| Dec 2, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Broward County's state legislative delegation on Tuesday started to shape priorities for the coming session.
The group formed five subcommittees that would each focus on one issue, including healthcare, insurance, the environment, charter schools, and...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The Highland Park police officers who fatally shot a man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital last week were justified in their actions, authorities announced Tuesday.
Christopher Anderson, 27, of Waukegan, was killed Nov. 3 after he drew a gun from his...
| 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-...
| 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.
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:52 PM
One by one, five teenagers in maroon jumpsuits were led into a courtroom Thursday afternoon at the Seminole County Juvenile Detention Center to face a judge for the first time since they were arrested on rape charges.
Family members packed the gallery,...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 8:15 AM
A teacher had sexual contact with a jail inmate she was teaching and now faces a year in jail herself, according to the L.A. County district attorney's office.
Lisa Nichole Leroy, 33, is accused of writing letters to the inmate and engaging in sex...
| Nov 23, 2014
They might spend their days alone on death row — but they're unified in a fight with the state in federal court.
Though it's not immediately clear how the suit came about, given that they can't speak with each other, five additional Virginia death...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 1:37 PM
Half a dozen students from the Great Lakes region were among 32 Americans selected as Rhodes scholars, officials announced this weekend.
The scholars were chosen out of a field of more than 200 U.S. finalists from 86 colleges and universities. The...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Former Orlando expressway authority board member Scott Batterson was sentenced this morning to 7-1/2 years behind bars for his conviction on two bribery-related charges.
Batterson, who has been incarcerated since he was found guilty Aug. 26, was granted...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Detainees at the Cook County Jail face such an "extremely high" risk of harm that the facility is one of the most dangerous in the country, a national expert on jail operations testified Wednesday, saying "serious failures" in staff leadership are...
| 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...