| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's startling announcement Monday that she will not seek re-election in 2016 after more than four decades in elected office set off a political free-for-all as Maryland's most powerful politicians began to position themselves for...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:33 PM
Baltimore's nascent commercial drone industry has been growing in a gray area for the past few years, experimenting with videos like one that caught last year's Monument Lighting ceremony from the air and taking on real estate clients while facing the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 5:04 PM
HARTFORD — A Groton man was sentenced to 77 months in prison by a federal judge for dealing cocaine.
Juan G. Cheverez, 33, also faces four years of supervised released. He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute 500...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:16 AM
President Obama on Wednesday tapped Joseph Clancy, interim head of the Secret Service, to run the agency full time after years of controversies came to a head last fall.
Clancy, a veteran of the Secret Service who has served in Obama’s...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:31 PM
WASHINGTON — A Russian national has been extradited to the U.S. and indicted on charges in what officials called "the largest international hacking and data breach scheme ever prosecuted in the United States."
Vladimir Drinkman, 34, with dual...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:45 AM
Innocent people are being attacked in Copenhagen and Paris. Egyptian Christians have been beheaded by terrorists in Libya. Foreign cyber attacks are on the upswing. A new Gallup poll shows Americans believe ISIS and Islamic militant groups represent the...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 11:35 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" dominated the box office and set Presidents Day weekend records, whipping up an estimated $81.7 million through Sunday.
The film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel is on track to pull in an estimated $90.7 million through...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:06 PM
From the 600 block of East 51st Street in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood, Secret Service agents sit in front of President Barack Obama's house a half-mile to the east. The University of Chicago hopes to build his presidential library in Washington...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:00 AM
It is unfortunate that the recent behavior of some Secret Service agents has over-shadowed the agency's reputation for protecting the president and vice president, former presidents, U.S. Supreme Court justices, cabinet members and their families.
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:34 PM
You remember Mitt Romney's California beach house? If you don't remember the house, surely you remember plans for that infamous car elevator?
In March 2012, Politico revealed that Mitt and Ann Romney's renovation of their $12-million beachfront home,...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:40 PM
I'm not one to read a judge's mind — not even that of a South Side judge who loves Frank Sinatra and the Italian soccer team Juventus — but you didn't have to be much of a mind reader to understand the look on Cook County Associate Judge...