A Russian security firm claims to have uncovered a major tool used to rewrite hard drives and collect all stored information in potentially millions of computers and hard drives around the world.Read More →
Do state ethics restrict Gov. Chris Christie? Fuhgeddaboudit! In New Jersey, the governor can choose the ethical standards he wants to follow — and he can change them whenever he wishes.Read More →
A former borough council member in western Pennsylvania with a history of innovative protest alleges that the current council president assaulted him on Jan. 25 – while discussing how police handled the penis graffiti on the former’s garage.
“Someone painted a giant 5-foot-long black d*** on my garage that said ‘f*** you’ underneath it,” Tom Suica described to local press. “The Monaca police told me they were going to prosecute me for the d***. It’s not my d***.” Suica told Watchdog doesn’t think people are being treated uniformly. “If a little old lady lived here, and someone did this, do you think they’d be banging on her door,” he said, and threatening her with prosecution?Read More →
A state audit released Tuesday confirmed the crimes of a former volunteer fire chief and his assistant chief, and also laid out another $13,000 in unexplained spending. Baldwin Borough Manager John Barrett has worked closely with first responders and firefighters, and told Watchdog, “As a whole, they’re such good-hearted people. It’s hard to believe two individuals in that field would betray the public trust.”Read More →
Sometimes, not violating the law can get you in trouble with the law.
Just ask the Hirsch family, from Long Island.Read More →
Two top members of Gov. John Hickenlooper’s staff came before the Joint Budget Committee Monday to apologize for human services officials spending taxpayer money without notifying lawmakers.Read More →