Archive for December 31st, 2015

Bellevue, Neb: Purported ‘Sovereign Citizen’ Shows Up At Police Headquarters With Sword, Later Gets Tasered

Bellevue, Neb: Purported 'Sovereign Citizen' Shows Up At Police Headquarters With Sword, Later Gets Tasered

James Casale, 36, a purported “sovereign citizen,” allegedly showed up on New Year’s Eve wearing a “Guy Fawkes” mask and carrying a sword at police headquarters in Bellevue, Neb. Bellevue police posted a photo of the encounter on Facebook. Casale wasn’t arrested at headquarters, police said. Rather, he was arrested later at the home of […]

BULLETIN: Terrorist-Inspired Attack In Rochester, N.Y., Thwarted, FBI Says

BULLETIN: Terrorist-Inspired Attack In Rochester, N.Y., Thwarted, FBI Says

BULLETIN: (2nd Update 1:58 p.m. ET U.S.A.) The FBI has arrested a man from Rochester, N.Y., saying he planned to show his support for ISIS by carrying out a machete attack today at a bar/restaurant in the Rochester area. ISIS is a terrorist group also known as ISIL. Today is New Year’s Eve. Bars and restaurants will be packed, a […]

BBC Hit With New Year’s Eve DDoS Attack

Websites of the BBC, including those with news content, were rendered unavailable by a New Year’s Eve DDoS attack, the venerable company reported. The outage lasted on the order of three hours. Service has been restored. Sources say “distributed denial of service” attack caused BBC websites to go offline https://t.co/CKzX3hsniB pic.twitter.com/3hzqMlnH1D — BBC News (UK) […]