Oct 26, 2010 — An accused murderer representing himself in court was testing the accuracy of a witness's memory when the tactic backfired. The witness, a part-time artist, said she recognized suspected killer Melvin Forte's face from the area of the crime scene.
Aug 17, 2010 — Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) has been found guilty on just 1 of 24 counts he was charged with.† The judge says he will ask for a mistrial on the remaining charges; the government pledges to retry their case.
Jul 29, 2010 — The last thing the Democrats want as they head into the fall elections is for the GOP to be able to use the "culture of corruption" charge, which brought the Dems to power in 2006, against them.† And so they wish the Rangel case would go away.
Jul 23, 2010 — Democrats who breathed a sigh of relief upon seeing the Blagojevich trial come to an unexpected end in Illinois now are nervous about another potential ethics stain on the party: charges leveled against Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York.
Jun 30, 2010 — The Portland Oregonian is reporting that city police have decided to re-open an investigation into a charge by a massage therapist that Al Gore sexually assaulted her in 2006.
May 26, 2010 — Senate Republicans on the Judiciary Committee are calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to name a special prosecutor to see if laws were broken when the White House offered a job to Joe Sestak to get him out of the Pennsylvania Senate race.
Apr 26, 2010 — Arizona has passed the strictest immigration measure in the nation. Will it finally get Congress to act on the issue?
Feb 23, 2010 — Former Rep. James Traficant, an Ohio Democrat-turned-independent, may run for Congress again ... now that he's out of prison.
Feb 9, 2010 — Different approaches taken by the three leading New York City newspapers to an alleged scandal — certainly rumors — involving Gov. David Paterson.
Jan 26, 2010 — Four men are in custody, including one who posed as a pimp in a widely-reported incident last year that seriously embarrassed the group ACORN.