Latest U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation News

A judge adds 11 years to the sentence for a man in a Chicago bomb plot

Jul. 19, 2024 19:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A man convicted of plotting to blow up a Chicago bar will have to spend another 11 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly resentenced Adel Daoud to 27 years in prison on Friday, the Chicago Tribune reported. U.S. District Judge Sharon...

Rally shooter had photos of Trump, Biden and other US officials on his phone, AP sources say

Jul. 18, 2024 17:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20-year-old Pennsylvania man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump had photos on his phone of the former Republican president, President Joe Biden and other officials, including Attorney General Merrick Garland and FBI Director Chris Wray, according to two people familiar...

Georgia man arraigned on charges of threatening FBI Director Christopher Wray, authorities say

Jul. 18, 2024 16:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia man was arraigned Thursday on federal charges of threatening to kill the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. John Donovan Woodbury, 34, of the Atlanta area suburb of Roswell, was arraigned in federal court in Atlanta, U.S. Attorney Ryan...

Multiple failures, multiple investigations: Unraveling the attempted assassination of Donald Trump

Jul. 17, 2024 20:37 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — The young man was pacing around the edges of the Donald Trump campaign rally, shouldering a big backpack and peering into the lens of a rangefinder toward the rooftops behind the stage where the former president would stand within the hour. His behavior was so...

Three days after attempted assassination, Trump shooter remains an elusive enigma

Jul. 17, 2024 11:21 AM EDT

BETHEL PARK, Pa. (AP) — After three days, an enigmatic portrait emerged of the 20-year-old man who came close to killing former President Donald Trump with a high-velocity bullet: He was an intelligent loner with few friends, an apparently thin social media footprint and no hints of strong...

What is known and not known about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath

Jul. 17, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

So far, details about the man who authorities say tried to kill former President Donald Trump amount to little more than a stick-figure drawing: a politically enigmatic loner who worked in a nursing home. Still absent are the motivations behind the assassination attempt at...

U.S hits Mexican accountants and firms with sanctions for timeshare scams that support drug cartel

Jul. 16, 2024 12:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a group of Mexican accountants and firms allegedly linked to a timeshare fraud ring run by the Jalisco New Generation drug cartel. Three accountants were hit with sanctions, along with four Mexican real estate and...

Signs of trouble at Trump rally were evident in minutes before gunman opened fire

Jul. 15, 2024 21:26 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — Signs of trouble were evident in the minutes before shots rang out at Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania: Police had a report of a suspicious man pacing near the magnetometers and were apparently exchanging photos of the suspect. Witnesses pointed and shouted at an armed...

Authorities hunt for clues, but motive of man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump remains elusive

Jul. 15, 2024 08:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20-year-old man who tried to assassinate former President Donald Trump first came to law enforcement’s attention at Saturday's rally when spectators noticed him acting strangely outside the campaign event. The tip sparked a frantic search but officers were unable to find...

The Latest: King Charles writes to Trump, who was in 'great spirits' Sunday

Jul. 15, 2024 05:00 AM EDT

A shooting at Donald Trump ’s rally in Butler, Pennsylvania is being investigated as an attempted assassination of the former president and presumptive Republican nominee, law enforcement officials say. Trump called Sunday for unity and resilience as shocked leaders across the...