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  • Former Maryland federal prosecutor resigns from Justice Department after Fast & Furious report

    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." TheĀ U.S. Justice Department's Inspector General on Wednesday referred 14 employees,...
  • Fast, furious and way off the mark

    Fast, furious and way off the mark
    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...
  • Baltimore crime-fighter resigns over Fast and Furious case

    Baltimore crime-fighter resigns over Fast and Furious case
    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,"...
  • Bonnie and Clyde's guns go on the auction block

    Bonnie and Clyde's guns go on the auction block
    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....
  • FBI: Border Patrol Agent Likely Killed by Friendly Fire

    FBI: Border Patrol Agent Likely Killed by Friendly Fire
    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...
  • Durbin: Feds to write $165 million check to state for unused prison

    Durbin: Feds to write $165 million check to state for unused prison
    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...
  • 1st 'Fast and Furious' defendant sentenced

    1st 'Fast and Furious' defendant sentenced
    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...
  • 5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'

    5 Charged in Agent's Killing That Exposed 'Fast and Furious'
    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. The investigation...
  • 10 things you might not know about guns

    10 things you might not know about guns
    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....
  • Fast and Furious: The Second Amendment conspiracy theory

    Fast and Furious: The Second Amendment conspiracy theory
    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...
  • Congress does something while nobody's looking

    Congress does something while nobody's looking
    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). Certainly, it's...