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Former US House Speaker Hastert Sentenced

Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been sentenced to 15 months in prison in a case involving hush money paid to one of at least four former students he allegedly sexually abused decades ago. Hastert must also undergo sex offender treatment, two years of supervised release after prison, and pay a $250,000 fine. Before sentencing, Chicago Federal Court Judge Thomas Thornton described Hastert as a "serial child molester." Hastert pled guilty last year to structuring...

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