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Ryan J. Reilly

A Terror Suspect Went To Court In Congress' Backyard And Hardly Anyone Noticed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wearing a dark green jumpsuit with "PRISONER" written on the back, the defendant was escorted into the courtroom unshackled. He sat next...

Ryan J. Reilly

'Insane' DOJ Anti-Recording Policy Has Finally Been Reversed

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a major shift, the Justice Department has done away with a longstanding policy that forbade federal agents from recording statements ...

Ryan J. Reilly

DOJ Spent Millions On Drones Despite 'Uncoordinated' Policy

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 09.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Justice spent millions of dollars purchasing small unarmed drones for domestic use over the last decade, but the ...

Marshals Service Reportedly Loses Track Of Encrypted Radios

Reuters | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

(Adds comment from U.S. Marshals Service) By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Marshals Service h...

Ryan J. Reilly

Witness Protection Lost 'Known Or Suspected' Terrorists: DOJ Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Marshals Service gave new names and identities to "known or suspected" terrorists admitted to the witness protection program an...

Fugitive Caught 16 Years After Escape

AP | MICHAEL GRACZYK | Posted 04.08.2013 | Crime

HOUSTON -- A Texas prison escapee on the run for almost 16 years has been captured by authorities in Mexico and awaits extradition to the U.S. to fini...

Elderly 'Career Criminal' Charged With 3 Sexually Motivated Murders From 1980s

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 01.08.2013 | Crime

LOS ANGELES -- A man suspected of killing three women in Los Angeles in the late 1980s has been arrested after detectives found DNA evidence linking h...

Risk and Reward: Inside the Life of a Federal Judge

Judge Frederic Block | Posted 01.28.2013 | Crime
Judge Frederic Block

The startling revelation last month of the death threat against my colleague Judge Joseph Biancoreminded me of the death threat made against me a few years ago by Anthony Casso, who went by the charming nickname "Gaspipe."

Some Claimants Opt Out Of Proposed BP Medical Settlement

Susan Buchanan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

A medical portion in the proposed, $7.8 billion class-action settlement with BP will satisfy some residents who became ill from the 2010 spill but hundreds of others opted out because the agreement doesn't cover their chronic ailments and sky-high expenses.

Rape Suspect Who Fled Trial Captured By US Marshals

AP | JUAN A. LOZANO | Posted 11.11.2012 | Crime

HOUSTON — A man who fled his trial a day before being convicted and sentenced in the repeated group sexual assault of an 11-year-old Southeast T...

Get Your Hands On Picassos, Rembrandts And Other Mastworks Owned By Scam Artists (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Kyle McGovern | Posted 06.27.2012 | Crime

Art-lovers have the chance to take home original works by Picasso, Chagall, Matisse and many others, thanks to the U.S. Marshals Service. The piece...

'Boom Boom Room' Operator Sentenced

Posted 05.08.2012 | Miami

The accused operator of Oakland Park's notorious "Boom Boom Room" was sentenced to life in federal prison for the sex trafficking of minors and produc...

Justified Returns for a Third Season With Guns Blazing

Morgan Glennon | Posted 03.14.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Justified is a rare treat, a show with subtle humor, humanity and flawed heroes and antiheroes that feel like real people. Coming off a phenomenal second season, it would have been easy for the show to drop the ball.

N.J. Dad Arrested In Death Of Girl Tossed In Creek

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI and DENISE PETSKI | Posted 01.29.2012 | Crime

By BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI and DENISE PETSKI, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- A New Jersey man suspected of killing his 2-year-old daughter by tossing...

US Marshals Seize Cheese In Wisconsin

Food Safety News | By Huang Shuo | Posted 07.23.2011 | Food

U.S. Marshals this week seized cheese products distributed by Brunkow Cheese of Wisconsin, according to a news release from the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...

Police: 2 U.S. Marshals, 1 Officer Shot In St. Louis

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ST. LOUIS — A deputy federal marshal who was shot in the head Tuesday during a gun battle with a man they were trying to arrest died of his woun...

3 Deputy U.S. Marshals Shot

AP | JOHN RABY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A deputy U.S. marshal was killed and two others were wounded Wednesday in West Virginia when a drug suspect opened fire on t...

Courthouse Guards Miss Mock Bombs

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A $370 million program run by the U.S. Marshals Service to protect federal courthouses failed to detect mock explosive devices sent to several offices...

U.S. Marshals Sued For Selling Off Forfeited Assets Below Actual Value

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An arm of the United States Marshals Service undervalued what could amount to untold millions of dollars in assets forfeited by white-collar criminals...

Judge: Michigan Militia Members Can Leave Jail Until Trial

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Nine members of a Michigan militia will be released from jail pending trial after a federal judge on Monday harshly criticized the gov...

Kevin J. Long: Man Who Tried Bringing Knives To Daley Center Had 1,600 Knives, Guns, Names Of Officers And Deputies In His Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A man who was arrested last week after attempting to bring knives into the Daley Center faces further charges after the Cook County sheriff's officers...

FBI: Men Plotted To Kill DEA Agent, U.S. Attorney

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Two men arrested by the FBI and U.S. Marshals were accused Tuesday of taking part in a murder plot against an assistant U.S. attorney in Chicago and a...

Sharon Lubinski: Senate Confirms First Openly Gay US Marshal

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis assistant police Chief Sharon Lubinski has become the first openly gay U.S. marshal. The U.S. Senate confirmed the Gr...

Obama Nominates First Openly Gay US Marshal...

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has nominated a Minnesota policewoman to become the first openly gay person to serve as a U.S. marshal. Sharon L...

Las Vegas Shooting: 2 Guards Shot In Attack At Federal Building; Suspect Killed

AP | KEN RITTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down for video. UPDATE: WASHINGTON -- Law enforcement officials say the suspect in the Las Vegas shooting at a federal building was upset over...