| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Bob McDonnell's protection unit eavesdropped on him as fellow state police officers went through the lengthy investigation that was eventually turned over to the FBI, according to testimony offered Tuesday during the federal trial...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:18 PM
RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific.
No grants, though...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:27 PM
RICHMOND — Former first lady Maureen McDonnell was a woman on the warpath some days at the governor's mansion, a close assistant testified Tuesday in Bob and Maureen McDonnell’s continuing trial on federal corruption charges.
At one point, a...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Indonesian police on Friday formally designated a Chicago-area couple prisoners in connection with the death of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, whose body was found in a bloodied suitcase on the resort island of Bali.
No charges have been pressed over the murder...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Two federal appellate courts on Tuesday handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can subsidize health insurance premiums for millions of Americans who live in states that rely on the new federal health insurance marketplace to enroll in...
| May 28, 2014
| 11:34 AM
A Washington, D.C., health advocacy group sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture for not doing enough to prevent the spread of antibiotic resistant strains of salmonella in meat.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest filed a lawsuit Wednesday...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Walter Depner, who served 12 years in prison for killing four people in 1999 while driving drunk, pleaded guilty today to again driving under the influence on the same road in 2013.
Depner, 62, waived his right to a jury trial that was set to begin...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:43 PM
A Miami jury convicted a second man Tuesday in the 2007 slaying of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.
Jason Mitchell, 25, was found guilty of first-degree felony murder and armed burglary, according to the Associated Press.
Taylor, 24, a fan...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:48 PM
A former McHenry County sheriff’s deputy has dropped a long-running lawsuit against the county in exchange for escaping a hefty court fine, officials said today.
Zane Seipler filed a federal suit in 2008 claiming he was wrongly terminated for...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 2:19 PM
After apologizing Friday for brutally attacking the mother of his young daughter and the woman’s then-boyfriend last year while they slept, nearly killing both of them, Jimmy Bell was sentenced to 38 years in prison.
"I wasn’t raised that...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:44 PM
A judge today abruptly declared a mistrial in the case of a man accused of sexually assaulting a 92-year-old woman at a Crystal Lake nursing home where he worked.
Both sides had given their opening statements and the first witness had testified when the...