Lindsay Foster Thomas
Jun 7, 2013 A futuristic horror film called "The Purge" opens at the box office this weekend and to survive the horror, you have to have... enough money.
May 27, 2013 Democrats in the Senate agreed to an amendment that would ban anyone ever convicted of certain violent crimes from receiving SNAP food stamps -- for their entire lives.
May 10, 2013 A band of thieves working across two dozen countries has made off with $45 million. The caper reveals serious vulnerabilities in the banking system
May 10, 2013 Forget bank heist movies with ski masks and safe cracking. These thieves were high tech.
May 9, 2013 The thieves also hit up 2,000 ATMs in Manhattan in a single day.
May 2, 2013 The high-profile prosecution of a Phoenix-area woman has cost taxpayers nearly $1.7 million in legal fees. But local and national media outlets have seen a ratings boost due to the coverage.
Mar 26, 2013 A Waffle House restaurant in a rough Atlanta neighborhood adds a surcharge for a security guard.
Dec 20, 2012 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 10, 2012 The U.S. spent a lot of money to fly Mexican detainees back to the interior of their country, instead of dropping them off just south of the Mexican border. Did it work?