| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
It's the stuff of a hideous higher-ed Halloween nightmare: sexual assault, campus fear, rape-culture environments, an ugly federal lawsuit against a prestigious institution, and an ongoing national crisis of violence against women.
Earlier this month,...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Though Sherry Marino has been visiting a grave that was supposed to contain her son’s remains for more than three decades, she knew in her heart he was not there – that Michael was not, as the authorities told her, body No. 14 from the home of...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:49 PM
A stretch of Route 4, including the section that passes through southern Anne Arundel County, was renamed last week for Stephanie Roper, whose 1982 murder led her parents to crusade for rights of crime victims and their survivors.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:12 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Authorities sought Tuesday to identify and track down a man and woman who carried out a 4 1/2-hour armed-robbery spree during which one of the victims, an off-duty San Diego police officer, suffered a non-lethal gunshot wound to the head....
| May 2, 2012
| 11:46 AM
SOUTH BEND — Police are asking people to be mindful while using ATM machines after two robberies were reported this week to people taking out money.
The most recent case involved a disabled man in a wheelchair who was robbed at knifepoint shortly...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:39 PM
CHICAGO, Illinois -- William Balfour, who was convicted by a Cook County jury in May in the 2008 murders of singer Jennifer Hudson's mother, brother and nephew, was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
| May 20, 2012
Here's another reason to file your tax returns as early as possible: an identity thief might beat you to the money.
Identity thieves are filing fake federal returns using taxpayers' Social Security numbers and claiming tax refunds worth billions of...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:46 AM
HUNTINGTON PARK, Calif. (KTLA) -- A kidnapping victim was rescued in Huntington Park and transported to the hospital for treatment on Wednesday.
Deputies armed with assault rifles and wearing bullet proof vests surrounded an apartment complex in the 6000...
| May 23, 2012
| 9:33 AM
A man claiming to be selling watches, coins and other items on Craigslist — the Internet version of classified ads — has lured four people to a residential street in Northwest Baltimore and robbed them at gunpoint, according to city police....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 7:37 AM
A daughter, Cassandra Kay Lynn Kroush Barnes, was born to Marlena Kroush and Chris Barnes of Boyne City Oct. 29, 2012, at Charlevoix Area Hospital. Cassandra weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long at birth. Grandparents are...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 10:20 AM
With the consent of the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, a Texas judge today vacated the conviction and freed David Wiggins based on new DNA evidence proving him innocent of a 1988 sexual assault of a fourteen-year-old girl. Wiggins...