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Hacker breaks into gov. sites, insults Obama

U.S. House spokesman Jeff Ventura in the chief administrative office said hackers attacked 49 sites that are managed by a third-party vendor on Wednesday night.  Here is the story.

Ventura did not say if authorities had identified any suspects or who the third-party vendor was. But this is not the first time government sites' are attacked.

Chinese hackers have been suspected of penetrating White House sites several times, the Financial Times has reported. North Korean hackers have been suspected of hacking U.S. military secrets via a Chinese IP location, the Associated Press has reported.  

 

Posted by Andrea Torres at 11:58 AM on January 28, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Video: Police officers beat handcuffed man

A sharp observer filmed NYPD officers beating a man during an undercover operation. Watch the video.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 10:12 AM on January 22, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

The 'prostidude' is legal but not loved

Nevada's first legal male prostitute is known as Markus, 25. He is a college dropout and former U.S. Marine from Alabama, who is now working at the The Shady Lady Ranch. (Don't click on this if you are at work).

During an interview, the unidentified man compared his pioneering role in the sex business with civil rights icon Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat. Are you feeling like you are not a fan? Longtime lobbyist for the Nevada Brothel Owners Association George Flint isn't either. Here is the story.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 07:45 AM on January 22, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Police sweep in Port-au-Prince

Posted by Andrea Torres at 10:16 AM on January 21, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Video: Goat smashes into strip club

I am not sure if any one here committed a crime, but the surveillance video is pretty funny.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 09:20 AM on January 21, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

NYPD dogs join Haiti rescue effort

A New York Police Department team of dogs is traveling to Haiti to help search for survivors and bodies after the earthquake. Watch a video of canine handler Scott Mateyaschuk and his dog Aragon.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 02:38 PM on January 14, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

FBI warns of bogus Haiti online donation scams

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is advising people to watch out for e-mail scams circulating fraudulently promising to help the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Here is the story.

The Miami Herald has compiled a list of reliable organizations to make donations to and a map pointing out drop-off locations in South Florida.

Click here for complete coverage of the devastation in Haiti. 

Click here to view the latest photographs taken after the earthquake.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 12:44 PM on January 14, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Tears at crime scene in south Miami-Dade

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Photo by Jim Donnelly/ For the Miami Herald. View more photos.

Police officers try to comfort the relative of a man who injured his son, shot a little girl dead and then killed himself on south Miami-Dade on Saturday. Miami Herald Staff Jose Pagliery and Diana Moskovitz have the story.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 06:38 PM on January 9, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Photos: Police officers at work

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Police officers escort the Ivory Coast soccer team from their compound in Cabinda, Angola, Saturday. Togo's national soccer team pulled out of the African Cup of Nations Saturday after three people were killed when the team bus came under fire. They had been traveling through a section of Angola plagued by separatist violence. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Here is the story.

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Police investigate the scene outside the Greek Parliament in central Athens, minutes after a bomb exploded in front of the building, Saturday. Police cordoned off the area after an anonymous caller tipped off a Greek newspaper. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Posted by Andrea Torres at 04:24 PM on January 9, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Police: A senseless crime

Untitled-4Josline Augustin, a mother of four who had been living with relatives after losing her housekeeping job at the Loews in South Beach, was shot and killed outside a storage facility. Here is the story.

During a press conference, Miami police officers hugged and comforted Augustin's relatives, who are pleading for the public's help to find her killer. Here is why you should care.

Discuss the crime with a Miami Herald columnist today at 1 p.m.

Posted by Andrea Torres at 08:23 AM on January 8, 2010 | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

 
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