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White House Fence Jumper

Man Previously Arrested For Climbing White House Wall Killed After Attacking Sheriff

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

Aug 25 (Reuters) - A man arrested for climbing a White House fence earlier this year was shot and killed at a suburban Pennsylvania courthouse on Tues...

White House Fence Jumper Sentenced To Jail

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - A man arrested for scaling the White House fence in October was sentenced in federal court on Thursday to time served i...

White House Intruder Sentenced To Prison

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2015 | Politics

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez was sentenced on Tuesday to 17 months in prison, less the tim...

The White House Fence Is Getting Sharper Spikes

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 7 (Reuters) - The black iron fence surrounding the White House will be topped with a row of "sharp metal points" in July, the U.S. Sec...

Another White House Fence Jumper Taken Into Custody

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

An intruder carrying a “suspicious package” climbed the White House fence on Sunday night, but was quickly arrested, the U.S. Secret Service said....

Accused White House Fence Jumper Declared Incompetent, Dragged From Court

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A man charged with jumping the White House fence last week was dragged screaming from ...

Man Tackled By Secret Service Agents, Dogs After Jumping White House Fence

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine and Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

A man was detained Wednesday evening after jumping the White House fence. The Secret Service told NBC news that the suspect in the incident was 23...

Court Orders Mental Health Evaluation For White House Fence Jumper

Reuters | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics

(Adds comments from judge and defense lawyer) By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Washing...

Rachel Lienesch

Americans View Secret Service In A Positive Light, Despite Scandals | Rachel Lienesch | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

A new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that Americans still have a largely positive opinion of the Secret Service, even after a recent string of embarrassin...

Michael Calderone

How The Washington Post's Carol Leonnig Broke Open The Secret Service Scandal | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.02.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– With the Secret Service under fire for a series of security lapses in presidential protection, there is one journalist who seems to have...

Michael McAuliff

Congressman Suggests ADT For White House Security | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the Secret Service under intense congressional scrutiny for a series of security breaches, Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.) had a suggestion...

Emily Swanson

Even If Tourists Get Less Access, White House Should Be Made Safer: Poll | Emily Swanson | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

Most Americans are willing to trade less public accessibility for greater White House security, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But that doesn't...

When My Office Is a Target -- Reflections From a Veteran White House Reporter

Connie Lawn | Posted 11.22.2014 | DC
Connie Lawn

Once again there has been a breach of security at the White House, and this one could have been serious.

Kate Sheppard

Rep. King Calls For 'Full Investigation' Into Response To White House Fence-Jumper | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Pete King (R-N.Y.) called for a "full investigation" into how a man was able to jump the White House fence and make it inside the p...

Secret Service Apprehends White House Fence Jumper

Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A homeless man was in custody Tuesday night after climbing over the White House fence, the Secre...