Washington State Auditor
3:56 pm
Wed April 1, 2015

FBI Asked Washington State Auditor's Office To Preserve Records

The FBI also asked that certain records from the Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley's office be preserved.
Washington Legislature

Originally published on Wed April 1, 2015 3:56 pm

Records released Wednesday show it wasn’t just a federal grand jury that sought records from the Washington State Auditor’s office last month.

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Magazine Hacked
7:42 am
Tue March 10, 2015

Group Claiming To Be ISIS Hacks South Sound Magazine

A group claiming to be ISIS, hacked several businesses across the country over the weekend.
Credit theseanster93 / Flickr

South Sound Magazine is among several businesses across the country whose websites were hacked over the weekend by a group claiming to be The Islamic State, also known as ISIS.

On Saturday, the magazine's normal website was replaced with an all-black background and red letters, reading "Hacked by Islamic State."

NBC news reports that investigators initially did not believe the problems actually came from ISIS, but from hackers claiming to be that group, to get more attention.

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Pasco Shooting
5:31 pm
Wed February 25, 2015

Tri-Cities Latinos Disappointed In Progress of Pasco Police Shooting Investigation

Credit Anna King / Northwest News Network

Kennewick police investigating the police shooting this month of Antonio Zambrano-Montes say so far they know bullets entered him from the front, and a rock was found near his body.

People have demonstrated against Pasco police and questioned whether officers used excessive force to stop him when, witnesses say, he was throwing rocks in traffic.

People from the Tri-Cities’ large Latino population gathered outside Wednesday’s Kennewick police media briefing to give reporters their opinions.

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Pasco Shooting
5:14 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Pasco Residents Call For Federal Investigation Of Police Shooting

Protesters gather at the site of a police shooting on Saturday.
Anna King Northwest News Network

Originally published on Tue February 17, 2015 5:03 pm

Local investigations of last week's police shooting in Pasco are ongoing.

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Mohamud Trial
5:56 pm
Wed October 1, 2014

Mohamed Mohamud Sentenced To 30 Years For Bomb Plot

Mohamed Osman Mohamud found guilty in FBI sting.
Credit Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

An Oregon man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a crowded holiday event in Portland's town square in 2010.

Mohamed Mohamud was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Portland in a plot that actually was an FBI sting.

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Child Trafficking
7:02 am
Wed July 31, 2013

FBI Sweep Helps Rescue Northwest Children Forced Into Prostitution

Over the last few days you may have heard about the rescue of 105 children from sex trafficking. the FBI – in cooperation with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and local tasks forces conducted the sting. The FBI also worked with local police agencies- and helped recover victims who have been forced into prostitution and made arrests.

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Ricin Arrest
7:05 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Spokane Man Arrested, Pleads Not Guilty To Mailing Ricin

Facebook profile for Matthew Ryan Buquet on May 22, 2013
Credit Matthew Ryan Buquet

Wednesday FBI officials in Spokane arrested a man for connection with mailing a poisonous letter to a government building. Spokane Public Radio’s Paige Browning reports.

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Mohamud Trial
6:35 am
Fri February 1, 2013

Mohamud Guilty: Sentencing Set For May

Mohamed Osman Mohamud booking photo.
Credit Multnomah County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing is scheduled for May 14th for Mohamed Mohamud. The young Somali-American man  has been convicted of trying to use a weapon of mass destruction. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.

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Mohamed Mohamud Trial
4:20 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Mohamud Trial: FBI Agents Detail Involvement In Alleged Bomb Plot

Testimony in the trial of Mohamed Mohamud focused on some FBI agents involved in the case.
Credit Wikimedia Commons

Morning testimony in the trial of Mohamed Mohamud focused on some FBI agents involved in the case. Undercover agents worked with Mohamud on a plan to bomb Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square two years ago. The government says that while the device wasn't real, the threat posed by the defendant was.

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Mohamud Trial
6:17 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Defense Grills Operative On Underlying Motives

One of the operatives who worked with Mohamed Mohamud on a false plot said the defendant showed up with a complete plan. But defense attorneys are exploring potential problems with that story. From Oregon Public Broadcasting, April Baer reports.

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