Stories tagged: FBI
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Called a sex predator, powerful ex-prosecutor faces prison
FBI agents were watching – and recording – when a powerful Louisiana prosecutor arrived at the apartment of a woman facing a drunken driving charge. Bringing two bottles of wine, …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
State asks to review FBI notes on Hillary Clinton prior to release to Congress
The State Department wants a chance to review notes and other materials from the FBI’s probe of former Secretary Hillary Clinton’s email use before any documents are provided to Congress, …
Fri., Aug. 5, 2016, 6:08 p.m.
FBI arrests man suspected of robbing bank, shooting customer
The FBI has arrested a man they believe shot a customer during a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank at 7404 N. Division in April.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016, 7:04 p.m.
Ex-Los Angeles sheriff opts for trial in corruption case
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca withdrew his guilty plea Monday to lying about efforts to thwart an FBI investigation into abuses at the jails he ran, saying he …
Mon., July 18, 2016, 8:57 p.m.
Oregon standoff figure Ryan Bundy hatched escape, prosecutor says
A federal prosecutor says Oregon standoff figure Ryan Bundy was working on a plan to escape from a Portland jail.
Sat., July 16, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
Judge: Possible FBI misconduct irrelevant in standoff case
A federal judge ruled on Friday that the investigation into alleged misconduct by FBI Hostage Rescue Team officers at the shooting of Robert “LaVoy” Finicum isn’t relevant to the defense …
Tue., July 12, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
FBI no longer investigating D.B. Cooper skyjacking case
SEATTLE – The FBI said Tuesday it is no longer investigating the enduring mystery of the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper, nearly 45 years after he vanished out the back …
Sun., July 10, 2016, midnight
Ann McFeatters: America deserves better candidates
This election could have one of the lowest turnouts in modern times. That would be a sad outcome, especially in a time when, as Obama pointed out, America is far …
Sat., July 9, 2016, midnight
Charles Krauthammer: Comey didn’t want to make history
He did not want the FBI director to end up as the arbiter of the 2016 presidential election.
Thu., July 7, 2016, midnight
Dana Milbank: No ‘reasonable’ person can disagree with Comey
This wasn’t a close call: Not only wasn’t Comey recommending prosecution – he was saying that any prosecutor who did so would be unreasonable.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 3:24 p.m.
Justice Dept. closes Clinton email probe with no charges
Attorney General Loretta Lynch says the Hillary Clinton email investigation is being closed without any criminal charges.
Wed., July 6, 2016, 1:51 p.m.
GOP to examine FBI decision on Clinton emails
Irate that Hillary Clinton will not face criminal charges over her emails, House Republicans are summoning FBI Director James Comey to Capitol Hill to answer their questions.
Tue., July 5, 2016, 9:41 p.m.
Hillary Clinton’s handling of email went beyond carelessness, experts say
Hillary Clinton and her team clearly skirted the most basic rules for the handling of classified information, and their actions as outlined Tuesday by the director of the FBI went …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 7:41 p.m.
Trump blames ‘rigged’ system for FBI recommendation on Clinton
Donald Trump blasted rival Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server at a packed rally at Raleigh’s Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday evening, saying the FBI’s recommendation not to pursue …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
Why FBI concluded Hillary Clinton’s email practices weren’t criminal
Federal law makes it a crime for a trusted U.S. official to “knowingly and willfully” disclose or transmit secret information to an “unauthorized person.” A second law makes it a …
Tue., July 5, 2016, 4:26 p.m.
House Judiciary chairman questions Hillary Clinton email ruling
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is calling the timing of FBI Director James Comey’s recommendation in Hillary Clinton’s email case “uniquely troubling.”
Tue., July 5, 2016, 8:26 a.m.
FBI: No charges recommended in Hillary Clinton email matter
FBI Director James Comey says the FBI will not recommend criminal charges in its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state.
Sun., July 3, 2016, midnight
Kathleen Parker: Why would Bill block Hillary’s runway?
He just can’t help himself, or so it seems. How else can one explain his private conversation with Attorney General Loretta Lynch in the midst of the FBI’s investigation of …
Sat., July 2, 2016, 10:10 a.m.
Hillary Clinton interviewed by FBI about private email server
Hillary Clinton has been interviewed Saturday by the FBI about her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.
Thu., June 30, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
Bleeding man saved by Washington State Patrol was wanted by the FBI
A Washington State Patrol trooper cadet used his new training Wednesday night to save the life of a man who was bleeding badly from an injured arm. And as it …
Wed., June 29, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
FBI asked agencies who responded to Pulse to deny records requests
The FBI has asked law enforcement agencies who responded to Pulse nightclub to withhold records from the public, according to officials.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
FBI veteran, a rare outsider, to lead US Border Patrol
An FBI veteran has been named to head the U.S. Border Patrol, bringing in an outsider to run an agency traditionally led by agents who rise through the ranks. Mark …
Sat., June 18, 2016, midnight
Froma Harrop: Surveillance a necessary tool
Protests against government surveillance programs tend to grow in the quiet stretches between terrorist outrages. Absence of immediate fear is when the critics can best downplay the stakes.
Wed., June 15, 2016, 3:51 p.m.
FBI: Spokane resident threatened Seattle, Tacoma gay bars
The FBI is investigating a Spokane resident who allegedly posted online threats about gay bars in Seattle and Tacoma, but does not believe the threats are credible. The person who …
Mon., June 13, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Feds sue Seattle to block disclosures about FBI surveillance
The Justice Department is suing the city of Seattle to block the release of information that it says could jeopardize ongoing FBI investigations.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 9:42 p.m.
FBI seeks to exempt biometrics database from Privacy Act
Civil liberties groups are criticizing an FBI proposal that they say would make it harder for people to know if personal information about them such as fingerprints and iris scans …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 9:34 a.m.
One of FBI’s most-wanted fugitives caught on Mexican border
Authorities say one of the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted Fugitives has been captured on the border with Mexico, a man wanted in the death of his pregnant girlfriend.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 8:24 a.m.
Osama bin Laden, Ted Bundy among 10 Most Wanted in past
The FBI had hunted dangerous fugitives for years when a United Press International reporter asked in 1949 for the names of the “toughest guys” to catch. The subsequent story about …
Thu., May 12, 2016, 5:24 p.m.
Oregon standoff defendant pleads guilty in theft case
A man who joined the security team during the takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon has pleaded guilty to stealing government property.
Wed., May 11, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
As Islamic State loses ground, fewer Americans trying to join, FBI says
The number of Americans trying to join Islamic State overseas has dropped substantially since last summer, FBI Director James B. Comey said Wednesday, as the terrorist group has come under …