04/22/2013 - The U.S. Department of Justice announced Monday afternoon that it has charged Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with using a weapon of mass destruction, which could result in the death penalty.
04/17/2013 - Video said to show suspects in Boston Bombings. President Barack Obama vows to push ahead on gun background checks. The ACLU asks FTC to investigate major wireless carriers for failing to warn customers about unpatched security flaws in Android phones. Symantec's Internet Security Threat Report shows targeted attacks for 2012 up 42% but attacks against CEOs down 8%.
04/16/2013 - A pair of deadly explosions that rocked the Boston Marathon on Monday killed three and the number of wounded is now reported to exceed 150. The FBI is heading the investigation of the attacks, and cities around the world are on high alert after the bombings.
04/10/2013 - The trial of the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden may be delayed until 2014 because of budget cuts to the Public Defenders Office. British police are concerned about security for the ceremonial funeral of Margaret Thatcher. A student went on a stabbing rampage yesterday in Houston, wounding 14 people. And more.
04/04/2013 - Mafia using renewable energy companies to launder money; Radar shows disappointing apprehension rates of illegal immigrants in one surveilled stretch of U.S. border; and how prosecutors are still going after corrupt politicians.
03/20/2013 - The rapid advancement of technology has had a positive impact on law enforcement, but it also poses enormous legal challenges because the U.S. has “old laws,” according to Andrew Weissman, general counsel to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI). He spoke at the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law & National Security luncheon in Washington, D.C. today.
02/08/2013 - The hacking of the Federal Reserve could have long term ramifications, warns a security researcher. Conference of Chief Justices discuss need for better way to set bail. A Washington, D.C. task force creates an anti-bullying program for agencies that work with kids. And More
01/31/2013 - To stop people from speeding the neighborhood, an Illinois property owner’s association established a 25-mile-per-hour speed limit throughout the neighborhood and created its own security department to enforce the rules within property limits.
01/24/2013 - The NYPD is testing a new device it hopes will help officers see firearms through clothing. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly hopes future versions of the device can be mounted on police vehicles or worn on officers’ belts.