As part of a plea deal, Loughlin will likely serve two months in prison and Giannulli will serve five months.
Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, have agreed to plead guilty to charges related to the college admissions scandal, officials said Thursday.
She was released early as part of a policy regarding inmates who are set to be released on weekends, according to a prison official.
The charge accuses the parents of attempting to bribe officials at an organization that receives federal funding.
Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Huffman reported to a federal prison in Northern California Tuesday to begin serving her 14-day sentence for paying to have her daughter's answers corrected on a college-admissions test.
A judge has sentenced Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal.
Felicity Huffman and her lawyers pleaded Friday for probation, community service and a fine instead of jail time for her role in the college admissions scandal, buoyed by letters of support from her famous husband, William H. Macy, and her "Desperate Housewives" co-star Eva Longoria.
A former head sailing coach at Stanford avoided prison time for agreeing to help students get into the elite university as recruited athletes in exchange for money for his sailing program, a judge ruled Wednesday.
"Desperate Housewives" actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty in Boston today to a federal conspiracy charge for paying $15,000 to have a proctor correct her daughter's answers on a college-entrance exam.
"Full House" star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were hit Tuesday with a new charge in the sweeping college admissions bribery scheme.
Actress Felicity Huffman and a dozen other prominent parents have agreed to plead guilty in the sweeping college admissions cheating scam that has ensnared wealthy families and athletic coaches at some of the nation's most selective universities, federal authorities said Monday.
The Hallmark Channel cut ties Thursday with favored star Lori Loughlin, a day after her arrest in a college admissions scam put the family-friendly network and extended Hallmark brand in uncomfortable proximity to a headline-grabbing scandal.
DePaul University says the man behind the nationwide college admissions scam made major donations to the school.
A college entrance exam policy aimed at helping students with disabilities was exploited to enable cheating in what is being described as the biggest school admissions scandal ever prosecuted by federal authorities, according to court papers made public Tuesday.