoman. Jackson, a former Democratic representative and the son of civil rights leader the Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr., entered a federal correctional facility in Butner, North Carolina, family […]

  • Jesse Jackson Jr.’s Minks, MJ Memorabilia Hits Auction Block

    Sep 17, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Mink capes and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia once belonging to Jesse Jackson Jr. are about to go to the highest bidder. The 48-year-old former congressman was sentenced to 2½ years in prison last month for spending campaign money on personal items – among them, expensive furs, and a guitar signed by the King of Pop […]