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Stories with organization: U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 1:02 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a front for a notorious organized crime syndicate.

  • Police investigate threatening letter in Stoughton 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 12:50 pm
  • STOUGHTON, Wisconsin - Police in Stoughton are investigating a threatening letter that was sent to a black teenager, with a photo that depicted him as the victim of a lynching.

  • FBI: Suspect in 1976 killings has LA-area roots 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:23 pm
  • LOS ANGELES - A former diplomat on the FBI's Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning five family members to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago in Maryland has Southern California roots and may be in the region, authorities said.

  • Report: FBI probe includes legal work by Davis 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 2:00 pm
  • AUSTIN, Texas - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis' legal work for a taxpayer-funded tollway agency is part of a larger FBI-led investigation into the tollway group, according to a published report Friday.

  • Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:04 am
  • GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba - Don Arias stormed out of the meeting with the defense lawyers at this U.S. Navy base after less than 15 minutes. He was soon followed by three others who also lost family members in the 9/11 terror attack.

  • FBI: Another arrest made in NC kidnapping case 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:58 pm
  • ATLANTA - Another arrest was made in the kidnapping of a North Carolina prosecutor's father, federal investigators said Thursday.

  • Armored car robbed in NE Philly; no injuries 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:34 am
  • PHILADELPHIA - Authorities in Philadelphia say an armored car was held up in northeast Philadelphia, but no injuries were reported.

  • FBI director: Web monitoring, privacy can co-exist 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:13 pm
  • MILWAUKEE - The government can fight computer crime without compromising Americans' privacy rights, the head of the FBI said Tuesday, comparing government monitoring to a police department that stations an officer at a gang-infested park to make it safe for children and families once again.

  • Militia leader pleads guilty to ID theft 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:43 pm
  • MINNEAPOLIS - A self-described militia commander from Minnesota who was charged with stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit at Fort Bragg in North Carolina has pleaded guilty to identity theft.

  • Could police have averted the Boston bombings? 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 5:37 pm
  • BOSTON - It was a shocking slaying in a Boston suburb that sometimes goes years without one homicide, let alone three at once. The victims' throats had been sliced in a home on a tree-lined street, marijuana and cash strewn over their bodies.

  • Pittsburgh FBI office gets new agent-in-charge 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:43 am
  • PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh's FBI office has a new boss.

  • FBI asks to meet with San Francisco supervisors 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 12:43 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI plans to talk with San Francisco city leaders as part of its ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown, the agency confirmed Monday.

  • Questions linger year after Boston Marathon bombs 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 5:42 pm
  • BOSTON - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.

  • FBI: Miami cop known as 'Milk Man' helped dealers 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 2:31 pm
  • MIAMI - In 22 years at the Miami-Dade Police Department, Lt. Ralph Mata broke up major gangs, supervised an airport canine unit that sniffed out drug smugglers and investigated police wrongdoing. He was also, according to the FBI, known as "The Milk Man" for helping New Jersey cocaine dealers move hundreds of thousands of dollars around.

  • FBI agents shoot, kill man in Owings Mills, Md. 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 2:41 pm
  • OWINGS MILLS, Maryland - Baltimore County police say a man is dead after FBI agents opened fire on the person in a busy shopping area in Owings Mills.

  • Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 4:16 am
  • WASHINGTON - A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.

  • Giffords gunman made online rants before killing 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:29 pm
  • PHOENIX - The man who shot former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was unraveling in the months before the rampage, issuing paranoid, expletive-filled Internet rants about government conspiracies, suicide and killing police, according to new law enforcement documents released Thursday.

  • FBI investigates man in U-Md. data disclosure 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 9:26 pm
  • The FBI is investigating a Baltimore-area computer worker in connection with the online disclosure last month of University of Maryland President Wallace Loh's Social Security and cellphone numbers, according to court records.

  • Mass. ACLU sues for documents about terrorism unit 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:54 pm
  • BOSTON - The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit Thursday against the FBI and the U.S. Attorney in Boston for failing to provide documents about a joint terrorism unit involved in the Boston Marathon bombing investigation including a Florida man allegedly linked to one of the bombers.

  • Long-sought diplomat added to FBI's 'most wanted' 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:08 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A diplomat suspected of killing his wife, mother and three sons in 1976 was added to the FBI's list of "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" on Thursday, bringing new attention to a case that has long frustrated authorities.

  • Sharpton opens civil rights annual; Obama expected 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 3:49 pm
  • NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton opened his annual civil rights conference Wednesday, which President Barack Obama plans to attend, amid revelations about the activist's cooperation with the FBI in a 1980s mob investigation.

  • Al Sharpton says report of FBI cooperation not new 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:51 pm
  • NEW YORK - The Rev. Al Sharpton admitted on Tuesday that he helped the FBI investigate New York Mafia figures in the 1980s, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

  • 'I-55 Bandit' bank robber gets 5 years in prison 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 4:10 pm
  • ST. LOUIS - A serial bank robber the FBI dubbed the "I-55 Bandit" for some of the 10 holdups he pulled off in five states as a teenager was sentenced Friday to five years in federal prison.

  • New York policeman held on child pornography charges 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 12:11 pm
  • MINEOLA, New York - An FBI investigation that began more than a year ago with the arrest of a child pornography suspect in Alaska has led to federal charges against a New York state police investigator who has worked as a high school and college lacrosse coach.

  • FBI seeks man in child pornography probe 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:17 pm
  • SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's help in identifying an unknown man as part of a child pornography investigation.