The US Secret Service has erected a second fence and increased its presence around the White House after two people scaled the 7.5-foot tall fence surrounding the White House this month, one of whom was able to enter the building.
Not only are local police departments across the United States increasingly relying on so-called StingRay devices to conduct surveillance on cell phone users, but cops are being forced to keep quiet about the operations, new documents reveal.
New York police arrested the most conspicuous of the Flood Wall Street protest participants - man wearing a polar bear costume. The episode, caught on camera, has gone viral on social media and has grown into one of the protest’s highlights.
A grenade launcher is the best way to ensure peace and protect a 25-inmate jail, according to a Wyoming sheriff. It is the third such weapon owned by the Goshen County Sheriff’s Office in the past 65 years, though none have ever been used.
Several thousand activists, united under the “Flood Wall Street” banner, have hit the streets of New York City’s financial district, risking arrest for participating in an unauthorized gathering three years after the prominent Occupy Wall Street protest.
A New York City man who served 23 years in prison for a crime he did not commit died unexpectedly over the weekend only three days before proceedings were slated to begin concerning his $124 million false imprisonment federal lawsuit.
Afghan National Army soldiers training in Massachusetts went missing over the weekend were found trying to cross the border into Canada on Monday. The disappearance occurred just days after two Afghan policemen disappeared in Washington, DC.
Belgian police arrested several people planning a terrorist attack on European Commission Headquarters in Brussels, media reports say. It comes amid fierce efforts by local authorities to crack down on extremism.
Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock has resigned from the party, ahead of an internal disciplinary hearing. The disgraced MP had already been suspended for making improper sexual advances towards a vulnerable constituent.
There are conflicting reports over the release of Russian tycoon Vladimir Yevtushenkov from house arrest. Press secretary of "AFK Sistema" co-owned by him confirmed the release, while Yevtushenkov himself and Russia's Investigative Committee deny it.