| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A high-frequency trader was indicted Thursday on charges that he manipulated commodities futures prices and illegally profited nearly $1.6 million.
Michael Coscia, 52, was charged with six counts of commodities fraud and six counts of "spoofing," in...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Maryland's decision to join a handful of states that allow undocumented immigrants the chance to obtain driver's licenses was a pragmatic one designed to keep residents safe. Border security, deportation policy and pathways to citizenship are not within...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Prince George's County will become the state's second jurisdiction to stop honoring federal requests to hold illegal immigrants beyond their scheduled release unless agents can demonstrate it is likely that they have committed a crime, county officials...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:14 PM
Federal agents have arrested 19 fugitives in cities across the U.S. -- including Los Angeles and San Francisco -- who are suspected of committing war crimes and other human-rights violations abroad, officials announced Wednesday.
The arrests mark the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:37 PM
U.S. immigration agents have arrested 19 fugitives sought for human rights violations committed in other countries, Immigration and Customs Enforcement said on Wednesday.
Arrested last week during Operation No Safe Haven, the first nationwide crackdown...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:21 PM
A recent raid at a Catonsville apartment complex has raised concerns that federal immigration agents are using Maryland motor vehicle data to locate illegal immigrants, potentially undermining a state initiative to ensure that drivers are ready for the...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:58 PM
U.S. immigration officials said Saturday that the man accused of killing two Northern California sheriff's deputies Friday is a convicted drug dealer who was twice deported from the country.
Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, has been booked on charges...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:30 PM
President Obama's broken promise of enacting administrative immigration reform by the end of the summer will undoubtedly have dire consequences for countless families in this country.
Contrary to the administration's assertion that they have targeted...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:05 AM
If you want to hear live contemporary classical music in the Chicago area these days, you are far more likely to find it in out-of-the-way clubs and bars than in more sobersided downtown concert halls.
Or, as flutist Claire Chase, the MacArthur Award-...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
Montgomery County officials said Tuesday they will no longer honor federal requests to hold illegal immigrants beyond their scheduled release date unless U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement can demonstrate the person is likely to have committed a...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:54 PM
Emboldened by recent court rulings, more and more counties and cities across the country are refusing to jail inmates extra days to give federal authorities time to deport them.
In most jails until recently, inmates booked on criminal charges and...