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West Wing Evacuated Due to Overheated Transformer

West Wing Evacuated Due to Overheated Transformer

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The West Wing of the White House was evacuated early Saturday morning due to an overheated transformer.“Early this morning, an electrical transformer near the West Wing malfunctioned and set off a smoke alarm…

Secret Service Dog Dies in Line of Duty

Secret Service Dog Dies in Line of Duty

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (file photo)(NEW YORK) — The Secret Service suffered a fatality last weekend while helping to make an area safe for Vice President Joe Biden.According to the agency, a bomb-sniffing Belgian Malinois lost its footing and fell fro…

Lifetime Secret Service Protection Restored for Presidents Bush and Obama

Lifetime Secret Service Protection Restored for Presidents Bush and Obama

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages(WASHINGTON) — As a cost savings, Congress had ended lifetime security details for former presidents, cutting off Secret Service protection 10 years after a president leaves office. But in the post-9/11 world Congress…

Secret Service Agent’s Apparent Suicide Under Investigation

Secret Service Agent’s Apparent Suicide Under Investigation

Hemera/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Washington, D.C., police are investigating the apparent suicide of a U.S. Secret Service supervisory agent assigned to President Obama’s security detail.“Rafael Prieto had a distinguished 20-year career with…

EXCLUSIVE: Inspector General’s Report Contradicts Secret Service on Prostitution Scandal

EXCLUSIVE: Inspector General’s Report Contradicts Secret Service on Prostitution Scandal

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An investigation into the U.S. Secret Service prostitution scandal by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general contradicts Secret Service director Mark Sullivan’s adamant assertion …

Secret Service Officer Arrested in Miami

Secret Service Officer Arrested in Miami

USSS(NEW YORK) — A U.S. Secret Service officer was arrested early Friday morning after police found him passed out on a Miami, Fla., sidewalk. The officer, Aaron Francis Engler, was in Miami as part of the advance team for President Barack Obama’s vis…

White House Denies IG’s Suggestion Advance Team Volunteer Was Involved in Colombia Scandal

White House Denies IG’s Suggestion Advance Team Volunteer Was Involved in Colombia Scandal

USSS(WASHINGTON) — The White House Friday rejected an inspector general’s suggestion that a White House Advance Staff volunteer may have been involved in the U.S. Secret Service scandal involving Colombian prostitutes.In a letter to Congress, Ch…

Secret Service Investigating Democratic Delegate

Secret Service Investigating Democratic Delegate

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — New York delegate Julia Rodriguez told a reporter on camera that if she bumped into Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, she “would like to kill him,” leading the U.S. Secret Service …

Secret Service Detail Leaves Gun Unattended on Romney’s Charter Flight

Secret Service Detail Leaves Gun Unattended on Romney’s Charter Flight

David De Lossy/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) — A member of Mitt Romney’s Secret Service detail was removed Wednesday from a campaign trip after she accidentally left her firearm unattended in the candidate’s charter plane bathroom.The agent in q…

Ann Romney Gets Secret Service Protection

Ann Romney Gets Secret Service Protection

Scott Olson/Getty Images(BOSTON) – Ann Romney has been given her own Secret Service detail, ABC News has learned.Ann Romney, the wife of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, was first assigned a detail late Friday afternoon, a campaign aide confir…

Secret Service Arrests Armed Man for Alleged Obama Threat

Secret Service Arrests Armed Man for Alleged Obama Threat

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(FEDERAL WAY, Wash.) — Federal agents in Washington state have arrested an armed man accused of making threats against President Obama.U.S. Secret Service agents and local law enforcement officers knocked on the door of Anto…

Secret Service Investigating Threat Against Obama

Secret Service Investigating Threat Against Obama

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Image(WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Secret Service is investigating a mentally unstable Florida man who made multiple verbal threats Tuesday against Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton, both of whom were visiting the state at th…

Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Suit Against Cheney Security Detail

Supreme Court Issues Ruling In Suit Against Cheney Security Detail

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two Secret Service Agents, who were charged with protecting then-Vice President Dick Cheney in 2006, are entitled to qualified immunity from a lawsuit filed against them, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.The case ste…

Former Secret Service Agent Charged in Kidnapping Plot

Former Secret Service Agent Charged in Kidnapping Plot

Anderson County Detention Center(NEW YORK) — A former U.S. Secret Service agent campaigning to be a sheriff in South Carolina is facing charges for allegedly plotting to kidnap a retired judge.James Bartee, a 54-year-old running for sheriff in Oconee …

Bill Clinton Called Porn Stars Over After Agents Rebuffed Them

Bill Clinton Called Porn Stars Over After Agents Rebuffed Them

Frank Polich/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — After porn stars Brooklyn Lee and Tasha Reign were shooed away from Bill Clinton by a Secret Service agent, the former president called them back over for a photo, the actresses say.Porn actresses Brooklyn Lee …

Secret Service Director Apologizes for Prostitution Scandal

Secret Service Director Apologizes for Prostitution Scandal

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The director of the Secret Service on Wednesday apologized for the distraction caused by last month’s sex scandal in Colombia, testifying to Congress that the agency is taking steps to prevent future embarrassi…

Secret Service Director Apologizes for Prostitution Scandal

Secret Service Director Apologizes for Prostitution Scandal

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The director of the Secret Service on Wednesday apologized for the distraction caused by last month’s sex scandal in Colombia, testifying to Congress that the agency is taking steps to prevent future embarrassi…

Secret Service Director to Testify on Prostitution Scandal

Secret Service Director to Testify on Prostitution Scandal

Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Secret Service director Mark Sullivan will appear before a Senate committee on Wednesday to give his first public testimony on the agency’s investigation of the prostitution scandal in Columbia….

Colombia Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Spreads to the DEA

Colombia Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Spreads to the DEA

Eric Kayne/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A month after the Secret Service was rocked by allegations that agents brought prostitutes to a Colombia hotel where they were preparing for a visit by President Obama, the Drug Enforcement Administration Monday a…

Secret Service Scandal: ‘Significant Gaps’ in Pentagon’s Handling?

Secret Service Scandal: ‘Significant Gaps’ in Pentagon’s Handling?

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — After receiving a briefing Tuesday from Department of Defense officials on their investigation into alleged misconduct by Secret Service and military personnel in Colombia, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., says there w…

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