| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
HARTFORD — A Groton man pleaded guilty conspiracy cocaine distribution charge in part of an investigation into drug trafficking in the southeastern part of the state.
The arrest of Pedro Rivera, 36, was part of an investigation by the U.S. Secret...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Secret Service agents arrested an Iowa man outside the White House on Wednesday after a search of his vehicle uncovered a rifle.
R.J. Kapheim, 41, of Davenport approached and spoke with a uniformed Secret Service officer stationed near the White House....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:58 PM
A 57-year-old CEO from Windermere was sentenced to 17 years in prison for engineering an elaborate scheme that defrauded investors out of millions, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Michael Rivers pleaded guilty in March to fraud and money...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Huntington Beach police and U.S. Secret Service agents arrested a former bank teller on suspicion of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly customers.
Jake Chih Wei Cheng, 23, of Tustin was taken into custody Friday and is in federal...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A seasonal consumer message, nondenominational and unscented, from The Bottom Line. Remember, no tipping.
Online retailers often sell more merchandise than they can deliver in time for the holiday.
Under the Federal Trade Commission'...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:37 AM
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."...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Buoyed by favorable districts and the power of incumbency, most members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation easily won re-election Tuesday, despite a strong national current that favored the GOP.
But in the state's westernmost...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Maryland's westernmost congressional race was too close to call more than a day after polls closed, prompting the Republican challenger to seek a count of absentee ballots Wednesday even as Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney declared victory....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Maryland's western-most congressional district is once again emerging as the liveliest and most expensive U.S. House race in the state, pitting two dynamic political forces in an increasingly negative campaign.
Two years after Democratic Rep. John...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The unexpectedly tight contest for control of Maryland's westernmost House district was decided Friday — more than two days after polls closed — when the Republican challenger conceded the race to Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney....
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:05 PM
A man charged with jumping the White House fence last week was dragged screaming from a courtroom on Monday after a federal judge declared him incompetent to stand trial.
The suspect, Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Maryland, was stopped by Secret...