| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Indio Falconer Downey, the son of actor Robert Downey Jr., has been charged with felony cocaine possession after being arrested in West Hollywood during a traffic stop.
He also was charged with misdemeanor possession of a smoking device in connection...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 6:24 PM
A legal team representing California prisoners is questioning adequacy of emergency medical care at the state's newest prison, where admissions recently resumed after being halted to remedy problems.
In an Aug. 4 memo to the court-appointed receiver...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Orange County deputies on Saturday evening said the man at the center of an 11-hour standoff on Friday was wanted in connection with a double homicide earlier this week at Misty Oaks Apartments.
James Stewart, 29, of Orlando, is charged with first-degree...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A Coral Springs man admitted Friday that he arranged to meet a teenage boy for sex at a park in Lauderhill.
Brian Keith Dunn, 50, faces 10 years to life in federal prison when he is sentenced Oct. 28.
A divorced father of three who worked for a towing...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On May 12, 1996, Miami police raided the home of Richard Brown on a false tip that the 73-year-old retiree with no criminal record was selling drugs. After busting the door open, police claim that Richards began firing a gun, prompting officers to pump...
| Aug 17, 2014
It's a Friday morning in Courtroom 206 at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, and Associate Judge Rosemary Grant Higgins is getting an update on the progress of one of her cases.
"It looks like you've really taken to the program," Higgins says,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:48 AM
ROSHARON Texas (Reuters) - In a solitary confinement unit at a maximum-security prison in Texas, convicted murderer Troup Foster offers spiritual guidance to offenders as a part of a program designed to spark a cultural change in the country's largest...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:27 PM
SALMON Idaho (Reuters) - The Idaho wife of an Iranian-American Christian pastor imprisoned in Iran for nearly two years said on Thursday her husband has received death threats from Islamic State militants held in the same detention center.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:58 PM
For Anthony Licata, the honeymoon is over.
In fact, it never even began.
His intention was to get married last weekend, then sail away on a 10-day honeymoon cruise around Italy and Greece. Federal prosecutors, however, had less blissful plans.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 9:22 AM
According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, newly released inmates are most likely to commit a crime in the first three days they walk out of jail.
There are probably plenty of reasons for that -- for starters, the easy availability of...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:53 PM
A man currently serving a state prison sentence on a gun charge in Chicago, has been charged in the fatal shooting of a man two years ago, police said.
Edgar Guevara, 18, of the 3000 block of South Tripp Avenue was charged with first-degree murder in the...