Stories tagged: FBI
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Flynn was never suitable for NSA job
Flynn’s departure is also good news because he was as volatile presence in the administration as he was in the Trump campaign,
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
U.S. spy agencies, FBI said to probe Trump team’s Russia calls
U.S. intelligence agencies and the FBI are conducting multiple investigations to determine the full extent of contacts that President Donald Trump’s advisers and associates had with Russia during and after …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 9:58 a.m.
Judge restricts workers’ testimony about fear over Oregon ranching standoff
Federal wildlife employees will again be barred from testifying about any fear they felt during last winter’s armed occupation of a national bird sanctuary in southeastern Oregon. U.S. District Judge …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
FBI: Memphis credit union robber arrested in Seattle
The FBI says agents from its Seattle field office have arrested a man charged with robbing a credit union in Tennessee.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
FBI Director James Comey to stay on in Trump administration
FBI Director James Comey, who is under a Department of Justice Inspector General investigation for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, has told people he has been asked …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 12:47 p.m.
FBI suspects serial bank robber of crimes in Spokane and Utah
A bank robber suspected in two Spokane credit union heists in early January is wanted by the FBI in connection with three bank robberies in Utah.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 6:15 a.m.
Investigation of Kevin Harpham’s 2011 planned MLK March bombing in Spokane turned terrorism into an FBI case study
Hundreds of marchers gathered in downtown Spokane on the morning of Jan. 17, 2011, for speeches and a show of solidarity as part of the the Martin Luther King Jr. …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
Democrats press FBI to investigate Trump-Russia ties
House Democrats emerged from a briefing about Russian interference in the 2016 election demanding that the FBI investigate what links may have existed between the Kremlin and President-elect Donald Trump’s …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 1:19 p.m.
Watchdog to probe Comey’s, FBI’s actions before election
In yet another aftershock from the chaotic presidential campaign, the Justice Department inspector general opened an investigation Thursday into department and FBI actions before the election, including whether FBI Director …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 2:25 p.m.
Court unseals search warrant for Hillary Clinton’s emails
The FBI told a federal court it needed a search warrant to look at thousands of Hillary Clinton’s emails on the laptop of former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner because they …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 12:24 p.m.
Judge orders release of Clinton email search warrant
A federal judge on Monday ordered the public release of the search warrant that FBI agents used to reopen their investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 12:03 p.m.
FBI backs CIA conclusion on Russian hacking motive
The FBI is supporting the CIA’s conclusion that Russia interfered in the presidential election with the goal of supporting Republican candidate Donald Trump.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Federal judge wants to see Clinton emails search warrant
A federal judge directed the U.S. government Tuesday to show him any search warrant application used to gain access to a new batch of Hillary Clinton’s emails just before the …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 11:45 a.m.
Prosecutors push ahead with trial for last Oregon occupiers
The U.S. government will push forward with conspiracy charges against the remaining seven people who helped take over a national wildlife refuge in Oregon, just weeks after the stunning acquittal …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Trump’s Defense nominee James Mattis received anonymous email in Petraeus case, AP reports
The Associated Press has learned that President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for defense secretary was among several military officials whom the FBI concluded received anonymous letters from the woman who had …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Muslim leaders ask FBI to probe attack on University of Washington student
SEATTLE – Muslim leaders are calling on the FBI to open an investigation into an incident on the University of Washington campus in which a Muslim student was struck in …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
FBI looks for abducted Washington woman after ransom demand
The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are looking for a Washington state woman after she was abducted from her Kennewick home and a ransom was demanded.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 8:37 a.m.
Trump’s win, transition turmoil buy time for FBI chief James Comey
The election of Donald Trump may have saved James Comey’s job as FBI director – at least for the time being.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
Judge orders FBI, CIA to disclose Occupy surveillance
A federal judge has ordered the FBI and other federal agencies to turn over any potential evidence they spied on Occupy Philadelphia protesters.
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
FBI: Hate crimes against Muslims up by 67 percent in 2015
The number of hate crimes reported to police increased by about 6.7 percent last year, led largely by a 67 percent surge in crimes against Muslims, according to FBI statistics …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:23 p.m.
Hillary Clinton blames presidential election loss on Comey letters
Hillary Clinton blamed the renewed FBI inquiry into her State Department email system for blunting her momentum in the presidential election and the closure of that inquiry two days before …
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 9:53 a.m.
Stocks sharply higher in morning trading after FBI clears Clinton
Financial companies led a broad rally in U.S. stocks in morning trading Monday as investors focused on the latest turns ahead of Election Day. The FBI announced late Sunday that …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
FBI clears Clinton in renewed probe of private email server
Nine days after throwing the presidential race into turmoil, FBI Director James Comey once more cleared Hillary Clinton of criminal wrongdoing Sunday for using a private email server as secretary …
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
FBI: No charges against Clinton after new email review
FBI Director James Comey abruptly announced Sunday that a review of newly discovered emails sent or received by Hillary Clinton has not changed his conclusion that the Democrat should not …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
Judge has ‘ethical and legal’ concerns over FBI’s massive child-porn sting
TACOMA – A federal judge said he has “ethical and legal” concerns over the Department of Justice’s decision to take control of a child-pornography bulletin board and allow the distribution …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016
Charles Krauthammer: Final days bring awful choice
In a normal election, the FBI and WikiLeaks factors might be disqualifying for a presidential candidate. As final evidence of how bad are our choices in 2016, Trump’s liabilities, especially …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 5:39 p.m.
FBI leaders knew about new emails for weeks
Senior FBI officials were informed about the discovery of new emails potentially relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private email server at least two weeks before Director James Comey …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 4:22 p.m.
Arson blamed in African-American church fire; ‘Vote Trump’ written on wall
Somebody set the fire that heavily damaged an African-American church that was also spray-painted with the phrase “Vote Trump,” and an $11,000 reward is being offered for information leading to …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 8:35 p.m.
FBI in thick of political fray
For the second time in five days, the FBI had moved exactly to the place the nation’s chief law enforcement agency usually strives to avoid: smack in the middle of …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
Legal experts: It’d take a bombshell for FBI to charge Clinton in email case
Even if FBI agents discover classified information on a newly seized laptop, Hillary Clinton is unlikely to face criminal charges, according to legal experts and former federal prosecutors.