Stories tagged: investigation
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 9:41 a.m.
Finance manager under investigation, on paid leave from Spokane County Detention Services
The finance manager at the Spokane County Jail, Arlington Richards, was placed on paid administrative leave Monday pending the outcome of an internal investigation.
UPDATED: Tue., March 13, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
Feds probing NYC helicopter crash examine passenger restraints
Investigators recovered a flight data recorder and a GoPro camera Tuesday as they tried to determine the cause of a deadly helicopter crash in the East River and figure out …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Trump at last denounces abuse; Kelly’s future in doubt
President Donald Trump at last broke his silence Wednesday to explicitly denounce domestic violence in the wake of allegations that a top White House aide had abused two former wives. …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
Ex-Olympic coach Geddert facing criminal investigation
Former U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team coach John Geddert is facing a criminal investigation after complaints were filed following the sentencing of disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, who molested girls …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 9:34 p.m.
Natalie Wood’s drowning now considered a ‘suspicious death’
New witnesses have emerged in the 1981 drowning of actress Natalie Wood, prompting investigators to deem it a “suspicious death” and name her former husband, 87-year-old actor Robert Wagner, a …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:22 p.m.
Apple to respond to U.S. inquiries into slowdown of old iPhones
Apple is cooperating with U.S. government inquiries into its secret slowdown of older iPhones, further complicating its efforts to move past an issue that irked customers whose devices bogged down.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
Federal agencies send teams to probe Tesla freeway crash
Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous “Autopilot” system.
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
Amarillo police investigate theft of 4K antique lighters
Amarillo police are investigating a burglary in which thieves lifted about 4,000 antique lighters.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Regulators open probe of Goodyear motor home tires failures
U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether some older Goodyear motor home tires can fail and cause crashes and possibly deaths.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
State officials seek investigation of food-inspection agency
Montana’s congressional delegation wants an independent investigation of the Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Seattle police investigate jewelry store smash-and-grab
Seattle police are investigating after robbers smashed display cases and took valuable items from Ben Bridge Jeweler in downtown Seattle.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, 10:19 a.m.
Former U.S. attorneys, GOP officials come to Mueller’s defense
More than 40 former U.S. attorneys and Republican and conservative officials are pushing back against efforts to discredit the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 6:57 p.m.
San Francisco officer under criminal probe kills himself
SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco police officer who killed himself after being pulled over by police in a neighboring city was under investigation for child sexual abuse in Las …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Trump touts loyalty to police but delivers attack on FBI
Taking aim at the credibility of the FBI, President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on the bureau’s leadership even as he praised state and local police officers as a …
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, …