2 charged after FBI robbery probe ends with 1 suspect dead
Charges: FBI halted would be-robbers, fired at man who rammed agent's car Two men suspected of plotting to rob a bank whose accomplice was shot to death after he rammed an FBI agent's car in Richmond, Ill., yesterday have been charged.
FBI believes they can search e-mails, and chats without warrants
The American Civil Liberties Union obtained government documents that show both the US Department of Justice and also the FBI take the position that they do not need a search warrant when searching Americans' e-mails, Twitter messages, or Facebook chats.
FBI shoots and kills bank heist suspect in Richmond
FBI agents who were tailing three bank robbery suspects shot and killed one and arrested the others in the parking lot of a bank in the small town of Richmond in McHenry County today, officials said.
FBI Uses Loopholes, Not Warrants, to Access Private Emails
Despite widely held assumptions by the US public that a search warrant would be needed in order for law enforcement officials to search personal email accounts, newly discovered documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union, reveal just how far off those assumptions have become.
US DOJ Say They Don't Need Warrants For E-Mail, Chats
gannebraemorr writes "The U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI believe they don't need a search warrant to review Americans' e-mails, Facebook chats, Twitter direct messages, and other private files, internal documents reveal. Government documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union and provided to CNET show a split over electronic privacy rights within the Obama administration, with Justice Department prosecutors and investigators privately insisting they're not legally required to obtain search warrants for e-mail."