iStock (NEW YORK) — The wife of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana for import into the U.S; money-laundering and helping run the Mexican drug cartel in which her husband was the boss. Emma Coronel Aispuro will also serve 48 […]

Nes/iStock (DAYTON, Ohio) — The suspect who carried out a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, on an early August morning in 2019 had an “enduring fascination with mass violence,” the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit concluded in a report released Monday. Just after 1 a.m. on Aug. 4, 2019, Connor Betts killed nine people and wounded […]

Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, who served under former President Donald Trump until his firing in the wake of the 2020 election, has sued the Department of Defense over redactions they made to his upcoming book. Esper’s memoir, set to be released in May of 2022, is expected to […]

ViktorCap/iStock (WASHINGTON) — As people travel to visit loved ones for the holiday season, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland is warning that unruly passengers on flights will not be tolerated and may face prosecution. “Passengers who assault, intimidate or threaten violence against flight crews and flight attendants do more than harm those employees; they prevent […]

sestovic/iStock (WASHINGTON) — Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the FBI are urging vigilance to ward off ransomware attacks, asking companies to implement multi-factor authentication and employees not to click on suspicious emails. “While we are not currently aware of a specific threat, we know that threat actors don’t […]

Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice has reached a settlement with parents of the Parkland  shooting victims, court documents obtained by ABC News show.  Parents Fred and Jennifer Guttenberg sued the DOJ in 2018, alleging that the FBI knew shooter Nikolas  Cruz was “going to explode” at some point and […]

ABC News (WASHINGTON) — The United States’ adversaries are trying to steal the nation’s top secrets, top Cyber Command and National Security Agency officials say, and protecting the American people from these threats takes both the private and public sectors. “Cybercom’s mission is to play the away game and to execute operations outside of the […]

iStock (NEW YORK) — Sixty-thousand inmates potentially did not properly receive credits for time served under the First Step Act’s recidivism programs, the Department of Justice inspector general found. “We are concerned that the delay in applying earned time credits may negatively affect inmates who have earned a reduction in their sentence or an earlier […]

Austin Fire Department (AUSTIN, Texas) — A Texas teen has been charged with allegedly setting an Austin, Texas, synagogue ablaze on Halloween. Prosecutors allege that Franklin Barrett Sechriest, an 18-year-old student at Texas State University, intentionally lit a fire at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue on the night of Oct. 31, and upon searching his […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former President Donald Trump’s political ally Steve Bannon on Monday surrendered to the FBI on charges of criminal contempt of Congress stemming from his refusal to cooperate with the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Bannon on Friday was charged with two counts of contempt […]

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