Posts Tagged Crime

In ’1971,’ an analog precursor to NSA, Snowden

This April 16, 2014 photo shows Laura Poitras, left, and Johanna Hamilton in New York to promote their documentary film "1971," premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of newspapers. A powerful governmental agency is brought under scrutiny.

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Ex-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

In a photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb appears in a photo at jail. McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show the 37-year-old McNabb served his time Wednesday and was released Thursday morning. McNabb was arrested Dec. 15 on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. He pleaded guilty on March 27 and nine days of his sentence was suspended. (AP Photo/Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

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Ex-AD pleads guilty to stealing from Ky. college

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Northern Kentucky University athletic director Scott Eaton pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than $300,000 from the school during a six-year scheme that included taking gift cards meant to help feed student-athletes, the state’s attorney general said.

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Ex-NBA player: Re-entry tougher than serving time

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Former NBA player Jayson Williams says re-entering society after serving time for fatally shooting a chauffeur in 2002 was more difficult than being in prison.

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Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

In this Feb. 20, 2014 photo, a man walks through a hall at Secret Service offices  in Washington. Secret Service investigators say it could take years to identify the hackers who breached Target’s computer systems in December _and even longer to bring them to justice. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secret Service investigators say they are close to gaining a full understanding of the methods hackers used to breach Target’s computer systems last December.

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