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San Jose community officer faces FBI probe, weapons charges

Oct. 23, 2021 14:10 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A community service officer for San Jose has been charged with gun-related crimes after the FBI linked him to online comments advocating the killing of police officers. Denis Shevchenko, 40, was charged this week with three misdemeanor counts of...

Retired FBI official takes job as bus driver during shortage

Oct. 23, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Mike Mason was one of the nation’s highest-ranking FBI officials. Now he drives students to school in a yellow school bus each morning and afternoon. It wasn’t the career turn he’d imagined for himself. He was once the executive assistant...

Laundrie family hopes for answers after remains found

Oct. 22, 2021 10:25 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Family members were hoping for more answers from law enforcement regarding the cause of death for Brian Laundrie, who was a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip, an attorney said Friday. ...

Alabama native charged in Jan. 6 insurrection denied release

Oct. 21, 2021 21:37 PM EDT

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Alabama native whom a judge alleged was “leading the charge” during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol was denied release Thursday in an Alaska courtroom while his case proceeds. Christian Matthew Manley then waived his right to...

FBI: Remains found in Florida park ID'd as Brian Laundrie

Oct. 21, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip. The remains, a...

FBI: 1 person found dead after standoff at Portland home

Oct. 21, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The FBI say sone person was found dead in a Portland, Oregon, home Thursday morning after a standoff. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the FBI says it was unclear how the person died. No law enforcement agencies used force during the standoff in...

FBI: Cash, shredded papers seen at couple's home in spy case

Oct. 20, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI found a trash bag of shredded documents, thousands of dollars in cash, latex gloves and a “go-bag” when they searched the home of a Maryland couple accused of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country, an agent testified...

FBI: Items linked to Laundrie, potential human remains found

Oct. 20, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Potential human remains were found Wednesday in a Florida wilderness area along with items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found slain after he returned home alone from their cross-country road trip, according to the FBI....

FBI at Russian oligarch's homes for 'law enforcement' action

Oct. 19, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents were carrying out “law enforcement activity” on Tuesday at a Washington mansion and New York City townhouse tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin. FBI officials would not provide...

Indictment accuses Nebraska congressman of lying to FBI

Oct. 19, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska, accusing him of lying to the FBI and concealing information from federal agents who were investigating campaign contributions funneled to him from a Nigerian billionaire. ...