Internal State Dept e-mails, obtained by the Blotter on ABCNews.com, show top officials were extensively briefed about repeated incidents of Blackwater security guards killing innocent civilians more than 2 years ago.
After swearing up and down that red light and speeding cameras were all about safety and not revenue, the city of Mesa is revamping their photo-camera enforcement system to shake down the traveling public for even more of their hard earned federal re
An Arizona man who authorities believe could be connected to arson in fire-ravaged Southern California was shot and killed after trying to run campus police over Tuesday night. No evidence, no picture of a police cruiser the suspect aldegedly ramm
Stockton, California intends on expanding red light camera program after report shows an increase in accidents and fatalities
Charter House Bank(CHB) wasn't the biggest bank in Kenya. In fact by the time it was placed under statutory management last year it was ranked 26th. But CHB was not a normal bank. At the same time as having most of its branches within Kenya*
Everything you need to know about Halliburton: Now you know why you hate them.Entered By: Geoffrey Hayes
Federal investigators have uncovered what they describe as a sweeping network of kickbacks, bribes and fraud involving at least eight employees and subcontractors of KBR,
...it is common to see police officers stopping vehicles for random checks. When a vehicle stops, the driver doesn't get out of his seat; he merely waves a few currency notes or tosses them out the window.
Indeed, these particular fees are not found anywhere within the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, which authorizes fees charged by the Forest Service and other agencies....
• He regularly suits up and leads SWAT-style “raids” on homes, businesses, and even roadblocks in busy traffic—without cause or a warrant.
Politicians are the only people in the world who create problems and then campaign against them. Have you ever wondered why, if both the Democrats and the Republicans are against deficits, we have deficits? Have you ever wondered why, if all the poli
AT&T topped the list of communications companies donating money in the 2008 election cycle, with Comcast and General Electric also making the top 20. (R's or D's... same thing)
If you ever have visited the website of Phoenix New Times, your Internet browsing habits may soon be in the hands of Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas. But not before one heck of a First Amendment fight.
A red light camera in Arnold, Missouri ticketed a man faced with both a yellow and a red light. Turns out, this isn't a rare occurrence. To increase ticket revenue, camera trigger times are set faster than the lights can respond to change signals
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has agreed to consider lowering the maximum speed limit on a stretch of interstate highway that competes with a planned privately-run toll road.
The world's finance ministers descend on Washington this weekend for the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. And true to type, bank officials and their media Boswells are doing their best to sweep the issue of c
BNSF has enlisted the city officials of Surprise to act as their brokers. In fact, as this article will demonstrate, it is hard to delineate where Surprise city government begins and BNSF ends.
BELLEVUE, WA – The renewed scandal involving alleged missing machine guns that had been secretly and illicitly purchased by officers with the Albany, NY Police Department several years ago suggests........
There is no war on drugs even though there are armies, weapons, tactics, spies, and collateral damage. There are no definable or achievable objectives, no overwhelming force employed, and no ground gained or lost.
Dozens of cats and dogs living in housing schemes in Puerto Rico were reportedly thrown by animal control workers off a bridge.
LOS ANGELES — California's second-most powerful politician, whose lavish campaign spending is already under scrutiny, shares a luxury downtown penthouse with a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser, The Associated Press has learned.
More than 2,000 criminal suspects died in police custody over a three-year period, half of them killed by officers as they scuffled or attempted to flee, the government said Thursday.
[never to be seen again] The FBI seized thank-you notes sent from New York Senator Hillary Clinton during a search of the Manhattan home of Democratic fund-raiser Norman Hsu, who was charged last month with fraud, federal prosecutors said.
...under a $781,588 state contract, 150,000 surveys were mailed to homes stating: "You are being asked to participate in these efforts because the license plate of a vehicle registered in (your) name was randomly recorded" during a highway
When the Clintons took a family vacation in January 2002 to Acapulco, one of their longtime supporters, provided his company’s private jet to fly them there. Now there's a shareholder lawsuit.
A Bush adminstration cabinet secretary is facing multiple federal investigations about whether he lied to Congress when he vowed he never intervened in contracting awards at his department, according to a new repot.
The Browns vowed never to be taken alive, but U.S. Marshal Stephen Monier said yesterday that both Browns were arrested without incident on their property around 7:45 p.m.
"My recommendations is that you save every related document somewhere and when you get your first public records request you send them an avalanche of paper and charge them accordingly."
On May 8, 2002, Clayton Lamar(Lanny) Young Jr., a lobbyist and landfill developer described by acquaintances are a hard-drinking "good ole boy," was in an expansive mood. In the downtown offices of the US Attorney in Montgomery, Ala., Youn
When a nation manifests a mixture of mass ignorance and official mendacity, in combination with uncheck power emanating from an insular and arrogant elite, a golden age of peace and plenty is as possible as holding a tea dance in a tsunami.