I had a question today about OCS [Microsoft Office Communications Server]. I was cautioning folks about email and how we have several occasions where Congress has asked for emails and there has been an electronic search for responsive emails – so we need to be cautious about what we say in emails. Someone asked if OCS conversations were also searchable – I don’t know, but told them I would get back to them. Do you know?
On Wednesday, former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner’s attorney changed his tune on just how lost those two years’ worth of emails actually were. Lerner’s lawyer, William Taylor II, said that Lerner had printed out some emails in order to comply with records-keeping laws. He had previously said that Lerner did not print and file her email communications because she was unaware that she was required to do so.
Republicans said the email shows Ms. Lerner was aware Congress was probing the agency and that she was preparing to intentionally hide agency discussions from lawmakers.
A South Bend Police officer is under investigation for a crime he says he didn’t commit. For about a year, Officer Theo Roberts has been speaking about what he says are injustices within the South Bend Police Department. He says that’s why he is being questioned about a crime.
A Mexican judge has ordered Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi back to prison after the U.S. Marine made his first full appearance in court Wednesday on charges that he broke the law when he crossed into the country earlier this year with military-grade firearms.
“Consider the two large states at the front of the current debate, Florida and Texas: Both states provide easy web access to detailed records of permit holders,” the report says. “During over two decades, from October 1, 1987 to May 31, 2014, Florida has issued permits to more than 2.64 million people, with the average person holding a permit for more than a decade.3 Few — 168 (about 0.006 [percent]) — have had their permits revoked for any type of firearms related violation, the most common being accidentally carrying a concealed handgun into a gun-free zone such as a school or an airport, not threats or acts of violence. It is an annual rate of 0.0002 percent.”
A woman was caught on video Wednesday unleashing a profanity-laced lunchtime tirade against anti-abortion demonstrators, appearing to shove at least one person and kick down displays.
Common Council member Valerie Schey released a statement Wednesday saying she’s concerned about how the bill will affect South Bend businesses.
Residents in one Elkhart neighborhood say police swarmed their area last weekend in retaliation after an Elkhart police officer was attacked and seriously injured.
A cellphone video shot by a bystander shows a tense scene on West Garfield Avenue as Elkhart police arrested Reese Tommy Haithcox. The video captures heated exchanges between police on the scene and the crowd that gathered.