| Jan 7, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Along with chemicals, fuses, guns and bomb-making materials, police say Todd Dwight Wheeler Jr. had how-to manuals in his Glen Burnie home with titles such as "Boobytraps," "Deadly Brew," "Highly Explosive Pyrotechnic Compositions" and "The Poor Man's...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:22 PM
WASHINGTON — A man arrested for speeding in Ohio on New Year's Day was traveling with several dozen explosives, a detonator and four firearms, and was carrying schematic drawings of a military training facility, authorities said Wednesday....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Ten people were taken into custody Tuesday in Orange County in a drug and firearms investigation dubbed "Operation Western Front."
The raid was part of a 16-month probe into gang activity and narcotics violations centered in Stanton, a small city in...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:26 PM
A pair of Chicago aldermen introduced a resolution today opposing a proposal to name the headquarters of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after Prohibition-era crime fighter Eliot Ness.
Alds. Ed Burke, 14th, and James...
| 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...