| 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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Here they come, a charging brigade, conservatives who just might win a fresh war on poverty and otherwise help the down and out because of compassion that hardly stands alone. It is accompanied by analytical soundness.
But wait a minute. Did I say...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:28 PM
A Towson attorney was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for smuggling drugs into the Baltimore County jail.
"I am ashamed and saddened I stand before you in this capacity," Jill Swerdlin told Circuit Judge Timothy J. Martin before the she was...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Before her abuser was sentenced today to four years in prison, a young woman took the stand in a McHenry County courtroom and wept as she told the judge how her life had been altered at a young age.
The abuse "set my life on a wrong course and destroyed...
| Aug 11, 2014
Yes, we Americans, our members of Congress and our presidents care intensely about the plight of our fellow citizens who live in poverty. Until a little time passes, at which point ... we all move on. All of us, that is, except the millions of people...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Like a lot of people, I got sucked in by the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black": the totally backstabby soap operatic twists, Lea DeLaria's comedic awesomeness as Big Boo, the luminosity of Samira Wiley as Poussey (memo to execs: please cast her...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 9:58 AM
KISSIMMEE — Damar Dumas has a face that's hard for cops and witnesses to forget.
Maybe it's the spiders tattooed on both cheeks. Or the bullet hole inked on his neck and an orange-twist hairdo that catches the eye.
Just two weeks ago, an...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
An inmate booked on misdemeanors last week in Orange County is now facing a felony charge after a woman came forward to report that he'd had sex with her without telling her that he is HIV positive, an arrest affidavit states.
The woman came forward...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:59 PM
You might see him in the Leesburg library. Or maybe lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Tavares. He haunts the courthouse, too.
Historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King is an unassuming figure in jeans and black boots with his little...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Alan H. Oren was at home in Upper Mount Bethel Township when state police showed up a couple years ago and did something that, in his words, "wasn't too cool."
Acting on what Oren believes was a tip from a neighbor, troopers searched a shed near his...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Authorities issued a public plea Thursday to help them find one of two individuals who tried to sneak a drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison.
Officials at the South Carolina Department...