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  • Trial to begin in killing of Indian Head Park teen

    Trial to begin in killing of Indian Head Park teen
    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...
  • Use of counterfeit money rising, Evanston police say

    Use of counterfeit money rising, Evanston police say
    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. "Persons or...
  • For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded

    For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded
    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...
  • 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'...
  • White House fence jumper charged; dogs cleared for duty

    White House fence jumper charged; dogs cleared for duty
    The man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night was charged in court with two federal offenses on Thursday, including harming a dog the Secret Service used to stop him from entering the presidential mansion. Federal Magistrate...
  • Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time

    Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time
    The man accused of jumping the White House fence Wednesday evening and being stopped by a K-9 unit was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors, and he also faces charges alleging he tried to break into the White House complex and the Treasury in July....
  • Bel Air man allegedly scaled White House fence, said he wanted to speak to president

    Bel Air man allegedly scaled White House fence, said he wanted to speak to president
    A Bel Air man who in July tried to breach the White House grounds returned Wednesday and this time scaled the fence, saying he felt "targeted" by the government and wanted to talk to President Barack Obama, according to court documents. Dominic...
  • U.S. House race in Western Md. turns feisty -- again

    U.S. House race in Western Md. turns feisty -- again
    Maryland's western-most congressional district is once again emerging as the liveliest and most expensive U.S. House race in the state, pitting two dynamic political forces in an increasingly negative campaign. Two years after Democratic Rep. John...