FBI Reveals What Was in Brian Laundrie’s Notebook
Moab PoliceBrian Laundrie scrawled messages in a notebook admitting that he killed his girlfriend Gabby Petito, the FBI said in a statement Friday as they announced that their investigation into the couple’s deaths was now closed. The notebook was found alongside Laundrie’s remains in a wooded area in Florida in October, weeks after police say he killed Petito while they were traveling the country in a van.“The FBI’s primary focus throughout the investigation was to bring justice to Gabby and henews.yahoo.com
Arkansas prof pleads guilty to lying about China patents
A University of Arkansas professor pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about patents he had for inventions in mainland China. Simon Saw-Teong Ang pleaded guilty in federal court in Fayetteville, Arkansas, to one count from a 58-count federal indictment. Prosecutors say 24 patents bearing Ang’s name were filed with the Beijing government but that he failed to report the patents to the university and denied having them when questioned by the FBI.news.yahoo.com
Texas hostages escaped synagogue as FBI SWAT team rushed in
An FBI official says that in the final moments of a 10-hour standoff with a gunman at a Texas synagogue, the remaining hostages and the officials trying to negotiate their release took “near simultaneous plans of action,” with the hostages escaping as an FBI tactical team moved in.
Texas man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening Georgia election officials
He allegedly wrote a graphic Craigslist post about killing three officials and harming law enforcement families. The case is the first brought by the Justice Department's election threats task force.npr.org
‘Ozark’ Season 4 is starting blood-splattered final run on Netflix. Who’s ready?
What’s even more amazing is that they do so effortlessly, while living in a violent world of impulsive, emotionless killers. More so, what “Ozark” has never done very well is move the story forward without having fully resolved its past. Ruth’s sass and independence continue in the final season as she discovers the pitfalls of trying to go her own way. (L to R) Jason Bateman as Martin 'Marty' Byrde, Julia Garner as Ruth Langmore in episode 407 of Ozark. In fact, the first half of the final season finds plenty of surprised folks -- Wyatt included -- learning there’s a dirty side to being involved with drug dealers, dirty politicians and corrupt law enforcement agents.mlive.com
FBI confirm search near Texas home of US Rep. Henry Cuellar
FBI agents searched near the Texas home of U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar on Wednesday as they conducted what an agency spokeswoman called “court-authorized law enforcement activity.” “The FBI was present in the vicinity of Windridge Drive and Estate Drive in Laredo conducting court-authorized law enforcement activity,” spokeswoman Rosanne Hughes said. “The FBI cannot provide further comment on an ongoing investigation.”news.yahoo.com
Omicron surge continues to overwhelm U.S. hospitals
The Biden administration is planning to give out 400 million free N95 masks to Americans in the coming weeks as the coronavirus surge tightens its grip on hospitals in hard-hit areas of the country. CBS News correspondent Carter Evans reports from Missouri, where COVID-19 hospitalizations are rising among the unvaccinated. Then, Dr. Payal Patel, an infectious disease physician at the University of Michigan Medical School, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the latest.news.yahoo.com
Both sides await sentencing for former Detroit City Council member Andre Spivey
As we inch closer to sentencing for former Detroit City Council member Andre Spivey, one of the most significant deciding factors in how severe his sentencing will be is how much he’s cooperated with the FBI during this investigation.
Legal eviction processes begin in New York after pandemic pause
Thousands of New Yorkers could be left without a home after the state's eviction moratorium expired. "The City" reporter Rachel Holliday Smith joined CBSN to discuss the response from landlords and the resources available for tenants.news.yahoo.com
Two men arrested in the U.K. connected to Texas synagogue attacker
Authorities in the U.K. say they arrested two men in connection with Saturday’s attack at a Texas synagogue. The suspect who held hostages during a nearly 11-hour standoff with law enforcement near Dallas was a 44-year-old old British citizen, according to the FBI. Omar Villafranca reports.news.yahoo.com
Dangerous winter weather conditions cover roads in snow and ice, cause widespread power outages
Overnight winter weather that slammed the Southeast over the weekend moved north, causing massive power outages and coating roads in a dangerous mix of snow and ice. Nikki Battiste has the latest from upstate New York.news.yahoo.com
FBI concerned about informants in plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer, defense says
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The FBI had concerns about an undercover informant’s overreach in the investigation into an alleged plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a defense attorney said. The government also had concerns that the paid informant had planned to travel to Michigan to harm someone – and may have possessed a firearm despite being a convicted felon, the attorney said.mlive.com
Steve Bannon claims Trump rally will prompt Arizona to decertify Biden's 2020 election victory. The vote cannot be decertified in any way.
"We're going to decertify Biden electors in Arizona, in Wisconsin, in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and in the great state of Georgia," Bannon said.news.yahoo.com
Man arrested in Mexico for sex with Minnesota teen in 2000
A man accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl was apprehended in Mexico on Wednesday, 21 years after he fled following his arrest in Minnesota, according to law enforcement. Curtis Lee Brovold, 67, was accused of having sex with the girl from Moorhead, Minnesota, whom he met online in 2000. Brovold was arrested later that year and charged with criminal sexual conduct, but he failed to show up for a court hearing and was placed on the most wanted page of the FBI's Crimes Against Children unit.news.yahoo.com
House Jan. 6 committee dismisses ‘unsupported’ claim of FBI involvement in riot
The panel interviewed Ray Epps, an Arizona man who was on the Capitol grounds on the day of the attack and who is at the center of a baseless, right-wing theory accusing the FBI of planting agents to incite violence that day.washingtonpost.com
Andrew McCabe compares Trump supporters to TERRORISTS, calls for MORE SURVEILLANCE of right wingers
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to comments made by former FBI deputy director, Andrew McCabe, about right-wing extremism. About Rising: Rising is a weekday morning show with bipartisan hosts that breaks the mold of morning TV by taking viewers inside the halls of Washington power like never before. The show leans into the day's political cycle with cutting edge analysis from DC insiders who can predict what is going to happen. It also sets the day's political agenda by breaking exclusive news with a team of scoop-driven reporters and demanding answers during interviews with the country's most important political newsmakers. Follow Rising on social media: Website: Hill.TV Facebook: facebook.com/HillTVLive/ Instagram: @HillTVLive Twitter: @HillTVLivenews.yahoo.com
Engineer accused of attempting to pass US secrets to Russia
The Justice Department says an engineer who worked for decades as a federal defense contractor has been arrested on charges of trying to pass classified information to someone he thought was a Russian agent but who was actually an undercover FBI employee.
EXPLAINER: Rittenhouse plane part of widespread surveillance
The FBI surveillance plane that captured footage of the night Kyle Rittenhouse shot three people during a protest against police brutality in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last year was part of a wider government strategy to keep tabs on demonstrations against racial injustice.
FBI: Cash, shredded papers seen at couple's home in spy case
An FBI agent has testified that authorities found a trash bag of shredded documents, thousands of dollars in cash, latex gloves and a “go-bag” when they searched the home of a Maryland couple accused of trying to sell information about nuclear-powered warships to a foreign country.
No sentence reduction for man convicted in 2015 Texas attack
A judge refused to reduce the 30-year prison sentence for an Arizona man convicted of helping to plot a 2015 attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in suburban Dallas, even though one of his convictions was dismissed after it was discovered the FBI withheld surveillance video at his trial.