Former CEO at center of fake Basquiats scandal countersues Orlando museum, claiming he is being scapegoated
A former executive director of a Florida museum which was raided last year by the FBI over an exhibit of what turned out to be forged Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings is filing counterclaims against the museum.
The FBI is investigating a Texas sheriff's office, a woman interviewed by agents says
A woman interviewed by FBI agents says they are investigating allegations of wrongdoing by a Texas sheriff who faced complaints of corruption for years before drawing broader scrutiny for his response to a mass shooting.
The FBI director warns about threats to Americans from those inspired by the Hamas attack on Israel
FBI Director Christopher Wray is warning that Hamas’ rampage inside Israel could inspire violence in the U.S. He told lawmakers on Tuesday that multiple foreign extremist groups have called for attacks against Americans and the West in recent weeks.
The Supreme Court allows the White House to continue work to combat controversial social media posts
The Supreme Court says it will indefinitely block a lower court order curbing Biden administration efforts to combat controversial social media posts on topics including COVID-19 and election security.
Trump scheduled to be questioned in lawsuits from ex-FBI employees who sent negative texts about him
Donald Trump is scheduled to be questioned under oath as part of lawsuits from two former FBI employees who provoked the former president’s outrage after sending each other pejorative text messages about him.
Proud Boy who disappeared ahead of his Jan. 6 sentencing was found unconscious by agents at his home
FBI officials say a member of the Proud Boys extremist group who disappeared days before he was supposed to be sentenced for his role in the U.S. Capitol riot was found unconscious by federal agents after he tried to “covertly return” to his home.
The boyfriend of a Navajo woman has been convicted of fatally shooting her in emblematic case
The boyfriend of a Navajo woman whose case was emblematic of a movement launched to draw attention to an epidemic of missing and slain Indigenous women was convicted of first-degree murder in her fatal shooting.
A key US government surveillance tool should face new limits, a divided privacy oversight board says
A sharply divided privacy oversight board says the FBI and other government agencies should be required to get court approval before reviewing the communications of U.S. citizens collected through a secretive foreign surveillance program.
FBI is investigating alleged abuse in Baton Rouge police warehouse known as the 'Brave Cave'
The FBI has opened a civil rights investigation into claims in recent lawsuits that Baton Rouge police assaulted and strip-searched drug suspects they detained in an obscure warehouse known as the “Brave Cave.”.
FBI updates photo of University of Wisconsin bomber wanted for 53 years
More than 50 years after a Vietnam War-era bombing on the University of Wisconsin campus that killed a researcher, the FBI has released age-processed photographs of a suspect who has evaded law enforcement for more than half a century and been referred to as “Wisconsin’s state ghost.”.
US says a smuggler with terrorist ties helped get migrants from Uzbekistan into the country
The Biden administration says it has detected and stopped a network attempting to smuggle people from Uzbekistan into the United States and says at least one member of the network had links to a foreign terrorist group.
After Maui officials named 388 people unaccounted for in fires, many called to say they're OK
Within a day of Maui County releasing 388 names of people unaccounted for following the deadliest U.S. wildfire in more than a century, more than 100 of them or their relatives have come forward to say they’re safe.
A Trump supporter indicted in Georgia is also charged with assaulting an FBI agent in Maryland
A Donald Trump supporter who surrendered to Georgia authorities on charges he conspired with the former president and other allies to overturn Trump’s 2020 election loss is also facing federal charges that he assaulted an FBI agent in Maryland.
Rising political threats take US into uncharted territory as 2024 election looms
This week’s confrontation that ended with FBI agents fatally shooting a 74-year-old Utah man who threatened to assassinate President Joe Biden was just the latest example of how violent rhetoric has created a more perilous political environment across the U.S. Threats against public officials have been steadily climbing in recent years, creating new challenges for law enforcement, civil rights and the health of American democracy.
Utah man killed after threats against Biden believed government was corrupt and overreaching
Family members of an armed Utah man who was killed by FBI agents after making threats against President Joe Biden are describing him as a gun enthusiast who was worried about “a corrupt and overreaching government.”.
Orlando man convicted following FBI child sex sting operation
35-year-old Gabriel Almenas Carrasquillo was arrested on Aug. 11, 2022 in Orlando after attempting to meet with who he thought was a 13-year-old boy, but was actually an undercover FBI agent posing as a child online, according to a statement released by the FBI.
No fingerprints, DNA sample or leads from cocaine found at the White House, the Secret Service says
No fingerprints or DNA turned up on the baggie of cocaine found in the West Wing lobby last week despite a sophisticated FBI crime lab analysis, and surveillance footage of the area didn’t identify a suspect, according to summary of the Secret Service investigation obtained by The Associated Press.
In Trump case, Justice Dept. unseals previously blacked-out portions from search warrant application
The Justice Department has disclosed some of the previously blacked-out portions of a warrant application it submitted last year to gain authorization to search former President Donald Trump’s Florida property for classified documents.
Actor known for ‘Bob’s Burgers’ character arrested on Capitol riot charges
An actor known for his roles on the comedy television shows “Bob’s Burgers” and “Mr. Show with Bob and David” has been arrested on charges that he joined a mob of Donald Trump supporters in confronting police officers during the U.S. Capitol riot.
FBI offers to show GOP chairman document that purports to relate to Biden, his family
The FBI has offered to show top lawmakers next week a bureau document that purports to relate to President Joe Biden and his family following weeks of demands by congressional Republicans and a contempt threat against Director Christopher Wray.
Special counsel Durham to testify before Congress next month about his report on Trump-Russia probe
Former special counsel John Durham is scheduled to testify before a House committee next month about his recently completed report on the FBI’s investigation of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Former FBI employees testify on GOP politicization claims after losing clearances
Several FBI employees accused the bureau of politicization in congressional testimony Thursday, a day after the agency announced two of them had seen their security clearances revoked over concerns about how their views of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capital attack affected their work.
Man indicted in theft of 'Wizard of Oz' ruby slippers worn by Judy Garland
A federal grand jury has indicted a man who is suspected of stealing a pair of famous ruby red slippers worn by Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. Federal prosecutors said Terry Martin was indicted Tuesday on one count of theft of major artwork.
Durham report takeaways: A 'seriously flawed' Russia investigation and its lasting impact on the FBI
A 306-page report by Justice Department special counsel John Durham is refocusing negative attention on one of the most politically significant investigations in FBI history: the probe into whether Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign was colluding with Russia to tip the outcome of the election.