Law Enforcement

Valero Gas Station Robbed

Valero Gas Station Robbed

Officers from the Desert Hot Springs Police Department responded to an alarm call at the listed location. Upon arrival, officers discovered that an unknown suspect had forced entry into the location. They also discovered that several items had been taken during the crime. During the investigation, officers attempted to identify the suspect but were not […]

GPS spying: Supreme Court says police need a warrant

GPS spying: Supreme Court says police need a warrant

The Supreme Court came to a landmark decision Monday morning, voting unanimously that police agencies must obtain search warrants before they can install GPS tracking devices on the vehicles of suspects. Had the justices voted otherwise, local law enforcement agencies would have been legally protected to affix small devices on the cars of suspects, without […]

Pentagon outsources War on Drugs to Blackwater

Pentagon outsources War on Drugs to Blackwater

For skeptics of how the American government has conducted its so-called War on Drugs, don’t worry, it will soon be out of their hands. The US Department of Defense has transferred its armed efforts in Latin and Central America in the War on Drugs to Academi, the private military contractors formerly known as Blackwater, reports […]

Anonymous downs government, music industry sites in largest attack ever

Anonymous downs government, music industry sites in largest attack ever

Hacktivists with the collective Anonymous are waging an attack on the website for the White House after successfully breaking the sites for the FBI, Department of Justice, Universal Music Group, RIAA and Motion Picture Association of America. In response to today’s federal raid on the file sharing service Megaupload, hackers with the online collective Anonymous […]

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Bad Bankers, Bad Fraud Deals, And The President’s ‘Great Gatsby’ Problem

Richard (RJ) Eskow, Op-Ed:  “Investigate the Banks!” Today a coalition of progressive groups handed in a petition with more than 360,000 signatures that demanded exactly that. It calls on the Obama administration to stop pushing a cushy fraud settlement for bankers, to pursue a fair deal for shafted homeowners, and to let criminal investigations against […]

Car stolen, quick bust by Desert Hot Springs Police

Car stolen, quick bust by Desert Hot Springs Police

On Monday, January 16, 2012, at approximately 0654 hours, officers from the Desert Hot Springs Police Department were called to investigate the theft of a motor vehicle. Officers learned that the vehicle was taken from in front of the location sometime during the night. While on patrol, at approximately 11:00 PM, officers located the stolen […]