US: Ex-policeman implicates NYPD, FBI in Malcolm X murder

Letter written by former undercover NYPD policeman alleges his department and the FBI covered up details of the killing. A former New York City police officer has, before his death, implicated the NYPD and FBI in the murder of civil rights leader Malcolm X on February 21, 1965. A letter written by ex-undercover NYPD policeman […]

‘Judas and the Black Messiah’ Review: I Was a Panther for the F.B.I.

That isn’t what happens. If O’Neal’s treachery provides the momentum, Hampton’s charisma is the ballast, but Kaluuya presents him as something more than a simple saint or hero. During the Great Migration, Hampton’s parents had moved to Chicago from Louisiana, and Kaluuya, who is British, finds inflections of Southernness in his voice and manner — […]

Suspect in Killing of 2 Florida F.B.I. Agents Is Identified

SUNRISE, Fla. — Still reeling from the fatal shooting of two F.B.I. agents in South Florida, the nation’s tight-knit law enforcement community was examining evidence at the scene on Wednesday to understand how the execution of a search warrant in an online child exploitation case turned into a deadly gunfight. Officials identified the suspect as […]

Two FBI agents killed, 3 wounded in Florida child abuse case

FBI says agents served a search warrant in Miami and came under fire, leading to the fatalities. The FBI confirmed on Tuesday two of its agents were killed and three more wounded while serving a search warrant in a child abuse case in Sunrise, Florida. “Two FBI agents are deceased and three are wounded. Two […]

Proud Boys Leader Secretly Cooperated With F.B.I. and Police

Enrique Tarrio, the chairman of the Proud Boys, a far-right nationalist group that is a major target of the sprawling investigation into the riot at the Capitol this month, has a history of cooperating with law enforcement, according to court records and a former prosecutor. The stunning revelation that Mr. Tarrio, who leads one of […]

Son Tipped Off F.B.I. About His Father, Who Is Charged in Capitol Riot

Two days after the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, Jackson Reffitt’s father, Guy W. Reffitt, returned to the family’s home in Texas. He told his son that he had stormed the Capitol, according to an F.B.I. affidavit. Then his father leveled a threat: If Jackson, 18, reported him to the police, he would have no […]

FBI probes whether woman stole Pelosi’s laptop to sell to Russia

Riley June Williams has been charged with entering a restricted building and disorderly conduct during the US Capitol riot. The FBI is investigating whether a pro-Trump rioter stole House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s laptop from her office and attempted to sell it to a Russian intelligence service, according to court documents. According to an affidavit from […]

FBI vets troops amid fears of insider attack during inauguration

US law enforcement agencies are screening all 25,000 National Guard officers deployed for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, fearing a possible insider attack after it emerged that some of those involved the deadly January 6 riot at the US Capitol had ties to security agencies. “In coordination with the Secret Service and the FBI, they’re screening […]

FBI probing Capitol riot link to foreign governments, groups

The FBI is investigating whether foreign governments, organisations or individuals provided financial support to people who helped plan and execute the January 6 attack on the Capitol, a news report said on Sunday. As part of the investigation, the FBI is examining payments of $500,000 in bitcoin, apparently by a French national, to key figures […]

FBI at home of possible person of interest in Nashville bomb

Author:  By KIMBERLEE KRUESI, MICHAEL BALSAMO and ERIC TUCKER | AP article author:  AP ID:  1609033999883122100 Sun, 2020-12-27 05:32 NASHVILLE, Tennessee: Federal agents converged Saturday on the home of a possible person of interest in the explosion that rocked downtown Nashville as investigators scoured hundreds of tips and leads in the blast that damaged dozens […]

Muslim men can sue FBI agents over ‘no-fly list’: US high court

The United States Supreme Court has ruled that three Muslim men can sue several FBI agents whom they accuse of placing them on the government’s “no-fly list” because they refused to become informants. In an 8-0 decision on Thursday, the justices upheld a lower court ruling allowing the men, all US citizens or permanent residents […]

Huawei CFO case: Canadian officer ‘uncomfortable’ assisting FBI

The arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou caused a chill in diplomatic relations between Ottawa and Beijing. A police officer stationed at Vancouver’s airport on the day Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested two years ago testified on Monday that he found himself to be in a “very uncomfortable position” as the point […]