FBI contacts figure in Christie scandal
March 3rd, 2014
09:03 PM ET
7 months ago

FBI contacts figure in Christie scandal

(CNN) – Court papers show the FBI has contacted Chris Christie's former campaign manager as part of a federal probe of a traffic scandal that has upended the New Jersey governor's administration.

Bill Stepien, in arguing why he cannot comply with a subpoena issued by a state legislative committee also investigating the scandal, said federal agents have visited his home and questioned people who know him, according to court papers. FULL POST


Filed under: Chris Christie • New Jersey
De Blasio intercedes after supporter arrested
February 11th, 2014
08:01 PM ET
8 months ago

De Blasio intercedes after supporter arrested

Updated 2:29 p.m. ET, 2/12/2014

(CNN) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called a top city police official to ask that she "take care" of an arrest that involved a member of his inaugural committee, two law enforcement sources said Tuesday.

The revelation that the mayor's supporter was released after perhaps receiving special treatment is helping spawn what could be his first political scandal, just over a month after taking office.

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Filed under: Bill de Blasio • New York
All clear at White House after man tries to jump fence
February 7th, 2014
03:32 PM ET
8 months ago

All clear at White House after man tries to jump fence

Updated 4:56 p.m. ET, 2/7/2014

Washington (CNN) – A man tried to jump the White House fence on Friday, causing a brief lockdown while he was apprehended, law enforcement officials said.

Police declared the incident over after checking a briefcase and taking the man into custody. He was not identified.

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Filed under: White House
Ex-Senate aide who faced child porn charges found dead
January 24th, 2014
12:58 PM ET
8 months ago

Ex-Senate aide who faced child porn charges found dead

Updated 2:02 p.m. ET, 1/24/2014

(CNN) - A former U.S. Senate aide who was charged last month with possessing child pornography was found dead Thursday in a Maryland home where he's been living with relatives, the Carroll County Sheriff's Office in Maryland said.

Investigators preliminarily believe Jesse Ryan Loskarn "may have taken his own life," the office said.
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