The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology – all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
The initials spray-painted on the sign, ALF, are those used by the Animal Liberation Front — a group that long has accused KFC of animal cruelty. The group most recently claimed responsibility for a fire in February 2014 that badly damaged a KFC in Upper Hutt, New Zealand.
“The bad guy has already made up their mind. Every second you wait, trying to figure out what’s happening puts you in more danger,” he said. “It’s very important to not be afraid. If I’m afraid of everything, I’m going to miss that one thing that’s important.”
South Lake Tahoe city officials say a fire captain in federal custody on child pornography charges has resigned.
More than two dozen suspected members of a gang that terrorized a housing project for a half century and controlled drug dealing in an East Los Angeles neighborhood were arrested Wednesday on charges related to a federal racketeering indictment.
The local FBI office is asking for your help finding a man they just added to their most wanted. Fifty-seven-year-old Otis Lee Cooper is accused of lewd and lascivious acts with a child.
More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.
The 32-count indictment charges Carpenter, 51, with mail fraud, wire fraud and three counts of making a false statement to a government agent.
Sheriff’s deputies are making their presence known at Rio Americano High School, parking cars right in front of campus.
School staff and sheriff’s officials say that threat was located on Friday in a school bathroom. Scrawled on a wall, the note said that school would be shot up on Oct. 22. Another note found later said that threat had been moved up to Tuesday.
Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.
A dramatic night unfolded in one Citrus Heights neighborhood after crews found a possible explosive device following a kitchen fire in a home.