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3 weeks 6 days ago

Former FBI Director injured in car crash

BARNARD, Vt. (AP) - Former FBI director Louis Freeh has been hospitalized following a single-car crash in Vermont. State police say Freeh was airlifted to a New Hampshire hospital with serious injuries following the crash Monday afternoon in Barnard. The hospital said Freeh's name was not on a list for...

1 year 2 weeks ago

Director of the FBI steps down

The director of the FBI will step down today. Robert Mueller served his original ten year term, plus an extra two years. That was allowed by legislation signed by President Obama in 2011. Former Deputy Attorney General James Comey will replace Mueller as Director of the FBI.

1 year 4 months ago

FBI finishes landfill search near Mass. college

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...

1 year 10 months ago

In unusual CIA case, FBI detoured from usual path

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...

2 years 3 weeks ago

Joe Paterno's FBI file reveals letters, threats

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...

2 years 1 month ago

Sex offenders slipping through the cracks

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...

2 years 2 months ago

Remember to check computer for malware

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...

2 years 3 months ago

Agent: Chemicals found in Saudi man's apartment

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...

2 years 4 months ago

FBI Agent gone missing; possibly suicidal

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...

2 years 8 months ago

Former American Numismatic collections manager pleads guilty to million dollar theft

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...

2 years 9 months ago

FBI increasing search for missing toddler

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...

3 years 1 week ago

FBI: Celebrities targeted by computer hackers

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...

3 years 4 months ago

Steinbrenner helped FBI before winning pardon

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...

3 years 4 months ago

FBI warns of bin Laden related virus

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...

3 years 5 months ago

More photos released in Littleton incident

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...

4 years 4 weeks ago

FBI searching for escaped Colorado inmate

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...

4 years 1 month ago

FBI probing Denver police case

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...

4 years 3 months ago

Aging con man pleads guilty to murder

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...

4 years 3 months ago

FBI paid $15K in van der Sloot sting

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...

4 years 5 months ago

Suspect in two bank robberies arrested

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....

4 years 5 months ago

No Amber Alert for missing girl in Colorado

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...

4 years 5 months ago

Woman pretends to be FBI, indicted for con

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...

4 years 6 months ago

Hazmat crews respond to Utah IRS office

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...

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