- Defense seeks to limit evidence in Matusiewicz case Updated: May-01-15 6:29 pm
DOVER, Delaware - The son of a man who killed his former daughter-in-law and another woman at a Delaware courthouse is seeking to limit evidence in his upcoming trial on federal cyberstalking charges.
- Stern questions in post-Katrina bridge shootings case Updated: Apr-29-15 2:03 pm
NEW ORLEANS - Government prosecutors faced stern questions from openly skeptical appeals court judges who were asked Wednesday to reinstate convictions of five former New Orleans police officers in connection with deadly shootings amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
- Woman accused of making death threats against police online Updated: Apr-29-15 7:10 am
EAST POINT, Georgia - A woman accused of making death threats on a social media site against police officers has been put in jail.
- Key events in path to trial for Colorado theater shooter Updated: Apr-26-15 11:11 am
CENTENNIAL, Colorado - Key dates in the life of James Holmes, on trial in the 2012 Colorado theater shooting:
- FBI: Korean firm scammed out of $375K for fake Pharrell show Updated: Apr-24-15 10:46 pm
PITTSBURGH - A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams, FBI agents in Pennsylvania said.
- Internet piracy bill passes Legislature, goes to governor Updated: Apr-24-15 5:40 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A bill to combat Internet piracy of music and movies is heading to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration despite opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies.
- FBI chief Comey says bureau needs cybercrime fighters Updated: Apr-24-15 4:17 pm
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The head of the FBI used a Friday visit to Vermont to urge college students studying ways to fight cybercrime and conduct digital investigations to take their talents and training to the FBI.
- Defendant in computer hacking case gets 18 months in prison Updated: Apr-23-15 6:19 pm
WILMINGTON, Delaware - A federal judge in Delaware has sentenced a Canadian man to 18 months in prison for his role in an international hacking ring that gained access to an Army computer network while targeting computer giant Microsoft and several video game developers.
- Bill to combat Internet piracy passes in Florida Senate Updated: Apr-22-15 2:52 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Websites that distribute commercial movies and music online would be required to identify their owners under legislation passed by the Florida Senate.
- Va. man sentenced for online prostitution scheme Updated: Apr-22-15 3:10 am
NORFOLK, Virginia - A Newport News man accused of running an online prostitution scheme has been sentenced to 10 years and five months in federal prison.
- Internet companies oppose Florida proposals to regulate web Updated: Apr-20-15 12:37 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Some Florida lawmakers want to impose state-level regulations on the free-wheeling online world, and are drawing opposition from some of the nation's biggest Internet companies including Google, Yahoo, Facebook and Ebay.
- Judge: Russian man does not have to pay for his lawyers Updated: Apr-17-15 12:41 pm
SEATTLE - A federal judge will not make a Russian man accused of hacking U.S. businesses pay for his court-appointed attorneys.
- New Iberia man pleads guilty in Internet pornography case Updated: Apr-17-15 10:16 am
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - A New Iberia man has pleaded guilty in federal court to producing child pornography involving more than 60 boys through the video-streaming service Skype.
- Farmers Insurance, LA government hacker sentenced to prison Updated: Apr-17-15 4:26 am
LOS ANGELES - A hacker who helped break into the computer systems of DirecTV, Farmers Insurance and the Los Angeles Department of Public Works is going to federal prison.
- Omaha man gets 3 years in prison, $91K fine in online scam Updated: Apr-16-15 2:26 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An Omaha man has been sentenced to more than three years in prison and ordered to return $91,000 he stole in an online scam.
- Texas man gets 5 years in prison for internet scam Updated: Apr-16-15 5:28 am
JACKSON, Mississippi - A Texas man is going to prison for an internet scam using the identity of a deceased Mississippian.
- Man accused of online extortion of women faces more charges Updated: Apr-15-15 5:54 pm
EFFINGHAM, Illinois - An Illinois man indicted last year on accusations that he hacked online accounts of several women is now facing more charges, including child pornography.
- Man who was part of cybercrime ring gets prison Updated: Apr-15-15 6:13 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - A federal judge in Trenton has sentenced a Brooklyn man who was a member of an international cybercrime conspiracy that attempted to defraud more than $15 million from companies and their customers to nearly 8 years in prison.
- 'Game of Thrones' hit by piracy from Twitter-owned app users Updated: Apr-14-15 10:02 pm
LOS ANGELES - HBO's "Game of Thrones" has the dubious honor of being popular with both pirates and viewers.
- Police arrest father of Minnesota boy, 10, found in river Updated: Apr-13-15 5:37 pm
CRYSTAL, Minnesota - Police on Monday arrested the father of a 10-year-old boy who had been missing for nearly a month before his body was found in the Mississippi River over the weekend.
- RI Senate OKs bill targeting unauthorized computer access Updated: Apr-12-15 1:14 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Rhode Island Senate has approved a bill that would make it a felony to access another person's computer without their permission to view confidential information, even if the material is not deleted or damaged.
- Oregon school district settles sue alleging online bullying Updated: Apr-10-15 10:31 am
LONGVIEW, Washington - The Clatskanie School District in Oregon has agreed to pay three teen girls $75,000 each to settle a lawsuit alleging online bullying at their middle school.
- Cattle thief used Craigslist to sell calves he didn't own Updated: Apr-09-15 6:16 pm
HIGHMORE, South Dakota - A Highmore man was sentenced to four years in prison for using Craigslist and an auction barn to sell cattle he didn't own.
- NY starts taking online applications for crime victims' aid Updated: Apr-08-15 4:46 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York has begun taking online applications from crime victims to cover medical bills, lost pay, moving expenses, stolen or damaged property and other losses.
- Russian man's lawyers: Hacking charges should be dismissed Updated: Apr-08-15 3:18 pm
SEATTLE - Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority when agents took him into custody in the Maldives.