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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • House panel's 'holier' attitude

    House panel's 'holier' attitude
    I recently watched the coverage of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee grilling U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on the ineptness of the Secret Service allowing a breach in security at the White House ("Cummings suggests...
  • Delaney, Bongino locked in tight Western Maryland race

    Delaney, Bongino locked in tight Western Maryland race
    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....
  • Bongino concedes 6th District race to Delaney

    Bongino concedes 6th District race to Delaney
    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....
  • Internal review cites Secret Service failures in White House intrusion

      An intruder was able to scale the White House fence and enter the executive mansion in September because of major Secret Service failures including an agent who was distracted by a personal cellphone call, according to an internal review released on...
  • Secret Service arrests man outside White House, finds rifle in car

    Secret Service arrests man outside White House, finds rifle in car
    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....
  • Windermere CEO gets 17 years for scam that defrauded investors

    Windermere CEO gets 17 years for scam that defrauded investors
    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...
  • Ex-H.B. bank teller suspected of stealing $240,000 from customers

    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...
  • 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'...