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REPORT: Thieves Pose With Stolen Vehicles On Facebook

Posted 02.25.2014 | Crime

Authorities in England have jailed a pair of brazen thieves who they say displayed expensive stolen goods on Facebook. A judge last week sentenced ...

Mom Who Chased Down Abductor Says 'Mother's Instincts' Kicked In

AP | RUSSELL CONTRERAS | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Melissa Torrez didn't even think when teenagers in her apartment complex said a man had just grabbed her 4-year-old girl and drov...

A Heartwarming Tribute To One Woman's Father

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 04.16.2013 | HuffPost Home

Even grown-ups need their backyard getaway.

Scattershot Poetry Reviews -- Three Books

Carol Muske-Dukes | Posted 10.21.2011 | Books
Carol Muske-Dukes

I wish I had time to review the list of new books before me -- here are just three.

Mini-Madoffs: The New Breed Of Downmarket Ponzi Schemers (SLIDESHOW, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernie certainly wasn't alone. As BusinessWeek recently pointed out, there's currently a "bull market for investment scams." Ponzi schemes, in whi...

David Hernandez, Chicago Sports Webio Fugitive, Captured After Failed Suicide Attempt

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A fugitive financier who helped launch a Chicago sports Web site and was charged in what prosecutors describe as an $11 million Ponzi ...

Alleged Ponzi Schemer Behind Chicago Sports Webio Hired Former Fire Chief Cortez Trotter As Company Consultant

Crain's Chicago Business | Ed Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Chicago Fire Commissioner Cortez Trotter appears to have become tangled in the scandal surrounding David Hernandez, the businessman who has bee...

David Hernandez: Feds Issue Arrest Warrant For Missing Chicago Sports Webio Backer

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Federal prosecutors issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for David Hernandez, the missing financial backer of the online sports radio site Chicago Sport...

'American Idol' Axes Gay Club Stripper

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — A juicy backstory wasn't enough to keep David Hernandez on "American Idol." The 24-year-old ex-stripper from Glendale, Ariz., was dis...

Is America Ready For A Gay 'Idol'?

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — No finalist has ever been portrayed as openly gay during the past six seasons of "American Idol." With more details about contesta...

'Idol' Contestant Danced At Gay Strip Club, Venue Claims

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — David Hernandez's stripper past didn't come back to haunt him on Tuesday night's "American Idol." Hernandez's three-year stint as ...

'Idol' Cuts 4 More, Leaving 12 Finalists

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The top 12 "American Idol" finalists include an actress, a "Star Search" champion, an Australian, a male stripper and someone who ...

'Idol' Narrows Competition to 24 Singers

AP | ERIN CARLSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The tears flowed on "American Idol" Wednesday night as the show trimmed the competition to 24 semifinalists. They were mostly happy t...