| 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 17, 2014
| 10:33 AM
More than two decades after a man was found shot to death on the side of a San Bernardino County road, 170 miles from his home, sheriff’s investigators say they have arrested a suspect.
Gabino Mondragon Morales, of Phoenix, was arrested in Arizona...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Law enforcement officers searched the cell Wednesday of the 10-year-old boy accused of killing a 90-year-old woman and found a piece of notebook paper with three words written at the top: How to escape.
The execution of the search warrant came the same...
| 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....
| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:41 AM
A lawyer for a corrections officer accused in the Black Guerrilla Family jail plot wants to take federal jurors on a walking tour of the Baltimore City Detention Center so they can see for themselves the conditions officers worked in.
A trip would allow...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:47 PM
A Superior Court judge sentenced former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon to 120 days in County Jail on Tuesday, sending a signal to politicians that the court does not take residency laws lightly.
Alarcon is the ninth politician to be...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Under attack from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy — who gave him an "F for new ideas" and accused him of plagiarism — Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley blamed his campaign staff Thursday for copying language from Internet sources into an...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:12 PM
The man who was killed by a SunRail train last week in Sanford is an ex-convict with a history of drug offenses, drunkenness and burglaries who had been released from prison in April.
Sanford police on Thursday released his name: Richard Dean Holley, 55....
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:41 PM
John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner on Tuesday tried to shift the conversation away from a nursing home firm bankruptcy trial in Florida by contending that an early prison release program under Quinn led to the shooting death of a 9-year-old last...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
A Chicago man currently serving time in state prison was ordered to pay $20,000 toward his incarceration after he obtained a legal settlement from his mother's death, according to an appellate court ruling.
The ruling by the Fourth District Appellate...