| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:19 PM
Charged with allowing his 6-year-old daughter's teeth to rot and under investigation in the deaths of three of his other children, a Lehigh Township man was able to avoid jail in November by promising a judge that he'd check himself into drug rehab.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:42 PM
Faced with a series of scandals that have roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a civilian oversight system to provide greater accountability for the agency.
The action is the latest in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The excitement had been building all day. On election day 2008, every TV in the prison was tuned to the news.
By the time the first presidential returns began to crawl across the screens at the medium-security federal prison in Yazoo City, Miss., the...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Wedding bells may be on the way for notorious killer Charles Manson.
The 80-year-old inmate convicted of conspiracy to commit multiple murders has obtained a license to wed a 26-year-old woman who has faithfully visited him for seven years. According to...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Kim Rothstein will have to wait a little longer to finally be rid of her Ponzi schemer husband — and the "Mrs. Scott Rothstein" moniker.
The infamous couple's no-fault divorce, which was expected to be finalized Monday morning at a brief court...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Ronald Maas was in the midst of a high-speed police chase that left him seriously injured when he vowed to a younger passenger that he would not go to jail, according to a police report.
Following days of hospital treatment for a gunshot wound and...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:54 PM
The Black Guerrilla Family gang leader who prosecutors say essentially took over Baltimore's jail while an inmate there will be the government's star witness against the eight remaining defendants, attorneys said as the trial opened Wednesday.
| Oct 21, 2014
| 9:55 AM
A Leesburg man charged last week with torturing and killing a prostitute in Brevard County may have more victims, Brevard investigators said Monday.
And they're asking the public for help.
Lance David Berning, 45, an unemployed welder and father of...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:19 AM
Repeat drunken driver Leslie Thurow walked out of Cook County Jail last Thursday night with orders to stay off the roads and report to probation.
But on Tuesday she was in Cook County Jail again, this time without bail after being accused of...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:47 PM
A man who helped the FBI build a criminal bankruptcy fraud case against his ex-wife is now suing the federal agency, claiming it kept nearly $150,000 in cash and jewelry seized from the former Winnetka woman that he says is owed to him for child support....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Medical staff members flee from the hospital room, apparently fearing for their lives, in harrowing, newly released video footage of the Nov. 3 police shooting of a Waukegan man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital.
Christopher Anderson, 27, and his 9-...