Federal Bureau Of Investigation

  • FBI adds first woman to its most-wanted list May 3, 2013

    Washington: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has put a woman on its most wanted terrorist list for the first time, announcing a reward of $1 million for information leading to her arrest. Joanne Chesimard, a member of the extremist group Black Liberation Army, was convicted of killing a New...
  • 'Suspicious substance found in letter mailed to Obama' April 17, 2013

    Washington: The US Secret Service has intercepted a letter addressed to President Barack Obama that contained a "suspicious substance." A law enforcement official said the letter is very similar to one recently mailed to Mississippi Republican Senator Roger Wicker. That letter tested positive Tuesday for poisonous ricin. The official requested anonymity...
  • Boston blasts: 3 dead, investigators seek suspects, motive April 16, 2013

    Boston: The bombs that blew up seconds apart at the finish line of one of the world's most storied races left the streets spattered with blood and glass, three dead, more than 140 wounded and maimed and gaping questions of who chose to attack at the Boston Marathon and why....
  • Boston blasts: Investigators monitor videos, photos for clues April 16, 2013

    Boston: US investigators led by the FBI are poring over video and photographs from the widely watched Boston Marathon for clues to determine who is responsible for two bombs that exploded near the finish line on Monday, killing three people and injuring more than 100, officials said. Because the Boston Marathon...
  • US: FBI hunts for new headquarters January 9, 2013

    Washington: The US government's move to replace the FBI's crumbling Washington headquarters, dismissed as "a dump" by one congresswoman, has sparked a fight between Virginia, Maryland and the capital for the billion-dollar project. Early signs point to suburban Prince George's County in Maryland as the frontrunner as officials in the...
  • Gurudwara shooting a hate crime, US official admits August 11, 2012

    Oak Creek: As thousands of mourners paid their last respects to six Sikh worshippers gunned down at a Sikh gurdwara at Oak Creek, US Attorney General Eric Holder called it "an act of terrorism, an act of hatred, a hate crime." Holder spoke at an emotional memorial service at Oak Creek...
  • US gurudwara shooter's motive unknown, say police August 8, 2012

    Wisconsin: The investigation that was initiated into the massacre in a gurudwara in Wisconsin in the USA where six people were killed before the gunman, Michael Page, was shot dead has not yet revealed the motive behind the killings. According to the police, no tell-tale writings or note was left...
  • Gurudwara shooting: FBI rules out involvement of 2nd person August 7, 2012

    Washington: Hours after releasing photo of "a person of interest" in the Wisconsin Gurudwara shooting incident, the FBI has ruled out involvement of the second suspect saying the shooting was carried out by the lone gunman Wade Michael Page. The second person was interviewed by the FBI before being cleared by...
  • US gurudwara shooting: 7 dead, FBI begins probe August 6, 2012

    New York: A deadly shooting in a gurudwara in Oak Creek in the state of Wisconsin has left six people dead. The gunman identified as a white male was killed by a police officer who responded to the 911 call. Three people including the police officer were critically injured and...
  • Joe Biden's brother receives anthrax from India October 3, 2011

    Washington: US Vice President Joe Biden's younger brother has received a suspicious package in his mail from India, containing a powdery substance, which the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has ruled as anthrax. Neither the law enforcement authorities nor Biden's brother Francis Biden could say where in India this package was...
  • Al Qaeda bomber leaves behind a fingerprint May 24, 2011

    Washington: The FBI has a fingerprint and forensic evidence linking al Qaeda's top bomb maker in Yemen to a trio of explosive devices used in recent attacks on the United States, tangible reminders that Osama bin Laden's death has not eliminated the threat from the group's most active and dangerous...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio to play FBI founder Hoover June 19, 2010

    Los Angeles: Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to play the role of the founder director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in a new movie to be directed by Clint Eastwood. The Titanic actor would team up for the first time with Eastwood, who has agreed to take...
  • Terror suspect Rana denies role in 26/11 November 30, 2009

    Toronto: Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, who was arrested in the US for his alleged role in the Mumbai terror attacks, has denied any role in the plot. In a statement on Sunday, he said he bears no ill will against India. Rana, 48, was arrested on October 3 for plotting to attack...
  • FBI warns of Mumbai-type terror attacks on US cities February 24, 2009

    Washington: Extremists "with large agendas and little money can use rudimentary weapons" to sow terror, raising the spectre that the Mumbai attacks could embolden terrorists seeking to attack US cities, warned the top US investigation agency FBI. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is expanding its focus beyond al-Qaeda and into...
  • Missionaries unfazed by al-Qaeda charge September 14, 2006

    Islamabad: Devotees came in their tens of thousands, unrolled mats, pitched tents, assembled mini-stoves, and spent the weekend in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad sipping tea, praying and listening to sermons. From Friday night to Sunday morning, preachers of Islamic revivalism held sway over a congregation organised by Tablighi Jamaat,...