Stories tagged: fbi
Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
The FBI, in a change of policy, is committing to inform state officials if local election systems have been breached, federal officials told The Associated Press.
Thu., Jan. 16, 2020
FBI agents on Thursday arrested a former Canadian Armed Forces reservist and two other men who are linked to a violent white supremacist group and were believed to be heading …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
A 19-year-old man has been arrested after trace amounts of mercury spilled at three locations in Houston, leading dozens of people to be decontaminated as a precaution, FBI said Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 16, 2019
Michael Flynn’s sentencing set for Jan. 28 after judge rejects his attacks on the FBI, Justice Department
A federal judge on Monday rejected Michael Flynn’s attacks against the FBI and the Justice Department, setting a long-delayed sentencing for President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser for Jan. …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2019
Former FBI Director James Comey is acknowledging that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness“ in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide.
Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
For two years, the president of the United States and his followers have loudly declared that the FBI acted unlawfully in conducting a counterintelligence investigation of Russia’s interference in the …
Mon., Dec. 9, 2019
The FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia and did not act with political bias, despite “serious performance failures” up the …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
The FBI is confirming it is operating on the assumption that the deadly attack at the Pensacola, Florida, naval base by a Saudi flight student was an act of terrorism, …
Sat., Dec. 7, 2019
The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has determined that political bias did not influence the federal investigation of potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign in 2016, according to people …
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
Daniel F. Humphrey, 43, was given 140 months in federal prison and five years of supervised release after pleading guilty in September to distribution of 50 grams or more of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
An FBI lawyer is suspected of altering a document related to surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser
Mon., Nov. 4, 2019
The Trump administration on Monday offered a reward of up to $20 million for information about Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who disappeared in Iran in 2007, and imposed …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
Ryan B. Lee, 19, originally faced seven felony counts for a string of messages that began in May 2018 and forced school officials to beef up security and made some …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
“I’m really concerned about the safety of the people at my church,” the church’s pastor said.
Mon., Oct. 7, 2019
The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath, faces the prospect of an indictment after his attorneys were unable to persuade senior Justice Department …
Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Thursday. The report also …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
A truck driver has been arrested after saying he would commit a mass shooting at a church in Memphis, Tennessee, authorities say in newly filed court records.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
The FBI is looking for outside contractors to monitor social media for potential threats, setting up a possible conflict with Facebook and other companies over privacy.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has sued the FBI and the Justice Department over his firing
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
A veteran FBI agent who wrote derogatory text messages about Donald Trump filed a lawsuit Tuesday charging that the bureau caved to “unrelenting pressure” from the president when it fired …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019
The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, …
Tue., July 23, 2019
FBI Director Christopher Wray offered a lesson Tuesday in how to dodge questions about the special counsel’s Russia investigation , offering a possible preview of what lawmakers can expect when …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Nearly two years ago, Hurricane Maria exposed the raw dysfunction of Puerto Rico, collapsing long-neglected infrastructure and leaving several thousand dead on Gov. Ricardo Rossello’s watch. Last week, two of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019
President Donald Trump appears to be walking back his comments earlier this week that he might not contact law enforcement if he were to be offered
Wed., June 12, 2019
Trump says if a foreign power were offering dirt on his 2020 opponent, he’d be open to accepting it
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs – including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots – that can be searched using facial recognition technology.
Thu., May 9, 2019
The FBI has opened a public corruption investigation into Republican donor and South Florida massage-parlor entrepreneur Li “Cindy” Yang, focusing on whether she illegally funneled money from China into the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019
FBI Director Chris Wray said Tuesday that he does not consider court-approved FBI surveillance to be “spying” and said he has no evidence the FBI illegally monitored President Donald Trump’s …
Thu., April 25, 2019
Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore’s embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children’s books to disguise government kickbacks.