Autocorrect Leads to School Lockdown

An autocorrected text message sent a Gainesville, Georgia school into lockdown on Wednesday, February 29. School administrators and law enforcement issued the lockdown for West Hall middle and high school a little before noon on Wednesday after a community member received a text message stating “gunman be at west hall today”. “Gunman” was … [Read more...]

Cocaine in Chocolate?

It is true. A Spanish man was busted for smuggling high purity cocaine hidden inside chocolate sweets through Gatwick Airport in London. Ivan Sacido, of Madrid, was stopped at the airports North Terminal January 25. He had just arrived at the airport on a flight from Trinidad and Tobago when he was stopped by Border Force officers. A dectector … [Read more...]

Millions May Be Subject Credit Card Breach

As many as ten million Visa and MasterCard customers’ accounts may have been compromised as officials continue to investigate what they now believe as one of the largest-known credit card heists in the U.S. Both Visa and MasterCard have notified banks of the potential breach of security. The banks are in the process of figuring out the affected … [Read more...]

U.S. Army Charges 4 GIs With Murder of Soldier in Georgia

The U.S. Army has filed murder charges against four soldiers in the shooting deaths of an ex-soldier who had been part of their brigade and his girlfriend. An Army spokesperson released a statement yesterday that said the GIs, who are based in Fort Stewart in Georgia, have been charged with premeditated murder and other crimes under military … [Read more...]

West Telemarketing Lawsuit

A class action suit has been filed against West Telemarketing by a former Contract Home Agent. The suit was filed under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The lawsuit is investigating West Telemarketing and their use of the world “independent contractor” instead of “employees”. West Telemarketing operates call centers for third parties. … [Read more...]

Woman Finds Out via Facebook that Husband has Another Wife

Imagine finding out your husband or wife had another husband or wife via Facebook? That is just what happened for one Washington woman. Ellenora Fulk, of Tacoma, Washington, stumbled upon Teri Wyatt-O’Neill’s Facebook when her named popped up on the “People You May Know” tab. Fulk investigated futher and found a picture of O’Neill standing … [Read more...]

Man Drives Jeep on Philly Runway

A Pennsylvania man is arrested and charged after taking his Jeep for a joy ride on the Philadelphia International Airport runway. Kenneth Richard Mazik, 24, of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania now faces charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest, assault on a police officer, and reckless endangerment. Mazik reportedly pulled his 1999 Jeep … [Read more...]

Las Vegas Drug Prosecutor Arrested on Drug Charges

A Las Vegas drug prosecutor who handled cases involving Paris Hilton and Bruno Mars is now finding himself in the same shoes as those he tried to prosecute. Former Deputy District Attorney David Schubert was sentenced Monday to nine months in jail for felony crack possession. Schubert apologized to the court saying the situation was “a tragedy”. … [Read more...]

Forty Pounds of Marijuana Seized after Air Craft Violates President’s Airspace

A pilot is now in jail after his Cessna aircraft carrying 40 pounds of marijuana was seen invading the airspace of President Obama’s Marine One helicopter. The incident occurred in Los Angeles Thursday. President Obama was flying in the Marine One helicopter when two fighter jets intercepted the privately-owned Cessna aircraft forcing it to … [Read more...]

Pharmacy Robberies on the Rise Due to RX Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is to blame for many pharmacy robberies including one at Plantation Pharmacy in Charleston last February. The robbery occurred while Pharmacist Kerri Edmonds was on the phone. Edmonds looked up and saw the barrel of a gun in her face. Edmonds recalls with an interview with CBS, “The man told everyone to get on the … [Read more...]