- Recordings reveal the lies former LA sheriff told prosecutor Updated: Feb-13-16 10:50 pm
LOS ANGELES - Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca told three lies to federal authorities who were investigating corruption at the jails he ran, according to a newspaper report.
- Illinois News Digest Updated: Feb-12-16 1:06 am
Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 12 a.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Caryn Rousseau is staffing the desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or email@example.com.
- Illinois News Digest Updated: Feb-11-16 7:04 pm
Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 6 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Herbert McCann is staffing the desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or email@example.com.
- Lawmakers urge federal agency to build campus in Illinois Updated: Feb-11-16 4:08 pm
MASCOUTAH, Illinois - Members of Illinois' congressional delegation are appealing to the head of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency in support of Scott Air Force Base's bid to host its new facility.
- Illinois News Digest Updated: Feb-11-16 2:30 pm
Good afternoon. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Illinois at 1:30 p.m. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Chicago bureau at 312-781-0500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Herbert McCann is staffing the desk. AP-Chicago News Editor Hugh Dellios can be reached at 312-920-3624 or email@example.com.
- The Latest: Ex-sheriff's attorney to ask for no prison time Updated: Feb-10-16 7:21 pm
LOS ANGELES - The Latest on former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's agreement to plead guilty to lying during a federal probe of corruption at the jails he ran (all times local):
- The Latest: FBI chief says encryption blocks investigations Updated: Feb-09-16 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON - The Latest on the worldwide threat assessment from U.S. intelligence agencies (all times local):
- Prosecutor hands over hours of audio in Masonic temple case Updated: Feb-09-16 5:41 pm
MILWAUKEE - A federal prosecutor handed over hundreds of hours of audio recordings Tuesday to an attorney defending a man accused of plotting to shoot up a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam.
- Intelligence officials: IS determined to strike US this year Updated: Feb-09-16 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON - Leaders of the Islamic State are determined to strike targets in the United States this year, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday, telling lawmakers that a small group of violent extremists will attempt to overcome the logistical challenges of mounting such an attack.
- Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death Updated: Feb-08-16 9:09 pm
WASHINGTON - The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker's death, the Justice Department said Monday.
- Denmark says US plane was ready to fly Snowden back Updated: Feb-05-16 7:57 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Denmark's justice minister says a U.S. government airplane parked at Copenhagen's airport in June 2013 was waiting to fly former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to the United States.
- NFL and law enforcement: No credible threat to Super Bowl 50 Updated: Feb-03-16 8:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - NFL security leaders and top law enforcement officials say there is "no credible threat" to Super Bowl 50.
- St. Louis seeks state support for federal spy agency project Updated: Feb-03-16 5:01 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and other city leaders want Missouri lawmakers to support plans to keep a federal spy agency from moving its regional headquarters to southern Illinois.
- Federal, state, local officials beef up Super Bowl security Updated: Feb-02-16 6:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - From ticket scalpers to terrorism, football's biggest game always presents challenges large and small for law enforcement officials.
- The Latest: Man accused of temple attack plot denied charges Updated: Jan-27-16 8:39 pm
MILWAUKEE - The Latest on a man accused of planning to attack a Masonic temple in Milwaukee (all times local):
- FBI: Man plotted machine gun attack on Masonic temple Updated: Jan-26-16 8:20 pm
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man wanted to storm a Masonic temple with a machine gun and kill at least 30 people in an attack he hoped would show "nobody can play with Muslims" and spark more mass shootings in the United States, federal agents said Tuesday after the man's arrest.
- Documents: 9/11 bomb plot suspect had mental illness history Updated: Jan-25-16 6:23 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - A Florida man accused of helping an undercover FBI agent posing as a terrorist plan a bombing at a 9/11 commemoration has a long history of mental illness, according to court documents unsealed Monday.
- Obama enlists Pentagon to overhaul security clearance system Updated: Jan-22-16 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration asked the Pentagon on Friday to help overhaul the federal security clearance system, aiming to turn the page on a devastating data breach that exposed a major vulnerability for U.S. national security.
- Ex-Beckley prison employee sentenced for witness tampering Updated: Jan-22-16 12:48 pm
BECKLEY, West Virginia - Former prison employee Scotty Rose has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for witness tampering.
- AP FACT CHECK: Benghazi movie misstates some facts Updated: Jan-20-16 3:53 am
WASHINGTON - Michael Bay's new film, "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi," tells the story of the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in Libya through the heroics of the private security contractors assigned to protect Americans.
- UK court: Police who held journalist's partner not at fault Updated: Jan-19-16 9:58 am
LONDON - Police acted lawfully when they used anti-terror powers to detain the partner of a journalist who worked with National Security Agency secret-spiller Edward Snowden, Britain's Court of Appeal ruled Tuesday.