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January 4, 2021, 2:21 PM

New details of Lori Loughlin's release from prison, reunion with family

The actress, who served nearly two months in federal prison for pleading guilty in the college admissions scandal, reunited with her two daughters just after Christmas.
January 4, 2021, 2:21 PM
New details of Lori Loughlin's release from prison, reunion with family
January 2, 2021, 4:06 PM

Lori Loughlin reportedly eyes comeback just days after being released from prison

The actress is home after serving prison time for the college admissions scandal but may also be looking to get back in front of the camera.
January 2, 2021, 4:06 PM
Lori Loughlin reportedly eyes comeback just days after being released from prison
December 29, 2020, 5:22 AM

Lori Loughlin released from prison after 2-month sentence

The actress was allegedly seen covering her face during her release from a California prison. Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty in the Varsity Blues scandal.
December 29, 2020, 5:22 AM
Lori Loughlin released from prison after 2-month sentence
December 28, 2020, 3:59 PM

Lori Loughlin released from prison

The actress, who was sentenced to two months for pleading guilty in the college admissions scandal, is set to be released from the Federal Correction Institute in Dublin, California.
December 28, 2020, 3:59 PM
Lori Loughlin released from prison
December 28, 2020, 2:54 PM

Lori Loughlin released from prison after nearly 2 months

The actress was punished for her role in the so-called "Varsity Blues" scandal.
December 28, 2020, 2:54 PM
Lori Loughlin released from prison after nearly 2 months
December 27, 2020, 2:54 PM

Lori Loughlin getting out of prison in time for New Year’s Eve

The actress expected to be released from prison after serving time in college admissions scandal.
December 27, 2020, 2:54 PM
Lori Loughlin getting out of prison in time for New Year’s Eve
1 month ago

Mossimo Giannulli in solitary confinement, son says

The husband of Lori Loughlin, who was also implicated in the college admissions scandal, has been in solitary confinement since arriving in prison one month ago, according to his son.
1 month ago
Mossimo Giannulli in solitary confinement, son says
1 month ago

Lori Loughlin’s daughter breaks silence on college admissions fraud

Loughlin and Mossimo Giannuli’s daughter Olivia Jade spoke about the scheme that fraudulently got the now 21-year-old influencer recruited for the University of Southern California’s crew team.
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin’s daughter breaks silence on college admissions fraud
1 month ago

Fallout after Lori Loughlin's daughter speaks out

In an interview with "Red Table Talk," Olivia Jade Giannulli, 21, discussed her family's "big mistake" and role in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal.
1 month ago
Fallout after Lori Loughlin's daughter speaks out
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin's daughter breaks her silence on the college admissions scandal
1 month ago

Lori Loughlin's daughter breaks silence on 'Red Table Talk'

Olivia Jade shares her side of the story with Jada Pinkett Smith about her parents involvement in the college admissions scandal for the first time since they pleaded guilty.
1 month ago
Lori Loughlin's daughter breaks silence on 'Red Table Talk'
2 months ago

Felicity Huffman lands 1st acting role since college admissions scandal

The actress, who served 11 days in jail after pleading guilty in the Varsity Blues scandal, will star in an ABC comedy as the unlikely owner of a minor league baseball team.
2 months ago
Felicity Huffman lands 1st acting role since college admissions scandal
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin's husband, Mossimo Giannulli, reports to prison; what he can expect

The fashion designer reported to prison in California on Thursday.
2 months ago
What Lori Loughlin's husband can expect from time in prison
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin’s husband to report to prison for 5-month sentence

Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, 57, was sentenced to five months and ordered to pay $250,000 after he pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit fraud in the college admissions scandal.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin’s husband to report to prison for 5 month sentence
2 months ago

Harvard fencing coach arrested over admissions cheating scandal

Former Harvard fencing coach, Peter Brand, and Maryland businessman, Jie Zhao, were arrested and charged with conspiracy in a college admissions scandal separate from "Varsity Blues."
2 months ago
Harvard fencing coach arrested over admissions cheating scandal
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin could be released from prison in time for Christmas

Due to prison protocol, Lori Loughlin could be out in time to celebrate Christmas.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin could be released from prison in time for Christmas
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin could be released from prison in time for Christmas

The actress could be released early from her two month sentence at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, California, thanks to a policy on weekend release dates.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin could be released from prison in time for Christmas
2 months ago

Lori Loughlin begins 2-month prison sentence

The actress began her sentence for her role in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions scandal and “GMA” has details on what her life behind bars will look like.
2 months ago
Lori Loughlin begins 2-month prison sentence
3 months ago

Lori Loughlin reports to prison

Lori Loughlin is serving time for her part in the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Lori Loughlin reports to prison
3 months ago

Lori Loughlin begins prison term

Loughlin is serving a two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions cheating scandal, and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will begin his five-month sentence in November.
3 months ago
Lori Loughlin begins prison term
3 months ago

Felicity Huffman concludes sentence from college admissions scandal

"Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman has officially completed her sentence related to the college admissions scandal.
3 months ago
Felicity Huffman concludes sentence from college admissions scandal
4 months ago

More charges brought in college admissions bribery scandal

Another wealthy parent has been charged with trying to bribe his child’s way into an elite university as a fake athletic recruit
4 months ago
5 months ago

Lori Loughlin sentenced to 2 months in prison for role in college admissions scandal

Lori Loughlin sentenced to two months in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal, husband Mossimo Giannulli sentenced to five months.
5 months ago
Lori Loughlin sentenced to 2 months in prison for role in college admissions scandal
5 months ago

Lori Loughlin sentenced to 2 months in federal prison in college admission scandal

The actress paid $500,000 to create fake athletic profiles to get her two daughters into USC and was sentenced and fined $400,000.
5 months ago
Lori Loughlin sentenced to 2 months in federal prison in college admission scandal
5 months ago

Judgment day for actress Lori Loughlin and husband

The couple, who agreed to plead guilty in the Varsity Blues college admissions scandal, are set to learn their sentence Friday.
5 months ago
Judgment day for actress Lori Loughlin and husband
5 months ago

Lori Loughlin set to be sentenced for college admissions scandal

The actress and her husband pleaded guilty to cheating to get their daughters into college; prosecutors argued she should get two months behind bars.
5 months ago
Lori Loughlin set to be sentenced for college admissions scandal
5 months ago

Feds urge judge to OK prison deals for Loughlin, Giannulli

Federal prosecutors are urging a judge to accept deals that call for “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin to spend two months in prison and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, to serve five months for bribing their daughters’ way into college
5 months ago
5 months ago

Lori Loughlin deserves 2 months in prison over college admissions scam, prosecutors say

Lori Loughlin should spend two months in prison for cheating her daughter's way into the University of Southern California, federal prosecutors said.
5 months ago
Lori Loughlin deserves 2 months in prison over college admissions scam: Prosecutors
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin’s sentencing date set in college admissions scandal

After entering their guilty plea to one count of “conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud,” the actress accepted a two-month prison term and her husband Mossimo Gianulli five months.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin’s sentencing date set in college admissions scandal
8 months ago

New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to bribing Georgetown University’s former tennis coach to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit
8 months ago
New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in 'Operation Varsity Blues' case

The couple sought to have the charges dismissed just two weeks ago.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin, husband plead guilty in 'Operation Varsity Blues' case
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in 'Varsity Blues' scandal

Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo Giannulli pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges for their role in the college admissions scam.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty to roles in 'Varsity Blues' scandal
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin and husband plead guilty in college admissions scandal

The actress and her husband Mossimo Giannulli have reversed course and agreed to plead guilty to strike a deal that includes prison time.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin and husband plead guilty in college admissions scandal
8 months ago

Guilty pleas for Lori Loughlin, husband in cheating scandal

Loughlin may serve two months for conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud, pay a $150,000 fine and do 100 hours of community service.
8 months ago
Guilty pleas for Lori Loughlin, husband in cheating scandal
8 months ago

Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli agree to plead guilty in college admission scam case

Lori Loughlin and her Mossimo Giannulli have agreed to a plea deal in connection with their involvement in the college admission scandal.
8 months ago
Lori Loughlin and husband agree to deal in 'Varsity Blues' case
8 months ago

Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Loughlin, Giannulli

A federal judge has refused to dismiss charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband and other prominent parents accused of cheating the college admissions process
8 months ago
8 months ago

Varsity Blues case to continue by telephone

Attorneys for parents like Lori Loughlin who were allegedly involved in the college admissions scandal, are set to argue before a judge this morning over the phone.
8 months ago
Varsity Blues case to continue by telephone
9 months ago

Agents in college bribery probe deny bullying core witness

A crucial government witness says federal agents investigating the college admissions cheating scheme “didn’t do anything wrong."
9 months ago
9 months ago

Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in admissions scam

Federal prosecutors say the former University of California at Los Angeles men’s soccer coach will plead guilty to taking $200,000 in bribes as part of the college admissions cheating scheme
9 months ago
9 months ago

Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in 'Varsity Blues' college admissions scandal

Former UCLA men's soccer coach Jorge Salcedo has agreed to plead guilty to accepting $200,000 in bribes in the massive "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.
9 months ago
Former UCLA soccer coach to plead guilty in 'Varsity Blues' scandal
9 months ago

College admissions cheating parents released early amid pandemic

One convicted parent from the Varsity Blues admissions scandal is getting released early due to coronavirus concerns in prison and Lori Loughlin has new hope from a judge in her fight to avoid prison.
9 months ago
College admissions cheating parents released early amid pandemic
9 months ago

New evidence shows Lori Loughlin's daughter on rowing machine

New evidence shows Lori Loughlin's daughter posing on a rowing machine
9 months ago
New evidence shows Lori Loughlin's daughter on rowing machine
10 months ago

College bribery scandal figure freed early over virus fear

A California winemaker who was convicted in the college admissions bribery scandal has been released early from federal prison because of concerns over the coronavirus
10 months ago
10 months ago

Loughlin, Giannulli lawyer is prosecutors' 'worst nightmare'

The lawyer leading the defense for “Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli has a reputation for being fearless yet cool-headed and a master at navigating complex cases
10 months ago
College admission scam lawyer is prosecutors' 'worst nightmare'
10 months ago

A look at the college admissions cheating case 1 year later

A year after dozens of prominent parents and athletic coaches at top universities were arrested in a college admissions cheating scheme, some are heading to prison while others are gearing up to fight the charges at trial in Boston
10 months ago
1 year ago

Lori Loughlin trial date set as evidence emerges in admissions scandal

The actress and her husband will appear in court on Oct. 5, after pleading not guilty and as lawyers claim that newly released text messages show that they are innocent.
1 year ago
Lori Loughlin trial date set as evidence emerges in admissions scandal
1 year ago

Twist in college admissions scandal, defendant claims FBI told mastermind to lie

The legal team for actress Lori Loughlin and her husband claim that the FBI pressured the Varsity Blues alleged ring leader Rick Singer to lie, pointing to a message on his phone as evidence.
1 year ago
Twist in college admissions scandal, defendant claims FBI told mastermind to lie
1 year ago

Lori Loughlin's lawyers claim new evidence exonerates actress, fashion designer husband in admissions scandal

The actress was wrapped up in the "Varsity Blues" college admissions scandal.
1 year ago
Lori Loughlin's lawyers claim new evidence exonerates actress
1 year ago

Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college cheating scandal

Michelle Janavs was sentenced to five months behind bars and will pay a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty to paying bribes to get her daughters admitted to elite universities.
1 year ago
Hot Pockets heiress sentenced in college cheating scandal
1 year ago

Hot Pockets heir gets 5 months in prison for college scam

The Hot Pockets heiress paid $300,000 to help her daughters get into college.
1 year ago
Feds seek 21 months for Hot Pockets heiress in college scam