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  • Prosecution expert: Cop's beanbag shots in vet's death unnecessary

     Prosecution expert: Cop's beanbag shots in vet's death unnecessary
    The expert at the heart of the prosecution case against a Park Forest police officer testified Wednesday that the veteran cop acted recklessly by firing five beanbag rounds from a shotgun at a 95-year-old man who later died, calling the decision...
  • House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture

    House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture
    The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into the U.S. Secret Service next year, the panel's new chairman, Republican Jason Chaffetz, said on Thursday. Chaffetz and the panel's top...
  • College hunt looms for first daughter Malia Obama

    Soon first daughter Malia Obama will be the decider, choosing which colleges to apply to and which one to attend beginning in the fall of 2016, as her father's presidency winds down. She wants to be a filmmaker, the president has said. Last summer...
  • House panel's 'holier' attitude

    House panel's 'holier' attitude
    I recently watched the coverage of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee grilling U.S. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson on the ineptness of the Secret Service allowing a breach in security at the White House ("Cummings suggests...
  • In a shake-up, Secret Service reassigns key officials

    The Secret Service is removing four officials from key positions as the agency continues to deal with fallout from a series of security lapses, according to an agency official. Four senior officials from the agency have been told they must leave their...
  • A ham sandwich of a case

    A ham sandwich of a case
    In recent weeks, after the deplorable events in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., commentators have reminded us constantly of the old legal adage that a grand jury "will indict a ham sandwich" at the behest of a prosecutor. We have also been...
  • Multiple shots fired from vehicle outside Joe Biden's Delaware home

    Multiple shots fired from vehicle outside Joe Biden's Delaware home
    The U.S. Secret Service said Sunday that multiple gunshots were fired from a vehicle near the Delaware home of Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday night. The vice president and his wife were not at home at the time of the shooting, authorities said....
  • Good Samaritans with badges help nab iPhone robbery suspects near O'Hare

    Good Samaritans with badges help nab iPhone robbery suspects near O'Hare
    Retired Secret Service agent Jose Franco says he felt a little “invincible’’ when he pulled the badge he still carries and ordered two robbery suspects to "freeze" after they allegedly stole a brand-new iPhone 6 from a 71-year-old man...
  • Groton Man Pleads Guilty In Cocaine, Heroin Trafficking Case

    HARTFORD — A Groton man pleaded guilty conspiracy cocaine distribution charge in part of an investigation into drug trafficking in the southeastern part of the state. The arrest of Pedro Rivera, 36, was part of an investigation by the U.S. Secret...
  • White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting

    White House defends Secret Service after report on 2011 shooting
    The White House defended the Secret Service on Sunday in the wake of a newspaper investigation that details how the agency fumbled its response to a gunman firing upon the White House in 2011, while President Obama's youngest daughter and his mother-in-...
  • Man arrested after telling officers he was Secret Service, James Bond, report says

    Man arrested after telling officers he was Secret Service, James Bond, report says
    A man was arrested Monday after he walked up to two police officers eating at a restaurant, told them he was a "Secret Service officer" and 007, according to an arrest report. The two Boynton Beach police officers were eating just before 11 p.m. while on...