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Texas man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening Georgia election officials

Friday, January 21, 2022

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.


New York AG James says Trump's company misled banks, tax officials

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Attorney General Letitia James says her office uncovered evidence of financial irregularities at former President Donald Trump's business, and wants Trump and two of his adult children to testify.


The leader of the Oath Keepers is charged with conspiracy for Jan. 6 riot

Friday, January 14, 2022

The federal government has charged Stewart Rhodes, the leader of the Oath Keepers, and 10 others with seditious conspiracy in the most serious case to emerge from its probe into the Capitol attack.


Oath Keepers leader arrested, charged with seditious conspiracy for Jan. 6 riot

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The federal government has charged Stewart Rhodes and 10 others with seditious conspiracy in the most serious case to emerge from its investigation into the Capitol riot.


The Justice Department will create domestic terrorism unit to counter rising threats

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

The announcement was made Tuesday by Matthew Olsen, the head of the department's National Security Division, and comes as the nation faces a constellation of extremist threats on the home front.


Where the Jan. 6 insurrection investigation stands, one year later

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Officials say the probe is one of the largest and most resource-intensive investigations in American history. More than 700 people have been charged already.


GOP Rep. Scott Perry is the first sitting lawmaker the Jan. 6 panel wants to question

Monday, December 20, 2021

Perry said Tuesday that he declines the request. He is the first sitting lawmaker that the panel has sought to question from regarding the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.


Capitol rioter who attacked police is sentenced to more than 5 years in prison

Friday, December 17, 2021

The judge said she wanted to make clear with the sentence that "trying to stop the peaceful transition of power and assaulting law enforcement officers is going to be met with certain punishment."


D.C.'s attorney general is suing the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers over Capitol attack

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The District of Columbia is seeking damages from the two far-right groups for allegedly conspiring to terrorize the city with the violent attack on Jan. 6.


A Harvard scientist, accused of lying about his links to China, goes on trial

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

The trial of a prominent Harvard University scientist opens Tuesday in federal court in Boston. Defendant Charles Lieber is one of the world's leading researchers in nanotechnology.


Appeals court rules against Trump effort to block document release to Jan. 6 panel

Thursday, December 09, 2021

The unanimous ruling from the panel upholds a lower court's decision that a tranche of Trump White House records can be provided to the Democratic-led Jan. 6 select committee.


The FBI is trying to add diversity to its ranks by recruiting at HBCUs

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

The FBI has launched a new diversity initiative aimed at reaching out to historically Black colleges and universities to try to recruit more African Americans to be special agents.


The Justice Department is suing Texas over the state's redistricting plans

Monday, December 06, 2021

The lawsuit says the redistricting disadvantages Black and Latino voters and does not reflect the outsize effect minorities played in the state's recent population growth.


Former Trump Chief of Staff Mark Meadows will appear before the Jan. 6 panel

Wednesday, December 01, 2021

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol says former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has agreed to provide documents and appear for a deposition.


Families of Parkland shooting victims settle lawsuit with DOJ for about $130 million

Monday, November 22, 2021

Families of more than a dozen victims of the 2018 school shooting have reached a settlement with the Justice Department to resolve their lawsuit over the FBI's failure to act on tips about the gunman.


2 suspected Iranian hackers are charged with trying to intimidate U.S. voters

Thursday, November 18, 2021

The two Iranian nationals allegedly sent threatening emails to American voters and spread disinformation ahead of the 2020 election.


Steve Bannon pleads not guilty to contempt of Congress charges

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The former Trump adviser was indicted last week on two counts of contempt of Congress for defying a congressional subpoena.


Self-styled 'QAnon shaman' is sentenced to 41 months in Capitol riot

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Jacob Chansley, who had pleaded guilty to obstruction, apologized and called his high-profile actions on Jan. 6 "indefensible."


Steve Bannon appeared in court after refusing to comply with Jan. 6 panel's subpoena

Monday, November 15, 2021

Steve Bannon appeared in federal court, surrendering to the FBI on two counts of contempt of Congress after refusing to comply with a subpoena from the panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack.


A key source for the infamous Trump-Russia dossier is charged with lying to the FBI

Thursday, November 04, 2021

Igor Danchenko was taken into custody Thursday as part of special counsel John Durham's investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe.