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  • new storyFBI raids Palm Springs City Hall in corruption probe 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 9:52 pm

    PALM SPRINGS, California - The FBI and local agents raided Palm Springs City Hall and went to the mayor's home on Tuesday as part of a corruption probe, authorities said.

  • FBI names counterintelligence expert to head Boston division 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 3:58 pm

    BOSTON - Harold Shaw, a counterintelligence expert who has investigated international and domestic terrorism cases, has been named the new special agent in charge of the FBI's Boston division, the FBI announced Tuesday.

  • State, FBI join forces to find long-term prison escapees 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 6:29 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The N.C. Department of Public Safety and the FBI have joined forced to resolve 43 cases involving long-term escapees from the state's prisons, the state agency announced Monday.

  • Man to be sentenced in suicide bomb plot at Kansas airport story has photos
    Updated: Aug-30-15 10:37 am

    WICHITA, Kansas - A Kansas man's odyssey into terrorism culminated when he tried to bring a van filled with inert explosives onto the tarmac at the Wichita airport where he worked, an attack prosecutors say was aimed at causing "maximum carnage" during which Terry L. Loewen would die as a martyr.

  • Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted over unruly passenger 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 6:28 pm

    DENVER - An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane."

  • Ex-Arkansas treasurer gets 2 ½ years in prison story has photos
    Updated: Aug-28-15 4:13 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison on Friday following her conviction last year on federal bribery and extortion charges.

  • Feds win fight for access to indicted Paul aide's Gmail 
    Updated: Aug-28-15 2:36 pm

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Federal prosecutors are prevailing in their yearlong fight to access the emails of a once-powerful Republican consultant from Google Inc.

  • AP sues over access to FBI records involving fake news story 
    Updated: Aug-27-15 7:44 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Associated Press sued the U.S. Department of Justice Thursday over the FBI's failure to provide public records related to the creation of a fake news story used to plant surveillance software on a suspect's computer.

  • Judge won't toss charges in Chinatown racketeering case story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 4:00 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out a racketeering case against a man arrested in a money laundering and corruption probe centered in San Francisco's Chinatown that also led to charges against a California state senator.

  • Federal grand jury investigating East St. Louis towing fees 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 12:33 pm

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - A federal grand jury is investigating how towing fees are collected by the city of East St. Louis.

  • Jackson County jail focus of FBI probe of inmate abuse 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 7:22 pm

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The FBI and Jackson County officials have been investigating four cases of guards accused of abusing inmates at the county jail, authorities announced Monday.

  • Former FBI agent recounts decades-old shootout near Ohio 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 9:12 am

    CINCINNATI - A former FBI agent used his investigative experience to research a new book recounting the story of how an agent was killed by a car-theft ring suspect 80 years ago this month.

  • FBI officials to hold seminar about church violence 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:36 am

    GREENVILLE, South Carolina - Federal Bureau of Investigation officials will talk about violence in churches and other houses of worship during a presentation that follows the shootings at a church in Charleston.

  • Northern Colorado homicides remain unsolved months later 
    Updated: Aug-22-15 4:53 pm

    FORT COLLINS, Colorado - A special task force is meeting almost daily as three homicide investigations continue to drag on in northern Colorado, with full-time investigators assigned from the FBI, Windsor and Loveland police departments, and sheriff's offices in Larimer and Weld counties.

  • NY man convicted in plot to target Muslims with X-ray weapon story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 5:07 pm

    ALBANY, New York - An upstate New York man was convicted Friday of plotting to kill Muslims with a mobile X-ray device by a jury that rejected his lawyer's argument that he was entrapped by the FBI.

  • New leader named for Buffalo FBI office 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 3:05 am

    BUFFALO, New York - An FBI agent with experience investigating Internet and international terrorism has been chosen to lead the agency's Buffalo office.

  • Ex-sheriff's captain pleads guilty in corruption case 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 11:20 pm

    LOS ANGELES - A former captain with the nation's largest sheriff's department pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying on the witness stand during a widespread misconduct investigation into abuse within the Los Angeles County jail system.

  • Feds: Man arrested for hoax bomb threat at Statue of Liberty story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 6:37 pm

    NEW YORK - A man who used the name of a 1993 World Trade Center bombing conspirator and threatened to "blow up" the Statue of Liberty in April, forcing the evacuation of Liberty Island, has been arrested, federal authorities announced Wednesday.

  • Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databases story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 5:19 pm

    SEATTLE - Federal officials on Wednesday launched a new program that will allow tribes access to national criminal databases and fix a system that allowed a man to buy a gun that was later used by his son to kill four classmates and himself at a Washington high school.

  • Records: Men linked to militia accused in smuggling rip-off 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 5:55 pm

    PHOENIX - Three men affiliated with an Arizona militia group were charged in federal court with trying to replicate a tactic long used by smugglers: Stealing drugs from people who have already transported them across the Mexico border.

  • Probe of Clinton's server could find more than just emails 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 11:36 am

    WASHINGTON - A forensic examination of Hillary Rodham Clinton's private computer server could unearth more details than what she put in her emails. It could answer lingering questions about the security of her system, who had access to it and whether outsiders tried to crack its contents.

  • Benghazi case focuses attention on US interrogation strategy story has photos
    Updated: Aug-15-15 5:15 pm

    WASHINGTON - After a suspected militant was captured last year to face charges for the deadly 2012 attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya, he was brought to the U.S. aboard a Navy transport ship on a 13-day trip that his lawyers say could have taken 13 hours by plane.

  • FBI severs ties to cooperator in $500M Boston museum theft 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 10:10 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Federal authorities investigating the 1990 theft of $500 million in art from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum have terminated a cooperation agreement with a reputed gangster because they think he lied to a grand jury when saying he knew nothing about the heist.

  • Federal court: Anti-Muslim group can't post ads on buses 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 8:19 pm

    SEATTLE - An anti-Muslim group cannot post ads on buses in Washington state showing photos of wanted terrorists and wrongly claiming the FBI offers a $25 million reward for one of their captures, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.

  • Congressman says FBI questioned him about real estate firm 
    Updated: Aug-11-15 6:53 pm

    CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger said Tuesday that the FBI asked questions several months ago about a real estate company he founded.