Tag: Federal Bureau of Investigation

House Impeachment Investigators Subpoena Rick Perry on Ukraine

WASHINGTON — House investigators pounded the Trump administration and its allies on Thursday with new subpoenas, aggressively challenging a White House pledge to starve their impeachment inquiry of evidence and witnesses with fresh demands for documents from Rick Perry, the energy secretary, and testimony from two associates of Rudolph W. Giuliani. The subpoena to Mr. […]

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House Impeachment Investigators Subpoena Giuliani Associates Under Indictment

WASHINGTON — House investigators issued subpoenas on Thursday to compel two associates of Rudolph W. Giuliani to sit for depositions in the impeachment inquiry, just hours after the men were indicted on campaign finance charges that touched on their work in Ukraine. Three chairmen leading the investigation of President Trump’s efforts to pressure Ukraine to […]

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Samuel Little Is Most Prolific Serial Killer in U.S. History, F.B.I. Says

After years of painstaking investigation into the grisly confessions of a graying man in a wheelchair inside a Los Angeles County prison cell, the F.B.I. announced on Sunday that Samuel Little, who has admitted to strangling vulnerable women across the country for decades, is the most prolific known serial killer in American history. Mr. Little, […]

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Two Candidates, Two Investigations, One Deeply Flawed Agency

DEEP STATETrump, the FBI, and the Rule of LawBy James B. Stewart During the 2016 presidential election, one of the two major candidates labored under the shadow of a criminal investigation by the F.B.I. That candidate was Hillary Clinton. As we now know, though voters had little reason to apprehend it at the time, there […]

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Playing Catch a Killer With a Room Full of Sleuths

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — On a recent afternoon, under two giant chandeliers, some of the key people responsible for the future of crime and privacy tried to solve a murder. “She was found in 1982 in Newark,” said the class leader, who opened the session by bursting into song. That plus the little plates of […]

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Atlantic City Mayor Stole $87,000 From Youth Basketball Program

The mayor of Atlantic City had already been caught in an unflattering moment — surveillance cameras had recorded a late-night fistfight he was involved in outside a casino last November. His troubles took a more ominous turn less than a month later, when F.B.I. agents raided his home, lugging away computers and more than $40,000 […]

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Arizona Man Accused of Killing 6-Year-Old Son During Attempted Exorcism

An Arizona man has been charged with first-degree murder after the authorities said he killed his 6-year-old son by forcing hot running water into his mouth for several minutes as part of an attempted exorcism. The man, Pablo Martinez, 31, told responding police officers that the child had a demon inside of him and needed […]

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Prosecutors Face Increased Pressure to Make Decision in McCabe Case

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has come under increasing pressure in its investigation of the former deputy F.B.I. director Andrew G. McCabe, as a federal judge threatened to release internal department records unless prosecutors decide whether to move forward with or abandon the politically charged case. Judge Reggie B. Walton of Federal District Court for […]

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Me and My Whistle-Blower

One sunny Wednesday in February, a gangly man in a sports jacket and a partly unbuttoned paisley shirt walked into the Los Angeles field office of the F.B.I. At the reception desk, he gave his name — Val Broeksmit — and began to pace anxiously in the lobby. Mr. Broeksmit couldn’t believe he was voluntarily […]

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Inside the F.B.I. File of Trump’s Mentor, Roy Cohn

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] When the F.B.I. released a fat stack of documents about the notorious New York lawyer Roy Cohn on Friday, there were mentions of Ed Sullivan, Jimmy Hoffa, the Detroit Lions fullback Nick Pietrosante, W. Mark Felt (the F.B.I. agent […]

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U.S. Soldier Who Discussed Bomb Plot Is Arrested in Kansas, Authorities Say

Federal authorities have arrested a United States soldier who discussed plans to attack a major news network, shared detailed instructions online about how to build explosives and suggested that Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate, could be a potential target, the authorities said. He had also expressed a desire to travel to Ukraine to fight […]

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F.B.I. Increases Reward in Series of Unsolved Church Arsons in El Paso

In the early morning of May 7, when it was still dark, someone threw an “incendiary device” at St. Matthew Catholic Church in El Paso, the authorities said. On May 13, the same thing happened at St. Patrick Cathedral. And on June 15, the authorities said, an incendiary device was thrown into the San Judas […]

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Secret F.B.I. Subpoenas Scoop Up Personal Data From Scores of Companies

The F.B.I. has used secret subpoenas to obtain personal data from far more companies than previously disclosed, newly released documents show. The requests, which the F.B.I. says are critical to its counterterrorism efforts, have raised privacy concerns for years but have been associated mainly with tech companies. Now, records show how far beyond Silicon Valley […]

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Prosecutors Disclose Taped Confession in 9/11 Case

This article was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. GUANTÁNAMO BAY, Cuba — One of the accused conspirators in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks was secretly recorded at Guantánamo admitting he funneled most of the funds that financed the hijackers who killed nearly 3,000 people 18 years ago, according to transcripts […]

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During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

WASHINGTON — As the F.B.I. began looking into allegations of sexual assault against then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings last year, a Democratic senator wrote to the director of the F.B.I. saying he had “information relevant” to the inquiry, but the bureau apparently failed to follow up. The letter, sent early […]

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Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Kavanaugh Allegation

WASHINGTON — As the F.B.I. began looking into allegations of sexual assault against then-Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh during his Supreme Court confirmation hearings last year, a Democratic senator wrote to the director of the F.B.I. saying he had “information relevant” to the inquiry, but the bureau apparently failed to follow up. The letter, sent early […]

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G.M. and Autoworkers in Talks on New Labor Contract

General Motors and the United Automobile Workers were working to hammer out a new labor agreement on Saturday in the final hours before their current contract expires. G.M. is seeking ways to lower health care and other costs, while the union hopes to get the automaker to produce more vehicles in plants in the United […]

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