- Lynch: No outside influence on FBI probe into Clinton emails Updated: Feb-08-16 8:48 pm
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Loretta Lynch is reaffirming that the FBI's probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while secretary of state is free of outside political influence.
- Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller's death Updated: Feb-08-16 7:48 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.
- FBI's hands-off strategy in Oregon follows lessons learned Updated: Feb-04-16 5:42 pm
Federal officials have allowed the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge to drag on for more than a month as part of a strategy learned from past standoffs in Texas and Idaho that ended in bloodshed and spurred more government mistrust, experts say.
- Federal corruption case snares leaders of South Texas city Updated: Feb-04-16 4:36 pm
DALLAS - Almost every top official in a remote South Texas city was arrested Thursday under a detailed federal indictment that accuses them of taking bribes from contractors and sending city workers to help an illegal gambling operator nicknamed "Mr. T."
- FBI increases reward in Chicago arson investigation Updated: Feb-04-16 4:40 am
CHICAGO - The FBI has increased a reward to $10,000 for useful information in the case of an arson fire that destroyed 13 horse-drawn carriages in Chicago a year ago.
- 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.
- Flint crisis reaches Capitol Hill, and it's a blame game Updated: Feb-03-16 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON - Government officials tangled on Wednesday over who was to blame for the crisis in Flint, Michigan, that allowed lead-contaminated water to flow to thousands of residents at a combative congressional hearing that devolved into a partisan fight over witnesses and no-shows.
- 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.
- FBI creates Facebook page in Farsi for case of missing agent Updated: Feb-02-16 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON - The FBI has launched a Facebook page in Farsi to solicit tips on the whereabouts of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who went missing in Iran nine years ago.
- Hoaxers increasingly going online to threaten schools Updated: Feb-02-16 12:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - On a spring day at Mount Elden Middle School in Flagstaff, Arizona, the phone rang and a receptionist answered. A computerized female voice was on the line with a disturbing message: "I can see children. I'm going to kill children!"
- 6 arrested in 'pay-for-plea' corruption case in Lafayette Updated: Feb-01-16 7:09 pm
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - Vowing to crack down on public corruption in Louisiana, the state's new attorney general announced the arrests on Monday of six people on charges related to a bribery investigation of a south Louisiana district attorney's office.
- Prosecutors: Islamic State inspired N. Carolina man's plan Updated: Feb-01-16 6:20 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A North Carolina man killed his neighbor and stole the man's money so he could buy an assault rifle to carry out an Islamic State-inspired shooting at a concert or club, according to an indictment unsealed Monday.
- Winnebago County chairman drops re-election bid amid probe Updated: Feb-01-16 1:50 pm
ROCKFORD, Illinois - The chairman of a county board in northern Illinois said he's not running for re-election at the same time as federal authorities are investigating county spending irregularities.
- FBI: Man said Masons 'playing with the world like a game' Updated: Jan-27-16 9:24 pm
MILWAUKEE - Samy Mohamed Hamzeh wanted to shoot up a Milwaukee Masonic event center in the name of Islam because he thought the group that owns it is "playing with the world like a game," according to federal authorities.
- 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.
- AP sources: Bomb in San Bernardino attack was poorly built Updated: Jan-25-16 11:03 am
WASHINGTON - A homemade bomb left behind by the husband and wife who perpetrated a mass shooting at a California social services center failed to detonate because it was poorly constructed, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.
- 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.
- FBI: Violent crime rose in first 6 months of 2015 over 2014 Updated: Jan-19-16 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Violent crime rose across the country in the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period the year before, according to preliminary data released Tuesday by the FBI.
- Teen in custody after threat made to North Dakota college Updated: Jan-14-16 8:37 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of threatening to shoot up the library at Bismarck State College, authorities said.
- FBI asked to probe Omaha mosque vandalism as hate crime Updated: Jan-13-16 6:14 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - An Omaha mosque has again been targeted by vandals.
- Police: FBI digging up lawn of home in investigation Updated: Jan-12-16 4:35 pm
CROMWELL, Connecticut - The FBI is digging up the front lawn of a home in a residential Cromwell neighborhood, but the bureau has yet to reveal why.
- FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight Updated: Jan-12-16 4:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - For the first time in its efforts to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, the FBI will try to reach out to women and girls selling sex in the run-up to the game to give them a way out and get them to turn against their traffickers.
- Grand jury: No indictment of Mississippi police officer Updated: Jan-11-16 7:12 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - A grand jury in Mississippi declined to indict a white police officer in the death of a black man, saying the man died of asphyxiation after ingesting too much cocaine and that the officer did not use excessive force.