FBI joins probe into Flint's 'man-made crisis' water contamination

Feb 3, 2016

FBI joins probe into Flint's 'man-made crisis' water contamination

The FBI is joining a criminal investigation into lead contaminated drinking water in Flint, Michigan, exploring whether any laws were broken in a crisis that has captured international attention. Federal prosecutors in Michigan were working with an investigative team that included the FBI, the ...

Maine man admits deadly shooting rampage, woman's kidnapping

Jul 21, 2015

Maine man admits deadly shooting rampage, woman's kidnapping

A gunman charged with killing two men in separate shootings and kidnapping a woman who had managed to escape from him confessed to the killings, police said in an affidavit made public Monday. Anthony Lord appeared before a judge via video from jail. The ...

Baltimore murder wave leads to police chief's sacking

Jul 9, 2015

Baltimore murder wave leads to police chief's sacking

Violence-plagued Baltimore on Wednesday fired its police chief, who paid the price for a surge in homicides and after riots erupted over the death of a black man in custody. Police Commissioner Anthony Batts was dismissed with immediate effect, said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, who ...