| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:28 PM
The head of internal affairs for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the federal government's largest law enforcement workforce, was removed from his post Monday amid criticism that he failed to investigate hundreds of allegations of inappropriate use...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:13 AM
A day before a hotly contested election in which San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis is seeking a fourth term, evidence surfaced Monday that suggested she was closer to a foreign businessman indicted on political corruption charges than she...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
After endlessly trying to repeal and replace "Obamacare," the GOP has come up empty-handed. The health-care law appears to be gaining more public acceptance. So congressional Republicans are doing what they can to revive another old hobby horse —...
| May 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Why is Benghazi important to Americans?
You'll hear a lot about Benghazi in coming days and you'll hear the familiar screeching of partisan politics, now that House Speaker John Boehner has decided to convene a select committee to investigate the 2012...
| Jun 1, 2014
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
Hampton's 11-person legal team will cost the city $956,927 to protect the city's...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
If you were given an unlimited-use Ventra card for free, how often would you ride the CTA?
If you're CTA board chairman Terry Peterson, the answer would be 17 times in eight months. If you're veteran CTA board member Alejandro Silva, it would be five...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
CBS' "48 Hours" will be airing parts of a chilling voice recording of a woman pleading for her life just before she was murdered.
In 2012, New York lawyer Jason Bohn killed girlfriend and Weight Watchers exec Danielle Thomas in their apartment by...
| May 2, 2014
The end of the legislative session has featured an unusual amount of gear-shifting by the state's leading policy-makers. The most notable came last week when reality forced Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to abandon his $55-a-person income tax refund under pressure...
| May 4, 2014
Former Deputy CIA Director Mike Morell is sworn recently by the House Select Intelligence Committee. "The analysts said from the get-go that al-Qaida was involved in (the Benghazi) attack," Morell testified.
Why is Benghazi important to Americans?...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:02 PM
A U.S. mission to deliver books to a school in Afghanistan that ended in the death of a young foreign service officer from River Forest was plagued by poor planning that “failed at all levels,” according to a scathing Army report obtained by...