At issue was a police report from Roof’s arrest in which authorities say he admitted to possessing illegal drugs. Under federal rules, that admission alone would have been enough to immediately disqualify him from an April gun purchase even though he wasn’t convicted of the charge.
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.
A divided Portland City Council has voted to rejoin the FBI-led anti-terrorism task force.
Law enforcement authorities are looking for information on a bank robber the FBI calls “The Man in the Rubber Mask.”
FBI Director James Comey says an agent impersonated an Associated Press reporter during a 2007 criminal investigation, a ruse the news organization says could undermine its credibility.
Jeffrey Ford Hanson, 46, is accused of kidnapping 9-year-old Billy Hanson and escaping on his sailboat. They were found in the island country of Niue.
An FBI spokeswoman says a 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy who vanished while visiting his father in Seattle has been found safe on an island in the South Pacific.
The FBI confirmed Tuesday it faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007, but now says it did not spoof a Seattle Times Web page as part of the investigation
Prosecutors allege Michael Tanouye, 29, attacked a woman in the airplane lavatory, forcing the Japan Airlines jet to return to Honolulu.
An FBI official in Detroit confirmed that the bureau is looking at an Oregon research center, and investigators have raided facilities in Michigan and Arizona