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  • Man accused of jumping fence, entering White House due in court

    Man accused of jumping fence, entering White House due in court
    The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling the fence and evading Secret Service officers is due in federal court Tuesday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, sought to warn the president Sept. 19 that “the atmosphere was collapsed.&...
  • Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service

    Man jumps White House fence; 'dogs got him,' says Secret Service
    A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said. "Dogs got him," spokesman Edwin Donovan said, referring to the intruder. He identified the intruder...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Secret Service arrests man outside White House, finds rifle in car

    Secret Service arrests man outside White House, finds rifle in car
    Secret Service agents arrested an Iowa man outside the White House on Wednesday after a search of his vehicle uncovered a rifle. R.J. Kapheim, 41, of Davenport approached and spoke with a uniformed Secret Service officer stationed near the White House....
  • Windermere CEO gets 17 years for scam that defrauded investors

    Windermere CEO gets 17 years for scam that defrauded investors
    A 57-year-old CEO from Windermere was sentenced to 17 years in prison for engineering an elaborate scheme that defrauded investors out of millions, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Michael Rivers pleaded guilty in March to fraud and money...
  • Ex-H.B. bank teller suspected of stealing $240,000 from customers

    Huntington Beach police and U.S. Secret Service agents arrested a former bank teller on suspicion of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly customers. Jake Chih Wei Cheng, 23, of Tustin was taken into custody Friday and is in federal...
  • A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties

    A Consumer's Holiday Guide: New FTC Rule On Deliveries, Free Extended Warranties
    A seasonal consumer message, nondenominational and unscented, from The Bottom Line. Remember, no tipping. Late Deliveries Online retailers often sell more merchandise than they can deliver in time for the holiday. Under the Federal Trade Commission'...