Inspector General Launches Probe Examining Decision to Relocate FBI Headquarters to Maryland

[ad_1] The Inspector General for the General Services Administration is probing the decision to locate the facility in Greenbelt, Maryland, over a site in Virginia., according to a letter released Thursday by Virginia lawmakers. The new building would replace the FBI’s crumbling headquarters in nearby Washington, D.C. Virginia’s senators and representatives said in a joint … Read more

FBI Agent Carjacked in Washington, Latest in String of High-Profile Carjackings

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent was carjacked Wednesday in Washington, D.C., a theft that comes amid a sharp increase in the number of carjackings in the nation’s capital. Two people carried out the midafternoon armed carjacking, police said. The car was found about 30 minutes later about a mile away, Metropolitan Police said. … Read more

Frances Sternhagen, Tony Award-Winning Actor Who Was Familiar Maternal Face on TV, Dies at 93

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Frances Sternhagen, the veteran character actor who won two Tony Awards and became a familiar maternal face to TV viewers later in life in such shows as “Cheers,” “ER,” “Sex and the City” and “The Closer,” has died. She was 93. Sternhagen died peacefully of natural causes Monday her son, … Read more

Jimmy Carter Set to Lead Presidents, First Ladies in Mourning and Celebrating Rosalynn Carter

[ad_1] ATLANTA (AP) — Rosalynn Carter will be memorialized Tuesday with classical music and beloved hymns, some of her favorite Biblical passages, and a rare gathering of all living U.S. first ladies and multiple presidents, including her 99-year-old husband Jimmy Carter. The funeral at Glenn Memorial Church in Atlanta falls on the second of a … Read more

States Recycle and Donate Food Headed to Landfills

[ad_1] ELMSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — When Sean Rafferty got his start in the grocery business, anything that wasn’t sold got tossed out. But on a recent day, Rafferty, the store manager for ShopRite of Elmsford-Greenburgh in New York, was preparing boxes of bread, donuts, fresh produce and dairy products to be picked up by a … Read more

JFK Assassination Remembered 60 Years Later by Surviving Witnesses to History, Including AP Reporter

[ad_1] “I was sort of under their armpit,” Simpson said, noting that every time she was able to get any information from them, she would rush to a pay phone to call her editors, and then “go back to the cops.” Simpson, now 84, is among the last surviving witnesses who are sharing their stories … Read more

Capitol Rioter Who Berated a Judge and Insulted a Prosecutor Is Sentenced to 3 Months in Jail

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — A New York massage therapist who joined the mob of Trump supporters attacking the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Tuesday to three months in jail, capping a case in which he skipped court hearings, profanely insulted a prosecutor and berated the judge who punished him. Frank Rocco Giustino pleaded guilty in … Read more

Police Identify 2 Children Struck and Killed as They Walked to Elementary School in Maryland

[ad_1] At a news conference Tuesday, Prince George’s County police identified the students who died after the crash in Riverdale Park a day earlier as 10-year-old Shalom Mbah and 5-year-old Sky Sosa. One child’s relative was also struck as he walked with them to Riverdale Elementary School, but police said his injuries aren’t considered life-threatening. … Read more

Musk’s X Sues Liberal Advocacy Group Media Matters Over Its Report on Ads Next to Hate Groups’ Posts

[ad_1] Elon Musk’s social media company X filed a lawsuit against liberal advocacy group Media Matters for America on Monday, saying it manufactured a report to show advertisers’ posts alongside neo-Nazi and white nationalist posts in order to “drive advertisers from the platform and destroy X Corp.” Advertisers have been fleeing the site formerly known … Read more

Second Suspect Arrested in Morgan State University Shooting

[ad_1] BALTIMORE (AP) — A second suspect has been arrested in a shooting at Morgan State University that left five people injured during homecoming celebrations at the historically Black college in northeast Baltimore, federal authorities said Monday. Jovon Williams, 18, was arrested Friday and charged with attempted first-degree murder and other counts, according to the … Read more