The Office of Inspector General for the General Services Administration plans to investigate the agency’s site selection process for the FBI’s new headquarters in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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Federal authorities on Wednesday said the inmate population in state and federal prisons rose last year, marking the first time since 2013 that the U.S. saw more people put behind bars.
House investigators subpoena key Justice Department official accused of thwarting Hunter Biden probe
House lawmakers investigating whether the Justice Department suppressed an investigation into President Biden and his son Hunter Biden have subpoenaed Assistant U.S. Attorney Lesley Wolf, whom whistleblowers say steered the FBI and IRS away from probing the Bidens.
The Biden administration just announced plans to build a new $3.5 billion headquarters for the FBI in Greenbelt, Maryland, just outside of Washington.
Top FBI officials ordered an agent to scrub his Facebook page to delete anti-Trump vitriol before they would promote him to head the bureau’s Miami field office, a whistleblower has told Congress.
Jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict on federal civil rights charges Thursday in the trial of a former Louisville police officer charged in the police raid that killed Breonna Taylor, prompting the judge to declare a mistrial.
Biden claims major victory on rooting out fentanyl flow; Beijing already makes good on Xi’s promises
FBI Director Christopher A. Wray told Congress this week that the Chinese government is at the root of the fentanyl trafficking that has flooded the U.S., and he said Beijing could shut down the flow of drugs if it wanted.
Lawmakers were evacuated as a violent protest took place Wednesday night outside Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington.
Senior lawmakers demanded Tuesday that an inspector general investigate the Biden administration’s decision to move the FBI’s headquarters to Maryland, saying the process was “contaminated” by political dealings.
Crime and carjackings are getting so bad in Washington that even President Biden’s granddaughter and her security detail have been caught up in the danger.
New York City Mayor Eric Adams kept a busy public schedule Monday, but sidestepped questions about the FBI investigation that prompted agents to seize his phones and raid the home of his chief campaign fundraiser.
Prosecutors brought forward a string of law enforcement officials Monday to provide context around video that’s at the crux of their case against David DePape, the man accused of attacking former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband at the couple’s San Francisco home last year.
Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia said Thursday he will try to block the move of FBI headquarters to Maryland, citing FBI Director Christopher A. Wray’s concerns last month about “fairness” in the site selection process.
The FBI will move out of its massive downtown Washington headquarters and relocate to suburban Maryland, the state’s officials confirmed Wednesday.
Whistleblowers accuse senior FBI officials of retaliating against agents for their political beliefs
At least three FBI whistleblowers told lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday that high-level senior officials at the bureau are revoking security clearances of personnel based on whether they have religious or politically conservative beliefs.
Crime in the nation’s capital has shown little sign of abating, but the D.C. Council is expected to approve acting Chief Pamela Smith’s nomination as the District’s permanent top cop Tuesday.