The U.S. Border Patrol expanded after Sept. 11, but was soon plagued with corruption. A new leader is trying to turn around the agency. We visited field agents to explore if the reforms are working.
A new law may clear an impasse in a stalled human trafficking case against Bill Allen, the former star witness in the federal corruption probe of Alaska politicians.
The unit would focus on shootings and other cases in which law enforcement officers used force, as well as deaths in jails and prisons and allegations of corruption.
The requirements were clear: Villas with no less than queen beds, flat-screen TVs of no less than 27 inches, meals of at least three stars, and round-the-clock bodyguards.
The draft report by outside law enforcement experts says the agency needs more internal affairs investigators. It also calls for more transparency in investigations, especially shootings by agents.
Both The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times are reporting that Hastert was paying a man to not reveal that Hastert had abused him years ago.
Under narrow definitions of corruption, candidates courting billionaires to fuel their White House bids doesn’t qualify. But some activists, on the left and the right, argue that it should.
Former state Republican representative and Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Ray Metcalfe is leading the effort.
Angélica Rivera and her husband, President Enrique Peña Nieto, have been under heavy scrutiny lately: first, because of the way the government has handled the case of 43 students who went missing after they were detained by police
A federal jury in Richmond, Va., has found former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell guilty on 11 of 14 charges in his corruption trial. His wife, Maureen, was found guilty on nine of 14 charges, including obstruction of justice.