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  • Frisky Business

    Frisky Business
    Early last year, the U.S. Supreme Court elevated the legal status of drug-detecting dogs, ruling that a police search can be presumed lawful if it is predicated on a positive alert by a well-trained dog with basic paperwork. Such training, though, is bunk if not accompanied by valid certification of the dog and its handler. Not only was it lacking in an ongoing drug-money forfeiture case in Maryland U.S. District Court, in which the government is seeking to keep $122,640 in cash seized last September from a passenger’s luggage at Baltimore-Washington International Airport, but a fraudulent certification was produced by Maryland Transportation Authority Police (MTAP) and used by federal prosecutors, who sought to disguise and downplay the document’s false provenance, according to a Baltimore attorney’s recent filing in the case.
  • Woman who scuffled with TSA over applesauce back in court

     
    The woman who got into a scuffle with Transportation Security Administration officers at Bob Hope Airport when they tried to confiscate a container of applesauce and other snacks has until Jan. 16 to condense her claim, otherwise, a frustrated judge...

    Judge accepts amended complaint in TSA applesauce arrest

     
    A U.S. District Court judge has accepted a third amended complaint from a woman who got into a tussle with security officials at Bob Hope Airport when they wouldn’t allow her to bring applesauce and other snacks on a flight in 2009.

    Pictures in the News | November 13, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Philippines, where increasingly desperate, typhoon-stricken Filipinos gather amongst the devastation in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban. The typhoon left a trail of destruction in multiple...

    Dorner manhunt: Authorities chase 600 tips in search for ex-cop

     
    Investigators have received at least 600 tips about Christopher Dorner, the fugitive ex-police officer sought in a series of killings, officials said Monday.