While presidential candidate Donald Trump sees crime on the rise in the United States, the facts reveal that crime is down — significantly. While Trump see waves of Mexican immigrants and Syrian refugees coming to America, the facts tell a different story. These are two reoccurring themes of the Trump campaign speech that are sure to stir fear with his base. But while they may be good sound bites for his rallies, they are also patently false.
A celebrated Baltimore maritime episode occurred 100 years ago this month when the U-Deutschland, a German commercial submarine, spent a couple of weeks at South Baltimore's Locust Point at the height of World War I.
While likely well-intentioned, pleas for leniency for pedophile Dennis Hastert, the former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, demonstrate an utter lack of knowledge of the damage such a monster causes to his victims. Unfortunately, such ignorance is pervasive in our justice system's handling of child sex abuse cases.
Northrop Grumman Corp would receive millions over the next five years in an incentive pushed by the Hogan administration, on top of $20 million lawmakers already intend to award the defense contractor for staying in Maryland.
The hackers who locked up data on MedStar's computers this week are demanding ransom to begin unlocking it — and they're offering a bulk discount to release all of it, according to a copy of the demands obtained by the Baltimore Sun.
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University said Monday they have found a flaw in the way Apple encrypts information sent over iMessage — the ones that show up blue when they arrive in an iPhone users' messaging app.
As someone who works in a digital crime lab for law enforcement, I can attest: There are no means to get around a fully encrypted iPhone, other than with the passcode. A forensic examination can obtain limited data from other methods (iCloud backups, etc.), but this information is very limited compared to what is present on the phone itself, and Apple is rumored to be moving to block access to even these methods in the name of privacy. I agree that privacy is important to maintain, but I also
Sayed Farook, one of the killers in the San Bernardino shootout last December, had an iPhone, and FBI investigators want the information he had stored on it. One week ago, the FBI obtained a court order requiring Apple to help them break into his phone. The next day, Apple said that the FBI wanted them to build an entirely new version of its operating system. Apple CEO Tim Cook argued that complying with the FBI's request would "undermine the very freedoms and liberty our government means to
Maalik Jones had wanted to move to an Islamic country for a while. But his wife, who moved to America to marry him and was excited to be here, refused to go. So, when Jones finally went in the summer 2011 it was by himself.
The $1.1 trillion spending bill congressional leaders unveiled early Wednesday includes $390 million to begin work on a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation – a coup for a Maryland lawmaker likely making her last mark on federal funding.
An Edgewood man pledged allegiance to the self-proclaimed Islamic State and received thousands of dollars from overseas that he believed was funding from the terror group to carry out an attack, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Encrypting everything to the point where government, backed by a court order, can't get the manufacturer/seller of a smartphone or tablet to aid in its decryption — as the information technology purists and citizens concerned about government overreach desire — is not the solution. Such actions passively enable criminals, adversary nations and terrorists.
Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake created the war room initiative last month as an "all-hands-on-deck" approach to address an unprecedented spike in the city's homicide rate since the Freddie Gray unrest.
The Baltimore Police Department has used an invasive and controversial cellphone tracking device thousands of times in recent years while following instructions from the FBI to withhold information about it from prosecutors and judges, a detective revealed in court testimony Wednesday.
Andy Leimer, dazzled by the sun as he made his way south on the Baltimore-Washington Parkway one day this year, made a wrong turn into the restricted campus of the National Security Agency. The ordeal cost him more than $800. It could have been worse.