Domestic abuse cases never snared accused Cleveland abductor
The mother of Ariel Castro's children repeatedly went to authorities with accusations he was beating, abusing and threatening her. But her complaints never reached the point where Castro was imprisoned or triggered additional police investigations.
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Heat fan suddenly famous for 'saluting' Joakim Noah
The Miami Heat fan who gave the one-finger salute to Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah has become an Internet sensation overnight. The Sun Sentinel reported that the woman is Filomena Tobias, the widow of former CNBC commentator and financial wizard Seth Tobias, according to her daughter, Victoria Racanati. "She's embarrassed, but she is being a good sport," the daughter told the Sun Sentinel today. "She was having fun just like any other fan. All she has to say is that people need to get a life." The daughter said her mom did not want to comment. Racanati said the family are Miami Heat season ticket holders who attend every game. Tobias was captured giving Noah the bird after he was ejected from the game. The photo has been widely posted all through Internet. Racanati described Tobias as an ardent Heat fan, but was fuming by some of the less-than-flattering comments left on Internet stories about the incident. "I have to say she still looks really hot," the daughter said. The game was a ...
"Terrorist" Lyrics Land High Schooler In Jail
An anonymous reader writes "A Methusen, Mass. high schooler, who goes by the rapper name 'Cammy Dee' has been arrested after posting lyrics that police felt were 'communicating terrorist threats.' This wouldn't be the first time rap lyrics were investigated, but if formally charged for 'communicating terrorist threats' this would a set a chilling low bar for terrorist investigations."
Antivirus Firms "Won't Co-operate" With PC-Hacking Dutch Police
nk497 writes "Dutch police are set to get the power to hack people's computers or install spyware as part of investigations — but antivirus experts say they won't help police reach their targets. Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer at F-Secure, said the Dutch bill could lead to antivirus firms being asked asked to cooperate with authorities to let an attack reach the target. So far, Hypponen hasn't seen a single antivirus vendor cooperate with such a request, and said his own firm wouldn't want to take part. Purely for business reasons, it doesn't make sense to fail to protect customers and let malware through 'regardless of the source.'"
Ron Paul: Government issued 'military-style takeover' of Boston
Retired Texas Republican Congressman Ron Paul opined last week that on a libertarian website that the government performed a military-style occupation of Boston rather than a police investigation following the bombings.