Topic: Federal Bureau of Investigation
The Ground Zero mosque debate is garnering increased attention in the world press, with Muslims coming down on both sides of the proposed center two blocks from the former World Trade Center.
08/18/2010 10:54 am
Federal investigations into whether a Pennsylvania school district used school-issue laptops to take pictures of students – and of what they were doing online – did not yield enough evidence to file charges, a US attorney said Tuesday.
08/17/2010 09:24 pm
The count of lying to the FBI – the one conviction the jury in the Rod Blagojevich trial handed down Tuesday – is often included to make sure a jury returns at least one guilty verdict. The other counts may have been too complex.
08/17/2010 09:14 pm
The jury-selection process began Tuesday for four men accused of plotting to plant bombs outside a Bronx synagogue. The defense is likely to focus on the confidential informant in the case.
08/17/2010 08:25 pm
Has post-9/11 fear created a not-so-brave new world of bullies and fools?
08/17/2010 07:05 am
As many as 10 percent of claims submitted to BP following the Gulf oil spill may be fraudulent. BP has refined its claims process with an eye toward greater verification.
08/16/2010 07:59 pm
On Wednesday night, after a multistate manhunt involving the Federal Bureau of Investigation, US resident Elias Abuelazam was nabbed at the Hartsfield-Jackson international airport in Atlanta before getting on a flight to Tel Aviv. He is suspected of 18 stabbings across three states, killing five. The manhunt holds a special place in crime annals for a simple reason: They provide a combination of imminent danger to the public with folk-hero lore – embodied by movies like "The Fugitive." Here are four memorable (and real) modern manhunts:
08/12/2010 08:04 pm
JetBlue flight attendant Steve Slater faces criminal charges for deploying the plane's emergency chute. But the passenger blamed for setting off his tirade could also face charges or fines.
08/12/2010 07:00 pm
This true story of the dramatic rescue of three captive Americans raises disturbing questions about the US war on drugs in Colombia.
08/12/2010 07:05 am
US investigators may be gaining ground in the fight against international cyber crime. Recent extradition of an alleged hacker from Estonia is latest victory in prosecuting such cases.
08/11/2010 07:20 pm