Chief Moose book deal
causes police 'disgust'

by Paul Sperry -- ROCKVILLE, Md. – Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose's defiant campaign to cash in on fame he gained from leading the Beltway sniper case is hurting police morale, more…

Greenspan using 'corked bat' to drive economy?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – By signaling another cut in interest rates, already at 40-year lows, Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is using the "monetary equivalent of a corked bat" to more…

Will Moose give
movie money back?

by Paul Sperry -- ROCKVILLE, Md. – An ethics board here is reviewing whether Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose must return a $4,250 movie-consulting fee he pocketed before it denied him more…

While Nero fiddled in Baghdad ...

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – "Who knows?" Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld shrugged last week when asked whether Osama bin Laden was still calling the shots at al-Qaida. The man who's prosecuting more…

Yellow is for politics

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – It's now plain that the administration's color-coded threat alert is more useful as a political barometer than a terror warning system. Despite al-Qaida's bombing of Americans more…

Feds bar cell phones
at all ports of entry

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The Homeland Security Department has barred border agents from carrying or using cell phones or pagers at federal inspection areas after a Democratic congresswoman complained about more…