| Apr 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Carlos Canino cut his teeth as an undercover agent in Los Angeles, in an era when violent crime was hitting record highs.
It was the summer of 1991, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had transferred Canino to the Los Angeles...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:32 AM
With an estimated one in three people trying to cut gluten from their diets, awareness of products that can contain it has risen. And efforts to make products without it have too. Two vodka makers recently announced their gluten-free spirits.
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Law enforcement authorities Tuesday were seeking the public's help in identifying suspects in connection with the fire bombing of a San Bernardino retail store.
A Molotov cocktail was tossed into Omar's Wireless on Jan. 23, sparking a blaze that...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:56 PM
All private employers in Chicago would be required to provide paid sick days to their workers under a new proposal backed by a majority of the city’s 50 aldermen.
If the proposal sponsored by Aldermen Proco “Joe” Moreno, 1st and Toni...
| Mar 6, 2014
"Bliss" comic: The "Bliss" comic in the March 4 Calendar section was missing its caption. It should have said, "And over here is my Xbox nook."
Eliot Ness: An article in the March 2 Section A about the controversy over naming the new Bureau of Alcohol,...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Dressed in a dark green jail uniform, alleged Glen Burnie bomb-maker Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. made a brief appearance in court Friday as the case against him gets under way.
During a session in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court, Wheeler's attorney and...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:57 PM
Two men were convicted this week in the 2008 murder of a Mongols Motorcycle Club member gunned down while riding on the Glendale (2) Freeway.
Jurors on Wednesday found Richard Clayborne, 40, and Jose Gonzalez, 36, guilty of killing 30-year-old Venice...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Two men were convicted this week in the 2008 murder of a Mongols Motorcycle Club member gunned down while riding on the 2 Freeway.
Jurors on Wednesday found Richard Clayborne, 40, and Jose Gonzalez, 36, guilty of killing 30-year-old Venice resident...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:54 AM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has turned down a pair of 2nd Amendment appeals lodged by the National Rifle Assn., keeping in place laws that restrict those under 21 years old from buying or carrying a handgun.
Without comment, the justices...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Far from the pistol toting, Al Capone-busting Chicago lawman of lore, Eliot Ness “was afraid of guns and he barely left the office,” according to a retired IRS agent who spoke out Friday against naming a federal law enforcement building in...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
WASHINGTON — Federal Prohibition agent Eliot Ness' legendary campaign against Chicago mob boss Al Capone inspired the 1960s TV series "The Untouchables," a blockbuster Hollywood movie, countless books and perhaps even the comic-strip hero Dick...