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  • State Police Find Car Tied To Alleged Threat Against President

     State Police Find Car Tied To Alleged Threat Against President
    HAMDEN — A car the U.S. Secret Service was seeking in connection with an alleged threat against President Barack Obama was located late Friday night in Hamden, state police said. "We have taken all appropriate investigative steps in this matter,...
  • Trial to begin in killing of Indian Head Park teen

    Trial to begin in killing of Indian Head Park teen
    After nearly three years, the murder trial is expected to begin Wednesday for an ex-convict accused of slaying a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl after she walked in on him as he was robbing her family’s home. John Wilson Jr., 41, was arrested...
  • Two Orlando suspects plead guilty in $2M Sams Club, Wal-Mart scam

    Two Orlando suspects plead guilty in $2M Sams Club, Wal-Mart scam
    Two Orlando residents have entered guilty pleas in a federal investigation into a $2 million credit-card scam involving Sam's Club and Wal-Mart stores in Central Florida. Darius Cohn, 34, and Brenda Shoukry, 64, were part of a crime ring that...
  • Charles Bowden: Tom Zoellner and Luis Urrea pay tribute

    Charles Bowden, an investigative journalist and author renowned for his writing on the American Southwest and for chronicling the border between the United States and Mexico, died Saturday at age 69. We asked a few writers to share their memories of him....
  • Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

    HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday. The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, had asked...
  • Contract to Cheat: A massive labor-fraud scheme, under the government's nose

    It's a widespread practice in the construction industry: Companies list workers as contractors instead of employees. Known as misclassification, it enables companies to beat competitors and cut costs, avoid state and federal taxes, and deprive workers...
  • ATM 'skimmer' and ID thief gets prison for South Florida scam

    ATM 'skimmer' and ID thief gets prison for South Florida scam
    A man who admitted he installed "skimming" devices on South Florida ATMs to steal money and identities was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison Friday. Security cameras captured photos of Gheorghe Andrei, 53, of Hollywood, fitting and...
  • Authorities investigate suspected threat against President Obama: reports

    Authorities investigate suspected threat against President Obama: reports
    Authorities in Connecticut on Friday were investigating a possible threat against President Barack Obama, local media reported. The U.S. Secret Service, which is responsible for presidential security, issued a statement saying, "Information has been...
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...
  • Home Depot working with Secret Service on data breach

    Home Depot working with Secret Service on data breach
    Home Depot has been in contact with the U.S. Secret service about an alleged major breach of customer and credit card data that came to light this week, a law enforcement source told Reuters. Any investigation by the Secret Service appears to be at a...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...