| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:05 PM
The team of extortionists marched into the owner’s office at a Chicago granite company looking to collect on a $500,000 debt.
One of them, a beefy former union bodyguard named George Brown, did the talking. Another, plumbing contractor Vito Iozzo,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women.
In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 8:28 PM
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell broke his extended silence Friday about his handling of recent domestic violence issues, reiterating that he erred with his decisions involving former Ravens' running back Ray Rice and acknowledging that he let himself and...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 5:08 PM
The Obama administration and Senate negotiators appear close to an agreement to strengthen legislation that would curtail the bulk collection of data on Americans.
In May, the House passed a watered-down version of a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 9:25 AM
The culprits who hacked into Apple iCloud accounts to steal nude photos of Hollywood stars could face dozens of federal charges, including distributing child pornography, sources told the Los Angeles Times. At least some of the racy images were of a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:49 AM
A Wells Fargo Bank branch in Pembroke Pines was robbed Saturday morning, the FBI said.
A robber entered the bank on North University Drive at 9:35 a.m. and demanded money, according to a news release. Customers were in the bank, but no one was hurt. The...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 12:14 AM
Shots reportedly were fired Friday night within a mile of the home of Eric Frein, and police reportedly had a house surrounded and were closing in. Northern Monroe County residents were ordered to get indoors and stay away from their windows.
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Support for Islamic State increased after U.S. airstrikes began in Iraq and the militant group may take more hostages to try to force concessions from Washington, the FBI director told Congress on Wednesday.
Islamic State is "committed to instilling...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 11:10 AM
As questions remain about the thoroughness of investigations by the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL into running back Ray Rice's assault on his then-fiancee, a check of public records shows little written interaction between authorities and the league or...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:32 AM
BLOOMING GROVE TOWNSHIP — State police still don't know where Eric Matthew Frein is hiding, but believe he has at least two guns and might be acting out a fantasy sparked by his participation in a Cold War Eastern European military re-enactment...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman and attacking others at a food distribution warehouse in Moore, Oklahoma, according to court documents filed on Thursday.
Alton Nolen, 30, has been charged with murder in...