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  • 4 top Secret Service executives told to leave their posts in agency shake-up

    4 top Secret Service executives told to leave their posts in agency shake-up
    The Secret Service has decided to remove four of its most senior officials while two others are retiring, the biggest management shake-up at the troubled agency since its director resigned in October after a string of security lapses, according to...
  • Prosecution expert: Cop's beanbag shots in vet's death unnecessary

     Prosecution expert: Cop's beanbag shots in vet's death unnecessary
    The expert at the heart of the prosecution case against a Park Forest police officer testified Wednesday that the veteran cop acted recklessly by firing five beanbag rounds from a shotgun at a 95-year-old man who later died, calling the decision...
  • Officers moved from mayor's security detail seek to depose Emanuel

     Officers moved from mayor's security detail seek to depose Emanuel
    Lawyers for 11 Chicago police officers who claim Mayor Rahm Emanuel removed them from his security detail for political reasons when he took office in 2011 have asked a federal judge to order the mayor to sit for a deposition as part of their ongoing...
  • Counterfeit cash at Seminole Classic Casino leads to arrest

    Counterfeit cash at Seminole Classic Casino leads to arrest
    When security at the Seminole Classic Casino discovered $5,400 in counterfeit cash while counting money, it led to a Delray Beach man previously banned from all tribal properties, a search warrant says. Bernardo Lecaros, 34, was arrested Dec. 20 and...
  • Poconos driver runs, fights with officers at DUI stop, police say

    A Tobyhanna man fled into the woods last month when he was pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving, and he fought with police and gave them a fake name when he was caught, police said. Jason F. Mitchell, 30, was pulled over 1:20 a.m. Dec. 18 at Beach...
  • Prosecutors will not charge John Hinckley Jr. in death of James Brady

    Prosecutors will not charge John Hinckley Jr. in death of James Brady
    Federal prosecutors have decided not to bring homicide charges against John Hinckley Jr., who shot and wounded James Brady during an attempt on President Reagan's life in 1981, citing a series of legal hiccups that would make attaining a conviction nearly...
  • Good Samaritans with badges help nab iPhone robbery suspects near O'Hare

    Good Samaritans with badges help nab iPhone robbery suspects near O'Hare
    Retired Secret Service agent Jose Franco says he felt a little “invincible’’ when he pulled the badge he still carries and ordered two robbery suspects to "freeze" after they allegedly stole a brand-new iPhone 6 from a 71-year-old man...
  • A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties

    A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties
    A seasonal consumer message, nondenominational and unscented, from The Bottom Line. Remember, no tipping. Late Deliveries Online retailers often sell more merchandise than they can deliver in time for the holiday. Under the Federal Trade Commission'...
  • Orlando man gets nearly 6 years in prison for fake credit-card operation

    Orlando man gets nearly 6 years in prison for fake credit-card operation
    An Orlando man was sentenced this week to nearly six years in prison and ordered to repay nearly $500,000 to identity-theft victims of his fake credit-card scam. Tony Frith, 36, pleaded guilty in June to a federal charge of "access device fraud."...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • Secret Service veteran discusses agency's troubles

    Secret Service veteran discusses agency's troubles
    With the U.S. Secret Service being ripped apart in Washington over a series of unforgivable security lapses protecting President Barack Obama, there was one man I wanted to talk to. Not some policy wonk or some bureaucrat good at meetings and office...