| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:52 PM
An LAPD officer has been charged with assaulting a woman under color of authority by kicking her in the groin during an arrest last year, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Thursday.
LAPD Officer Mary O’Callaghan, 48,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Video from a police cruiser camera that shows an LAPD officer kicking a restrained woman -- who later died -- needs to made public, the family attorney said Thursday.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office charged Officer Mary O'Callaghan...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Less than three months after he was arrested for assaulting a police officer at the University of Chicago, 26-year-old "MasterChef" finalist Josh Marks was found fatally shot Friday night in a suicide, authorities said.
Police responded to a call of a...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:37 PM
Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who faces a possible prison term when he is sentenced Aug. 14, has told government lawyers that he will "make his best efforts" to satisfy a $750,000 forfeiture he owes within the next 90 to 180 days, according to a court...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
America got one step closer to winning the War on Drugs when a court cleared the way for the federal government to seize the Waterford home of one-time medical marijuana growers Seth and Beth Marder. The couple told The Day they used cannabis to treat...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:40 PM
BERKELEY, Calif. -- Advocacy groups on Thursday filed a class-action federal lawsuit against Contra Costa County's juvenile hall, alleging that some youths with disabilities are being denied educational services and held in solitary confinement for 23...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 45-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found buried in a shallow grave in Glen Ellyn, authorities announced Tuesday.
Myron D. Ester is charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of Linda Valez...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:48 PM
If former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is ordered to spend time behind bars, he would like to go to either the federal prison camp in Montgomery, Ala., or the low-security portion of the federal correctional institution in Butner, N.C., one of his lawyers...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:09 PM
A Cook County judge who was found guilty but legally insane in February after shoving a courthouse deputy will go before the Illinois Courts Commission to determine whether she's "mentally able" to return to the bench.
It might be the first time the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:07 PM
You should know that in spite of its provocative title, Mad Cat Theatre’s play “Blow Me” is really about fashion muse and style provocateur Isabella Blow.
Opening Friday (Aug. 16) and running through Sept. 1 at the SandBox at Miami...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:13 AM
When Jonathon Scott Fuqua was 13 years old, he and his older brother put on their swimming trunks and went surfing during a Florida hurricane.
The wind bent the palm trees rimming the Gulf of Mexico nearly double, like boomerangs. The teens were...