Stories tagged: FBI
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
FBI investigates off-duty work by Seattle police officers
The FBI is investigating claims that Seattle police officers enabled by their union may have engaged in intimidation and price fixing while working off-duty jobs.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Sheriff: FBI has contacted suspect in Montana school threats
A sheriff in northeastern Montana says his office and the FBI have communicated with the person suspected to have sent text and email threats that prompted schools to cancel classes …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 15, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Raul Castro’s surprising response to harmed U.S. diplomats
The Cuban president sent for the top American envoy in the country to address grave concerns about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Justice won’t allow FBI officials to speak to Senate panel
The Justice Department says it will not permit two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey to appear privately before a congressional committee investigating Russian interference in the 2016 …
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Grand jury hears from lobbyist in Trump Tower chat, source says
A grand jury used by special counsel Robert Mueller has heard secret testimony from a Russian-American lobbyist who attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump’s eldest son, the …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
FBI rules Montana woman found shot dead in trunk in Spokane was an elaborate suicide
The FBI announced Thursday that its year-long investigation into the reported kidnapping of a Montana woman, who was later found shot to death in the trunk of a car located …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
FBI issues reward for Double Hat Bandit for bank heists in five states and Spokane
The FBI is willing to fork over $10,000 for information that leads to the conviction of the so-called “Double Hat Bandit,” who is believed to have committed 13 bank robberies …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:55 p.m.
FBI: Chinese man supplied rare, malicious malware
A Chinese man has been charged in California with distributing a type of computer malware that has been linked to attacks on U.S. businesses and to the theft of personnel …
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Ex-FBI Director James Comey to lecture at Howard University
James Comey, the FBI director fired by President Donald Trump, will give a series of lectures at Howard University.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 12:38 p.m.
Internal FBI surveys show high support for ex-FBI head Comey, Russia
Despite White House claims to the contrary, fired FBI Director James Comey was highly respected and trusted within the bureau during his nearly four-year tenure, according to internal survey results …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
FBI agents search home of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort
FBI agents have searched one of the homes of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Manafort’s spokesman said Wednesday.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
FBI: Explosive detonated at Minnesota mosque
The FBI was searching for suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging a room …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
Mueller using grand jury in Russia probe, AP source says
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is using a grand jury in Washington as part of an investigation into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to a person familiar …
Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Trump’s top aide Kelly reportedly told Jeff Sessions his job is safe
New White House chief of staff John Kelly called Jeff Sessions on Saturday to tell him his post as attorney general was safe, despite the fact Kelly and Sessions’ boss, …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 8:48 p.m.
Senators move to protect special counsel in Russia probe
Two members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are moving to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s job, putting forth new legislation that aims to ensure the integrity of current and future …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Federal lawsuit filed against WSP employee who crashed into four cars in 2014
It started with a bang and the Toyota Camry went flying. Kagney Barger was the first of four cars stopped in a line by a construction flagger on May 28, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Senate confirms Christopher Wray, Trump’s choice for FBI
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Christopher Wray to lead the FBI, replacing James Comey, who was abruptly fired by President Donald Trump amid the investigation into Russia meddling in last …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 11:46 a.m.
Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’
Hillary Clinton is calling her new book “What Happened” and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:21 p.m.
FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship
A domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship led to the death of a 39-year-old Utah woman, and the FBI was investigating what happened in U.S. waters off Alaska, the agency …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
Senate defies Trump on call to investigate Hillary Clinton
President Donald Trump’s relentless calls for more investigations into Hillary Clinton, her emails and the Democratic National Committee are largely being ignored in Congress, where Republicans spent years and millions …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Storm clouds gather in Trump’s Russian summer of discontent
The nation’s capital hasn’t seen a summer like this in at least a generation. Washington seems braced for a crash. It’s either hurtling toward a constitutional crisis, or at the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Participant in Cliven Bundy standoff sentenced to 68 years in prison
A participant in the 2014 armed standoff between federal agents and supporters of rancher Cliven Bundy was sentenced to 68 years in prison Wednesday despite pleas from his lawyer for …
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Coincidence or trend? Spokane has seen an anomalous number of carjackings this month
Since July 3, there have been four violent car robberies or carjackings in the Spokane area, three of which appear to be random. Two happened to women while they were …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Sheriff asks for FBI investigation fatal shooting by deputy
A Washington sheriff’s is asking the FBI investigate a fatal shooting by one of his deputies.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Former Spokane resident wanted by the FBI for alleged meth distribution
The FBI is asking for help in finding a felon wanted for his alleged involvement in trafficking meth in Montana.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Senator wants more information on Trump’s ‘digital’ activities during campaign
The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee Sunday called for more investigation into the digital activities of Donald Trump’s campaign, out of concerns about Russian-directed misinformation efforts to influence …
Tue., July 11, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Trump’s FBI pick faces questions on independence versus loyalty
Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the FBI will hear two questions repeatedly from senators at his confirmation hearing Wednesday: Did the president demand loyalty in exchange for his nomination, and …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Government scraps search for new FBI headquarters
The government is scrapping a decade-long plan to shutter the FBI’s deteriorating downtown Washington headquarters and look for a new building in Maryland or Virginia, the General Services Administration announced …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Kremlin denies knowing of Donald Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer during 2016 campaign
The Kremlin on Monday said it was unaware of a 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer purported to have information that could potentially damage Hillary Clinton’s …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
Mueller probe could draw focus to Russian crime operations
The U.S. government has long warned that Russian organized crime posed a threat to democratic institutions, including “criminally linked oligarchs” who might collude with the Russian government to undermine business …