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 ...

Dec 4, 2015

Probe launched over abrupt change in MSDF's next chopper pick

A special unit under the defense minister is investigating whistleblower information that the Maritime Self-Defense Force’s preferred choice for its next-generation utility helicopters, Defense Minister Gen Nakatani admitted Friday. Although the minister declined to elaborate, ministry sources said Thursday that the MSDF’s preferred choice ...

Dutch-led probe releases final report on downing of flight MH17

Oct 13, 2015

Dutch-led probe releases final report on downing of flight MH17

After a 15-month probe, Dutch-led international investigators on Tuesday released a final report into last year’s crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner broke up on a routine flight between Amsterdam and Kuala Lumpur over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014, ...

Aug 27, 2015

FAA starts probe after Allegiant jet aborts out-of-control takeoff

U.S. air-safety investigators are looking into a mechanical failure that caused the nose of an Allegiant Airlines jet to rise off the ground prematurely before takeoff, defying the crew’s attempts to push it down. Pilots abruptly halted their roll on the runway at 138 ...