The FBI file on Joe Paterno made no mention of Jerry Sandusky, but did reveal a series of threatening letters sent to the former Penn State coach and his staff in the late 1970s and early 1980s that he believes were prompted by organized gambling. (Associated Press)
Director Clint Eastwood's take on FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is humanizing and balanced. The story is "told" to viewers by an old Hoover dictating his life story to young FBI stenographers. Naomi Watts (below) portrays Helen Gandy, Hoover's loyal secretary for 54 years.
This undated image released by the FBI on Oct. 31, 2011, shows Richard Murphy (left) and Christopher Metsos in Queens, N.Y. Murphy was one of the ring of Russian sleeper spies shut down by federal counterintelligence agents in June of 2010 in a case code-named “Ghost Stories”, that led two weeks later to the biggest spy swap between the U.S. and Russia since the cold War. According to the FBI, Mestos is the 11th suspected ring member; he claimed to be a Canadian citizen, delivered money and equipment to the sleeper agents and vanished after a court in Cyprus freed him on bail. (Associated Press)
In this frame grab image from a surveillance video released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and partially obscured by the source, Russian spy Anna Chapman, wearing sunglasses, sits in a coffee shop in New York. Chapman was one of 10 Russian spies rounded up by the FBI last year. (FBI via Associated Press)
Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. (left), accompanied by FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III, announces on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011, in Washington that two men have been charged in an alleged plot directed by elements of the Iranian government to murder the Saudi ambassador to the United States. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)
** FILE ** Stewart D. Nozette is seen in an Oct. 19, 2009, surveillance video in which he told an undercover FBI agent that he had given the agent "some of most classified information that there is." (Justice Department via Associated Press)
This photo of former NBA player Javaris Crittenton was released by the FBI on Aug. 29, 2011. Crittenton, who was wanted by the Atlanta Police Department on murder charges stemming from the Aug. 19 shooting of a 22-year-old woman, was arrested Aug. 30 at a Southern California airport. (Associated Press/FBI)
A missing-person flier released by the FBI requests information on Robyn Gardner, a suburban Washington woman who went missing after she flew to Aruba with traveling companion Gary V. Giordano on Sunday, July 31, 2011. He reported her missing two days later, saying she had disappeared while the two were snorkeling. (AP Photo/FBI)
FBI agents are seen in the driveway of Gary Giordano house after a raid in Gaithersburg Md., on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. Aruba has turned to the FBI for help investigating the disappearance of 35-year-old Robyn Gardner of Maryland, an agency spokesman said Thursday as official doubts grew about the story told by the suspect in the case. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
A 1971 artist's sketch released by the FBI shows the skyjacker known as "Dan Cooper" and "D.B. Cooper," that was created from the recollections of passengers and crew of a Northwest Orient Airlines jet he hijacked between Portland, Ore., and Seattle. (Associated Press)
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Authorities from the Drug Enforcement Administration, the FBI, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff's Office and Helena Police Department raid a medical marijuana operation March 14 in Helena, Mont. Now a judge has blocked the state from banning commercial medical marijuana operations.
This combo of headshots was shown during a publicity campaign to locate the fugitive mobster James "Whitey" Bulger. The FBI finally caught the 81-year-old Bulger on Wednesday June 22, 2011, at a residence in Santa Monica along with his longtime girlfriend Catherine Greig. (AP Photo/FBI)
**FILE** This undated photo provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation shows Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, the al Qaeda operative behind the 1998 U.S. Embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. A Somali official said June 11, 2011 that Mohammed was killed by security forces four days earlier. (Associated Press)