| Sep 8, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its U.S. and Canadian stores.
While the full scope of the breach was yet to be determined, there was no...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
It's a widespread practice in the construction industry: Companies list workers as contractors instead of employees. Known as misclassification, it enables companies to beat competitors and cut costs, avoid state and federal taxes, and deprive workers...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:05 AM
Home Depot has been in contact with the U.S. Secret service about an alleged major breach of customer and credit card data that came to light this week, a law enforcement source told Reuters.
Any investigation by the Secret Service appears to be at a...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:25 PM
After nearly three years, the murder trial is expected to begin Wednesday for an ex-convict accused of slaying a 14-year-old Indian Head Park girl after she walked in on him as he was robbing her family’s home.
John Wilson Jr., 41, was arrested...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:22 AM
A toddler squeezed through the White House gates on Thursday evening, causing a brief security lockdown on Pennsylvania Avenue and amusing White House reporters awaiting late-breaking news on Iraq.
"We were going to wait until he learned to talk to...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Two Glendale men were arrested on suspicion of identity theft on Tuesday after being caught with more than 100 allegedly fraudulent credit cards in their possession, police said.
Artur Ghazaryan, 28, and Havhannes Ghazaryan, 26, who are not related, were...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:17 PM
BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rolex watch that belonged to Dwight D. Eisenhower and a cane used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt will be among hundreds of U.S. presidential artifacts to be auctioned off in Boston next month, an organizer said on Wednesday.
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The editorial "Militarizing Local Police" [Aug. 20] was spot on, though I have often wondered why the federal government is so charitable to local police forces -- a policy that began 30-plus years ago. I have always contended that long-term, our...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Darryl Burke spent the past 25 years ripping off millions of dollars, hiding from the feds and, when authorities did catch up to him, bouncing in and out of prison.
He defied the system. He hid behind aliases. He lived it up at a South Florida...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:24 PM
As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:39 AM
(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday morning.
The bank was taking additional steps to safeguard sensitive...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:21 AM
The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So, it is not surprising they are now arguing that heavily armed or aggressive police forces only inflame protesters and thus provoke violence....