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1 hr ago | Inside Costa Rica
Authorities from Costa Rica and five other Central American countries are working with the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation on important operations to dismantle violent gangs - including Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13, and Barrio 18, also known as M-18. Both gangs operate in several Central American countries, including Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala.
2 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa
A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the... A House committee has determined that the government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly... The FBI is investigating after a police officer in suburban Kansas City, Missouri, used a stun gun to subdue a 17-year-old during a traffic stop, leaving him hospitalized in critical condition.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A U.S. flag flies outside the J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The FBI is a governmental agency as a division of the U.S. Department of Justice established in 1908.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports a bank robbery Monday afternoon at the Bank of the West on S Air Depot in Midwest City. Authorities said just after 1:30 p.m. Monday two black males armed with a shotgun and a handgun robbed the bank in a "take over style" fashion.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives -- along with the FBI, Sheridan police and fire departments -- has a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of people involved with the arson of the Sheridan county prosecutor's office. On June 4, at about 4:30 a.m., the Sheridan Fire Department responded to a fire at the Sheridan County Attorney's Office, 148 South Brooks Street.
The Kansas City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating allegations of excessive use of force by an Independence police officer following a weekend incident involving a teen who was Tasered. Monday's announcement by the FBI came hours after the family of 17-year-old Bryce Masters, who was Tasered during the incident on Sunday, released a statement requesting an investigation into the incident by the United States Department of Justice.
A Utah man charged with wanting to kill police officers and bomb a police station in Tremonton is scheduled to go on trial in two months. Huggins is charged with possessing an unregistered destructive device, possessing an explosive device and sharing information about making bombs.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Next Generation Identification System, a biometric database reliant on tens of millions of facial-recognition records, is now fully operational, the agency announced Monday. The NGI system, after three years of development, is billed by the FBI as a new breakthrough for criminal identification and data-sharing between law enforcement agencies.
An immigration officer's computer screen shows the mugshots of two al Qaeda suspects as passengers line up to be processed at Managua's International Airport May 24, 2005. Central American countries went on alert on Tuesday for two al Qaeda suspects, including a Kenyan on the FBI's most wanted terrorist list, who were said to be in the region.
A federal appeals court issued a decision suppressing evidence found by a Naval Criminal Investigative Service special agent and used to prosecute a civilian for child pornography. The NCIS special agent had conducted dragnet surveillance of all civilians in an entire state.
The following people are all facing charges of robbing a bank, and in doing so, assaulting and putting in jeopardy the life of another person by the use of a dangerous weapon, the FBI announced on Monday: According to court documents, around 7:50 a.m. on Friday, September 12th investigators and members of the Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force were conducting surveillance in the Fort Wayne, Harlan, and St. Joe, Indiana area. Just before 9 a.m. Friday, a yellow mustang, burgundy pickup truck, and black Volkswagen left a property on County Road 62 in St. Joe.
Charges have been filed against the 6 men who were arrested last Friday after they allegedly trying to rob the IAB Bank in Harlan W. Jay Abbott, Special Agent in Charge of the Indianapolis Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , announced today the charging via federal criminal complaint of ANDREW H. WOOD, age 20, of Leo, Indiana; JUSTIN R. RICHARDSON, age 24, of Cedar Creek, Indiana; GREGG A. BAUSERMAN, age 24, of St. Joe, Indiana; VICTOR R. BOYER, age 22, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; DREW M. CAGNET, age 20, of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and KEITH J. PERKINS, age 25, of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
If you've ever been arrested in the United States, chances are strong that your fingerprints and criminal history are floating around in the FBI's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System . It's apparently pretty good at what it does - it can sift through some 70 million subjects in search of a particular fingerprint in as little as half an hour - but it's just not enough for the boys in blue.
The number of serious crimes in Santa Monica rose slightly last year, but those considered violent crimes dropped to the lowest level in half a century, according to the latest statistics released by the Police Department last week. Serious crimes -- defined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as homicide, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, larceny and arson increased by 2 percent, with 3,870 incidents reported in 2013, up from 3,793 incidents the previous year.
There were mutual allegations of abuse, suspicions of infidelity and a nasty fight over custody of the couple's toddler son, Drew. But when Padmashini Drees traveled with Drew to India seven years ago and didn't return, the family's problems reached the U.S. State Department and the FBI.
Authorities with Austin police, Cedar Park police, the Texas Rangers and the FBI are hoping forensic test results will shed more light on the cause of death of a young child found deceased in southeast Austin Friday around 2 p.m.The body, found in a shallow grave off Burleson and Felter west of Austin's Airport, is believed to be that of 2-year old Colton Brandt Turner. The youngster was last seen in July according to his mother 20-year old Meagan Work who is charged with endangering and abandoning a child.
State police have set up a checkpoint on Route 402 North, just past the Blooming Grove police barracks where one trooper was killed and another was wounded during an ambush Friday night. Officers are stopping motorists and asking if they witnessed anything.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:40 am
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