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Operation Fast and Furious

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  • 30-year sentence in killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    TUCSON -- A federal judge sentenced a Mexican man to 30 years in prison Monday for the 2010 killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry, a slaying that led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious....
  • Mexican man gets 30 years in killing of Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry

    TUCSON — A Mexican man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday for Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry's slaying, which led to the unraveling of the failed federal gun-tracking operation known as Fast and Furious. Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, 37, who...
  • Fast and Furious gun dealer released from prison

    Fast and Furious gun dealer released from prison
    WASHINGTON — The firearms dealer caught up in the Justice Department’s Fast and Furious scandal has won an early release from prison after a federal judge ruled that prosecutors overcharged him in alleging he sold high-powered weapons to...
  • Justice Dept. to give $1.5 million for Newtown relief efforts

    Justice Dept. to give $1.5 million for Newtown relief efforts
    Three days after the nation marked the first anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, Justice Department officials announced a $1.5-million grant to help reimburse organizations that provided relief efforts to victims. The grant,...
  • Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection

    Quinn, Durbin irked with Va. lawmaker over prison sale rejection
    Veteran Virginia Republican Rep. Frank Wolf’s rejection of the Justice Department’s latest bid to purchase the unused Thomson prison in western Illinois has drawn the ire of two leading Illinois Democratswho accused the congressman of...
  • Biden, Holder gave support to La Raza

    On July 6, television news reported that Atty. Gen. Eric Holder was guest speaker for the National Council of La Raza. For many Americans who do not know, La Raza is one of the largest lobbyists in Washington and, far more importantly, is committed...
  • 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." The 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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....