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Indictment: Phoenix Man Helped Plan Garland Cartoon Contest Shooting

A Phoenix-area man has been charged with helping plan an attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Garland, Texas last month that ended with the two shooters’ deaths.

06/16/2015

Bilal Abood
Courtesy: Barbara Strebeck

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Iraqi-Born US Citizen From Mesquite

Bilal Abood has been charged in a federal indictment with one count of making a false statement to the FBI.

06/11/2015

Derek Hutter (mugshot via Sachse Police Department)

Former Youth Minister Pleads Guilty to Child Enticement

Derek Hutter convinced a minor girl in his youth group to have a sexual relationship with him.

06/10/2015

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FBI, Garland Police Searching For Bank Robber

Garland police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a bank in broad daylight.

06/09/2015

Photo courtesy: WPEC-TV

Border Patrol Helicopter Comes Under Fire Over Laredo

Today U.S. and Mexican authorities are searching for suspects after a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter came under fire near the Mexican border. Authorities say the shots were fired from the Mexican side of the border.

06/06/2015

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US Officials Warn Of Encrypted Communications By Extremists

U.S. law enforcement officials expressed concern Wednesday about the growing use of encrypted communication and private messaging by supporters of the Islamic State.

06/03/2015

The seal of the FBI hangs at the bureau's headquaters. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Aircraft Over US Cities

The FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology – all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government.

06/02/2015

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Texas House Passes Biker Safety Bill Days After Shooting

Texas lawmakers approved motorcycle safety legislation on Friday that supporters say was going to be discussed at the biker’s meeting in Waco where a deadly shootout erupted last weekend.

05/22/2015

The Twin Peaks restaurant, the scene of a motorcycle gang shootout, is seen May 18, 2015 in Waco, Texas.  (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Biker Claims Bandidos Are To Blame For Waco Bloodshed

A member of the Cossacks gang from in Henderson County claims the Bandidos motorcycle gang is to blame for Sunday’s bloodbath.

05/19/2015

Bilal Abood
Courtesy: Barbara Strebeck

Girlfriend Of Accused ISIS Supporter Speaks

Barbara Strebeck, the girlfriend of the Mesquite man in jail accused of supporting ISIS, says Bilal Abood is not a terrorist.

05/15/2015

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PD: No FBI Warning Of Threat Before Garland Shooting

Garland Police say they had no advance warnings that could have prevented the May 3 shootings outside Culwell Center, where a Muhammed art cartoon contest was being held.

05/11/2015

GARLAND, TX - MAY 4, 2015 : Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team investigate the crime scene outside of the Curtis Culwell Center after a shooting occurred the day before, on May 04, 2015 in Garland, Texas. During the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest," on May 03, Elton Simpson of Phoenix, Arizonia and Nadir Soofi opened fire, wounding a security guard. Police officers shot and killed Simpson at the scene. The provocative cartoon event was billed by organizers as a free speech event while critics deemed it to be anti-Islamic.  (Photo by Ben Torres/Getty Images)

FBI Warned Garland PD Before Muhammad Exhibit Shooting

the FBI issued a warning to the Garland Police Department approximately 3 hours before the attack on the Curtis Culwell Center Sunday. Social media comments through outlets like Twitter sent up the red flag.

CBSDFW.COM–05/07/2015

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