Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstMore >>
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.More >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andMore >>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.More >>
Tuesday, August 19 2014 4:10 PM EDT2014-08-19 20:10:07 GMT
The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on byMore >>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.More >>
Federal Trade Commission has shut down a robocalling scam that has affected
many in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan.
scammers offered lower credit card interest rates, sometimes as low as 3 percent.
In reality, they took up to $1,600 in up front, illegal fees. Customers never
saw lower interest rates.
calls often came from "Rachel" or "Jennifer," and sometimes claimed to be from the
government or offering a government-insured plan.
As a part of the shutdown, the FTC has banned Treasure Your Success
and Ambrosia Web Design from making robocalls or telemarketing.
Although this scam has been shut down, there are likely similar
scams still out there. Dick Eppstein of
the Better Business Bureau says robocalls to your cell phone are illegal, and
almost always a scam. Even if you are on the national Do Not Call List,
scammers may still call you. Be extremely cautious when receiving offers from
calls to your cell phone.