Will plead guilty

Hastert’s attorney tells  Judge Durkin that Hastert will plead guilty to an indictment alleging he agreed to pay 3.5 million dollars in hush money payments. The plea negotiations mean that many details surrounding Hastert’s prosecution will not be publicly revealed, including the identity of the person Hastert is accused of paying off. Hastert will enter the guilty […]

Release to house arrest in days

A parole board decides Pistorius will be released from prison and moved to house arrest within days. He has already served nearly one year of a five year sentence. Pistorius will live in his uncle’s mansion, continue to receive psychotherapy, and not be allowed to possess a firearm. He will not be required to wear an electronic tagging device.