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ISIS Broadens Recruitment For Women, Professionals To Build New Society  (Photo by AFP/Getty Images)

Islamic State Recruits Broadly, Not Just Fighters

The three teenage girls from Colorado swapped Twitter messages about marriage and religion with recruiters for the Islamic State group, then set out for Syria with passports and thousands of dollars in stolen cash. Authorities intercepted them in Germany, then returned them to their families without criminal charges.

12/16/2014

FBI Sony cyber attack impossible to prevent

FBI Says No Way To Stop Sony Hackers

Bureau cybersecurity agent tells a Senate panel the malware used to hack Sony would have gotten past about 90 percent of online defense programs.

12/11/2014

(Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

New Profiling Guidelines Won’t Affect Border Stops

New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would restrict the ability of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies to take into account religion, national origin and other characteristics during investigations. But they would exempt agents from the Department of Homeland Security who do border checks and screen passengers at airports, according to a U.S. official familiar with the plans.

12/06/2014

File photo of a gun store. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Black Friday Opens Busiest Season For Gun Purchases

More gun sales than ever are slipping through the federal background check system — 186,000 last year, a rate of 512 gun sales a day, as states fail to consistently provide thorough, real-time updates on criminal and mental histories to the FBI.

11/28/2014

Police face off with demonstrators as protests continue in the wake of 18-year-old Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FBI Sends 100 Additional Agents To Ferguson

The FBI has sent nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson, Missouri, to help law enforcement there as officials prepare for possible unrest ahead of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting.

11/22/2014

(Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Service Held 20 Years After D.C. Shooting Rampage

A memorial service was to be held Friday for two FBI agents and a District of Columbia police sergeant shot and killed 20 years ago inside the Metropolitan Police Department’s headquarters, an event that shocked the city at a time when it was known as the nation’s murder capital.

11/21/2014

Jasmine Leighlin Baker. (Photo credit: Baltimore County Police)

FBI Joins Search For Missing 12-Year-Old in Md.

A 12-year-old Baltimore County girl has gone missing, and police are asking for the public’s help to find her.

11/12/2014

The top three officials at the Justice Department agency that oversees the federal immigration court system used their positions to help relatives get paid internships, according to a report released Thursday by the Justice Department's inspector general. Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

FBI Agent Suspended Indefinitely on Allegations of Misconduct

An FBI agent was suspended indefinitely Friday and several people who were convicted of crimes have been released from prison as a result of the agent’s misconduct, the FBI says.

10/31/2014

Proposal of what the FBI site would look like in Landover. (Photo by Lerner Enterprises via John Domen/All-News 99.1)

Landover Mall Owners Push for FBI Site

The long-abandoned Landover Mall is just a ghost, surrounded by an ugly chain link fence and weeds reaching to the sky.

10/28/2014

The FBI added William Bishop, wanted for killing five family members in 1976 in Bethesda, to its "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list on Thursday. (Photo from FBI)

FBI: Body Exhumed is Not Most Wanted Md. Fugitive

An unidentified body exhumed in Alabama is not the man accused of using a sledgehammer to kill his family in Maryland in 1976, the FBI said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

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