Stories tagged: security
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Twice in the past week, a man wielding a knife approached Kristen Tesarik’s house in the East Central neighborhood, stood outside the front door and left without harming anyone or …
Thu., May 2, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
A gunman fired his semi-automatic rifle at Jewish worshippers after walking through a Southern California synagogue’s open front door, a spot that synagogue leaders determined last year needed improved security. …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at …
Mon., April 1, 2019, 8:16 a.m.
A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump’s administration were granted security clearances despite “disqualifying issues” in their backgrounds, such as …
Sat., March 23, 2019
The taxpayer price tag for Gov. Jay Inslee’s White House ambitions is escalating, as the Washington State Patrol plans to nearly double the size of his traveling security detail at …
UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 10:57 a.m.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection aims to utilize facial recognition at 20 major international airports on 16,300 flights per week by 2021. The technology is already being used at 17 …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
The safety officer and suspect were sent to the hospital with minor injuries and released.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 4:02 p.m.
Just how financially secure you feel depends on your age, your race, your education and – perhaps not surprisingly – your income.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Spokane International Airport reported business as usual, despite a record number of TSA screener sickouts nationally, stemming from the partial government shutdown which began a month ago.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 10:51 a.m.
Mexico looked set to shore up security near its border with the United States on Monday, and local authorities said that 39 migrants were arrested after a peaceful march devolved …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018, 9:21 p.m.
In the past fiscal year, the State Patrol’s Executive Protection Unit overshot its $2.6 million budget allotment by $400,000, with overtime and travel accounting for 62 percent of the higher-than-budgeted …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2018, 5 a.m.
Montana’s midterm elections saw a record number of absentee ballots overwhelm voting machines, found election officials in a dozen counties hand-counting votes and underscored the need to replace hundreds of …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 5:49 p.m.
The Republican candidate for lieutenant governor brought several security guards with her to a televised debate – an unusual step in a state where even elected officials often eschew security …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Republican lieutenant governor candidate Janice McGeachin brought multiple security guards to her Oct. 17 debate at Idaho Public Television — the first time staff there recall a candidate taking such …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
It hasn’t been a problem through the years, but there are additional reasons for fans to arrive early Saturday for Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has added temporary security measures in cargo areas and inside airport terminals after a rogue ground-service agent took off Friday in a Q400 turboprop plane and
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
Texas schools have been adding metal detectors and armed personnel in an effort to improve campus security in response to the deadly May attack at a Houston-area high school that …
Mon., July 23, 2018, 10 a.m.
The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against …
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Additional security checkpoint lane at Spokane airport designed to accommodate increase in travelers
At ease, summer flyers. There’s a brand new fifth lane for security at the Spokane International Airport.
Sat., June 23, 2018
With security breaches in the news, digital identity theft may seem inevitable, but experts say there are steps to take to help protect your personal information.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
Pointing to damage done to home-state companies, lawmakers from both parties Wednesday criticized tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on imported steel and aluminum products in the name of national …
UPDATED: Thu., June 14, 2018, 4:32 p.m.
Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been …
Sun., May 27, 2018, 11:34 a.m.
Gadgets these days come loaded with microphones and cameras. They are all vulnerable to hacking or programming errors, and there’s nothing consumers can do to eliminate the risks short of …
UPDATED: Fri., May 25, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
There are ways to minimize the odds that gadgets will serve up unpleasant privacy surprises.
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 4:04 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt faced tough questioning Wednesday from senators about ethics investigations involving his travel spending, security precautions and large raises for young aides.
UPDATED: Mon., May 14, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt demanded and received unprecedented, around-the-clock armed security protection on his very first day at the agency.
Thu., May 3, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
A rural school district in Eastern Washington is arming its teachers and staff with tee-ball bats in case of an active shooter.
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
Bill Cosby paid nearly $3.4 million to the woman he is charged with sexually assaulting, a prosecutor revealed to jurors Monday, answering one of the biggest questions surrounding the case …
Sun., April 8, 2018
Although hackers can, and have, set up fake Wi-Fi connections in a number of venues, usually they will target consumers at airports or hotels.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s concern with personal safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through overtime budgets and at times diverted officers away …