| Oct 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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.&...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:02 AM
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...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:45 PM
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-...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 6:55 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 5:20 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:58 PM
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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 4:11 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 6:01 PM
A seasonal consumer message, nondenominational and unscented, from The Bottom Line. Remember, no tipping.
Online retailers often sell more merchandise than they can deliver in time for the holiday.
Under the Federal Trade Commission'...