| Sep 25, 2011
| 5:00 AM
2000: Frank Lee Smith is posthumously exonerated — he'd died 11 months earlier — 14 years after being convicted of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl. The eyewitnesses were wrong.
2001: Charles Fain is exonerated and set free 18 years...
| Sep 26, 2011
The mayor of a small town that is accused of siphoning millions of sales tax dollars from Chicago and elsewhere has used his village credit card for $36,000 in purchases, dinners and trips over four years, records show.
The expenses by Channahon Mayor...
| Nov 9, 2011
| 1:15 PM
Capsule looks at the men's basketball teams in the Big East Conference. Teams are listed in predicted order of finish:
Last season: 32-9, 9-9, Big East tournament and NCAA champions
Coach: Jim Calhoun
Top players: Jeremy Lamb, Alex Oriakhi
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:48 AM
Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site.
Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has handed out scholarship offers to a select group of 2014 prospects,...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:57 PM
Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:42 AM
EL CAJON, Calif. -- A man who killed a 17-year-old El Capitan High School student over a drug deal and dumped his body near the San Vicente Reservoir on the Barona Indian Reservation was sentenced Friday to 21 years in prison.
Stanley Virgil Lloyd Jr.,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:07 PM
Troy Williams will be here in two years. Bank on it. Here being the NCAA basketball tournament’s Sweet 16 weekend.
Slashing, scoring, perhaps winning.
The overriding question: Which jersey will Williams be wearing?
A 6-foot-6 small forward at...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 10:28 AM
WGN Radio announced that the station will air the 2012 NCAA men's basketball championship game on Monday, April 2. Pregame coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. CT, followed by tipoff at 8 p.m. live from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans with play-by-play...
| Mar 22, 2011
A sign banning weapons at Boca Raton???s City Hall is under fire from the county???s Libertarian Party. The Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County sent a letter Tuesday to city officials stating that the ???No weapons allowed??? sign at......
| Apr 6, 2011
Most viewed: A wrong decision by the Supreme Court on civil rights John Thompson's real-life narrative sounds like a TV crime drama: It's the stuff of a television crime drama: Prosecutors withhold blood evidence that would exonerate the defendant in........
| Apr 8, 2011
Most viewed: France's burka ban: What harm comes to society from women with their faces covered? "In a free society, men and women should be able to do, say, write, depict or wear what they like, so long as it......