| Jan 12, 2012
| 7:48 PM
At a 90-minute closed door meeting Thursday, top federal, state and local law enforcement officials laid out their plans for improving the government's faltering efforts to apprehend violent fugitives who cross U.S. borders to evade justice in Illinois....
| Oct 23, 2011
| 2:40 PM
When Paul Brachfeld heard about the heist of historic documents in Baltimore this summer, the National Archives inspector general acted quickly.
First, he checked his records to see if the suspects — Barry Landau, a well-known collector, and his...
| Oct 30, 2011
Just days before authorities charged him with sexually assaulting his own daughter, Abraham Caudel hopped a Greyhound bus from DeKalb to California, then crossed into Mexico in a pickup truck driven by his brother.
In the eight years since he returned to...
| Oct 22, 2011
Jane's Addiction's new album, "The Great Escape Artist," was still a work in progress last May when the band appeared on an outdoor stage at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Jane's was the musical entertainment at an exhibition opening for director...
| Oct 29, 2011
A 25-year-old maintenance mechanic was charged in 1998 with criminal sexual assault and aggravated criminal sexual abuse after he allegedly raped his 10-year-old stepdaughter.
After DNA evidence surfaced making his conviction more likely, Dimitrios...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Walter S. "Bud" Fialkewicz, who had worked as an agent supervisor for the Drug Enforcement Administration, died Aug. 28 of a heart attack at a grandson's home in Coral Gables, Fla.
He was 86 and lived in Silver Spring.
The son of a baker and a...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:33 PM
An appellate court has reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped two women and sexually assaulted a third as she slept in a limousine parked in Costa Mesa.
Justices shaved five years from Ali Achekzai's 61-years-to-life sentence. The 4th...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas — Simon Klose would like you to steal his movie. Stream it, download it, share it with someone in Croatia or Brazil and remix it with videos of kittens playing patty-cake, if that's your kind of thing.
Klose, 37, is the director of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:12 PM
Federal agents in Baltimore helped lead an operation that this week seized and shut down nearly 700 U.S.-based websites linked to the sale of counterfeit pharmaceutical drugs as part of an international effort to upend the global online drug trade.
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:30 AM
When a flier similar to the bus ad pictured above recently landed in our inbox, a red flag went off: The featured image is famous to many Guns N' Roses fans as the Robert Williams painting printed on the original cover of "Appetite for Destruction." The...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Federal prosecutors in August 2012 announced that two men, Bryan Eammon Williams and Lawrence Lee Hayes, had been sentenced to 11 years and 15 years respectively for their roles in a cocaine distribution conspiracy.
The details of the case are rather...