A New Jersey man was indicted Thursday for allegedly sexually abusing a woman who was asleep on an airplane, the U.S. District Attorney's Office said.
Secret Service agents arrested a Washington man Tuesday for making threats against President Barack Obama, a spokesman with the agency said.
The U.S. Attorney's Office said it is not confirming or denying reports that Jared Loughner will plead guilty in last year's shooting rampage outside a Tucson, Arizona, supermarket.
Residents of Tucson remember the victims of a shooting rampage that claimed the lives of six people one year ago.
Federal authorities have filed a civil complaint seeking the forfeiture of a stolen dinosaur skeleton and its return to Mongolia, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
The Jamaican drug lord who turned a Kingston neighborhood into a war zone while resisting arrest in 2010 was sentenced in New York to 23 years in federal prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday.
A man from the Horn of Africa has pleaded guilty to conspiring with al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked terror organization, and traveling to Somalia to receive military training from the group, federal officials announced Wednesday.
A self-styled historian who claimed to have moved among presidential circles is expected to be sentenced Monday after he pleaded guilty to stealing historical documents worth well over a million dollars.
The JetBlue pilot arrested after an apparent midair meltdown last week was ordered held without bond during a brief appearance before a federal judge in Amarillo, Texas, on Monday morning, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
An Australian man and his company have been charged in a plot to export components for drones, helicopters, torpedoes, missiles and other military technology to Iran, prosecutors said.
A federal court sentenced a Pakistani citizen to more than four years for providing false documentation and attempting to smuggle a person he thought was a Taliban member into the United States.
Three Swiss bankers have been charged with helping American taxpayers hide more than $1.2 billion from the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan announced Tuesday.
A California woman was indicted late Wednesday on charges of sending money to Pakistan to help fund terrorist attacks against U.S. military personnel, federal officials said.
The U.S. Attorney's office has announced the return of 19 pieces of stolen plates and china once belonging to Saddam Hussein and the Iraqi Kingdom's King Faisal II and the Royal Family to the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Iraq to the United Nations.
A Maryland man pleaded guilty Tuesday to selling on eBay sound recordings donated to the National Archives, including one of baseball great Babe Ruth.
A federal grand jury in Waco, Texas, on Tuesday indicted Pfc. Naser Jason Abdo, the AWOL soldier accused of plotting an attack on Fort Hood soldiers, officials said.
A judge ordered on Tuesday that a Pakistani-American man accused of improperly lobbying for the Pakistani government be released, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
A man being held without bond was indicted Friday on charges he stowed away aboard a cross-country flight and later tried to do it again, federal authorities said.
Accused Somali terrorist suspect Ahmed Abdulkadir Warsame had been in direct contact with the radical American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, and they may have been in the same place for a period of time, a U.S. official said Thursday.
George E.B. Holding, the U.S. attorney overseeing the prosecution of former Democratic vice presidential nominee John Edwards, announced Friday that he is stepping down from his current post.
Authorities arrested a Colorado man who allegedly sent a manila envelope stuffed with white powder to officials who had been handling his back-taxes case, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.
The Newark Police Department is being investigated by the federal government in the wake of allegations of discriminatory policing by department officers, according to Paul Fishman, the U.S. Attorney for the district of New Jersey.
A veteran police officer in Alaska was behind bars Monday after authorities accused him of passport fraud, using a fake identity and being an illegal immigrant.
An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has been charged with a variety of crimes he allegedly committed while on the job, including selling cigarettes that were part of undercover tobacco investigations, according to the Justice Department.
A New York religious leader pleaded guilty Monday to operating an illegal money business, officials said.
Three people have been charged with trying to buy a Stinger missile and other military weapons for a Mexican drug cartel, according to an indictment unsealed last week in Phoenix. The government says the plot was foiled because the people the alleged conspirators were dealing with were federal undercover agents and a government informant.
A judge has ordered Jared Lee Loughner to undergo a mental evaluation at a specialized facility in Springfield, Missouri, as soon as possible to help determine if he is competent to stand trial, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Tucson, Arizona.
Actress Felicia "Snoop" Pearson, who once dealt drugs in Baltimore before a chance encounter got her a role on HBO's "The Wire," was arrested overnight during a series of raids in her hometown, police said Thursday.
The man the FBI calls the "Granddad Bandit" pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to robbing two Virginia banks and acknowledged holding up another 24 branches, according to federal prosecutors.
In August 2010, authorities arrested 52-year-old Michael Mara after a six hour standoff at his Louisiana home.
Ten websites that were allegedly engaged in the live streaming of major sporting events have been seized and shut down by authorities, the government said Wednesday.
Federal authorities are investigating the events surrounding the death of a teenager during an altercation between Border Patrol agents trying to arrest alleged drug smugglers and rock-throwing bystanders, an FBI spokesman said Wednesday.
Officials in New York said Tuesday they are looking into what happened to cleanup efforts during last week's monster blizzard.
Accused "barefoot bandit" Colton Harris-Moore is expected to be arraigned in a Seattle, Washington, federal court on Thursday in connection with a series of airplane and boat thefts in the Pacific northwest.
Accused "barefoot bandit" Colton Harris-Moore was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in connection with a series of airplane and boat thefts in the Pacific northwest, federal prosecutors in Washington state said.
In July, an author talked with CNN's American Morning about the case against Colton Harris-Moore.
CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $77.6 million in fines and returned profits in a case alleging improper control in the sale of an ingredient used to make methamphetamine, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
On the same day a California police department was getting accolades for the quick arrest of a child kidnap suspect, a federal grand jury charged one sergeant and three former officers with civil rights violations.
It's "On the Waterfront" five decades later.
An international cybercrime ring was broken up Thursday by federal and state officials who say the alleged hackers used phony e-mails to obtain personal passwords and empty more than $3 million from U.S. bank accounts.
Investment advisor Kenneth Starr, who managed money for "high net-worth and celebrity clients," pleaded guilty Friday to charges he stole up to $50 million from investors.
The mayor of a small Louisiana town was indicted on several charges for allegedly accepting bribes from businesspeople, federal prosecutors said Thursday.
Former political fundraiser Hassan Nemazee was sentenced Thursday to 144 months in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in New York and to the FBI.
A federal judge sentenced children's author K.P. Bath to six years in prison Thursday for possessing child pornography.
The names of two people who tried Monday to enter MacDill Air Force Base with unauthorized weapons were released by officials Tuesday.
Authorities have arrested three dozen people in a sweeping operation targeting suspected members of a California drug-trafficking gang and its associates, said the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of California.
A Pennsylvania woman has been indicted for conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and kill a person in a foreign country, the Justice Department announced Tuesday.
Toyota said Monday it has received a federal grand jury subpoena for documents relating to the unintended acceleration of its vehicles and braking systems in the Toyota Prius.
A man arraigned Tuesday on multiple firearms charges had an arsenal of high-powered weapons and a map of U.S. military base in his New Jersey hotel room, authorities said.
Federal prosecutors say there will be no criminal charges against the magician
Two Washington Wizards basketball players drew guns on each other during a heated Christmas Eve gambling debt dispute, the New York Post reported Friday.
On a warm summer night last June, James Gardner gave his daughter permission to sleep over at a friend's house, something he almost never let her do.
The leader of a group of African-American converts to Islam was fatally shot in Detroit, Michigan, Wednesday, federal authorities said.
A Brooklyn resident was indicted on conspiracy charges for trying to join a terrorist group overseas and kill U.S. troops, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York announced Thursday.
In the annals of fraud, hedge fund manager Mark Bloom will probably be remembered for two details. First, his alleged $20 million scam tipped off regulators to the larger, purported $554 million one at the brokerage firm WG Trading. Second, the former big spender is now so cash-strapped that he's planning on using a public defender when his case gets underway this summer.
A former federal prosecutor was arrested Wednesday on charges related to the murder of a witness in a drug case, among many other counts, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Newark, New Jersey, said.
Three former Atlanta police officers are to be sentenced Monday for their roles in the shooting death of a 92-year-old woman during a botched drug raid in 2006, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
A man suspected of trying to fake his death by parachuting from a plane before it crashed has been indicted on charges of willfully damaging an aircraft and triggering a Coast Guard rescue attempt.
Three Staten Island men are charged with violating voting rights, accused of assaulting African-Americans after Barack Obama's win in the November presidential election, authorities said Wednesday.
Three Staten Island men face charges of voting rights violations for targeting African-Americans for assault after Barack Obama's win in the November 4 presidential race, authorities said Wednesday.
The former manager of the largest U.S. kosher meatpacking plant was arrested Thursday on federal conspiracy charges of harboring illegal immigrants and aiding and abetting aggravated identity theft, federal officials said.
The problem for the NBA in trying to deal with its referee scandal is that the league won't be credited for its efforts. The more David Stern tries to create solutions, the more the public will be reminded of the problem.
The U.S. Attorney confirms a subpoena of Mary-Kate Olsen won't be enforced
A convicted hedge fund manager who disappeared last month turned himself in to local authorities in Southwick, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Marshals Office.
Raffaello Follieri is accused of fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to commit wire fraud
Federal marshals arrested the girlfriend of a hedge fund manager who disappeared on the day he was to start a 20-year prison sentence for defrauding investors, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Former Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Sharpe James and co-defendant Tamika Riley were found guilty Wednesday of charges related to property fraud, the U.S. Attorney's Office in the District of New Jersey said.
One of seven men accused of conspiring to blow up Chicago's Sears Tower was acquitted Thursday, and a federal jury in Miami failed to reach a verdict on six others arrested in the alleged terror plot.
The former mayor of Atlantic City pleaded guilty Thursday to defrauding the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs out of nearly $25,000 for false claims about his military service during the Vietnam War, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in New Jersey.
A former New York City official pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing millions of government dollars, some of which were intended to help identify victims of the September 11, 2001, attacks, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Amid all the problems that New Orleans has faced, relieving black-white distrust has proven to be one of the toughest
The federal government has charged five alleged Islamic radicals with plotting to kill U.S. soldiers at Fort Dix in New Jersey.
A man alleged to be the senior U.S. leader of Sri Lanka's Tamil Tigers was charged Wednesday with providing material support for a foreign terrorist organization.
Law enforcement agencies across the nation have received as many as 40 copycat threats to schools since Monday's Virginia Tech massacre, according to the FBI.
"Die Hard" director John McTiernan was charged Monday with making a false statement to the FBI about his knowledge of wiretapping by an indicted Hollywood private detective, authorities said.
A 14-year-old boy who died while being restrained at a military-style boot camp suffered from sickle cell trait, natural complications of which caused the teen's death, according to a medical examiner's report released Thursday.
Of the 22 people charged with conspiring to import "massive quantities of narcotics" into the United States, two allegedly were leading the operation from a federal prison in Pennsylvania, according to federal prosecutors.
Federal prosecutors said Thursday they charged Bayou Management LLC, the hedge fund at the center of a multimillion-dollar missing-funds case, with defrauding investors and sought $101 million in civil forfeitures against the firm.
Tommy Hilfiger Corp. said late Wednesday that it will pay more than $18 million to cover back taxes to the U.S. as it settles a federal probe related to commissions paid in Hong Kong .
Three former top executives at bankrupt telecom WorldCom, including its ex-chief financial officer, settled a class-action lawsuit stemming from an $11 billion accounting fraud that brought down the company three years ago.
The Securities and Exchange Commission's former operations chief made a bundle in a New York hedge fund being investigated by the U.S. Attorney's Office for fleecing investors out of tens of millions of dollars, a newspaper report said Tuesday.
A former top executive at Qwest Communications International Inc. was indicted on wire fraud and money laundering charges, the Department of Justice said.
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