(CBS/AP) ROCKFORD, Ill. - Rita Crundwell, the former financial officer for the Illinois city of Dixon, pleaded not guilty Monday to charges that she stole more than $53 million from the community whose finances she oversaw for decades.Continue »
(CBS/AP) NEW YORK - Michael Pena, an ex-NYPD officer who grabbed a schoolteacher off the street and sexually attacked her was sentenced Monday to 75 years-to-life in prison after being convicted in March of high-level sex charges.
(CBS/AP) ROCKFORD, Ill. - Rita Crundwell, the former financial officer for the northern Illinois city of Dixon, is slated to appear in court to face charges that accuse her of stealing tens of millions of dollars from the community.Continue »
(CBS/AP) SEATTLE - Jury selection in the trial of Steve Powell, father-in-law of missing Utah woman Susan Powell, is set to begin Monday in Tacoma, Wash.Continue »
(CBS/AP) TONOPAH, Ariz. - U.S. marshals in Arizona say they have arrested a fugitive Illinois couple known as the "Mini Madoffs" who fled 12 years ago after pleading guilty in connection to a Ponzi scheme that targeted their friends, the elderly and even their family members.Continue »
(CBS/AP) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Police suspect homicide in the death of a racetrack worker whose body was discovered just yards from the barn of this year's Kentucky Derby winner. However, investigators said there was no apparent link to the storied annual race.Continue »
Around 9 a.m., according to a statement from the Proscutor's office in Tamaulipas State, the bodies of 14 men were found beheaded in a vehicle in Nuevo Laredo. The heads were later found in abandoned coolers near a government building.Continue »
(CBS/WBBM) CHICAGO - Drew Peterson, a suburban Chicago police officer charged in the death of one of his ex-wives, left jail for the first time in almost two years for a court hearing in his long delayed murder trial.Continue »