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A Border Patrol vehicle along the U.S.-Mexico border near Naco, Ariz., in March 2020.

U.S. Border Patrol agents shot and killed a person during an incident on the Tohono O'odham Nation on Thursday night, authorities said. Further details about the shooting west of Tucson were not made public. Read more»

Right-wing media is excited that the Durham investigation has finally issued a report for them to be excited about. And just like with Hunter Biden’s laptop and crime in the Biden family, the headline is more exciting than the actual details. Read more»

The special counsel criticized the FBI for being unable to corroborate the Steele dossier, which detailed allegations about Trump and possible ties to Russia, while using it as a basis to secure approval for surveillance of the campaign.

A federal special counsel has determined the Justice Department and FBI rushed to investigate potential ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign based on weak intelligence, and “failed to uphold their important mission of strict fidelity to the law.” Read more»

El FBI está investigando estafas en las que falsos grupos de rehabilitación se enfocan en la comunidad indígena, ofreciendo servicios falsos de recuperación de abuso de sustancias o de salud mental en instalaciones improvisadas para obtener dinero del gobierno, según funcionarios del FBI.

El FBI está investigando estafas de grupos de rehabilitación falsos que se dirigen a la comunidad indígena, ofreciendo servicios de recuperación por abuso de sustancias o de salud mental en instalaciones emergentes para recaudar dinero del gobierno. Read more»

The classified documents investigation is only one of several criminal probes Trump is facing.

As a lawyer for former President Donald Trump appeared in front of a grand jury for one of multiple criminal investigations he faces — this one Trump's handling of classified documents — legal experts watching the sealed process remarked on the speed of the proceedings. Read more»

The single-page document by Garland directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation to be on alert for 'a disturbing spike in harassment, intimidation, and threats of violence' aimed at local school officials and teachers.

U.S. House Republicans continued to press accusations that a “woke agenda” is deteriorating parents’ rights, targeting a memo by Attorney General Merrick Garland instructing federal law enforcement to open lines of communication on threats to local school board members. Read more»

The FBI is investigating scams where fake rehab groups target the Indigenous community, offering bogus substance-abuse recovery or mental-health services at pop-up facilities to rake in government money, FBI officials say.

The FBI is investigating scams by fake rehab groups that target the Indigenous community, offering substance-abuse recovery or mental-health services at pop-up facilities to rake in government money. Read more»

A Border Patrol agent near the scene of a deadly shooting connected to a 'rip crew' near southwest Tucson in 2014.

A Mexican man was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison earlier this month after he was found guilty of conspiracy and firearms offenses as part of three-man "rip crew" in 2014 by robbing marijuana smugglers in Southern Arizona's deserts. Read more»

The Election Threats Task Force, established in 2021 and run by the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI, has a dozen cases of criminal threats to state and local election workers from recent years.

Some of the nation’s top cybersecurity leaders are warning state and local election officials of ongoing foreign and domestic national security threats to election systems, urging them to upgrade their defenses ahead of next year’s presidential election. Read more»

Last month, the National Archives asked former U.S. presidents and vice presidents to review their personal records for any potential classified records following news of the Biden and Pence discoveries.

FBI agents found an additional classified document at former Vice President Mike Pence’s home in Indiana after his attorneys discovered sensitive government records there more than three weeks ago. Read more»

A Tucson man was arrested and charged with dealing firearms without a license and possessing illegal firearms after he allegedly illegally sold three pistols to undercover cops, as well as a part that could modify an AR-15 rifle to fire fully automatically. Read more»

Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed special counsel Robert Hur, a former top federal prosecutor in Baltimore, to oversee the Biden documents probe.

FBI agents searched President Joe Biden’s beach home in Rehoboth, Delaware, on Wednesday, as part of a probe by the Department of Justice into the potential mishandling of classified records - done with “the president’s full support and cooperation.” Read more»

Former President Donald Trump eventually pardoned his 2016 campaign chair, Paul Manafort, after Mueller's investigation led to Manafort's conviction of eight financial crimes. Manafort's ties to Deripaska are well documented.

Prosecutors accuse a former top FBI counterintelligence agent of having performed opposition investigations on behalf of a Russian oligarch whom Robert Mueller name-checked repeatedly in his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read more»

People have been wrongfully accused and convicted of murder after someone misinterpreted their call for help, while those who used 911 call analysis against them face little or no consequences.

Junk science in the justice system is nothing new, and the system is at its most opaque when prosecutors know evidence - like 911 call analysis - is unfit for court but choose to game the rules, hoping judges and juries will believe it and vote to convict. Read more»

A man walks outside the Garvey Park Gym in Rosemead, California, in September 2022. Artist MariNaomi created the mural to raise awareness about violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Only a minuscule number of hate crimes are reflected in federal, state and local databases and reporting systems, and without a true understanding of what’s happening, it’s difficult to address hate crime and stop it. Read more»

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