| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation.
Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Thank you, President Pro Tem Dempsey, Speaker Jones, judges of the Missouri Supreme Court, Lieutenant Governor Kinder, state officials, members of the legislature, members of my cabinet, and my fellow Missourians.
This evening it is my pleasure to be...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:44 PM
A Loyola University freshman was charged with raping two female students in their dormitory rooms on consecutive nights this month, Cook County prosecutors said Tuesday.
Both victims knew Colin Kennedy and let him sleep in their rooms after he told them...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
It's not yet a done deal, but indications are that the Boy Scouts of America may soon lift its longtime ban on allowing openly gay members. If the policy change occurs, it will be a step forward for the 103-year-old organization.
But perhaps only a baby...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A former Los Angeles Unified schoolteacher from Newport Beach has been charged with an additional felony in connection with the alleged molestation of a child in Orange County eight years ago.
Robert Pimentel, 57, a fourth-grade teacher, is already ...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Nearly 10,000 people in West Baltimore are diagnosed each year with new cases of diabetes, hypertension and other treatable, chronic health conditions — enough to fill 24 jumbo jets.
These illnesses will kill many of them and complications will...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:16 PM
A Cook County judge found a woman who spent seven years on the run guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend in La Grange in 2003.
Sherry Halligan showed no visible reaction as Judge Hohn Hynes gave his verdict after a 5-day...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A 19-year-old woman from Joppatowne has been charged with murder in connection with the death last week of her 9-month-old daughter, who police say was repeatedly injected with insulin.
Quecelia Yvette Baldeo, 19, aka Qucelia Baldeo, of the 900 block...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 6:41 PM
A YouTube video purporting to show elder abuse at the University Town Center in Irvine gained attention online last week and sparked a police investigation.
In the clip, the unseen videographer confronts a man who has wheeled an elderly woman to the...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:24 AM
While exchanging an online coupon for reduced-price acupuncture and massage treatments in Mount Prospect, police say Piotr Zaniewski sexually assaulted the woman he was massaging.
Toward the end of a Jan. 25 treatment, police say Zaniewski, 31, sexually...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:06 AM
A 57-year-old Randallstown woman has been arrested after video of her abusing an intellectually disabled man in her care at a Columbia group home surfaced online, according to Howard County Police.
Donna Everett, of the 9900 block of Cervidae Lane, was...