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  • Election security Jan 16

    FBI to Keep States in Loop on Election Breaches, Sources Say

    The FBI is committing to inform state officials if local election systems have been breached. That’s according to federal officials. The FBI in the past would alert local governments about attacks on their electoral systems without automatically sharing that information with the state. That meant that state officials could be left in the dark and in a position of certifying...

  • russia probe Dec 18, 2019

    Secretive Court Rebukes FBI Over Errors in Russia Probe

    The chief judge of a secretive surveillance court said Tuesday that the FBI provided “unsupported” information when it applied to eavesdrop on a former Trump campaign adviser and directed the bureau to report back by next month on what steps it was taking to fix the problems.

  • Michael Flynn Dec 16, 2019

    Judge Rejects Michael Flynn’s Attacks on the FBI, Accuses His Lawyers of Plagiarism

    A federal judge on Monday scheduled a sentencing hearing for next month for Michael Flynn after rejecting arguments from the former Trump administration national security adviser that prosecutors had withheld evidence favorable to his case.

  • pensacola Dec 14, 2019

    Pensacola Officials Grapple With Ransom Demands by Cyberattackers

    (AP) — The city of Pensacola confirmed Friday that hackers seeking to extort money were responsible for crippling its computer systems earlier this week but officials have yet to decide whether they will pay a reported $1 million ransom. If they do opt to fork over the money, they may have to dip into Pensacola city coffers; the city of…

  • Hialeah Police Dec 14, 2019

    Hialeah Police Sergeant Charged With Violating Civil Rights Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

    A Hialeah Police sergeant accused of sexual misconduct with at least one minor and another woman has been arrested by the FBI, city officials confirmed Friday.

  • Florida Dec 14, 2019

    Man Accused of Posting Threatening Youtube Videos

    The FBI arrested Mostafa Hussaini, who they say posted a series of videos on YouTube that threatened African-Americans, military members and people of different religious faiths, as well as footage of him setting a live parakeet on fire. NBC 6’s Jamie Guirola reports.

  • FBI Dec 11, 2019

    IG Horowitz Testifies FBI Russia Probe Had ‘Significant Concerns’, No Political Bias

    Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz testified Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee that his report reveals “significant concerns” with the FBI’s applications to receive and renew warrants to surveil former Trump campaign staffer Carter Page, but determined the opening of the investigation had no political motivations.

  • russia probe Dec 12, 2019

    DOJ Watchdog Caught in Political Crossfire Over Russia Report

    The Justice Department’s internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that he is concerned that “so many basic and fundamental errors” were made by the FBI as it investigated ties between the Trump campaign and Russia. Michael Horowitz’s testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee comes two days after the release of a report that identified significant problems with applications to receive...

  • Russia Dec 11, 2019

    Trump Meets Russian Official as Impeachment Charges Unveiled

    President Donald Trump is meeting with the Russian foreign minister at the White House just hours after House Democrats announced articles of impeachment against him. Democrats claim Trump enlisted Ukraine to investigate his political rivals, including Joe Biden, while temporarily withholding aid from the country, which is fighting Russian aggression. Sergey Lavrov met earlier with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,...

  • russia probe Dec 10, 2019

    Trump Lashes Out at FBI Director Wray Over IG Report

    President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday at FBI Director Chris Wray over his characterization of a Justice Department inspector general report on the early days of the Russia investigation, claiming in a tweet early Tuesday the bureau is “badly broken” and incapable of being fixed. The Department of Justice’s internal watchdog concluded in its report issued Monday that the...

  • Florida Dec 9, 2019

    Cyberattack Downs City Computers at Site of Florida Navy Attack

    Federal authorities are investigating a cyberattack on the city of Pensacola, Florida, home to the naval air station where a Saudi flight student killed three sailors and wounded eight others on Friday. City officials became aware of the attack at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, many hours after the shooting. They expressed caution about linking the two incidents — although they...

  • pensacola Dec 9, 2019

    Saudi Gunman Tweeted Against US Before Naval Base Shooting

    The Saudi gunman who killed three people at the Pensacola naval base had apparently gone on Twitter shortly before the shooting to blast U.S. support of Israel and accuse America of being anti-Muslim, a U.S. official said Sunday as the FBI confirmed it is operating on the assumption the attack was an act of terrorism. Investigators are also trying...

  • nbc 7 investigates Dec 7, 2019

    Man With Assault Rifles Arrested After SDPD Finds Videos Of Him Practicing Mass Shooting

    A Spring Valley man who posted graphic videos online of himself pointing assault rifles at unknowing pedestrians from a room in the Sofia Hotel in Downtown San Diego is now in police custody on felony weapons charges. Steve Andrew Homoki, 30, was booked into jail on Dec 5, hours after San Diego Police Department investigators seized 14 registered firearms, including…

  • Florida Dec 6, 2019

    Sheriff: Pray for the Navy Personnel

    Escambia Country Sheriff David Morgan asks everyone to pray for the families of the Navy personnel affected in the Pensacola Naval air station shooting.

  • gun control Dec 5, 2019

    Gun Background Checks Are on Pace to Break Record in 2019

    Background checks on gun purchases in the U.S. are climbing toward a record high this year. The firearms industry says people are rushing to buy weapons in reaction to the Democratic presidential candidates’ calls for tighter restrictions. By the end of November, more than 25.4 million background checks – generally seen as a strong indicator of gun sales – had...

  • Latin Kings Dec 6, 2019

    ‘Throne Down’: FBI Announces Charges Against Latin Kings Members in Mass.

    More than 60 members of the Latin Kings gang have been arrested, federal officials in Massachusetts announced Thursday. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling and Joseph Bonavolonta, head of the FBI’s Boston office, said they will detail the arrests Thursday at the federal courthouse in Boston. Those arrested include leaders, members and associates of the Almighty Latin Kings and...

  • Andrew Yang Dec 5, 2019

    Andrew Yang Campaign Notified FBI About Emailed Death Threats

    Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang’s campaign has been in contact with the FBI about emailed death threats about the hopeful and his staff and supporters, NBC News confirmed Tuesday. The Hill reported earlier Tuesday that the Yang campaign reached out to the FBI about the threats during the candidate’s latest swing through New Hampshire. A Yang campaign official said that it received...

  • Miami-Dade Dec 3, 2019

    Agenices Working to Secure Super Bowl Site Ahead of Game

    Members of several agencies – including the FBI and Miami-Dade Police – took part in an event Tuesday at Hard Rock Stadium to get prepared for Super Bowl 54.

  • Super Bowl Dec 17, 2019

    Agencies Working to Secure Super Bowl Site Months Before Game

    With Super Bowl 54 nearly two months away, officers wearing all kinds of badges are coming together to strengthen security in South Florida. Members of several agencies – including the FBI and Miami-Dade Police – took part in an event Tuesday at Hard Rock Stadium to get prepared for what is going to take place in just over 60 days…

  • Trump Dec 3, 2019

    Newly Released Documents Shed Light on Mueller-Trump Meeting

    Former special counsel Robert Mueller had taken himself out of the running to be FBI director by the time he met with President Donald Trump about the job, former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told federal investigators. Notes from Rosenstein’s May 23, 2017 interview were made public on Monday as the result of a court ruling in BuzzFeed News’ Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against...

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