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FBI profiler donates files 25 years after Unabomber arrest

Apr. 10, 2021 03:22 AM EDT

CALIFORNIA, Pa. (AP) — When FBI agents arrested Ted Kaczynski at his remote Montana cabin 25 years ago today, they knew a lot about the famous recluse whose 17-year string of bombings killed three people and injured 24. Much of what they knew,...

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

Apr. 10, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz as federal prosecutors probing sex trafficking allegations against him are also scrutinizing the actions of some of his political allies and fellow Florida Republicans as part of a broader...

Gaetz faces House ethics probe; federal investigation widens

Apr. 09, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced an investigation Friday into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz as federal prosecutors probing sex trafficking allegations against him are also scrutinizing the actions of some of his political allies and fellow Florida Republicans as part of a...

Police offer $100K in Bay Area child missing 5 years

Apr. 08, 2021 21:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Five years after a toddler vanished and her mother was found slain, San Francisco police Thursday offered a $100,000 reward in hopes of finding the child, who would now be grade-school age. Police also released a forensic artist's sketch of what...

Arizona parts ways with Sean Miller amid NCAA investigation

Apr. 07, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

Arizona had stuck by men's basketball coach Sean Miller through an NCAA infractions investigation that stretched nearly four years. When the school didn't extend his contract beyond next season, it became clear a decision would need to be made. The...

EXPLAINER: Trial highlights Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

Apr. 07, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s death are hearing from investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, an agency that could be viewed as the state’s equivalent of the FBI. The BCA...

Gaetz says he won't resign over 'false' sex allegations

Apr. 06, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Matt Gaetz said he will not leave Congress and denied that he “slept with” an underage girl, suggesting that accusations against him stem from political foes angry that he “loathes the swamp.” The Florida Republican, starting his fifth...

Gaetz says he won't resign over 'false' sex allegations

Apr. 05, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Matt Gaetz said Monday he will not leave Congress and denied that he “slept with” an underage girl, suggesting that accusations against him stem from political foes angry that he “loathes the swamp.” The Florida Republican, starting his...

New autopsy finds Kansas Black man's 2004 death was homicide

Apr. 05, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The case of a Black man who died following a party in rural Kansas more than 16 years ago has been ruled a homicide after his body was exhumed as federal authorities investigate his death as a possible hate crime. The Federal Bureau of...

Justice Department working with tribes on missing persons

Apr. 01, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Jermain Charlo vanished in June 2018. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai tribal member hasn’t been seen since. Valenda Morigeau, Charlo’s aunt, reported her missing to the Missoula Police Department in the days after her disappearance. But...