Georgia homeowner holds burglary suspect at gunpoint until law enforcement arrives

In Georgia, a homeowner took action against a burglary suspect accused of multiple car break-ins. The Towns County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of vehicle break-ins at a residence on Gumlog Road. Upon arrival, they identified the suspects as Hunter Adams, 18, and Travis Foskey, 21.

Massachusetts officer accidentally fires gun while probing hoax school shooting

In northern Massachusetts, a police officer accidentally fired their gun while responding to a report of an active shooter at a school, which turned out to be a hoax. The incident occurred when the officer was alone in a school bathroom, causing a heightened law enforcement response due to the sound of the gunshot.

AI scanner used in hundreds of US schools misses knives

A security firm called Evolv Technology, which sells AI weapons scanners to schools, is facing scrutiny after a student was stabbed with a knife that the system failed to detect. The incident occurred at Proctor High School in Utica, New York, where an 18-year-old student suffered multiple stab wounds.

Washington Has No Moral Authority to Ban Guns

After the hate crime against Christians perpetrated by a transgender shooter in Nashville in March 2023, there was the usual outcry to ban firearms.

Days after the killing spree, activists staged an insurrection at the Tennessee State Capitol calling for tougher gun laws. This despite the fact that many in favor of gun control politicized the violence and called for more of it.

She was a victim of a home break-in. Now she teaches women how to shoot

This article features Jane Milhans, a firearms instructor in the Tacoma area, who dedicates her time to teaching women how to handle pistols and rifles for self-defense. Milhans recounts an incident where two burglars broke into her house, but she managed to remain calm and assertive, causing one of the suspects to freeze until the police arrived. Though she didn't have to use her gun, she felt safer knowing she could protect herself.

Re-Victimization from Police-Auctioned Cell Phones

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of Maryland has found that smartphones seized by police forces across the United States and auctioned online often contain sensitive data that has not been erased. The researchers purchased 228 smartphones from, the largest auction house for police departments in the US, and found that 49 of the devices had no PIN or passcode, while they were able to guess an additional 11 PINs using popular patterns.

When the internet goes dark: How states are weaponising digital shutdowns to stifle dissent

“I started noticing a pattern; it was not shut randomly,” Irfan continues. The internet was down from 7.30am to 11am and then from 2.30pm to 10.30pm. He believes it is a “proper curtailment plan”. During earlier internet shutdowns there was usually a reason given by the authorities, he says, but this current pattern has left even journalists like him “clueless”. “What I came to know is that the same pattern is followed in many other areas across Kashmir,” he says.

Cop warrant orders Ring to cough up footage from inside this guy's home

After balking at further demands, he subsequently learned that authorities had bypassed the need to get his consent by presenting Ring with a search warrant for video from several of his Ring cameras, including one that covered an indoor area of his home.

According to Politico, Larkin received a notice from Ring that the tech biz had received a warrant and was required to turn over video from numerous cameras, without giving the owner with any say in the matter.

Inspector General: Secret Service and ICE Did Not Always Adhere to Statute and Policies Governing Use of Cell-Site Simulators

The United States Secret Service and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Homeland Security Investigations (ICE HSI) did not always adhere to Federal statute and cell-site simulator (CSS) policies when using CSS during criminal investigations involving exigent circumstances. Separately, ICE HSI did not adhere to Department privacy policies and the applicable Federal privacy statute when using CSS.

This credit card can hear what you are saying and it's coming to a wallet near you

This super slim voice recorder is called Slimca, and it was given an award for its innovation with what is currently the slimmest voice recorded on the market currently. It lasts 180 minutes on a full charge and 365 days on standby.


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