| Dec 16, 2014
| 2:40 PM
The following arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Court appearances...
| 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 13, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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...
| 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."...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
After nearly three years, the murder trial is expected to begin Wednesday for an ex-convict accused of slaying a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl after she walked in on him as he was robbing her family’s home.
John Wilson Jr., 41, was arrested...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 1:13 PM
My adult son suffered from severe bipolar disorder. During his first manic episode in 1994, he became psychotic, paranoid and lost touch with reality. He made many attempts to get into the White House for what he thought were scheduled meetings with...
| 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...