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  • Revisiting the Romneys' La Jolla beach house -- and its car elevator

    Revisiting the Romneys' La Jolla beach house -- and its car elevator
    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,...
  • Wrana judge seems frustrated with case against cop, but trial goes on

     Wrana judge seems frustrated with case against cop, but trial goes on
    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...
  • 4 top Secret Service executives told to leave their posts in agency shake-up

    4 top Secret Service executives told to leave their posts in agency shake-up
    The Secret Service has decided to remove four of its most senior officials while two others are retiring, the biggest management shake-up at the troubled agency since its director resigned in October after a string of security lapses, according to...
  • Prosecution expert: Cop's beanbag shots in vet's death unnecessary

     Prosecution expert: Cop's beanbag shots in vet's death unnecessary
    The expert at the heart of the prosecution case against a Park Forest police officer testified Wednesday that the veteran cop acted recklessly by firing five beanbag rounds from a shotgun at a 95-year-old man who later died, calling the decision...
  • Officers moved from mayor's security detail seek to depose Emanuel

     Officers moved from mayor's security detail seek to depose Emanuel
    Lawyers for 11 Chicago police officers who claim Mayor Rahm Emanuel removed them from his security detail for political reasons when he took office in 2011 have asked a federal judge to order the mayor to sit for a deposition as part of their ongoing...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Good Samaritans with badges help nab iPhone robbery suspects near O'Hare

    Good Samaritans with badges help nab iPhone robbery suspects near O'Hare
    Retired Secret Service agent Jose Franco says he felt a little “invincible’’ when he pulled the badge he still carries and ordered two robbery suspects to "freeze" after they allegedly stole a brand-new iPhone 6 from a 71-year-old man...
  • Ironies won't quit in prostitution saga

    Ironies won't quit in prostitution saga
    So, did you hear the one about the prostitution scandal investigator who's been undone by a prostitution scandal? His name is David Nieland, he lives in Plantation and he used to be head of the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general's office...
  • Annapolis man charged with threatening President Obama

    Annapolis man charged with threatening President Obama
    An Annapolis man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening to kill President Obama and the First Family after authorities say he sent an email full of obscenities and racial attacks via the White House website. Christopher Perkins O'Brien, 42,...