Keely’s account of the 11-day search is the most detailed and comprehensive account to date of the U.S. Marshals Service investigation in a nationwide manhunt that ended with Vicky White dead, Casey White back in custody and law enforcement agencies trying to piece together how the escape could have happened.
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Two Secret Service agents sent home for alleged drunken altercation ahead of Biden’s first Asia trip
Two U.S. Secret Service agents have been sent home ahead of President Biden’s first trip to Asia after an alleged drunken altercation while off-duty in South Korea.
The District of Columbia’s mayoral race is driven by a surge of violent crime in the city, with Democratic candidates pitching themselves as best equipped to restore law and order.
A former Alabama jail official has died after shooting herself when she and the murder suspect she was accused of helping to escape were captured Monday in Indiana after more than a week on the run, according to officials.
Department of Justice’s Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz told the House Judiciary Committee that he would consider a probe of alleged FBI retaliation against agents who participated in demonstrations on Jan. 6, 2021, but did not enter the U.S. Capitol.
A man whose death sentence for killing a Missouri couple while robbing their home was overturned three times was scheduled to be executed on Tuesday.
The U.S. Marshals Service said Sunday that it is offering up to $10,000 for information about an escaped inmate and a “missing and endangered” correctional officer who disappeared Friday after the two left a jail in north Alabama.
Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday blasted Attorney General Merrick Garland over the nation’s rising crime rate, telling him that he shouldn’t be pleased with how the Justice Department has addressed the threat.
States are legalizing marijuana use at a stunning pace, sparking a race to better train police officers for traffic stops and develop technologies that can help them determine whether motorists are driving while high.
When Hunter Biden’s laptop emerged with evidence of drug use and accusations of nudity in the presence of a teenage girl in his household, law enforcement agencies punted rather than aggressively investigate the state’s most powerful political family.
Texas’ oldest death row inmate was executed Thursday for killing a Houston police officer during a traffic stop nearly 32 years ago.
The CIA concluded in early 2017 that Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann’s dirt tying President Trump to Russia was “not technically plausible,” special counsel John Durham said in a court filing posted Saturday.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams is hailing “frontline heroes” who responded to a subway shooting in Brooklyn, striking an upbeat tone about resiliency in the Big Apple as he scrambles to combat crime and unease on America’s largest transit system.
New Yorkers faced an uneasy commute Wednesday as authorities searched for the man who opened fire on a Brooklyn subway one day earlier, sparking terror in the city and its massive transit system.
The New York Police Department on Wednesday arrested the man wanted in connection with the mass subway shooting in Brooklyn after a person spotted him in lower Manhattan and called a tip line.
The New York Police Department pleaded for witnesses after a shooting at the 36th Street subway station in Brooklyn on Tuesday that left more than a dozen people injured, including at least one person in critical condition.
Shortly after Riley Briones Jr. arrived in federal prison, he cut his long, braided hair in a symbolic death of his old self.
A man who moved into his daughter’s college dorm and charmed her schoolmates with stories about his wisdom was convicted Wednesday of charges that he exploited the close-knit group, using threats and violence to enrich himself with millions of dollars.
Special counsel John Durham says Hillary Clinton campaign attorney Michael Sussmann “lied in writing” to the FBI in 2016, when he relayed suspicions about a purported internet connection between the Trump Organization and a Russian bank.
Postal inspectors’ covert surveillance program conducted unauthorized searches and exceeded its law enforcement authority, according to a new audit from the United States Postal Service’s watchdog.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Richard J. Durbin, Illinois Democrat, and Iowa Sen. Charles E. Grassley, the panel’s ranking Republican, asked the Justice Department’s inspector general on Monday to review FBI agents’ failure to follow rules and procedures in sensitive domestic investigations as revealed in a 2019 internal audit.
A Texas man facing execution can request to have his pastor pray aloud and be touching him as the state carries out a lethal injection, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
At least five sledgehammer-wielding suspects remain at large after Tuesday’s violent smash-and-grab robbery of as much as $5 million worth of merchandise at Luxury Jewels of Beverly Hills.
Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop is real, but high-ranking Democrats and intelligence officials who called it a Russian operation in 2020 — and thus deluded voters — are now dodging responsibility for promoting the false tale.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer is backing legislation to reduce jail time for drug traffickers by nearly a third, including thousands of felons already serving time in federal prison.
House Judiciary Committee Republicans on Monday demanded FBI Director Christopher A. Wray explain potential discrepancies between his testimony last year to Congress and the findings of a 2019 agency audit that revealed rules-breaking by agents.
The South Carolina Department of Corrections has officially approved death by firing squad as an option for condemned inmates, following the completion of renovations to the state’s death chamber.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy plans to eject Rep. Adam Schiff from his seat on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence if Republicans take back the majority in November.
EXCLUSIVE: FBI says it attempted to fix agents’ widespread rule-breaking on sensitive investigations
The FBI said Thursday that it took steps to stop agents from breaking rules on investigations involving politicians, candidates, religious groups, news media and others — problems that were later revealed by The Washington Times.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that Supreme Court nominee Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson is part of President Biden’s effort to appoint federal judges who are soft on crime.
House lawmakers said Tuesday that they want answers about the FBI’s operations after an internal audit revealed agents flouting the rules during investigations involving politicians, candidates, religious groups, news media and others.
Russia may stage a “referendum” in the Ukrainian city of Kherson to legitimize it as a “breakaway republic” and make other attempts to subvert democracy as part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked assault on his neighbor, British intelligence officials said Tuesday.
D.C. police said Tuesday it arrested a suspect in five shootings in Washington and New York City that targeted homeless persons, killing two of them, and alarmed the mayors of both major cities.
An explosive report alleging that male-born inmates were lining up to transfer to women’s prisons has been followed by Washington state legislators taking action — by seeking to squelch access to information about transgender prisoners.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and New York City Mayor Eric Adams late Sunday pleaded for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in shootings that killed two homeless men and wounded three others in their cities.
FBI agents violated their own rules at least 747 times in 18 months while conducting investigations involving politicians, candidates, religious groups, the news media and others, according to a 2019 FBI audit obtained by The Washington Times.
Senate Republicans on Thursday accused the Biden administration of politicizing intelligence to cancel the transfer of jets from Poland to Ukraine as too dangerous.
Attorney General Merrick Garland has vowed to continue investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol from Jan. 6, 2021, labeling the probe as the “most urgent investigation in the history of the Justice Department.”
PHILADELPHIA — House Democrats gathered in Philadelphia on Wednesday to address the country’s biggest issues, as residents set a record for homicides in 2021 stress that rising crime remains a top concern.
Russian nuclear forces have not moved to an unusually heightened state of alert despite the recent public announcement by Russian President Vladimir Putin that the country’s massive nuclear arsenal was being readied for use, Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told Congress Tuesday.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a lawsuit against Facebook that was brought by an underage girl who was sex trafficked by a user through its platform.
President Biden is under fire over reports that administration officials shared U.S. intelligence with China on Russian troop movements ahead of the invasion of Ukraine.
President Biden sent a clear message in his State of the Union address that he has no appetite for the “defund the police” movement, distancing himself from Democratic activists that have rallied behind the call as part of a push to rethink policing.
China’s government took U.S. intelligence provided to convince Beijing to join American-led efforts to head off a military attack on Ukraine and shared it with Russia, according to a person familiar with the activity.
Three former Minneapolis police officers who were at the scene of George Floyd’s killing have been convicted of violating his civil rights.
Maryland authorities have broken up a narcotics operation, confiscated a large amount of drugs and arrested five men, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday.
The three white men convicted of murder in Ahmaud Arbery’s fatal shooting were found guilty of federal hate crimes Tuesday for violating Arbery’s civil rights and targeting him because he was Black.
U.S. intelligence has reportedly revealed that Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his troops to invade Ukraine, while Moscow extended on Sunday its military exercises in Belarus along Ukraine’s northern border.
Law enforcement officials in Oklahoma want the Supreme Court to clear up a 2020 ruling that they say has injected confusion about who locks up individuals who commit crimes on tribal lands.
The former suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she confused her handgun for her Taser when she fatally shot Daunte Wright was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, a penalty below state guidelines after the judge found mitigating factors warranted a lesser sentence.
The mother of Daunte Wright said Friday she will never be able to forgive the former suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed her son.
More than 40 Republican senators on Thursday sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging him to respect the independence of special counsel John Durham’s investigation into the origins of the government’s probe of alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia.
More than three dozen law enforcement officials asked the Supreme Court this week to hear a case concerning an inmate who has been kept in solitary confinement for decades. They are arguing against the use of solitary confinement and warning that it harms the justice system.