| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:09 PM
Tavon White, described by authorities as a calculating gang leader who essentially took over the Baltimore jail to smuggle drugs in cahoots with corrections officers, drew compliments from a federal judge and prosecutor at his sentencing Monday.
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:52 PM
The courtroom drama from the Black Guerrilla Family's lust- and drug-fueled reign at the Baltimore jail is all but over, now that the last of 40 convictions was secured last week.
But Maryland's new corrections secretary says the battle against crime and...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:26 PM
A federal jury convicted five people and acquitted three others Thursday in a Baltimore jailhouse corruption case, ending a two-month trial that saw a parade of inmates, disgraced corrections officers and law enforcement officers describe an "upside-...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 1:23 PM
A joint investigation by law enforcement officials helped take down a North Side drug operation that crossed into Evanston and Skokie and netted about $2.5 million over the course of the investigation, police said.
The investigation, dubbed Operation...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:16 PM
James Herard is more responsible for the November 2008 murder of Eric Jean-Pierre in Lauderhill than the person who actually pulled the trigger, and he deserves the harshest possible sentence for it, a Broward judge ruled Friday.
A smirking Herard, 25, a...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:50 PM
Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon reported a decrease in felonies charged by his office in 2014, continuing a trend that has seen nearly 1,000 fewer felony cases filed compared to four years ago.
McMahon offered a preliminary glimpse at...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 5:53 AM
Terrell Campbell was just a toddler when his 13-year-old brother was killed by a bullet meant for someone else.
By the time Terrell reached 13, he was fighting in the streets, his family said.
And at 15, he was running with a gang, according to police...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:54 AM
The bullet hit the 4-year-old girl as she waited to cross a street, holding hands with her stepfather and a cousin. The next day, a 9-year-old boy was shot dead at a swimming pool. Soon after, it was a 21-year-old mother of two who was killed by another...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:11 PM
Sunday and Monday were the deadliest days of the week in Los Angeles in 2014. April saw the most killings; January and February the least. More people were killed with a firearm than any other weapon.
Those statistics and others compiled by the Los...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:22 AM
With 2014 rapidly drawing to a conclusion, it's only appropriate to begin to take stock of the year ahead.
An eventful year has passed on the Peninsula and throughout Virginia. What will 2015 bring? Here's what we expect.
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:19 PM
Five more members of a vigilante "self-defense" group were killed during the weekend in a spiral of violence sweeping parts of Mexico's troubled Michoacan state, showcased by the government in the last year as a security success story.
At least 25...