| Aug 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
BEIJING -- The whistle-blowing Chinese police chief who fled to a U.S. consulate last year testified Saturday that he had feared for his own life after discovering that the wife of his boss, Bo Xilai, had poisoned to death an Englishman.
Wang Lijun, one...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:55 PM
JINAN, China - Bo Xilai, once a feisty Communist Party chieftain in the running to lead China, told a provincial court Thursday he would fight some of the charges of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power against him.
The 64-year-old Bo said as his...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:03 PM
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy allegedly offered not to arrest two women he pulled over in exchange for sex, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, is accused of raping women and...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:31 AM
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputy accused of raping women and soliciting bribes while on duty is due in court Wednesday morning.
Jose Rigaberto Sanchez, 28, was arrested at his home Monday night without incident after a nearly...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 10:59 AM
JINAN, China -- A combative Bo Xilai came out swinging in the opening of his long-awaited trial, denying that he had accepted $4 million in bribes, claiming that witnesses lied and that money and gifts worth millions went only to his wife.
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:30 PM
BEIJING -– Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption.
The 64-year-old Bo, who had been the party secretary in Chongqing, has vowed to...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:18 PM
BEIJING — Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption.
The unexpectedly harsh sentence is likely to be interpreted as a sign of just...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:38 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A Navy officer and a Naval Criminal Investigative Service agent were charged Tuesday with being part of a bribery scheme involving an executive of a Singapore-based marine services company.
Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz and NCIS...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:35 PM
LONDON – British prosecutors on Tuesday charged four journalists from the Sun and Daily Mirror newspapers and five public officials with bribery offenses, in the latest legal action stemming from an ongoing investigation into media misconduct.
| Aug 19, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Los Angeles County supervisors are slated to appoint a new acting head in the assessor’s office, which has been rocked by allegations that Assessor John Noguez and others traded bribes for lower property tax bills.
Noguez, who was elected assessor...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:51 PM
BEIJING —The sensational trial of purged Chinese politician Bo Xilai wound to a dramatic end Monday with Bo accusing the government’s chief witness of being in love with his wife, and prosecutors demanding a stiff sentence to punish him for...