WASHINGTON | The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, by National Security Agency (NSA) Gen. Keith B. Alexander during the committee's hearing regarding NSA surveillance. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
National Security Agency (NSA) Director Gen. Keith B. Alexander approaches the witness table on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, to testify before the House Intelligence Committee hearing regarding NSA surveillance. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
From left, Deputy Attorney General James Cole; National Security Agency (NSA) Deputy Director Chris Inglis; NSA Director Gen. Keith B. Alexander; Deputy FBI Director Sean Joyce; and Robert Litt, general counsel to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence; prepares to testify on Ca…
FILE - In this Monday, June 10, 2013 file photo, people wait for the doors to open for the start of the keynote address at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. Apple says it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer data for the s…
Apple says it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from U.S. law enforcement for customer data for the six months ended in May.
HOBART | Police on Wednesday had in custody two men suspected of involvement in a home invasion, police Detective Sgt. Jeremy Ogden said.
INDIANAPOLIS | The U.S. Justice Department seizure of reporter telephone records likely would be a crime if Gov. Mike Pence had won passage of the federal media shield law he championed in Congress.
INDIANAPOLIS | Officials said Tuesday that police and other security workers at upcoming events like the Indianapolis 500 may have a heightened state of awareness following the explosions at the Boston Marathon, but odds are spectators won't notice any difference.
Public Safety Director Troy Riggs talks about security for the upcoming Mini Marathon and Indianapolis 500. The Mini Marathon is the nation’s largest half-marathon, with 35,000 participants, and is run on May 4 this year.
HOBART | Hobart police, along with other city officials, hold a community forum at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Fire House No. 2, 2411 W. Old Ridge Road.
HOBART | An out-of-state man and two women used forged travelers checks to go on a shopping spree in the U.S. 30 retail area of Hobart, police said.
A violin made from bed slats, a bomber jacket, and journals filled with humor, nostalgia, sorrow and boredom help to tell the stories of the 92,820 Allied soldiers held in nearly 100 Nazi prisoner of war camps.
HOBART | Two Lake Station men were charged with taking scrap metal from a closed Hobart gas station, police said.
HOBART | Police are seeking help in identifying a woman suspected of stealing a debit card and using it to make fraudulent purchases.
INDIANAPOLIS | U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., called Thursday for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to resign, one day after a Republican-controlled U.S. House committee voted on party lines to declare Holder in contempt of Congress for refusing to share documents about a gun-trafficking opera…
HAMMOND | U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder told dozens of law enforcement professionals and business leaders that the increasing frequency of Internet-based crime "is one of the most urgent and one of the most complex global challenges we face."
It was late last fall when Ivy Tech Community College Chancellor Guadalupe Valtierra nominated me to attend the FBI Citizens Academy, encouraging me to fill out the application. I wasn't sure what it was about, but being the forensic files/criminal minds type of person, I was interested and …
One of the lessons from 9/11 was that the United States needed more human intelligence assets to protect the nation from attacks. The WikiLeaks website has jeopardized that protection through the release of classified U.S. diplomatic information.
CHICAGO | A recent investigation of the relationship between government authorities and former Chicago drug dealer and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration informant David C. Headley -- a central figure in the plotting of the 2008 attacks in Mumbai -- has found that intelligence agencies dep…
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