The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said Thursday.
An agency deep in turmoil is dealt another blow, this time in a scathing federal report. The Secret Service is in the hot seat for pulling officers from their White House post to settle a personal errand in Maryland.
Another security breach at the White House. A Maryland man has been captured after jumping over the fence.
A government investigation Wednesday criticized a bizarre Secret Service assignment that pulled agents from their duty near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.
With the Secret Service still reeling from security breaches at the White House, an old scandal is producing a new allegation.
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.
The head of the Secret Service got grilled on Capitol Hill by lawmakers who say the agency failed to protect the president at least three times recently. The most alarming was when a man ran deep into the White House with a knife, getting by several layers of security.
The man who jumped a fence and made it into the White House this weekend appeared in federal court Monday afternoon, where prosecutors called him an ongoing threat to the president.
The man accused of scaling a security fence and getting into the White House with a knife is scheduled to have his initial appearance in federal court.
The Secret Service is coming under intense scrutiny after a man who hopped the White House fence made it all the way through the front door before being apprehended.
A table at e-End holds jars full of tiny pieces of metal and plastic that were once cellphones, rifles and even body armor.
More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in its ranks.