| Aug 17, 2013
| 3:12 PM
If back-to-school shopping is on your to-do list, we can surely sympathize.
It's tough to find everything on those class lists, let alone concentrate when your children are whining about how bored they are.
We bumped into Dan and Liz Edelman of...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Fifteen years ago, corrupt officials at the highest levels of state government were perverting their public trust for personal gain. That dark time, however, coincided with a golden age of federal corruption in Connecticut. Felons and the just did battle;...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Chicago's first speed cameras at just four locations issued warnings to more than 233,000 speeders in 45 days, violations that would have totaled $13.8 million in tickets, according to data released by the city today.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted his...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:10 PM
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy was arrested Monday evening on suspicion of crimes including rape and soliciting bribes, authorities said.
Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, was taken into custody without incident at his home in Los Angeles...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Two days after a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy allegedly kidnapped and raped a female motorist, he solicited sex from a second female driver in front of a witness, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, is charged with 11...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:24 PM
MADRID -- At a special session of parliament on Thursday, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy denied accepting bribes, refused to resign or call early elections, and heaped blame for a corruption scandal on a former close colleague now behind bars....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:15 PM
An explosion, a drug overdose, a car wreck, an undercover sting. All happen in such quick succession in the crime thriller "Drug War," the sensation is like being dropped into the middle of something much larger than random villainy.
That is exactly...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The former food services director for Lawndale Elementary School District has been sentenced to two years in prison for accepting at least $10,000 in bribes from a school lunch pizza vendor.
Arturo Macias Nuno, 32, was found guilty earlier this month of...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:19 AM
Q: In my 20s —23 years ago — I bought my first house in California. When I signed the final paperwork at the escrow office to close, I read thoroughly the contracts for the first time in my life and saw many boilerplate statements. I also read...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:27 AM
For more than a decade in the 1980s and ’90s, the Medellín drug cartel and its notorious leader, Pablo Escobar, held an entire nation hostage. Drug-related violence and terrorism were the order of the day in Colombia, with Bogotá as dangerous, in...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 1:50 PM
It's just urine. But for a Baltimore company and a rival, it's liquid gold worth bruising legal battles.
When a patient is prescribed a powerful painkiller like Vicodin or OxyContin, many doctors require periodic urine tests to check dosage levels as...