House pushes for release of Mueller grand jury testimony

Politics 10/08/19, 14:21

Lawyers for House Democrats urged a judge Tuesday to release secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as Congress conducts an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The Justice Department is opposing the request, and Chief U.S. District ...

Former Greitens’ investigator indicted on 7 felonies

U.S. 06/17/19, 17:33

A former FBI agent accused of botching the criminal investigation of former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens turned himself in Monday after being indicted on charges alleging that he lied in a deposition about his interview with a woman who had ...

Where things stand in the Flint water crisis investigation

U.S. 06/04/19, 14:58

Questions abound after Michigan authorities executed search warrants in recent weeks to seize from government storage the state-owned mobile devices of former Gov. Rick Snyder, top aides and other government employees in a long-running criminal investigation of Flint's water crisis.The ...

7 dead, 21 missing after SKorean tour boat sinks in Hungary

Europe 05/30/19, 04:25

Rescue workers scoured the Danube River in downtown Budapest Thursday for 21 people missing after a sightseeing boat carrying South Korean tourists sank in a matter of seconds after colliding with a larger cruise ship during an evening downpour. Seven people ...

Washington joins West Coast bloc of sanctuary states

U.S. 05/22/19, 21:47

Washington has become the latest West Coast state to enact broad sanctuary protections that restrict all local authorities from asking about people's immigration status. Gov. Jay Inslee signed the measure Tuesday implementing the new rules, which rank among the strongest statewide ...

FAA chief faces questioning over Boeing 737 Max airliner

Business 05/15/19, 06:59

With Congress stepping up its investigation into the troubled Boeing 737 Max airliner and how it passed regulatory safety checks, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration will appear before a House aviation panel. Acting FAA head Daniel Elwell is scheduled ...

Fire chief: Connecticut mosque fire appears to be arson

U.S. 05/13/19, 14:37

A top fire official says a fire at a Connecticut mosque appears to be arson.New Haven Fire Chief John Alston said Monday investigators had found evidence the Sunday afternoon blaze at the Diyanet Mosque was "intentionally set" and a criminal ...

California reporter vows to protect source after police raid

U.S. 05/12/19, 13:24

A freelance journalist is vowing to protect his source after San Francisco police raided his home and office while keeping him handcuffed for several hours as part of a criminal investigation, according to a newspaper report.Bryan Carmody told the Los ...

Venezuela’s top court targets opposition lawmakers

World 05/07/19, 14:27

Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court on Tuesday opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers following a failed attempt to spark a military uprising against President Nicolás Maduro.The lawmakers are suspected of "betraying the homeland" and "instigating an insurrection," among other ...

Update: Venezuela top court targets opposition leaders

World 05/07/19, 13:31

The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):2:25 p.m.Venezuela's pro-government Supreme Court has opened a criminal investigation against seven opposition lawmakers in the aftermath of a failed attempt to spark a military uprising against President Nicolas Maduro.The ...

Cyprus serial killer suspect accused of raping other woman

Europe 05/05/19, 02:51

A Cyprus police investigator says a man who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls on the island is being investigated on additional charges of raping a foreign woman he had photographed as a model.Criminal Investigation Department Chief ...

Bill aims to add felony arrest samples to Texas DNA database

U.S. 04/07/19, 10:24

Texas lawmakers are considering whether to expand DNA laws and allow samples to be taken from more defendants in criminal investigations.Existing Texas law only mandates DNA to be collected from people charged for specific felony offenses. It was the first ...

Australia, Holland, Russia start talks over downed MH17

Europe 03/26/19, 22:44

The Netherlands and Australia have confirmed three-way talks with Russia have begun over the ongoing criminal investigation into the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in 2014.The two countries announced last year they were holding Russia responsible for providing ...

Report: Facebook data deals under criminal investigation

Business 03/13/19, 23:37

The New York Times reports that federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into Facebook's data deals with major electronics manufacturers.The newspaper says a grand jury in New York has subpoenaed information from at least two companies known for making ...

Israel opens criminal probe of 11 deaths in Gaza violence

Europe 03/13/19, 12:16

Israeli authorities have opened criminal investigations of the deaths of 11 Palestinians who were killed by Israeli fire during protests along the Gaza border in the past year, a senior Israeli official said Wednesday.Israeli officials briefed journalists in Geneva to ...

Swedish foreign ministry investigates ambassador to China

World 02/14/19, 02:06

The Swedish Embassy in China says its ambassador is under internal investigation.The embassy said Thursday that Ambassador Anna Lindstedt has returned to Stockholm to meet with officials from the foreign affairs ministry. She is not under criminal investigation.Lindstedt left Beijing ...

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