Stories tagged: FBI
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 8:57 p.m.
Man convicted in plot to behead blogger over cartoon contest
A man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group was convicted Wednesday of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton
President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Wednesday to revive his long-standing complaint about the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email server investigation, alleging that then-Director James Comey had …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
FBI director: Motive in Las Vegas shooting still unclear
The FBI director says investigators haven’t yet determined a motive behind a mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music festival, but they’re still digging.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
FBI asked to probe killing of black man by Utah police
A Utah prosecutor asked the FBI on Tuesday to investigate a police shooting that left a black man dead when he ran from officers who stopped him after he rode …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
FBI: Man left explosive jar at North Carolina airport
A man planted a Mason jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport last week and vowed to “fight a war on U.S. soil,” according …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
What’s happening: FBI rechecks Vegas gunman’s house
Federal investigators returned to search the home of the Las Vegas gunman for “re-documenting and rechecking.”
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 5:42 p.m.
Feds say they thwarted NYC plot targeting concert venues
Three Islamic State group sympathizers plotted to cause bloodshed at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square before U.S. agents thwarted the international terror plot, authorities said …
Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
IS latches on to global attacks as it fights for survival
Just hours after Stephen Paddock unleashed a hail of bullets on a country music festival in Las Vegas, the Islamic State group issued a flurry of statements claiming the 64-year-old …
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
Wray installed as FBI director; Trump absent at ceremony
Chris Wray was formally installed as the new FBI director on Thursday in a ceremony notable for the absence of the man who appointed him: President Donald Trump.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Gang roundups in U.S., Central America draw praise
Authorities in the U.S. and Central America say they have indicted thousands of violent street gang members since March, including a powerful MS-13 leader who allegedly ordered bloodshed on the …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
FBI investigating 1,000 white supremacist, domestic terrorism cases
The FBI is conducting about 1,000 investigations of suspected white supremacists or other types of domestic terrorists who might be planning violence, top federal officials told Senate lawmakers Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
FBI numbers show national increase in murders; Spokane reports spike in rapes and assaults
Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year, largely driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but the crime numbers released Monday by the FBI …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 1:02 p.m.
Violent crime increased in 2016 for a second consecutive year, FBI says
Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year 2016, driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but remained near historically low levels, according to FBI …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Double Hat Bandit arrested for bank robberies in Spokane, six other states
The “Double Hat Bandit” suspected of robbing banks in Spokane and six other states has been captured in Indiana, according to the 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, …