NEW YORK — Three New York City police commanders and a business consultant were arrested on Monday as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that has also been examining Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida threatened to detonate a car rigged with bombs and to strap hostages into explosive vests, according to partial transcripts of his 911 calls released Monday.
Muslim-Americans have repeatedly informed authorities of fellow Muslims they fear might be turning to extremism, law enforcement officials say, contrary to a claim by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate inched closer to scheduling votes on limited gun control measures after a Florida nightclub massacre, with Democrats challenging Republicans on Thursday to defy the national gun lobby and vote for new restrictions.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Investigators have questioned the wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, the FBI said on Wednesday, and a law enforcement source said she could face criminal charges if there is evidence of any wrongdoing.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The wife of the gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub over the weekend tried to talk him out of the attack, the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, media reported on Tuesday, citing law enforcement sources.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama said on Tuesday lawmakers could help prevent attacks like the one that killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida by making it harder for people who want to kill Americans to get their hands on assault weapons.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson called on Tuesday for “meaningful, responsible” gun control measures following the Florida nightclub massacre, saying steps were needed to keep firearms out of the hands of people who might be planning terrorist attacks.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic President Barack Obama denounced Donald Trump for his proposed U.S. ban on Muslim immigrants on Tuesday, joining Hillary Clinton in portraying the Republican presidential candidate as unfit for the White House.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Hackers believed to be working for the Russian government broke into the Democratic National Committee’s computer network, spied on internal communications and accessed research on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, the committee and security experts said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES — A former California state senator accused of taking cash bribes and gifts from a businessman and from undercover FBI agents posing as Hollywood filmmakers to steer legislation in their favor has agreed to plead guilty to mail fraud, federal prosecutors said on Monday.
FLINT, Mich. — The mayor of Flint, Michigan, did not redirect donations to her personal campaign from a charity meant to help families hurt by a water crisis in the city, an independent attorney said on Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a lower-court ruling that left in place Obama administration environmental regulations limiting power plant emissions of mercury and other toxic pollutants while the Environmental Protection Agency revised them.
LOS ANGELES — A heavily armed man who said he was heading to a Los Angeles-area pride parade was arrested early on Sunday in nearby Santa Monica, but there was no apparent link with the deadly mass shooting in Florida, authorities said.
NEW YORK — Wall Street stumbled for a third straight session on Monday as tech stalwarts Microsoft and Apple dragged on indexes and investors braced for major economic and political events in the United States and Europe.
ORLANDO, Fla. — FBI agents scrambled Monday to recover data from mass killer Omar Mateen’s electronic media — cellphones, computers and other devices — hoping to find clues to what sparked the massacre at a gay nightclub and whether he has contacts with any known extremists, according to current and former FBI officials.
ORLANDO — A man thought to be a deranged fan fatally shot Christina Grimmie, a rising singing star who gained fame on YouTube and as a contestant on television’s “The Voice,” while she was signing autographs after a concert in Orlando, Florida, police said on Saturday.