| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:55 AM
In recent weeks, after the deplorable events in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., commentators have reminded us constantly of the old legal adage that a grand jury "will indict a ham sandwich" at the behest of a prosecutor. We have also been...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into the U.S. Secret Service next year, the panel's new chairman, Republican Jason Chaffetz, said on Thursday.
Chaffetz and the panel's top...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 8:04 PM
In July, President Obama stood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College.
The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with...
| 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'...