| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:25 PM
You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any screw-up contest for local politicians.
It's true that Ford's antics have provided an insane amount of...
| May 22, 2015
| 8:36 PM
On the last Friday of April, after prayer services at a mosque in Orange County, two friends spoke on the phone.
It was not a light-hearted conversation.
They spoke enthusiastically about Islamic State, the brutal extremist group fighting to take...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The second-in-command of the Fresno Police Department and four others were arrested Thursday on federal drug charges, authorities said.
Keith Foster, who joined the department in 1986 and worked as deputy chief since 2007, is accused of conspiring to...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:10 PM
FBI agents and members of an informal task force are investigating whether Robert Durst may be responsible for other unsolved slayings in the various locales where he resided, according to a law enforcement source.
The source, who spoke on the condition...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 6:25 PM
An Orange County man who was arrested last year on suspicion of trying to travel overseas to join the militant group Islamic State, also known as ISIS, was indicted Wednesday for pledging his alliance and offering to work with them.
Adam Dandach, also...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:44 PM
A former Orange County choir director who disappeared on the eve of his 2007 trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy has been detained in the United Kingdom, authorities said late Tuesday.
Roger Alan Giese, 39, is in custody and awaiting...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:34 PM
Weighing in on the issue of police and race relations, FBI Director James B. Comey said Thursday that because patrol officers generally spend most of their time dealing with criminals, they may have a hard time believing that someone “could be...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:15 PM
Kidnappings carried out by extremist groups who seek attention or money for their cause can often stretch out over days or weeks, with negotiators having time and several avenues to reach out to the abductors.
The two police sieges in France on Friday...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:54 AM
A lawyer for former Mascotte police Officer James Duckett, on death row for raping and strangling an 11-year-old girl, thinks the ex-lawman could get a new trial because flawed FBI forensics testimony was used to convict him.
But others familiar with...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sal Perricone always had something to prove. Growing up poor and Italian in a city dominated by Creoles and Anglos, Perricone found respect on the streets after high school by becoming a cop. He pulled graveyard shifts to put himself through college and...