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Opinion: Obama Visits Bring Hefty Price Tag

The President’s visits often come with a hefty price tag for cities in both security costs and time misspent by police forces.

06/18/2012

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Md.’s Catoctin Mountain Park To Close During G-8

The National Park Service says the park surrounding Camp David will be closed to the public when leaders of the Group of Eight leading industrialized nations meet at the presidential retreat later this month.

05/04/2012

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Hopkins University To Teach Ethics Course For Secret Service Agents

The U.S. Secret Service is under new scrutiny as the top watchdog at Homeland Security announces his own investigation of the growing prostitution scandal. With some suggesting the scandal in Colombia wasn’t an isolated incident, ethics experts from right here in Baltimore are stepping in. Johns Hopkins University will train dozens of agents in the coming days.

04/30/2012

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Rep. Cummings Defends President’s Response To The Secret Service Scandal

A total of six Secret Service members have now left their jobs after being accused of hiring prostitutes while on the job and now the scandal is becoming politicized as the investigation heats up.

04/21/2012

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Former Secret Service Agent From Md. Discusses Colombia Prostitution Scandal

Drinking, strip clubs and prostitutes. That’s what investigators say Secret Service agents and military members were involved in when they should have been preparing for President Barack Obama’s trip to Colombia.

04/17/2012

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Md. To Close Park Near Camp David For G-8

The Department of Natural Resources says it will close Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont to all public access during the G-8 Summit.

04/02/2012

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Idaho Man Charged With Attempted Assassination Of Obama Or His Staff

An Idaho man charged with firing two shots at the White House last week has been charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama or his staff.

11/17/2011

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Suspect In Shooting Near White House Arrested

A man was arrested Wednesday in connection with an investigation into a shooting near the White House, the U.S. Secret Service said.

11/16/2011

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Man Climbs Over White House Fence

A man climbed over the White House fence near its western entrance gate and ran toward the presidential residence Tuesday evening before he was apprehended by uniformed Secret Service officers.

09/21/2011

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Credit Card Scam Busted In Laurel

Police in Prince George’s County say they’ve stopped a waiter who stole from his customers.

08/12/2011

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1st Black Secret Service Agent Dies

Charles L. Gittens, the first black Secret Service agent, has died. He was 82.

08/09/2011

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White House Fence Jumper Charged With Unlawful Entry

Police are holding a homeless man who jumped the fence at the White House, but officials have determined the backpack he was carrying did not contain explosives or weapons.

08/03/2011

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