Stories tagged: investigation
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:11 a.m.
Trump: FBI handling of Clinton probe ‘disgraceful’
QUANTICO, Va. – President Donald Trump said Friday “it’s a shame what’s happened” with the FBI, calling the agency’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation “really disgraceful.” Trump, who …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 7:36 a.m.
Trump doesn’t want to talk about Flynn pardon ‘yet’
President Donald Trump isn’t saying whether he is considering a pardon for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Lawmaker placed on leave from college due to investigation
A state lawmaker who is facing scrutiny over past allegations of sexual harassment while teaching at Central Washington University has been placed on leave by the school because of a …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Arizona GOP lawmaker resigns over surrogacy allegation
Republican Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona said Thursday he is resigning next month after revealing that he discussed surrogacy with two female staffers.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 7, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Attorney: Manafort did not violate order by editing op-ed
President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is denying he violated a judge’s order by reviewing and editing an op-ed intended to be published in an English-language newspaper in …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 26, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Quiet Trump loyalist is about to be thrust into Russia investigation
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s lawyers plan to sit down by the end of this month with White House communications director Hope Hicks to find out what she might know about …
Fri., Nov. 24, 2017, 4:29 p.m.
Uber sued over massive data breach after paying hackers to keep quiet
After Uber revealed that it paid hackers $100,000 to keep quiet about stealing the personal information of 57 million customers and drivers, the company is now facing at least three …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team
Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump’s legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into …
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 8:10 a.m.
Inmate death at Shelton prison investigated as homicide
OLYMPIA – Authorities said a 57-year-old man serving a life sentence for child molestation at the Washington Corrections Center near Shelton died over the weekend and police are investigating it …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
No end in sight for Mueller probe despite White House wishes
President Donald Trump’s lawyer says the criminal investigation into possible collusion with Russia in last year’s election could be over by December, but Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is expected …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
Feds probe effectiveness of VW air bag wiring recall
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that a Volkswagen recall may not fix a wiring problem that can stop the front driver’s air bag from inflating in a crash.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Video recovered, ten more charged in Penn State frat death
Investigators are filing new charges after recovering deleted security camera footage taken in a Penn State fraternity house the night a pledge consumed a dangerous amount of alcohol and suffered …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017, 11 a.m.
Missouri attorney general investigating Google
Missouri’s attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state’s consumer-protection and antitrust laws.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Cybercrimes present unique challenges for investigators
The federal investigators looking into the breach that exposed personal information maintained by the Equifax credit report company are used to dealing with high-profile hacks and the challenges they present.
Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
Groups ask governor to reopen wolf killing investigation
More than a dozen conservation groups have asked Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s office to reopen an investigation into the Oct. 27 killing of a wolf by a hunter who claimed …
Thu., Nov. 9, 2017, 9:48 a.m.
International court opens probe into Burundi deadly violence
International Criminal Court judges have authorized an investigation into allegations of state-sponsored crimes in Burundi including murder, rape and torture, announcing the decision Thursday shortly after the East African nation …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Investigators scour past of man charged in NYC terror attack
Since the attack that killed eight people, the New York Police Department and the FBI have been working behind the scenes to study his past, question his family and friends, …
Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
As Russia investigation heats up in the U.S., Trump and Putin may soon meet
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin may meet next week at an economic summit in Vietnam, a Kremlin spokesman said on Friday, even as the investigation in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 12:54 p.m.
Trump pushes DOJ on Clinton, won’t rule out firing Sessions
President Donald Trump said Friday the American public “deserves” a federal investigation of Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee over a joint fundraising agreement they signed in August 2015.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 6:33 p.m.
Former Idaho lawmaker focus of sexual abuse investigation
Documents obtained Tuesday from the Idaho Attorney General’s office show that the investigation involving a former state lawmaker is for possible sexual abuse.
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
Investigation finds 30 children, adults exposed to pesticide
At least 30 children and adults are believed to have been affected at a Coos Bay childcare center where they were exposed to pesticide, according to a state investigation.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Reports: U.K. police widen investigation into Harvey Weinstein
British media reported Tuesday that police have widened their investigation into sexual assault claims against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
State investigates possibly contaminated liquid dumped at Hanford
The Washington State Department of Ecology is investigating a report of potentially contaminated liquid dumped into the ground at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in August.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 9:49 p.m.
Report: First charges approved in Mueller’s Russia probe with plans to take people into custody
The first round of charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election were approved Friday – but it’s still not known what …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 7:18 p.m.
Civil rights group wants St. Louis police investigated
Civil rights advocates asked the new U.S. attorney in St. Louis on Friday to investigate allegations of police misconduct at recent protests that were sparked by the acquittal last month …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
Qatari exec quizzed by investigators in FIFA bribery case
Emerging from a seven-hour interrogation by Swiss investigators, Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insisted he had “nothing to hide” despite allegations he bribed a FIFA official in a World Cup …
Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Police launch investigation involving Idaho lawmaker
Authorities said Wednesday that an Idaho state lawmaker is the subject of a criminal investigation that began two weeks ago.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Deputies investigating fatal shooting of Kelso teen
Cowlitz County sheriff’s deputies are still investigating the death of a 13-year-old Kelso boy who was reportedly shot and killed by his friend.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
Las Vegas gunman targeted responding police, jet fuel tanks
The gunman who sprayed more than 1,000 rounds of bullets into a Las Vegas country music concert also took shots at jet fuel tanks and targeted police officers responding to …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Trump suggests Senate Intelligence Committee investigate ‘fake news networks’
President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the Senate Intelligence Committee investigate media companies that he believes are reporting information that is “just made up.”