| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Fugitive national security contractor Edward Snowden has filed the paperwork to extend his refuge in Russia as the July 31 expiration of his asylum grant approaches, his lawyer told Russian media on Wednesday.
Snowden has indicated in interviews...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 4:30 PM
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: President Obama and the First Lady can't hardly cross the damn street without an avalanche of rumors they're on the mad hunt for a post-White House residence. In 2012 there was a ton of tittering -- mostly in conservative media...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:42 AM
If you've ever seen Neko Case in concert, you know a sizable portion of her shows are a kind of comedy act, a rolling back-and-forth between Case and Kelly Hogan, her longtime backing singer. You know that Case and Hogan, both of whom worked at one time...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Maryland's congressional delegation cruised to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the Republicans nationally.
Six of eight incumbents...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 3:12 PM
When first-time House candidate Jonathan Goff Jr. was learning how to fill out a campaign finance report, an official at the Federal Election Commission handed him a sample filing from one of the most prominent members of Congress.
The name stamped on...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Like a horde of other wealthy folk, Bill and Hillary Clinton dropped a small fortune on a high-priced rental in the Hamptons this month. The powerful politicos, who rented the past few years on East Hampton's swish Lily Pond Lane, opted this year to...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Darryl Burke spent the past 25 years ripping off millions of dollars, hiding from the feds and, when authorities did catch up to him, bouncing in and out of prison.
He defied the system. He hid behind aliases. He lived it up at a South Florida...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:55 PM
We recently mourned the passing of former White House press secretary James Brady, who was shot, along with President Ronald Reagan and a Secret Service agent, while being surrounded by armed, trained and ready Secret Service agents. This provides...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:24 AM
WATERTOWN – Police charged a 32-year old Brooklyn man with money laundering crimes after they say he used counterfeit $100 bills to obtain $500 in money orders from a local drug store.
According to police, Emmanuel Cajou, 32, of Brooklyn, passed...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Three Orland Park businesses reported being paid with counterfeit $100 bills last week, according to Orland Park police.
When a woman tried to make a roughly $380 purchase with four $100 bills at Carson Pirie Scott in Orland Square Mall on Aug. 7, the...