Spencer S. Hsu is an investigative reporter, two-time Pulitzer finalist and national Emmy Award nominee. Hsu has covered homeland security, immigration, Virginia politics and Congress. He received the Sigma Delta Chi award and Ursula and Gilbert Farfel Prize for excellence in investigative journalism in 2012.
Martin Kao, 48, Clifford Chen, 48, and Lawrence “Kahele” Lum Kee, 52, all of Honolulu, worked for a defense contractor prohibited under federal law from making contributions in federal elections, according to a five-count indictment.
U.S. prosecutors have obtained the phone and email records of Robert Costello, an attorney representing former Trump advisor Stephen K. Bannon, who has been charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to appear before a House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2020, attack on the U.S. Capitol. Bannon's defense decried the search as a potential violation of attorney-client privilege. Prosecutors said Costello is a witness to Bannon's failure to testify.
A man has been arrested and charged with spray-painting swastikas on the facade and columns of Union Station in what D.C. police and Amtrak police said Saturday they are investigating as a possible hate crime.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Baltimore Field Division, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore County are each offering a reward of $10,000 for information about the fire that killed three Baltimore firefighters, authorities said.
A U.S. judge ordered Stewart Rhodes jailed pending trial on a charge of seditious conspiracy. The founder of the extremist group Oath Keepers is the highest-profile defendant charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
Many extreme pro-Trump voices cast Jan. 6 as the first shot of a “revolution,” but Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes is charged with seditious conspiracy while others aren’t. The sentencing of right-wing influencer Brandon Straka illustrates why.