| Jan 14, 2015
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:46 PM
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...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:45 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Jan 3, 2015
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 4:51 PM
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...
| 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."...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 3:35 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:30 PM
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...