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January 16, 2020, 11:41 PM

Lori Loughlin, husband rejected 'legitimate approach' to get daughter into USC: Prosecutors

Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have pleaded not guilty.
January 16, 2020, 11:41 PM
New details released in 'Varsity Blues' scam
January 16, 2020, 12:58 PM

New details released in 'Varsity Blues' scam

Lori Loughlin and her fashion-designer husband rejected a "legitimate approach" to help one of their daughters get into USC.
January 16, 2020, 12:58 PM
New details released in 'Varsity Blues' scam
January 4, 2020, 4:37 PM

Lori Loughlin reportedly hires prison expert ahead of possible sentence

The charges against the actress in the so-called Varsity Blues scandal have reportedly been weighing heavy on her.
January 4, 2020, 4:37 PM
Lori Loughlin reportedly hires prison expert ahead of possible sentence
1 month ago

Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade posts 1st makeup tutorial amid parents' legal battle

Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade posts first makeup tutorial amidst parents' legal battle.
1 month ago
Olivia Jade posts 'Everyday Routine' amidst parents' college admissions case
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin claims feds concealing evidence clearing her in college entrance scam
1 month ago

Lori Loughlin accuses prosecutors of withholding evidence in 'Varsity Blues' case

The actress’ lawyers filed new court documents as they fight the charges against them.
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin accuses prosecutors of withholding evidence in 'Varsity Blues' case
1 month ago

Lori Loughlin fights back in the college admissions scandal

The actress has revealed part of her defense strategy, saying that prosecutors are withholding evidence that would help clear her of paying bribes.
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin fights back in the college admissions scandal
2 months ago

'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried recruiting 7 Stanford coaches

One coach from the university ended up pleading guilty for a role in "Operation Varsity Blues."
2 months ago
'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried recruiting 7 Stanford coaches
2 months ago

'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches: Investigation

The university will adopt recommendations to safeguard against fraudulent admissions.
2 months ago
'Varsity Blues' ringleader tried to recruit 7 Stanford coaches: Investigation
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin's daughter returns to YouTube channel after parents arrest

Olivia Jade Gianulli appeared on her channel for the first time in nearly nine months since her parents were ensnared in the college admissions scandal.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin's daughter returns to YouTube channel after parents arrest
2 months ago

Daughter in admissions scandal returns to YouTube channel

The social media star posted her first video since her parents' arrest.
2 months ago
2 months ago

Judge has blunt response to guilty parents in college admissions scandal

Court documents revealed a federal judge said other guilty persons in the college admissions scandal "need to pay a substantial and conspicuous price for such unconscionable conduct."
2 months ago
Judge has blunt response to guilty parents in college admissions scandal
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin concerned after parent sentenced pleads guilty

New developments in the "Varsity Blues" case gives longest sentence to a parent who plead guilty.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin concerned after parent sentenced pleads guilty
2 months ago

USC parent sentenced to 6 months in prison for college admissions scandal

Toby Macfarlane received the longest prison term to date in the Varsity Blues scandal after he admitted to paying $450K in bribes to get two of his kids into USC.
2 months ago
USC parent sentenced to 6 months in prison for college admissions scandal
2 months ago

Former California school administrator pleads guilty in college admission scandal

Igor Dvorskiy, a former Southern California private school director has agreed to plea guilty in cooperation with the government for his role in the college scandal.
2 months ago
Former administrator pleads guilty in college admission scandal
3 months ago

Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty to new federal charge

The actress and her husband are facing several charges tied to the college admissions scam, and each could face 20 years in prison if convicted.
3 months ago
Lori Loughlin pleads not guilty to new federal charge
3 months ago

Lori Loughlin says she's not guilty of new charge in Varsity Blues case

Lori Loughlin pleaded not guilty to new charges in the Varsity Blues college admission case.
3 months ago
Lori Loughlin says she's not guilty of new charge in college admissions case
3 months ago

Lori Loughlin's family described as 'in chaos' in new report

Plus, Loughlin’s "Fuller House" co-star Bob Saget described his continued support of Loughlin to Fox News, saying, "I don’t cut people out."
3 months ago
Lori Loughlin's family 'in chaos': Report
3 months ago

Former surfing executive gets 2 months in prison

A former California business executive has been sentenced to two months in prison for paying $250,000 to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit
3 months ago
Former surfing executive to be sentenced in admissions case
3 months ago

Actress Felicity Huffman serves 11 days of 14-day sentence

The low-security California facility said the early exit was standard procedure for prisoners set to be released on a weekend.
3 months ago
Actress Felicity Huffman serves 11 days of 14-day sentence
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman released from prison

She served 11 days of an initial 14-day sentence.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman released from prison
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman released from prison after stint for college admissions scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman was released from prison Friday after serving time for her involvement in the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman released from prison after stint for college admissions scandal
3 months ago

Celebrity author sentenced to jail in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal

“A Modern Girls Guide to Motherhood” author Jane Buckingham was sentenced to three weeks in jail, a year of probation and a $40,000 fine in the latest college admissions scandal sentencing.
3 months ago
Celebrity author sentenced to jail in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal
3 months ago

New charges in college admissions scandal affect 11 parents, including Lori Loughlin

A grand jury in Boston returned additional charged tied to the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
New charges in college admissions scandal affect 11 parents, including Lori Loughlin
3 months ago

Lori Loughlin, husband facing more charges in college scandal

The actress, her spouse and nine other parents who’ve pleaded not guilty are now facing new federal bribery charges.
3 months ago
Lori Loughlin, husband facing more charges in college scandal
3 months ago

4 more parents change pleas to guilty in college admissions scandal

“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her husband are still fighting charges that they paid $500,000 to pose their daughters as rowing recruits for USC.
3 months ago
4 more parents change pleas to guilty in college admissions scandal
3 months ago

4 more parents plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Four more parents have pleaded guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal, and a Texas man accused of helping to orchestrate the scheme has agreed to a plea deal
3 months ago
4 more parents to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
3 months ago

Actress Felicity Huffman seen in prison uniform, green jumpsuit and white hat

Actress Felicity Huffman was visited by her family for the first time in her 14-day prison sentence from the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
1st glimpse of actress Felicity Huffman in prison as family visits
3 months ago

1st photos of Felicity Huffman behind bars

New photos show the “Desperate Housewives” actress in her prison uniform inside the California prison where she is serving a 14-day sentence.
3 months ago
1st photos of Felicity Huffman behind bars
3 months ago

Alec Baldwin says people involved in college admissions scandal shouldn't go to jail

Alec Baldwin turned to Twitter to vent his frustrations about the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Alec Baldwin on college admissions scandal: People involved shouldn't go to jail
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman halfway through 14-day sentence inside California prison

The actress, who was sentenced in connection with the "Varsity Blues" scandal, received a visit from her husband and daughter in prison.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman halfway through 14-day sentence inside California prison
3 months ago

New video shows Felicity Huffman behind bars

The actress is serving a 14-day sentence for her role in the “Varsity Blues” college admission scandal.
3 months ago
New video shows Felicity Huffman behind bars
3 months ago

Real estate developer gets 1 month in college bribery case

A California real estate developer has been sentenced to one month in prison for paying $75,000 to cheat on his daughter's college entrance exam
3 months ago
Real estate developer gets 1 month in college bribery case
3 months ago

Business owner gets 3 weeks for rigging son's ACT exam

The owner of a California jewelry business has been sentenced to three weeks in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her son's ACT exam
3 months ago
Business owner to be sentenced in college admissions scandal
3 months ago

New details of Felicity Huffman's life in prison

Felicity Huffman reported to a Northern California prison on Tuesday, and for the next 14 days, she'll be adhering to a highly regimented schedule.
3 months ago
Commissary, 5 a.m. wake-up calls: Details on Felicity Huffman's life in prison
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman begins prison sentence

Huffman will serve 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman begins prison sentence
3 months ago

New details of Felicity Huffman’s life in prison

The actress reported to a Northern California prison where for the next 14 days she'll adhere to a highly regimented schedule.
3 months ago
New details of Felicity Huffman’s life in prison
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman reports to prison to serve 14-day sentence in college entrance scam
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman begins 2-week sentence for college cheating scandal

The federal prison in Dublin, California, houses minimum security prisoners who have access to books, magazines and supplies for crafts.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman begins 2-week sentence for college cheating scandal
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman reports to prison for 14-day sentence

Huffman, 56, reported to the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, Calif., about 25 miles southeast of Oakland.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman reports to prison for 14-day sentence
3 months ago

California executive avoids jail in college cheating scheme

The owner of a California frozen foods company has avoided jail for his role in a widespread college admissions scandal
3 months ago
Executive avoids jail in college cheating scheme
3 months ago

‘Operation Varsity Blues’ heads to TV with new Lifetime film

Actress Penelope Ann Miller is set to star in the new drama “The College Admissions Scandal.”
3 months ago
‘Operation Varsity Blues’ heads to TV with new Lifetime film
3 months ago

Couple sentenced to 1 month in prison in Varsity Blues scam

Greg and Marcia Abbott pleaded guilty to paying $125,000 to boost their daughter’s college test scores.
3 months ago
Couple sentenced to 1 month in prison in Varsity Blues scam
3 months ago

Prosecutor at center of 'Varsity Blues' scandal speaks out

Massachusetts prosecutor Andrew Lelling said he thinks Felicity Huffman's prison sentence "sent a clear message to other parents involved."
3 months ago
Prosecutor at center of 'Varsity Blues' scandal speaks out
3 months ago

Napa winemaker father sentenced after embroiled in the college admission scandal

A California winemaker who tried to get his daughter into a top school received the harshest sentence yet in the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Napa winemaker father sentenced after embroiled in the college admission scandal
4 months ago

Another parent sentenced in the college admissions scandal

A Napa wine-maker received five months in prison for paying $300,000 to rig his daughter’s SAT scores and pretending she was an athlete to get her into USC.
4 months ago
Another parent sentenced in the college admissions scandal
4 months ago

Former vineyard owner to be sentenced in admissions case

Prosecutors are recommending 15 months in prison and a $95,000 fine.
4 months ago
Former vineyard owner to be sentenced in admissions case
4 months ago

3rd parent sentenced to prison in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal

Los Angeles businessman Stephen Semprevivo was sentenced to four months in prison in the widespread college admissions scandal.
4 months ago
3rd parent sentenced to prison in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal
4 months ago

Father gets 4 months for bribing son's way into Georgetown

Stephen Semprevivo is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday.
4 months ago
Father faces judgment for bribing son's way into Georgetown
4 months ago

Parent in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal sentenced to 4 months prison

Businessman Devin Sloane is the second parent, after Felicity Huffman, to be sentenced in the college admissions scandal.
4 months ago
Parent in ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal sentenced to 4 months prison