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Someone and something to watch over me and mine
By JULIE M. McKINNON BLADE STAFF WRITER Maybe you want to deter burglars with unobtrusive yet visible cameras outside your home, or at least provide police with recorded evidence to help catch criminals. Perhaps you want to check in on your elderly mother while you're at work. Or maybe you want to ensure your children aren't messing with the gun safe or playing unsupervised around the backyard ... (Sun, 01 Aug 2010 01:14:03 -0700)

Keep home security in mind before vacation
As the summer continues on many people are still planning to go on vacation. (Sun, 01 Aug 2010 15:50:05 -0700)

Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Expedia, Fortune Brands, Wynn Resorts, DryShips and Monster Worldwide
Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Expedia, Fortune Brands, Wynn Resorts, DryShips and Monster Worldwide (Mon, 02 Aug 2010 05:28:51 -0700)

A matter of safety
MOULTRIE — In recent months, there have been numerous commentaries offered by the public in the wake of numerous thefts and violent crimes in the Moultrie-Colquitt County community. (Mon, 02 Aug 2010 21:22:37 -0700)

Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Expedia, Fortune Brands, Wynn Resorts, DryShips and Monster Worldwide
Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Expedia, Fortune Brands, Wynn Resorts, DryShips and Monster Worldwide (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 01:09:00 -0700)

Logitech Alert Security Cameras: Keep Watch From Anywhere [Home Security]
# homesecurity The Logitech Alert digital video security system comes with a host of goodies: motion-triggered built-in DVR, 130-degree wide-angle lens, 720p video. But what's got me most excited is the ability to watch the feed from pretty much anywhere. More » (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 01:09:54 -0700)

Logitech announces Alert series of high-def security cameras, we go hands-on
While it's not too difficult to see what's going on inside your DVR from anywhere in the world these days, keeping an eye on what's happening inside your house is sadly a little bit more complicated. Sure, there are solutions, but few are entirely plug and play -- and those that are tend to be far from affordable. Logitech's new Alert system is certainly easy to set up and, at around $300, won't ... (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 01:16:55 -0700)

Don't welcome burglars into your home!
HOMEOWNERS in South Petherton are being urged to make sure they do not make it easy for thieves during the summer months. (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 02:16:46 -0700)

Logitech Alert 750i & 750e network video security systems revealed [Video]
Logitech has been pushing their webcams’ potential for home security for a while now, and with the new Logitech Alert cameras they’ve now got security-specific models to choose from. The new Logitech Alert 750i and 750e Master Systems both record and stream 960 x 720 video, and can be motion-triggered as well as monitored via a web interface, smartphone app (for iPhone, BlackBerry or Android ... (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 02:51:45 -0700)

Night Out scheduled for tonight
    The "27th Annual National Night Out" (NNO), a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for tonight.     Locally, the 2nd Annual Lauderdale County National Night Out will be held at Southeast High School and will begin at 6 p.m. with an emergency vehicle parade. A host of activities and displays will follow. Some of the ... (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 04:03:52 -0700)

$3250 to give Boomers new jobs
REVEALED: EMPLOYERS will be paid $3250 to hire mature-age workers if Tony Abbott becomes prime minister. (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 07:00:00 -0700)

Keep home security in mind before vacation
As the summer continues on many people are still planning to go on vacation. (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 07:23:02 -0700)

CEO And President Interview: iSECUREtrac Corporation - Peter A. Michel
67 WALL STREET, New York - August 3, 2010 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Wireless Communications and Telecom Equipment Report offering a timely review of the sector to serious investors and industry executives. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with public company CEOs, Equity Analysts and Money Managers. The full issue is ... (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 08:01:00 -0700)

When Good Diversity Goes Bad
A diversified business model can be a calming quality in a storm -- but it's not without pitfalls. (Tue, 03 Aug 2010 16:35:11 -0700)

LCSD searches for missing woman
    Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Ward Calhoun said investigators with the department are trying to locate an elderly woman who has reportedly been missing since last week.     Calhoun said Lauderdale County residents can help out with this search by calling the department with any information pertaining to the whereabouts of 78-year-old Delores Wood, who lives on Rob Sims ... (Wed, 04 Aug 2010 04:18:52 -0700)

Keep home security in mind before vacation
As the summer continues on many people are still planning to go on vacation. (Wed, 04 Aug 2010 05:03:26 -0700)

Bogus alarm firms target elderly
Police and Trading Standards warn members of the public to treat cold calls relating to home security with caution. (Wed, 04 Aug 2010 05:51:19 -0700)

Burglary suspects startled by homeowners in Chesterfield
CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield Police are investigating two similar residential burglaries in neighboring subdivisions in which three suspects fled after they were startled by homeowners. (Wed, 04 Aug 2010 07:39:44 -0700)

Mission Viejo residents have night out
MISSION VIEJO – Mission Viejo residents celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday at Oso Viejo Park.The event, meant to raise community interaction, awareness and crime prevention, featured demonstrations about home security, child safety and drug... (Wed, 04 Aug 2010 13:24:12 -0700)

Mont. accuses NC company of running pyramid scheme
Montana regulators have accused a North Carolina company of running a pyramid scheme involving phone and Internet services. (Wed, 04 Aug 2010 14:51:10 -0700)

Officers go to bus station to prevent crime
A crime prevention drop-in is to open at Huddersfield Bus Station today. (05/08/2010 09:00:57) (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 01:13:05 -0700)

Police stress better home security
Police repeat it like a mantra: Burglary and theft account for the vast majority of serious property crime in Oak Park and River Forest. (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 02:07:37 -0700)

Business update: Take Care Health Systems praises Senate declaration
Take Care Health Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Deerfield-based Walgreens and the nation's largest and most comprehensive manager of convenient care clinics and work site health and wellness centers, praised the U.S. Senate for its declaration of Aug. 2 to 8 as "National Convenient Care Clinic Week." (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 04:02:39 -0700)

Keep home security in mind before vacation
As the summer continues on many people are still planning to go on vacation. (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 06:18:01 -0700)

Robert Siciliano: ATM Security Threats Increase
ATM skimming alone is responsible for $350,000 of fraud daily exceeding a billion dollars in losses annually. (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 14:22:24 -0700)

Toll Brothers Names Bobby Schooley President of Raleigh Division
Triangle - (Raleigh, NC) August 5, 2010—Toll Brothers, (NYSE: TOL) (Tollbrothers.com) the nation’s leading builder of luxury homes, has named Bobby Schooley Raleigh Division President. (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 14:25:05 -0700)

Where To Start With DIY Home Security?
secretrobotron writes "I'm a recent university graduate from a co-op system which has kept me on the move every other semester, so I've never really had a permanent place to live, and I've never had the opportunity (or the capital) to buy expensive things. Now that I'm working, those restrictions on my life are gone and I'm living in an apartment with things I don't want stolen. I would love to ... (Thu, 05 Aug 2010 16:16:37 -0700)

CrunchGear Reviews the Logitech 750i Security Camera
If you know how to plug in a lamp, you can probably set up the new Logitech Alert 750i indoor camera. Luckily, the 750i is much more useful than a lamp when it comes to home security and monitoring. The new Alert series from Logitech offers extremly easy monitoring set-up with a few very cool features but it's Windows-only right now and the motion detection software still leaves a little to be ... (Fri, 06 Aug 2010 08:50:21 -0700)

Clayton County Officer Shoots, Kills Dog
A Riverdale man said he felt mistreated after an officer shot and killed his dog in response to a false alarm Friday. (Fri, 06 Aug 2010 13:01:06 -0700)

Bold, stealthy burglars strike Janesville area
Three burglaries or burglary attempts were reported in July in the neighborhood surrounding Cherokee Road in east Janesville. Burglars cut screens or kicked in doors while people were asleep. (Fri, 06 Aug 2010 14:52:31 -0700)

Girlfriend moves out, takes $20,000 from bank account
The man said on the day his live-in girlfriend left his house, he had $22,750 in his bank account. Three days later, his girlfriend had still not returned and he discovered that his banking account had been emptied of $20,000. (Sat, 07 Aug 2010 02:06:17 -0700)

Don't welcome criminals into your home!
HOMEOWNERS in South Petherton are being urged to make sure they do not make it easy for thieves during the summer months. (Sat, 07 Aug 2010 11:16:47 -0700)

Home alone home security
Every year about this time my family gets out some of our favorite Christmas movies to watch; seems we can't make it a whole year without our Christmas movie fix. One movie that always seems to make a (Sat, 07 Aug 2010 23:22:02 -0700)

Writing's on wall for cheating hubbies
If you think cellphone cameras are a technological marvel, you're likely to be blown away by the James Bond-like gadgetry now available in shops. (Sun, 08 Aug 2010 01:40:46 -0700)

Neighborhoods: Southwinds, Colonie
The 75-lot subdivision, off Consaul Road in Colonie, is a pleasant, picturesque neighborhood with large Colonial-style homes; most houses measure 3,000 square feet or more and sit on half-acre lots. Manicured lawns and eye-catching landscaping designs front most houses here; it's obvious that homeowners take distinct pride in keeping their properties looking good. There isn't much raking to be ... (Sun, 08 Aug 2010 05:38:20 -0700)

Password overload: Multiple security systems are taxing our already overloaded memories
— A pox on passwords and PINs. Just thinking about how many of the secret log-in codes you need to navigate through life these days is enough to bring on brain cramp. (Sun, 08 Aug 2010 08:01:20 -0700)

Swinton Insurance Warns Prospective Home Owners Not to Rush Into Buying
MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Aug. 8, 2010) - Swinton Insurance has issued a warning to prospective home buyers not to rush into a purchase during the seasonal pick-up in activity, urging them to carefully consider before doing so. (Sun, 08 Aug 2010 16:01:48 -0700)

Burglary suspect caught in the act
POLICE have released home security camera footage in the hope of capturing a man who could be responsible for a spate of burglaries in Ipswich’s northern and eastern suburbs. (Mon, 09 Aug 2010 09:15:25 -0700)

Public Works crew hauls one truckload, leaves the rest
Courtesy photo Ian StJohn, a Crofton resident, had a pile of debris in front of his house, mostly consisting of two tall trees on a county easement that fell during a thunderstorm last month. (Mon, 09 Aug 2010 09:26:19 -0700)

Monday Night Combat Review
Maybe the only thing better than shooting your friends in the face is getting paid to do so. Monday Night Combat is a third-person, class-based shooter set on a television game show. (Mon, 09 Aug 2010 17:06:24 -0700)

Pat Youngs on top at South Shore Harbour
Pat Youngs won the President’s Cup at South Shore Harbour in what might have been his last tournament as a member. (Mon, 09 Aug 2010 22:00:42 -0700)

Contact us:
A pensioner was almost swindled out of her life savings during an elaborate con by rogue builders who have been targeting Wandsworth. (Mon, 09 Aug 2010 23:05:44 -0700)

Online Steak Company Receives Top 5-Star Rating From TopConsumerReviews.com
Kansas City Steak Company, an industry leader in online steak companies, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700)

Reportlinker Adds Surveillance and Security Equipment: New Technologies and New Markets
Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 07:00:00 -0700)

Politics Now - Blogs - The Buffalo News
WASHINGTON - If you saw the whole 49-minute interview on Bill Moyers' session with Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr. you might be in a position to share your evaluations with Politicsnow. (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 07:02:45 -0700)

Three homes attacked by thieves
BUNDABERG Police are calling for residents to be more security conscious after one robbery and two attempted break and enters on private homes on Monday night. (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 09:09:59 -0700)

Shine a light on your landscape
How to use outdoor lights to enhance your home and garden. Done correctly, landscape lighting will bring out the best features of your home and yard, and improve security and safety. (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 11:07:18 -0700)

26 cars vandalized in Fairview
Fairview police are looking for burglars who broke into more than two dozen vehicles early Tuesday morning. (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 20:51:50 -0700)

Cape Coral police volunteers make security checks
It was Julie Tinkham's first day on the job as a Cape Coral police volunteer trainee. (Tue, 10 Aug 2010 23:37:49 -0700)

LifeShield Security Awards its Direct Response Radio Account to Florida Agency Kre8 Media Inc.
Kre8 Media Inc., the fast-growing direct-response and brand advertising agency, has won the direct-response radio account of home and business security provider LifeShield Security™ (Wed, 11 Aug 2010 00:01:00 -0700)

Dropcam Echo : Home Security Meets the Cloud
The last couple of years have seen the introduction of many security cameras aimed at the consumer market. However, mass adoption remains elusive due to complications in getting the camera up and running. Some companies have come forward with products which are simple to setup and use for the average consumer. Today, we will look at one such product from Dropcam, the Dropcam Echo.   Dropcam’s ... (Wed, 11 Aug 2010 05:36:19 -0700)

Home security camera catches would-be burglars in the act
Surveillance cameras catch crooks committing crimes at businesses all the time, but it was a Lawton family's home security camera that helped police catch two suspected burglars this week. (Wed, 11 Aug 2010 14:27:35 -0700)

Web Photo Geotags Can Reveal More Than You Wish
Security experts are trying to raise awareness about the potential dangers of geotags, bits of GPS data that identify where a photo or video was taken. (Wed, 11 Aug 2010 15:16:21 -0700)

Web Photos That Reveal Secrets, Like Where You Live
When Adam Savage, host of the popular science program "MythBusters," posted a picture on Twitter of his automobile parked in front of his house, he let his fans know much more than that he drove a Toyota Land Cruiser. (Wed, 11 Aug 2010 23:23:20 -0700)

5 Senior Home Security and Safety Tips
Tips from Security Choice to help protect seniors that live at home. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 00:01:00 -0700)

On the grapevine - August 12
CITY-WIDE Related Stories On the grapevine - August 12 Academic first in Europe to get award Pauline’s a step closer to helping end child poverty Taughmonagh PS need ‘desperate’ Tragic teen laid to rest (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 01:22:49 -0700)

Lanham church, nonprofit sponsor school supply drive
Amistad St. Paul United Church of Christ in Lanham and Lanham-based nonprofit organization are sponsoring at community empowerment and awareness day from 9 a.m. to 4 a.m. Aug. 28 at the church, at 9721 Good Luck Road in Lanham. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 02:06:18 -0700)

Red Ventures Announces Growth Capital Investment by General Atlantic
Red Ventures, a leading online marketing services company, today announced an investment by global growth equity firm General Atlantic LLC . Â GA will become a minority shareholder and support Red Ventures' efforts to enhance its strong position as a global leader in customer acquisition marketing. Â Financial details were not disclosed. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 05:00:00 -0700)

Burnaby RCMP today
Anti-Graffiti Program: works in tandem with the community and other police agencies in the region to identify prolific “taggers” and hold them accountable. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 06:12:32 -0700)

NY settles abusive-sales case with security firm
James Comtois - New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has reached a settlement with Pinnacle Security Group, a home security company that used deceptive door-to-door sales tactics to trick New York homeowners into signing contracts for unnecessary services. The settlement requires Pinnacle to pay restitution to New York clients, fork over a $150,000 penalty and reform its sales practices ... (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 11:00:42 -0700)

Attorney General targets Pinnacle Security: The Real Deal
Their salespeople have been knocking on doors in the area for a few years now, peddling home security systems. As part of a settlement with the Attorney General, Pinnacle will... (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 15:24:10 -0700)

Neighbors Criticize Youth Home Security After Thefts, Assault
Police say residents of a Worthington youth home have left the grounds to commit crimes in the surrounding neighborhood. Get the details. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 16:28:53 -0700)

2 Sexual Assaults Worry Westminster Police
Westminster police are warning residents not to leave windows or doors unlocked after two sexual assaults occurred in the past two weeks. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 18:02:32 -0700)

Westminster issues warning after sex assaults
Two recent, evidently unrelated sex assaults has Westminster police concerned, because the alleged attackers were strangers who entered victims' homes through unlocked door and window, respectively. (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 20:07:49 -0700)

The FCC and the bandwidth wars
As a general rule, whenever you hear special-interest groups using near-hysterical language to warn that some proposal will destroy jobs, snuff out innovation and end free-market capitalism as we know it, you can generally assume that progress is being made. Federal Communications Commission - Free market - FCC - Network neutrality - Google (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 20:34:43 -0700)

The FCC and the bandwidth wars
As a general rule, whenever you hear special-interest groups using near-hysterical language to warn that some proposal will destroy jobs, snuff out innovation and end free-market capitalism as we know it, you can generally assume that progress is being made. FCC - Federal Communications Commission - Recreation - Data Communications - Testing and Tools (Thu, 12 Aug 2010 21:00:00 -0700)

Westminster Police Warn About Sex Assaults
Westminster police are warning residents about two violent attacks against women in the middle of the night. Both women were sexually assaulted in their homes by strangers. Police said the suspects went in through a window or door for the purpose of attacking women. They say the solution for a night's sleep and security can be a simple as a $3 stick of wood. (Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:16:07 -0700)

Police give tips to help prevent crimes
Sometimes it’s the small actions that prevent a crime from happening: locking your car doors installing a home ... (Fri, 13 Aug 2010 18:07:19 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Sat, 14 Aug 2010 05:02:32 -0700)

Flick: 50 entire pages of lawyers now in B-N … but …
Outside the other night, a neighbor was observing something he’djust discovered in the newest Bloomington-Normal telephonebook. (Sat, 14 Aug 2010 14:46:51 -0700)

Dunshee also plans campaign for parks job
Is Rep. Hans Dunshee ready for a career change? As the Snohomish Democrat campaigns for another two-year term in the Legislature, he's planning to apply this month to become the next director of the state parks system. (Sun, 15 Aug 2010 00:08:58 -0700)

Web photos that reveal secrets, like where you live
When Adam Savage, host of the popular science program “MythBusters,” posted a picture on Twitter of his automobile parked in front of his house, he let his fans know much more than that he drove a Toyota Land Cruiser. Embedded in the image was a geotag, a bit of data providing the longitude and latitude of where the photo was taken. Hence, he revealed exactly where he lived. And since the ... (Sun, 15 Aug 2010 18:36:36 -0700)

Dunshee also plans campaign for parks job
Is Rep. Hans Dunshee ready for a career change? As the Snohomish Democrat campaigns for another two-year term in the Legislature, he's planning to apply this month to become the next director of the state parks system. (Sun, 15 Aug 2010 21:36:46 -0700)

Public Record
Docket (Sun, 15 Aug 2010 22:10:02 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Sun, 15 Aug 2010 22:46:11 -0700)

Geotags can compromise your privacy
Privacy experts suggest setting controls (Sun, 15 Aug 2010 23:16:03 -0700)

Home-security webcams boast impressive picture
Logitech has a line of new home-monitoring webcams, available next month, that are easy to set up and deliver high-resolution video for a consumer- level camera. (Mon, 16 Aug 2010 00:14:35 -0700)

ISI Automation International Announces Completion of High-End State-of-the-Art Home Theater
SAN ANTONIO----ISI Automation International, a leader in “Smart Home” electronic design and installation, announces the completion of its high-end, state-of-the-art, eco-friendly Home Theatre, an audio, video, home security and entertainment concept that merges the most sophisticated electronic equipment available on the market today with environmentally sensitive and natural acoustical sound ... (Mon, 16 Aug 2010 06:00:00 -0700)

Lavasoft Ad-Aware Total Security
Perhaps best known for its Ad-Aware Free software for spyware detection and removal, Lavasoft also makes some all-round home security software. Ad-Aware Free continues, though, and the latest version also includes protection from viruses. (Mon, 16 Aug 2010 09:47:54 -0700)

Police, neighbors team to thwart crime
On Aug. 3, residents in four neighborhoods across town met with police as part of the National Night Out program. NNO’s primary focus is to fight crime at the very local level by getting neighbors out in their front yards and talking to each other. (Mon, 16 Aug 2010 14:31:48 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Mon, 16 Aug 2010 23:29:40 -0700)

Platinum Protection Announces Additional Savings for Cellular Alarm Customers Though VOIP Phone Service from OOMA
Platinum Protection today announced that its sales representatives now offer the award-winning home phone service from Ooma. This exciting innovation allows Platinum customers to have a secure home with Platinum Protection alarm services, and the opportunity to enjoy free calling throughout the U.S. with Ooma (Tue, 17 Aug 2010 00:01:00 -0700)

Man asks for public's help to solve theft
A Lower St. Marys man whose home was cleaned out by thieves is hoping passersby might have glimpsed useful evidence that can help the RCMP to solve the crime. (Tue, 17 Aug 2010 02:03:54 -0700)

Burglars target four homes in two hours
Detectives are on the hunt for daylight burglars who broke into four homes in the Diss area in the space of two hours. Police are urging residents to be vigilant and to step up their home security following the break-ins that happened yesterday afternoon . (Tue, 17 Aug 2010 07:09:40 -0700)

Robert Siciliano: Stalkers Exploiting Mobile Phones
In this amazing age of progressive technology the uses seem unlimited. The good guy often finds out what he can do to improve his life with technology and the bad guy uses it to ruin others. (Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:54:46 -0700)

Web photos reveal your secrets
Security experts warn that GPS-equipped smart phones can place "geotags" on photos revealing where they were taken. (Tue, 17 Aug 2010 15:47:22 -0700)

Unsolved Thefts Leave Victims Frustrated
San Antonio residents are frustrated about recent property crimes, but police say they are working hard to solve them. The KSAT Defenders Investigate. (Tue, 17 Aug 2010 23:07:53 -0700)

Halo offers to protect your home
THE INQUIRER Master chief not invited (Wed, 18 Aug 2010 05:31:23 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Wed, 18 Aug 2010 07:44:21 -0700)

BBB Warning -- Beware of deceptive home alarm salesmen
NEW! Nominate someone in need NBC12 will give $300 RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – A warning if you get a knock on the door from someone trying to sell you a home alarm system. The Better Business Bureau says complaints about deceptive salespeople are on the rise. (Wed, 18 Aug 2010 15:24:34 -0700)

Family narrowly escapes unit fire
A WOMAN and her two children had trouble escaping a fire in their Salisbury North unit in one of four fires overnight. (Wed, 18 Aug 2010 17:51:32 -0700)

Things To Know Before Buying A Security System
MARION -- Door to door sales teams are asking people in Marion to think about improving their home security. A company is in town selling security systems that do not require a phone line to call police. (Wed, 18 Aug 2010 21:36:06 -0700)

Youth broadcasting classes coming to Capitol Heights
Baltimore-based Root Branch Productions, which offers TV and film production classes for youth, is planning to kick off a production program in Prince George's this fall for youth and is generating interest with an event Friday in Capitol Heights. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 02:06:12 -0700)

Thurmont Police host meeting to address recent crimes
More than 100 people gathered at the Guardian Hose Company Activities Building last week, as the Thurmont Police Department hosted a public meeting to address a recent rash of thefts from homes and vehicles. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 02:25:37 -0700)

Schlage’s New Consumer Web Site Makes It Easy to Shop for Home Security Products
CARMEL, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schlage has revamped its consumer Web site to make it easier than ever to find security products that fit your lifestyle and home décor. Visitors are greeted by a bold new homepage inviting them to find “hardware that matches my home” using the new interactive Style Selector. The website also showcases how easy it is to install a Schlage lock and lets you ... (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 06:11:59 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 07:28:59 -0700)

Ember execs share expectations of smart devices and Zigbee chips
Ember Corp.'s CEO Robert LeFort and Skip Ashton, senior vice president of engineering, talk about how the much-touted "smarter" future of smart meters will be achieved and how Ember will fit into it. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 09:49:16 -0700)

Meet Sparky The Deer, Springdale Resident For 15 Years
The Phillips live in the middle of Springdale, where they've kept a pet deer, Sparky, for over 15 years. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 15:08:47 -0700)

Crime spree continues in Griffith LAC
GRIFFITH residents have again been warned to lock up their homes following a continued spate of home break-ins. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 16:39:13 -0700)

60 Roma people expelled by France arrive to Romania
The first group of Romanians of Roma ethnicity flew from Lyon where they were escorted by police forces and the boarding occurred without incidents. The plane landed on Thursday evening at Aurel Vlaicu airport. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 18:05:45 -0700)

Embattled on So Many Fronts: The Difference a Year Makes
When President Obama came to Martha’s Vineyard for a break this time last year, after just eight months in office, there were those who questioned why he was taking time off so soon. Surely, though, a year later few would doubt the man really, really needs a vacation. (Thu, 19 Aug 2010 22:13:15 -0700)

Rifle celebrates Santa Fe's 400th — lock, stock and barrel
Images of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, the Palace of the Governors and Georgia O'Keeffe, albeit with her name misspelled, decorate a gold-plated rifle intended to celebrate Santa Fe's 400th birthday. (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 00:26:03 -0700)

Neal Boortz: PC phrases that burn my bacon
Neal Boortz: PC phrases that burn my bacon (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 15:04:00 -0700)

Lighting the land| Outdoor fixtures can enhance your landscape
Let there be light. (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 20:08:31 -0700)

Beat bad-weather worries: Get a generator
How a generator protects the home and which kind would be best for you. (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 23:50:05 -0700)

Home Calendar: Pottery Barn to offer free organization classes Sunday
THE ART OF ORGANIZING: Class will offer tips for creating a stylish workspace and organizing your home with easy solutions. 10 a.m. Sunday. All Pottery Barn locations. Free, but reservations are requested. Reservations can be made by calling your local store. For locations, www.potterybarn.com. (Sat, 21 Aug 2010 00:41:32 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Sat, 21 Aug 2010 06:57:40 -0700)

Men in van call out to teen
Police are looking for two white males in their 20s or early 30s who were driving a beige or white minivan who called out to a teenage girl. The incident occurred just after 4 p.m. on May 12 when she was walking on 122 Avenue near 222 Street in Maple Ridge. The teen called police. (Sat, 21 Aug 2010 13:31:02 -0700)

Unsolved: Javier Fernandez
UNSOLVED - Lawrence detectives are hoping a home security system might help them find a killer. Thirty-year-old Javier Fernandez was shot to death three years ago just a few blocks away from his home. There's never been arrest.   (Sat, 21 Aug 2010 19:37:02 -0700)

Safety event set for Aug. 28
The Union County Sheriff's office is gearing up to present the county's first Safe & Sound Expo next Saturday, Aug. 28. (Sat, 21 Aug 2010 20:00:01 -0700)

Review this game
I don't know how anyone can rate this game higher than a 5, unless it's your cherry-popping introduction to the world of gaming itself. (Sun, 22 Aug 2010 05:28:07 -0700)

Review this game
I don't know how anyone can rate this game higher than a 5, unless it's your cherry-popping introduction to the world of gaming itself. (Sun, 22 Aug 2010 08:28:07 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Mon, 23 Aug 2010 00:42:29 -0700)

State fire marshall investigates alarm company complaints
A home security company under under investigation in Louisiana for allegedly using deceptive door to door sales tactics has agreed to a settlement in the state of New York, over similar violations. Now the State Fire Marshal in Louisiana is speaking out about several out of state alarm companies approaching homeowners here. Dorothy and Willie Brumfield are just 2 homeowners who recently had an ... (Mon, 23 Aug 2010 19:55:14 -0700)

FireEar, Leader in Home Safety Monitoring Systems, Appoints Mark Goodfriend CEO
Mark Goodfriend to spearhead FireEar’s strategic initiative to partner with insurance industry to deliver innovative, affordable fire, temperature and power alerts to meet the needs of the growing home security market (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:01:00 -0700)

Woman who dumped cat in garbage offered police protection
A British woman who was filmed dropping a cat in a garbage can was offered police protection after she was identified by an animal protection authority, Sky News reported Tuesday. The unnamed middle-aged woman, from Coventry in central England, was tracked down by the Royal Society for the Prevention of... (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 05:47:34 -0700)

iPhone app helps Dallas couple thwart burglary from 1,400 miles away
With a few taps on his smart phone, Vince Hunter watched a live feed of two men wearing gloves peeking in his patio door. (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 06:42:49 -0700)

Man Catches Burglars On iPhone App
An iPhone application helped a Dallas man, while visiting relatives hundreds of miles away in Connecticut, watch as two burglars broke into his home. (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:00:22 -0700)

iPhone ap: Dallas man in Conn. sees home burglary
DALLAS (AP) - An iPhone application helped a Dallas man, while visiting relatives hundreds of miles away in Connecticut, watch as two burglars broke into his home.Vincent Hunter told WFAA-TV that he called 911 at the same time his home security system also... (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:01:37 -0700)

Dallas Man Sees Home Burglary From Connecticut
An iPhone application helped a Dallas man, while visiting relatives hundreds of miles away in Connecticut, watch as two burglars broke into his home. Vincent Hunter told WFAA-TV that he called 911 at the same time his home security system also contacted authorities. Hunter said, "We could see it unfolding." (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:24:11 -0700)

Want to Stop a Burglary? There's an App for That
Man watches burglars at his home from hundreds of miles away. Calls cops. Burglary - Watches - Shopping - Jewelry - Police (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:27:07 -0700)

IPhone app: Dallas man in Conn. sees home burglary
An iPhone application helped a Dallas man, while visiting relatives hundreds of miles away in suburban Hartford, Conn., watch as two burglars broke into his home. Connecticut - Hartford Connecticut - Hartford - United States - Beer (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:42:03 -0700)

Man Watches on iPhone as Home is Burglarized
Dallas Man Visiting Relatives in Conn. Uses Motion Sensors, "iCam" App, Alerts Police (Tue, 24 Aug 2010 11:30:13 -0700)

Branching out
COEUR d'ALENE - Discount Communications Inc., the satellite TV retailer headquartered in Coeur d'Alene, has started a new home-security and safety division and plans to hire 30 new sales representatives. (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 01:05:43 -0700)

Man visiting Conn. watches Dallas home break-in on iPhone
Associated Press An iPhone application helped a Dallas man, while visiting relatives hundreds of miles away in suburban Hartford watch as two burglars broke into his home. (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 01:24:00 -0700)

LifeShield Security Introduces Two Major Additions to Their Innovative Home Security Portfolio
LifeShield Security , the first national, all digital, professional grade and professionally monitored wireless home security system, officially launched its fourth layer of protection; the first layer is Internet, second is phone, third is battery, and now the fourth - GSM cellular back up protection. (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 03:18:00 -0700)

Vacationers watch home burglary with iPhone app
WFAA-TV's Jason Whitley reported that while visiting family near Hartford, Conn., Vince Hunter was alerted to movement in his home by the iCam app , which is connected to a Webcam in his residence. (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 06:48:15 -0700)

Dallas man in sees home burglary via iPhone
DALLAS - An iPhone application helped a Dallas man, while visiting relatives hundreds of miles away in suburban... (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 07:57:18 -0700)

Home Security Cams Helping Deputies
Video security systems for the home are helping Sheriff's Deputies in St. Bernard Parish zoom in on street crimes. (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 18:05:49 -0700)

Did killer of MI6 spy Gareth Williams steal state secrets?
Security services fear that the murderer of 31-year-old Gareth Williams could have taken classified material - possibly held on a laptop or MP3 player - which could be sold on to Britain’s enemies. (Wed, 25 Aug 2010 23:20:09 -0700)

Man on holiday used iPhone to stop burglary at his home 1,400 miles away
Vince Hunter used an application called iCam that allowed him to monitor his home security system and called police to try and catch the pair. (Thu, 26 Aug 2010 03:54:59 -0700)

Suddenlink offering security service
Suddenlink is now offering home security features for Bryan-College Station customers, company officials announced recently. Suddenlink Security's new features include the ability to monitor a property remotely and get e-mail, text or phone alerts. ... (Thu, 26 Aug 2010 04:54:22 -0700)

West Side Real Estate News & Notes
AKRON — The Westside Neighborhood Development Corp. (WENDCO), in conjunction with the city of Akron, is offering a $1,000 grant to homeowners residing in the city of Akron. (Thu, 26 Aug 2010 05:46:58 -0700)

Dallas man watches live on iPhone as home is robbed
For Dallas resident Vince Hunter, the $4.99 he paid for his iCam iPhone app proved to be more than worth it when he was notified about motion sensors going off in his house and then watched in real-time as burglars broke through his windows. read more (Thu, 26 Aug 2010 07:20:34 -0700)

Compro Technology Announces Applications-oriented Optical PTZ Network Camera, Compro IP570
There are many PTZ network cameras in the market today but it is very hard to find the right one that fits well in as many application environments as possible. Manufacturers tend to overlook seriousness of this issue when undertaking their so-called product differentiation strategy. (Thu, 26 Aug 2010 07:24:32 -0700)

How To Make Money In Overlooked, Small Cap Stocks
Who says U.S. stocks have been duds the past decade? Not small-company specialist Michael Corbett. (Thu, 26 Aug 2010 09:23:39 -0700)

Record-Breaking Temperatures Still Threaten Elderly
All Home Security releases end-of-summer safety tips for seniors (Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0700)

Northampton reports spike in burglaries and thefts from vehicles
The number of thefts from motor vehicles and residential burglaries has spiked in Northampton Township and police are advising people to be more aware of what can be done to prevent these incidents. (Fri, 27 Aug 2010 04:11:59 -0700)

McDonald receives $13.1M in 1st year as P&G CEO
Procter & Gamble Co. CEO Bob McDonald earned some $13.1 million in his first year as head of the world's consumer products company, considerably less than his veteran predecessor was paid, according to figures in a regulatory filing. (Fri, 27 Aug 2010 07:31:09 -0700)

Religious Briefs
Congregation's New Year services begin Sept. 8 CHICO — Congregation Beth Israel will welcome the Jewish New Year of 5771 with services at the synagogue, 1336 Hemlock. (Sat, 28 Aug 2010 00:16:23 -0700)

Smartphone Alerts Homeowners of Burglary
The iPhone is good for many things: surfing the web, checking e-mails -- and now, helping thwart crooks. A Dallas couple watched a break-in unfold at their home via the iPhone while they were out-of-town. (Sat, 28 Aug 2010 00:17:57 -0700)

How Katrina changed Lafayette forever
While Lafayette was spared from the winds and floodwaters of Hurricane Katrina, the storm nonetheless left its mark on the Hub City. (Sat, 28 Aug 2010 03:05:35 -0700)

uControl gets second wind with new strategy
uControl gets second wind with new strategy (Sun, 29 Aug 2010 17:00:33 -0700)

Bronx Boy, 5, Fighting For Life After Brutal Hit-And-Run
A young boy is struggling to survive Sunday night after a driver slammed into him as he played ball in front of his house. As tears and outrage grow in the community, new video could help police find the driver responsible. (Sun, 29 Aug 2010 20:16:59 -0700)

Cumbria Trading Standards warning over hard sell burglar alarm firm
Trading standards chiefs in Cumbria have issued a warning about a company using hard sell tactics to sell burglar alarms. (Mon, 30 Aug 2010 06:16:47 -0700)

Shooting suspect claims police illegally recorded him
The attorney for a Crystal Lake man accused of shooting his girlfriend in the face 20 months ago filed court documents Monday claiming police violated his client's rights, and perhaps state law, by secretly recording his conversations with detectives. (Mon, 30 Aug 2010 14:34:08 -0700)

Woman's autistic son got help when charged
Battered mother Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo’s formerly abusive autistic son finally got medical and mental health aid when Toronto Police charged him, she said (Mon, 30 Aug 2010 17:31:58 -0700)

Dutch police question Arab duo after US terrorist warning
Amsterdam/Washington - Dutch police were Tuesday questioning to two Arabs detained at Amsterdam's airport following a terrorist warning by the US Home Security Department. (Tue, 31 Aug 2010 01:49:13 -0700)

Last year for L-Way house raffle
Each year since 1995, the Lincoln-Way High School Foundation has raised a significant portion of its money by raffling off a home built by students in the building trades classes. But now, with no building trades program in the district, there will be no more new houses to raffle off. The program was cut this school year because of budget constraints, making this the last year for the house ... (Tue, 31 Aug 2010 02:01:22 -0700)

Dutch police question Arab duo after US terrorist warning - Update
Amsterdam/Washington - Dutch police were Tuesday questioning two Arabs detained at Amsterdam's airport after a warning by US officials that the men might have been rehearsing a terrorist attack. (Tue, 31 Aug 2010 04:33:59 -0700)

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