| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:28 AM
When "XXL" revealed the cover of its March "Freshman Class" issue — the hip-hop magazine's annual anointment of rising rappers most poised for major success — there was a fresh-faced, parka-wearing kid in the bottom-right corner, throwing a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:53 AM
A Sarasota man is accused of bringing a 6-year-old boy to a drug deal.
Deputies recently pulled over a pickup truck that allegedly ran a stop sign after leaving a home located in an area that had seen it's share of recent narcotics-related violent...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:07 AM
Some folks just can 'toe' the line.
When Martin Perez, 33, was taken to a Fort Pierce pokey on a battery charge, deputies found a bag of white powder between his toes -- afte he had denied he had had any contraband on his person, reports Will Greenlee...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Can we talk about keno?
I can't tell whether I'm just getting older and crankier or whether this is the most lowdown, sneaky, thief-in-the-night edition of the General Assembly I've ever seen.
The Democrats who run the joint lost a seat this week in a...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 3:44 PM
After leading a life of crime, being charged with murder and being shot, Howard McCray was ready for a change. In 2008, he began working with Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where he had been treated for gunshot wounds, to reach out to other victims who...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Gun crime has plunged in the United States since its peak in the middle of the 1990s, including gun killings, assaults, robberies and other crimes, two new studies of government data show.
Yet few Americans are aware of the dramatic drop, and more...
| Aug 28, 2012
For months, Anthony Brown fooled his jailers into believing that he was just another prisoner inside Men's Central Jail.
In fact, the 45-year-old armed robber was working for the FBI on a highly sensitive investigation of the Los Angeles County jails....
| Sep 22, 2012
| 3:15 PM
Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts.
He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
| May 11, 2012
| 4:35 PM
In 2005, among the ranks of a shadowy organization reigning the streets near MacArthur Park in Los Angeles, a business decision was made. Building on an already highly profitable drug-dealing operation specializing in crack cocaine, they would tap a new.....
| Oct 15, 2012
The first thing you notice about the 1905 mug shot of Laura Scott is her Sunday-go-to-meeting hat, large with wayward bows. Then, you take in the information surrounding the photograph that reveals her physical measurements and describes her as a 40-year-...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Here is an archive, in reverse chronological order, of the Tribune's coverage of the Daniel Taylor case: News story: Criminal justice: Jail alibi doesn't outweigh confession -- Records show Daniel Taylor in jail when double murder occurred, but...