| 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 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
MOSCOW--A Kremlin-favored candidate declared victory in Sunday's election for mayor of Moscow, although an independent monitoring group questioned whether he received enough votes to avoid a runoff.
Shortly after midnight Sunday, acting Mayor Sergei...
| 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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Nearly 40% of the nation’s best-paid CEOs over the past two decades were either fired, forced to take government bailouts or in charge of companies that paid huge amounts in fraud-related claims.
That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Two men could face life in prison if convicted of embezzling more than $822,000 from the city of Buena Park during their time as city employees, the Orange County district attorney’s office said Tuesday.
Rudolph P. Juarez, 56, of Anaheim, who...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:19 AM
In February, Hollywood-based Becker & Poliakoff law firm, one of South Florida’s top lobbying shops, trumpeted a big expansion of its lobbying practice.
Now, one of the lobbyists Becker & Poliakoff was so happy to have, Richard F. Candia, is...