UPDATE: Palm Bay police have reported that Victoria Stites, missing since Sunday, has been found safe. She was located in Jamaica, New York. No further details were immediately released. ORIGINAL STORY: Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a Florida teen who is missing and considered to be in danger. >> Watch the news report here Victoria Stites, of Palm Bay, is 19, but her mental capacity is lower than her age, Palm Bay police say. She is possibly traveling to Jamaica, New York, with a man she met on Facebook. >> Read more trending news She was last seen Saturday leaving her Palm Bay home, north of Vero Beach, wearing a green shirt and black jeans, and carrying a purple duffel bag. She has blonde/brown hair and brown eyes. She is about 5-foot-7 and weighs 135 to 140 pounds. Anyone with information on her whereabouts is asked to call 1-800-423-TIPS.
A 2-year-old child who was critically injured after being backed over by his mom’s vehicle around Midnight, has died. According to JSO, Christopher Jackson Jr.’s mom was visiting a relative at the Mathews Crossing Apartments on Century 21 Drive near Atlantic Blvd. The mother asked a relative to watch the boy so that she could go to the store. He was able to leave the apartment without the relative’s knowledge, and was struck by his mother as she was backing out of a parking spot. Family members drove the boy to Memorial Hospital where he later died. Police say the mother did not exhibit any indications of impairment. JSO is now calling the case an accidental death.
After a reported bank robbery in Mandarin, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is now tying the same suspect to at least three other crimes. Between May 18, 2017, and June 16, 2017, JSO says there are four bank robberies in the Jacksonville-area that appear to be related: 06/16/2017 – BB&T Bank located at 11331 San Jose Boulevard 06/07/2017 – Bank of America located at 13170 Atlantic Boulevard 05/25/2017 – First Florida Credit Union located at 4530 St Johns Avenue 05/18/2017 – Atlantic Coast Federal Bank located at 8048 Normandy Boulevard In each robbery, police say the suspect enters the bank wearing a hat and sunglasses and then approaches the teller, pulls out a black semi-automatic handgun, and demands money. Once the suspect receives the money, he flees the area on foot. If you have any information about where this suspect is, or even who he is, you're urged to contact the Sheriff's Office at (904) 630-0500.
The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who held up a Mandarin bank. Police responded to the Suntrust Bank on San Jose Blvd. Monday after a suspect walked in, slipped the teller a note demanding money, and fled with cash. JSO says the suspect went to a wagon-type vehicle parked nearby and then drove off. This incident has been classified as an armed bank robbery, although JSO says a weapon wasn’t shown and nobody was hurt. The suspect is described as a white man who’s around 6’3” and was last seen wearing a Gators cap, dark jacket, and black shorts. This robbery is not believed to be related to any other recent bank robberies which have occurred in the area, including one just to the north of this bank ten days ago. We will update this story as more information is available and if JSO provides surveillance footage from the bank. If you have any information, you’re asked to contact JSO at 904-630-0500.
Tucked away in the twenty-first day of email releases from a top aide to Hillary Clinton today was the email that evidently was used to dupe John Podesta into giving away his password, giving hackers years of behind-the-scenes emails and documents about Hillary Clinton’s quest for the White House.
It turns out, it wasn’t just Podesta’s fault.
As reported by other news organizations, the hack occurred on March 19, 2016 – with an email that was purportedly from Google, warning Podesta that someone had tried to log into his account from Ukraine.
We finally saw that email today, as part of a later email exchange:
The shortcut “bit.ly/1PibSU0” at the bottom – which supposedly would help Podesta change his password, was really a cleverly designed effort to get him to reveal his password to hackers.
That link actually takes you to this link, which, when you click on it, it took me to a warning page:
If you sort through that extensive URL, you see this: “myaccount.google.com-securitysettingpage.tk” – which is a tip off that it is not real.
The domain “.tk” is from Tokelau, an island off of New Zealand – and that’s not where Google is headquartered.
Not only was Podesta fooled, but also it seems the internet experts inside Hillary Clinton’s campaign didn’t recognize it for a Google fake.
“This is a legitimate email,” wrote Charles Delavan, who is identified as a worker on the HFA (Hillary For America) Help Desk.
“John needs to change his password immediately, and ensure that two-factor authentication is turned on his account,” Delavan wrote.
“The gmail one is REAL,” added Sara Latham, another employee with a hillaryclinton.com email address.
Jamie Dupree is the Radio News Director of the Washington Bureau of the Cox Media Group and writes the Washington Insider blog.
A native of Washington, D.C., Jamie has covered Congress and politics in the nation’s capital since the Reagan Administration, and has been reporting for Cox since 1989.