| Jun 15, 2010
| 6:05 PM
Shadeed Mu'min said he was being questioned almost 25 years ago by Chicago Police Lt. Jon Burge about an armed robbery when Burge pulled out a .44 Magnum revolver, unloaded all but one bullet and put the gun to the middle of Mu'min's forehead.
| Jun 17, 2010
| 9:15 PM
At times on the witness stand Thursday, Jon Burge came off as the classic cop straight out of central casting — matter-of-fact and wry. At other times, the former Chicago police commander was combative as he fended off questions from the...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 6:37 PM
Former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge announced in court Wednesday that he will take the stand at his federal trial to answer charges that he tortured or condoned the torture of suspects and later lied about it in a civil suit.
U.S. District Judge Joan...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 11:55 PM
Jones, Metcalfe earn volleyball honors
Estancia High senior outside hitter Kohl Jones and Costa Mesa senior outside hitter Connor Metcalfe were both named first-team All-Orange Coast League selections for boys' volleyball by league coaches.
| Jun 28, 2010
| 8:17 PM
Decades after torture allegations were first leveled against former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge's "Midnight Crew," a federal jury convicted him Monday on all three counts of obstruction of justice and perjury for lying about the torture in a civil...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 8:22 PM
In a packed courtroom Friday, a federal judge sentenced disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge to 4 1/2 years in prison, saying his torture of suspects irreparably damaged the justice system and blasting local, county and federal authorities...
| Aug 26, 2010
We're just three days away from the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and there are a number of activities planned around town. Here's a look at what's going on.
-10:45am EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson will visit students at Metairie Academy to talk...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:36 PM
Waiting really was the hardest part.
With his team up by 14 against a more than competitive Greenwood team, Gunner Kiel waited along with his Columbus East teammates for a skyward light show to stop.
It came with five minutes left to go in the fourth...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 8:47 PM
There is only 3.44 miles, eight minutes by motor vehicle, separating one of the most heated rivalries in IHSAA football. But even though they are so close to each other, when both Columbus East (1-0) and Columbus North (0-1) take the field Friday night,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 8:09 AM
Fannie is kicking off Wednesday in South Florida a five-city national foreclosure awareness campaign, including a Phone-A-Thon next Tuesday, Sept. 20, to help people struggling to make their mortgage payments.
Fannie Mae is partnering with NBC and its...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 9:53 PM
Earlier today I stopped by both Lawrence Central and Pendleton Heights for their football practices, and one idea seemed to stand out among all of the players and coaches I had spoken too.
"We're getting better in time for the postseason."
| Dec 30, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Aberdeen Central's long losing streak ended, but a string of losses continued for Rapid City Stevens.
Aberdeen, which led for all except the first three minutes of the game, stopped a 27-game losing streak with a 60-54 win over Rapid City Stevens in...