| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:42 PM
A former Maryland assistant U.S. attorney resigned today in the wake of an internal watchdog report on the ATF's botched gun operation known as "Fast and Furious."
The U.S. Justice Department's Inspector General on Wednesday referred 14 employees,...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 10:22 AM
The gun-running operation called Fast and Furious went bad when federal agents decided to let low-level traffickers go in hopes of catching bigger fish in the Mexican drug cartels. A similar mistake seems to have plagued the congressional investigation...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:02 PM
At a community meeting for paroled felons in the East Baltimore, the mother of Bloods gang leader Kevin Gary faced down federal prosecutor Jason Weinstein. She told him to stop harrassing her son, whom she described as "a champion for the downtrodden,"...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 2:42 PM
Before there was the Vin Diesel style of Fast & Furious, 1-6; and before Eric Holder’s fatal version of Fast and Furious, the straw man edition, there was the fast and furious life of the outlaws Parker and Barrow. You know them as Bonnie and Clyde....
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:14 PM
NACO, Ariz. -- This week's fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and the wounding of another in Arizona was likely the result of friendly fire, the FBI said late Friday.
"While it is important to emphasize that the FBI's investigation is...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 11:57 AM
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said today that under President Barack Obama’s directive, the federal Department of Justice will purchase the long-unused Thomson prison in northwestern Illinois, cutting a check and bypassing the objections of a veteran...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:19 PM
SAN DIEGO - The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison.
Danny Cruz Morones, 24, of Phoenix...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 3:29 PM
WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities unsealed Monday an indictment charging five men in the death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and offering up to $1 million for information leading to the arrest of the four men still at large.
| Jun 24, 2012
There's a lot of crossfire about guns these days. The Obama administration is under siege over Fast and Furious, a federal sting operation that allowed firearms to go to Mexican drug traffickers and was linked to the slaying of a Border Patrol agent....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The brouhaha over Attorney General Eric Holder and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum.
Mr. Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
A funny thing happened in Washington last week: Congress approved several significant pieces of legislation on bipartisan votes and hardly anybody seemed to notice — or care (which might just explain how so much work got done).