| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:44 PM
America's faltering program for apprehending international fugitives got some badly needed attention Monday when Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin announced a series of measures aimed at capturing the growing numbers of criminal suspects who flee across America's...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 11:53 AM
A fugitive Roman Catholic priest has been arrested in India after seven years on the run while facing charges that he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old Minnesota girl who sought his advice about becoming a nun.
The Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul’s case was...
| Sep 10, 2012
From the safe haven of Turkey, the fugitive Iraqi vice president on Monday slammed his conviction for plotting death squads against his rivals as a politically slanted sham, insisting on his innocence. Tariq Hashemi was sentenced Sunday to death by...
| Sep 25, 2012
Bond guru Jeffrey Gundlach has offered a $1.7-million bounty for the safe return of a cherished $10-million collection taken from his Santa Monica home last week, one of the highest rewards on record for the return of stolen art....
| Sep 18, 2012
Egypt’s prosecutor general referred seven Egyptians Christians living in the United States and Florida-based Pastor Terry Jones to court for trial on charges that they offended Islam in connection with an anti-Muslim film that has triggered protests...