Stories tagged: security
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016
People attending events at the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena are being asked to come early and leave some items at home.
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016
The Social Security Administration has rolled back extra security measures on the agency’s website after getting complaints from people who had trouble accessing their accounts.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016
After receiving a deluge of obscene voicemails and text messages, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi informed her fellow Democrats on Saturday of “an electronic Watergate break-in” and warned them not …
Fri., July 29, 2016
After a series of hostile threats this year, state officials have increased Gov. Kate Brown’s security detail.
Sun., May 29, 2016
Last Thursday I… Blasted a bullet-proof couch cushion with a silencer-equipped .45.Took heart-thumping rides in a supercharged, 1,000-horsepower SUV and truck.Gave noogies to Giff and Bella, a couple of lovable …
Sat., May 28, 2016
The idea behind TSA PreCheck is to create a faster checkpoint for low-risk fliers so that TSA can focus its limited resources on the majority of travelers in regular security …
Fri., May 13, 2016
Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday asked fliers “to be patient” as the government takes steps to get them …
Sat., May 7, 2016
U.S. airlines have been pressing the government to act to reduce the intolerably long security lines at the nation’s airports. Now, they’re even asking passengers for help by sharing their …
Mon., April 25, 2016
Extra security measures may be needed to protect athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the games in Rio de Janeiro, including Rafael Nadal, who will be staying at …
Sat., March 26, 2016
Organizers for the Republican National Convention are preparing security for the gathering in Cleveland in July in an unusually combustible environment.
Sat., March 26, 2016
Investigators are broadening their DNA searches beyond government databases and demanding genetic information from companies that do ancestry research for their customers.
Fri., March 25, 2016
Apple wants a judge to delay government demands for data from a locked iPhone in a Brooklyn drug case while the FBI sees if it can get contents from a …
Sat., March 19, 2016
Suppose Apple loses its court fight with the FBI and has to produce a software tool that would help agents hack into an iPhone – specifically, a device used by …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016
An Idaho House panel has tentatively signed off on a proposal that would allow Idaho to comply with national proof-of-identity requirements.
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016
The Justice Department is firing back at Apple for refusing to help unlock a phone used by one of the gunmen in the San Bernardino attack.
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016
The federal government is using eye scans and facial recognition technology for the first time to verify the identities of foreigners leaving the United States on foot at a busy …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
NFL security leaders and top law enforcement officials say there is “no credible threat” to Super Bowl 50.
Fri., Aug. 7, 2015
Security guards now are patrolling Manito Park in response to a rash of property crimes, underage drinking and complaints from neighbors.
Tue., Jan. 27, 2015
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort. …
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014
Grocery chains and retail stores are increasingly combating in-store theft and cashiers’ money mistakes by adopting advanced video surveillance systems that link every sales transaction to high-definition video. It’s not …
Fri., June 13, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — P.F. Chang’s confirmed Friday that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen.
Tue., April 8, 2014
Spokesman-Review developer Dan Gayle, who writes our Tech Deck blog, sounds the alarm over Heartbleed, a bug that affects many commonly used websites.
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014
WASHINGTON – There has been an uptick in reports of security threats against next month’s Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, but the key concern for an attack centers on locations …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2013
LONDON — Police have arrested a man with a knife who tried to enter Buckingham Palace in London.
Wed., Sept. 25, 2013
SANDPOINT — A school board in Sandpoint is considering a new school security policy that includes training and arming district staff and teachers.
Wed., May 1, 2013
Spokane police Chief Frank Straub said runners and spectators can expect heightened security the moment they board a bus to downtown Spokane on Sunday during the 37th Lilac Bloomsday Run. …
Fri., April 19, 2013
Lilac Bloomsday Association directors say they’ll require runners and walkers to show their official race tags before lining up for the start of this year’s run. It’s one of the …
Thu., April 18, 2013
Lilac Bloomsday Association directors say they’ll require runners and walkers to show their official race tags before lining up for the start of this year’s run. Bloomsday, which occurs on …
Fri., March 8, 2013
Spokane Public Schools took a look at the safety and security of its buildings in the wake of December’s mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., and came up with recommendations that …
Tue., Dec. 18, 2012
SPOKANE — A group of men is patrolling the grounds of Roosevelt Elementary School in Spokane. The “Watch Dogs” group organized earlier this year as part of a national program …