| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:20 PM
WASHINGTON The White House came under heavy scrutiny from Republicans on Tuesday in what is expected to be the first of many clashes over President Barack Obama's controversial executive action that shields from deportation around 4 million people in...
| 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 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'...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:24 AM
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 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 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....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:23 AM
A man was arrested Monday after he walked up to two police officers eating at a restaurant, told them he was a "Secret Service officer" and 007, according to an arrest report.
The two Boynton Beach police officers were eating just before 11 p.m. while on...
| 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....
| 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....
| 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
| 7:22 AM
There has been an increase in counterfeit money being used at local businesses, Evanston police said.
The department has received several reports of the fake money being circulated to businesses, they announced in a press release.