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Andrea Noble is a crime and public safety reporter for The Washington Times. She can be reached at

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Suspect in Iowa cop killings charged with murder

The man accused of ambushing and killing two Iowa police officers was arrested and charged with murder Thursday, after investigators said they had recovered the rifle that was used in the fatal attacks hidden in a heavily wooded area. Published November 3, 2016

This undated photo provided by the Des Moines Police Department shows Scott Michael Greene, of Urbandale, Iowa. Des Moines and Urbandale Police said in a statement Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, that they have identified Greene as a suspect in the killings early Wednesday morning of two Des Moines area police officers. The two officers were shot to death in separate ambush-style attacks while they were sitting in their patrol cars. (Des Moines Police Department via AP)

Iowa police find the rifle used to fatally shoot two officers

The rifle believed to have been used in the fatal shooting of two Iowa police officers was recovered, and investigators said the suspected gunman appeared to have tried to hide the firearm in the rural wooded area where he was taken into custody. Published November 3, 2016

Huma Abedin, a longtime assistant to Hillary Rodham Clinton, has been under investigation for a $33,000 payout from the State Department. (Associated Press)

Huma Abedin handled classified data on computer shared with Anthony Weiner

Emails released by the State Department over the past 18 months show that Huma Abedin frequently handled classified information -- suggesting a major reason why the FBI has been eager to get a full look at the personal computer she shared with her now-estranged husband. Published November 1, 2016

This undated file image shows Omar Mateen, who authorities say killed dozens of people inside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., on Sunday, June 12, 2016. (MySpace via AP, File)

Orlando nightclub gunman's wife speaks out for first time

The wife of Orlando nightclub gunman Omar Mateen broke her silence for the first time since the June mass shooting, insisting that she was "unaware" of his plans and describing the abuse she endured during their marriage. Published November 1, 2016

In this Sept. 27, 2016, file photo, FBI Director James B. Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Former prosecutors question FBI director's actions, not motive

Democrats have accused FBI Director James B. Comey of wading into political territory after he notified Congress that the bureau was restarting the investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server -- with one Democratic congressman even calling on the director to resign. Published October 31, 2016

Vafalay Massaquoi (Alexandria Commonwealth's Attorney)

Virginia authorities charge man with felony voter fraud

Virginia authorities have charged a man who registered voters for a liberal political advocacy group with voter registration fraud, saying he filed false applications for people who do not exist. Published October 28, 2016

In this June 6, 2013 file photo, the sign outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

NSA contractor stole identities of U.S. covert agents, prosecutors say

The identities of covert intelligence officers were among the highly classified information stolen by a former National Security Agency contractor and found in his suburban Maryland home, according to court documents filed by the Justice Department. Published October 27, 2016

Free speech advocates are concerned that Nheru Littleton is being held in jail after writing anti-police Facebook posts. (Associated Press)

Free speech advocates fear chilling effect after anti-cop rant draws terrorism charge

For two weeks Nheru Littleton has been held in a Michigan jail on $1 million bond, awaiting a chance to fight the accusation he made a threat of terrorism — a criminal charge that a local Detroit prosecutor already declined to bring due to lack of evidence and that civil rights advocates see as overkill that could chill free speech. Published October 18, 2016