Prosecutors Take McCabe Evidence to Grand Jury

Federal prosecutors are using a grand jury to investigate former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, an indication the probe into whether he misled officials exploring his role in a controversial media disclosure has intensified. McCabe’s attorney charges that a leak about the case “is a sad and poorly veiled attempt to try to distract the American public.”

DOJ Investigating FBI Handling of Nassar Sex Case

The Justice Department’s Inspector General is probing how the FBI handled sexual-abuse allegations by gymnasts against national team doctor Larry Nassar in 2015. Gymnasts’ complaints languished for at least nine months before an FBI office opened a formal investigation.

Jury Acquits FBI Agent in Oregon Refuge Case

W. Joseph Astarita, a member of the FBI’s Hostage Rescue Team, was cleared of lying to conceal that he fired two shots at the truck of Oregon refuge occupation spokesman Robert “LaVoy” Finicum in 2016. It was the latest prosecution loss in the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.