01/04/2013 - Longest file sharing sentence to date handed down. A man is charged with making interstate threatening communications for a Facebook post he wrote while in Rome. Inauguration security plans reviewed. And more.
01/03/2013 - A U.S. judge denies access to drone strike documents. A flight is forced to land after drunk passengers try to storm the cockpit. FBI sees a record number of firearms background checks. And more.
12/20/2012 - A new law in Germany gives police power over wireless networks. One company sees a 500 percent increase in sales of bulletproof items for children after the Newtown shooting. Police in the UK say they can reduce bike thefts just by adding a sticker a bike’s frame. And more.
12/19/2012 - Two cases involving the use of dogs to sniff out narcotics are before the U.S. Supreme Court. In the cases, the Court will determine the circumstances under which dogs outside a home can be used to detect drugs inside a private residence and what credentials are necessary to prove that a drug dog is properly trained.
12/11/2012 - The FTC finds that 60 percent of apps for kids are sending information to advertisers or software companies. Police in Pennsylvania serve 57 percent more warrants after a reporter launches a mug shot Pinterest. Sikhs want the FBI to track hate crimes against them, too.
12/07/2012 - Sovereign citizens in Nevada are using mobile phones to summon fellow sovereigns to routine traffic stops to document the situation with video cameras and, according to one retired police chief, intimidate police officers.
12/03/2012 - A Florida newspaper’s investigative project reveals a wide range of misconduct among the state’s police and corrections officers. One Coast Guard member is dead after a confrontation with smugglers off the coast of California. Illinois police look to build a database of executed inmates to help solve cold cases. And more.