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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Poconos driver runs, fights with officers at DUI stop, police say

    A Tobyhanna man fled into the woods last month when he was pulled over on suspicion of drunken driving, and he fought with police and gave them a fake name when he was caught, police said. Jason F. Mitchell, 30, was pulled over 1:20 a.m. Dec. 18 at Beach...
  • Secret Service remains top-notch

    Secret Service remains top-notch
    It is unfortunate that the recent behavior of some Secret Service agents has over-shadowed the agency's reputation for protecting the president and vice president, former presidents, U.S. Supreme Court justices, cabinet members and their families. These...
  • Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time

    Man charged with jumping White House fence; it's not his first time
    The man accused of jumping the White House fence Wednesday evening and being stopped by a K-9 unit was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors, and he also faces charges alleging he tried to break into the White House complex and the Treasury in July....
  • Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

    Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns
    The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses. Julia A. Pierson, the first woman to hold the post, stepped...
  • Chicago-based firm to lead federal review of Baltimore police

    Chicago-based firm to lead federal review of Baltimore police
    A Chicago-based security and risk management firm has been tapped by federal officials to lead the review of Baltimore's police force — a probe that comes amid allegations of brutality in that department and others around the nation. Consultants...
  • Use of counterfeit money rising, Evanston police say

    Use of counterfeit money rising, Evanston police say
    There has been an increase in counterfeit money being used at local businesses, Evanston police said. The department has received several reports of the fake money being circulated to businesses, they announced in a press release. "Persons or...
  • 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...
  • For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded

    For Secret Service, a delicate dance of guards and guarded
    In July, President Obama stood on an outdoor stage before a crowd of 2,000 people at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The president had just begun a new campaign-style speech when a man in the crowd, standing less than 50 feet away, interrupted with...
  • Accused White House fence jumper faces more charges

    Accused White House fence jumper faces more charges
    An Iraq war veteran accused of running inside the White House armed with a knife faces more charges under a federal grand jury indictment returned on Thursday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, is alleged to have climbed over the White House fence on Sept. 29, burst...