Jesse Jackson Jr.

While Jesse Jackson Jr. was in prison he says he just wanted everyone to leave him alone. But the one person who refused to leave him alone was his mother Mrs. Jacqueline Jackson. She wrote him letters every day for 30 months, and even though he asked her to stop she refused. When asked why she […]

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of former Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. is working on a book of letters she sent him while he was in prison. Skyhorse Publishing announced Tuesday Jacqueline L. Jackson’s Loving You, Thinking of You, Don’t Forget to Pray: Letters to My Son in Prison. The book includes an introduction by […]

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. reportedly admitted to other possible crimes committed by him and others as well as offered help in a federal investigation while on home detention in 2015.

Prison time can be rough on a marriage. The woes of former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, Sandi Jackson, continue, although both have finished their respective jail sentences. The Chicago Tribune reports that Jackson, Jr. has filed for divorce after 25 years of marriage. Via The Chicago Tribune:   Jackson Jr., 51, cited […]

BALTIMORE (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was released Monday morning from a Baltimore halfway house, where he’d been living since his release from an Alabama federal prison in March. Jackson was released from the Volunteers of America halfway house shortly before 9 a.m. EDT and left in one of two black SUVs […]

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson says his son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., has been released from an Alabama prison after serving a year and a half for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds. Rev. Jackson confirmed around 5:30 a.m. Thursday that his son has been released from the Montgomery, Alabama, facility, […]

*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 of the former Illinois […]

Jesse Jackson Sr., called in and talked about the mental state of his incarcerated son, Jesse Jackson, Jr. The former Congressman entered federal prison in North Carolina last October and has since been transferred to a prison in Montgomery. Pending good behavior, the 49 year old may be able to leave prison earlier than his original release date of […]

Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. might be getting out of prison a lot sooner than originally thought. CBS2 reports: Jackson has been transferred from the North Carolina prison camp where he’s spent the past five months to another federal facility in Alabama. Montgomery Federal Prison camp is located at Maxwell Air Force Base, about 90 miles […]

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 a […]

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 […]

CHICAGO (AP) — With the authenticity of a guitar supposedly signed by Michael Jackson and Eddie Van Halen called into question, authorities pulled the plug Friday on an online auction of personal belongings forfeited by Illinois’ prison-bound former congressman, Jesse Jackson Jr. The U.S. Marshals Service began the auction earlier this week to recoup part […]