May 10, 2013 6:50 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS - A strange twist has surfaced in a 16-year old homicide cold case out of Colorado Springs. Just after midnight on may 24, 1997 Gino Romero, 13, was shot and killed while riding in the back seat of an old black sedan during a drive by shooting in... more »
April 27, 2013 12:04 PM
BOSTON (AP) - The FBI has concluded its search of a landfill near a Massachusetts college where the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings was a student. FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller says the two-day search ended Friday. Eimiller wouldn't say what investigators were looking for or whether they recovered... more »
April 23, 2013 3:45 AM
Police in Nicaragua say they arrested an American on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted list who allegedly committed child porn offenses.
He's been turned over to the FBI.
Eric Justin Toth, a former teacher in the Washington D.C. Area, was arrested this weekend north of Managua. He was caught... more »
February 25, 2013 8:51 PM
The March 1st deadline is approaching quickly. If Congress doesn't act, sequestration goes into effect; it's a series of budget slashing and tax increases. Federal agencies across the board are watching closely, and worried about their budgets.
"We've been wondering, how are they going to cut the staff lower... more »
February 9, 2013 1:48 PM
DENVER (AP) - A 23-year-old man who was beaten by three Denver police officers after he questioned their authority to search the trunk of his car says the Justice Department has decided not to charge any of the officers with civil-rights violations stemming from the case. Alexander Landau tells The... more »
December 4, 2012 8:06 PM
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The FBI says an Alaska barista was sexually assaulted and killed the day after she was abducted last February. Suspect Israel Keyes, who died in an apparent suicide this week, told authorities he left the barista's body in a tool shed for two weeks while he... more »
November 21, 2012 7:36 PM
DENVER - A Colorado Springs man could spend the rest of his in prison after being found guilty on robbery and firearms charges in federal court today.
Joshua Bodean Smith, 22, was arrested in November of 2010 following an investigation by the FBI, the Colorado Springs Police Department and... more »
November 18, 2012 1:58 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The way the FBI responded to Jill Kelley's complaint about receiving harassing emails that ultimately unraveled or scarred the careers of ex-CIA Director David Petraeus and Marine Gen. John Allen is the exception, not the rule. The FBI commonly declines to pursue cyberstalking cases without compelling evidence... more »
October 14, 2012 11:57 AM
CODY, Wyo. (AP) - The FBI has released a revised description and a composite drawing of a man suspected of kidnapping a girl in Cody. Police say the man lured the 11-year-old girl into his SUV Monday by claiming he needed help finding a missing puppy. A group of hunters... more »
August 29, 2012 7:30 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's voluminous FBI file contains threatening letters sent to him and his staff years ago but nothing about his former assistant Jerry Sandusky, convicted of molesting boys. Paterno's 868-page file contains the fallout from a series of threatening letters from someone... more »
August 12, 2012 12:56 PM
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) - Sikh worshippers in Wisconsin are holding a ceremony involving a flag pole before their first Sunday prayer service since a white supremacist shot and killed six people at their temple. About 100 people are gathered in the parking lot of the temple in Oak Creek,... more »
August 4, 2012 1:32 AM
Sex offenders are manipulating their identities to slip through the cracks of law enforcement; a new study funded by the United States Justice Department shows about 16 percent of them are living secretly among us.
It's also a problem here in Colorado Springs. About 1,100 registered sex offenders are... more »
July 14, 2012 12:52 PM
DENVER (AP) - A former private Christian school principal facing child pornography charges has been released on bond. News 5's Denver partner KUSA-TV reports Daniel Ivan Ashby must stay at his parents' house and no one in the home is allowed to have a computer or Internet access. Ashby, who... more »
July 8, 2012 11:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Internet users scanning their Twitter feeds or Facebook accounts Sunday might want to add one more quick click to check their computer for malware. Thousands of people around the country whose computers were infected with malicious software more than a year ago face the possibility of not... more »
June 22, 2012 8:30 PM
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Prosecutors used scores of photographs to show jurors chemicals and other materials that FBI agents found inside of the apartment of a Saudi man accused of gathering bomb components at his Texas apartment. Photos presented Friday showed bottles of sulfuric acid and nitric acid, and other... more »
May 13, 2012 8:39 AM
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials and other law enforcement personnel are searching a rugged mountain area for an FBI agent who had not been seen for more than 24 hours and was said to be despondent and possibly suicidal. KABC-TV reports that Los Angeles-based Special... more »
February 22, 2012 11:22 AM
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) - A Virginia man charged following a yearlong FBI investigation with plotting a suicide bombing inside the U.S. Capitol was expected to make a second court appearance Wednesday. Amine El Khalifi, 29, of Alexandria was arrested Friday and charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass... more »
February 17, 2012 1:35 AM
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - The FBI says an immigration agent shot and injured another agent and was then killed by a third colleague in a federal building in Long Beach. FBI Special Agent Steven Martinez says the shooting occurred at about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. There were conflicting early reports... more »
February 12, 2012 11:17 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. government is seeking software that can mine social media to predict the future. Solicitations posted online show federal law enforcement and intelligence agencies hope to anticipate everything from terrorist attacks to foreign uprisings by sifting billions of posts from Twitter and other social networks.... more »
January 12, 2012 6:53 PM
Former American Numismatic Association collections manager Wyatt Yeager plead guilty today in Federal District Court in Wilmington, DE to stealing coins and other objects worth nearly a million dollars from the American Numismatic Association Money Museum, in Colorado Springs.
ANA President Tom Hallenbeck said approximately 300 historically significant coins... more »
December 21, 2011 7:31 AM
WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - The FBI is stepping up its effort to find a missing 20-month-old toddler as investigators comb through trash bins and pore over more than 100 leads. Waterville Police Chief Joseph Massey refuses to speculate on whether Ayla Reynolds is still alive, saying the investigation remains a... more »
September 25, 2011 11:31 AM
DENVER (AP) - A man wanted in the execution-style shooting of two men in Evergreen in 2004 has been captured in El Paso, Texas. Both men survived.
KUSA-TV reports that U.S. Marshals captured Robert Montoya Friday night following a joint operation between FBI and Mexican police.
Montoya is... more »
September 14, 2011 8:36 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An FBI spokeswoman in Los Angeles says agents are investigating a series of computer hacking attacks on celebrities.
The FBI's Laura Eimiller said Wednesday that dozens of celebrities had been targeted by hackers, who stole personal information from email and other computer accounts. She declined... more »
September 8, 2011 4:47 PM
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) - The FBI isn't offering any details about the investigation that led to today's raid on the headquarters of a California company that makes solar panels.
The company, Solyndra, received more than $500 million in federal loan guarantees before filing for bankruptcy last week.
Today,... more »
August 9, 2011 11:21 PM
We have new information on the sighting of 3 fugitive siblings from Florida. Tonight the FBI confirms that they believe the so called "Dougherty Gang" is in Colorado
Ryan, Lee Grace and Dylan Dougherty are wanted by the FBI after police say they went on a crime spree which... more »
August 9, 2011 9:27 PM
Word from the FBI in Denver is that they will hold a press conference some time within the next 10 minutes to update the "Dougherty Gang" situation. We'll keep you updated as soon as we get more information. At last report, the three were reportedly spotted at an REI in... more »
August 8, 2011 8:43 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The FBI says DNA found on the tie of hijacker D.B. Cooper does not match a new suspect in the case.
Special Agent Fred Gutt cautioned that the test does not necessarily rule out the deceased suspect because investigators do not know whether DNA on... more »
July 6, 2011 6:45 AM
BOSTON (AP) - Former reputed mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who escaped prosecution for 16 years until he was captured last month in California, is set to return to federal court in Boston to enter a plea on 19 murder charges.
Bulger is to be arraigned before U.S. Magistrate... more »
June 3, 2011 5:56 PM
Shortly before 1:30 pm Thursday afternoon an eight year old was walking in the 400 block alley of S. Raleigh St and S. Stuart Street in Denver, when a white male of unknown age with short brown hair grabbed her and put her in a white cargo van, then sped... more »
May 19, 2011 12:23 PM
MIAMI (AP) - The widow of a Florida tabloid photo editor who died in the 2001 anthrax mailings is casting fresh doubt on the FBI's conclusion that a lone federal scientist staged the attacks.
Attorneys for Maureen Stevens have filed new sworn statements from two of Bruce Ivins' superiors... more »
May 9, 2011 5:17 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI released documents Monday stating that New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner assisted the agency in two investigations - one of them apparently a terrorism probe - in the years leading up to his pardon by President Ronald Reagan on a campaign-contributions conviction.
The Associated... more »
May 4, 2011 1:11 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI is warning computer users against unsolicited emails purporting to show photos or videos of the killing of Osama bin Laden. The bureau says they may contain a virus that can steal personal identification information or infect a computer. In a statement Tuesday, the bureau cautioned... more »
April 22, 2011 12:22 PM
The FBI Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force has released three additional pictures of a possible suspect in an incident that happened at the Southwest Plaza Mall in Jefferson County on Wednesday. A pipe bomb and two propane tanks were found on the anniversary of the Columbine school shootings, which happened... more »
March 30, 2011 2:28 PM
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Divers from the FBI are searching the Colorado River for a second day as part of an investigation.
Grand Junction police spokeswoman Kate Porras declined to release details Wednesday. She said the search is part of an ongoing local investigation. There have been no... more »
February 19, 2011 5:00 PM
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A Longmont bank employee who told police he was held at knifepoint and bound with duct tape during a robbery has been arrested on charges of conspiring with the alleged holdup man.
The Longmont Times-Call reports that the bank employee, Lizardo "Alan" Monje, was arrested... more »
January 5, 2011 4:30 PM
NOGALES, Ariz. (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol says its agents have been involved in a shooting near the US-Mexico border in the Arizona city of Nogales. It's not known whether agents were fired upon or whether they fired shots in the Wednesday incident. It's also not known if anyone... more »
January 4, 2011 6:37 PM
The FBI has arrested a suspect in a July 2010 murder in Atlanta, Georgia.
Eddie Wilson, 27, of Colorado Springs was found at 1070 Chelton Road last July after reports of shots fired. Wilson had been shot and was found outside an apartment building.
After an investigation Colorado... more »
November 27, 2010 2:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A law enforcement official says federal agents began investigating the suspect in the Christmas tree bombing plot in Portland, Ore., after receiving a tip from someone who was concerned about the teenager.
The official tells The Associated Press that Mohamed Osman Mohamud was acting on his... more »
November 4, 2010 6:58 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Authorities say a man declared dead 16 years ago but who they believe is alive is charged with kidnapping a 12-year-old Nevada girl whose remains were found in Louisiana.
The FBI said Thursday that a warrant was issued for 53-year-old Thomas Steven Sanders. It charges... more »
October 13, 2010 10:32 AM
Fewer people were victims of crime last year than the year before.
The government's most comprehensive crime survey shows the lowest violent and property crime rates ever recorded in the survey, which was first published in 1973.
The National Crime Victim Survey released Wednesday by the Justice Department... more »
October 5, 2010 3:10 PM
Colorado ranked tenth among the 50 states in mortgage fraud in 2008, and first in 2006, according to the Mortgage Asset Research Institute. Colorado was first among the states in mortgage fraud in 2006.
The Colorado Bureau of Investigation plans to crack-down on mortgage fraud by adding six new... more »
September 24, 2010 2:10 PM
The FBI says robbers kidnapped a Miami-area bank employee, strapped a possible bomb to his chest and used him to steal money from the bank.
FBI spokeswoman Judy Orihuela said a teller was abducted early Friday morning by three suspects and forced to help them rob a Bank of... more »
September 15, 2010 1:19 PM
A man who pleaded guilty to killing four people has reportedly been investigated as a suspect in the 2004 slaying of a woman in Westminster.
Catrina Powell's body was found dumped behind a strip mall.
Sister-in-law Dachelle Powell said a detective involved in the case told her Scott... more »
September 8, 2010 8:13 AM
The FBI says investigators have found no explosives aboard a Los Angeles-bound Thai Airways flight in which a bomb threat was found scrawled on a bathroom mirror.
An FBI spokeswoman says investigators did a thorough search of the plane Tuesday night and found no evidence to suggest a credible... more »
August 25, 2010 8:37 AM
Authorities are offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a Colorado inmate who made what officials say was an "elaborate escape" from a maximum security prison.
A Department of Corrections spokeswoman says authorities are going door-to-door around the Sterling Correction Facility as they search for... more »
August 17, 2010 3:54 PM
The FBI is getting involved in a case of alleged police misconduct in Denver.
FBI spokesman Dave Joly said Tuesday that the agency has agreed to look into the case at the request of Mayor John Hickenlooper. However, the FBI won't say whether or not that will lead to... more »
August 9, 2010 12:46 PM
The Justice Department's inspector general says the FBI laboratory has a backlog of more than 3,200 forensic DNA cases.
The IG says such backlogs can delay legal proceedings and prevent the timely capture of criminals.
The backlog has grown 130 percent in a single year to 276 cases... more »
August 2, 2010 3:17 PM
A Colorado Springs man has been arrested on an FBI warrant for child pornography.
Gerald Augustine was taken into custody early Monday morning at an apartment complex on N. Murray. No other information is available at this time. more »
June 11, 2010 12:39 PM
An aging con man once on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list has pleaded guilty to killing a young Ohio couple in 1977, his second admission in a double murder case this week.
Edward Edwards appeared in an Akron courtroom Friday, two days after he unexpectedly pleaded guilty... more »
June 9, 2010 12:25 PM
Two federal law enforcement officials say U.S. authorities paid Joran van der Sloot $15,000 in a sting operation and delayed arresting him because they were trying to help build a murder case against him in the 5-year-old unsolved slaying of Natalee Holloway in Aruba.
During that delay, Van der... more »
May 24, 2010 9:33 AM
The FBI says the violent crime rate in the United States is down for the third year in a row.
The decline last year amounted to 5.5 percent for violent crime and the rate for property crime was down 4.9 percent. The FBI collected the crime data from more... more »
April 8, 2010 11:00 PM
Every six seconds, an electronic billboard on Austin Bluffs Blvd near Oro Blanco changes but there's one ad the FBI wants you to see.
"It's very beneficial," said Dave Joly, an FBI spokesperson. "It creates more leads, more information and also more exposure that we can have for this... more »
April 6, 2010 6:59 PM
A Pueblo West man has been arrested for two robberies that happened over the last 8 months. US Bank, located inside the Safeway in Pueblo West was robbed on February 26. The robber was wearing a black leather coat, sunglasses, a black skull cap, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.... more »
April 5, 2010 4:57 PM
Authorities say they still don't have enough information to issue an Amber Alert for a 12-year-old Colorado girl reported missing on March 28.
Greeley Police Sgt. Joe Tymkowych says officials haven't determined if Kayleah Wilson ran away or was abducted. She went missing after leaving her home to walk... more »
March 29, 2010 12:36 PM
Authorities say a Virginia woman pretended to be an FBI agent and conned her neighbors into taking jobs as her assistants.
Twenty-nine-year-old Brenna Reilly of Arlington was indicted by a federal grand jury in Alexandria last week on a charge of impersonating an FBI agent. According to a court... more »
March 10, 2010 4:31 PM
A Colorado Springs man is accused of trying to corrupt the computers of the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA). Douglas James Duchak, 46, was indicted by a federal grand jury Monday.He faces up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, if convicted.
Duchak worked at TSA's Colorado Springs... more »
March 1, 2010 5:26 PM
Hazardous materials crews and the FBI were on the scene Monday at the IRS building in Ogden, Utah, where several people were subjected to decontamination showers.
Two people were taken out of the building on stretchers for "medical emergencies," but their conditions "do not appear to be related to... more »
February 19, 2010 8:29 AM
A United Airlines jet that made an emergency landing after a threatening note was found in the galley resumed its flight after seven hours on the ground in Salt Lake City.
Flight 741, carrying 168 passengers and six crew, was en route from Denver to San Francisco Thursday when... more »