{FD} Ex-Dallas chief investigator gets light sentence despite taking big bribe

While escorting a man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender from Las Vegas to Dallas in September 2012, a chief investigator from the Dallas County district attorney’s office “solicited, demanded, and accepted from an individual a bribe” … in return for helping the man get the charges dropped.

{FD} Maryland girl allegedly raped in high school bathroom by two teens, at least one here illegally

A 14-year-old girl enrolled at Rockville High School in Rockville, Md. was violently raped, sodomized and made to perform oral sex in a campus bathroom stall by two older male students, at least one of whom is in the country illegally, police and immigration officials said Monday.

{FD} New details emerge in alleged rape of Maryland girl by two teens, one here illegally

New brutal details emerged Monday in the alleged rape of a 14-year-old girl at a Maryland high school by two male students, at least one of whom was in the country illegally.

{FD} Iraqi terror suspects latest examples of flawed refugee vetting system, say critics

Two Iraqi men who allegedly lied their way past U.S. immigration officials and continued their terrorist-related activities after being admitted as refugees are the latest evidence that a flawed screening process is putting Americans at risk, critics say.

{FD} Lawsuit seeks to expose, unravel plea deal for billionaire sex offender

Palm Beach billionaire Jeffrey Epstein could face new criminal charges if lawyers for his alleged former teen “sex slaves” succeed in an unusual effort to overturn a 2008 plea deal that gave him house arrest, despite accusations he pimped the girls out to his rich and powerful friends.

{FD} Immigration boss who barred feds from terror suspect up for award, but agency won’t say why

A U.S. immigration official blamed in a federal report for barring law enforcement agents from a suspect in the San Bernardino terror attack has been nominated for a prestigious agency award – but her bosses in Washington refuse to say what she did to earn consideration.

{FD} Orlando terrorist’s chilling Facebook posts from inside club revealed

In the hours after he blasted his way into an Orlando gay nightclub, and with his victims lying dead or wounded around him, Omar Mateen took to Facebook to pledge his loyalty to ISIS and threaten more attacks on the civilized world, a key lawmaker privy to the gunman’s posts told FoxNews.com Wednesday.

{FD} Feds zero in on Orlando terrorist’s widow as she drops out of sight

Federal investigators continued Wednesday to methodically retrace Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen’s recent activities and contacts, while zeroing in on his wife, who may have known about her husband’s evil plan well before he burst into a gay nightclub in Orlando and killed 49 people.

{FD} Family of American killed in Paris attacks sues social media firms for ‘profiting’ from terror

The family of the sole American killed in last fall’s coordinated terror attacks in Paris filed a suit in federal court Tuesday, charging that Google, Facebook and Twitter have allowed their social media platforms to be used to recruit jihadists and even profited from advertisements on Islamist propaganda.

{FD} Orlando gunman tied to radical imam released from prison last year, say law enforcement sources

The gunman who murdered at least 50 people in a Florida nightclub early Sunday morning was a follower of a controversial gang leader-turned-bank robber who was released from prison last year despite warnings from prosecutors that he would recruit people to carry out violent acts, sources told FoxNews.com.

{FD} Danger in the cockpit: FAA records show pilots fly drunk, engage in criminal activity

An American Airlines pilot flunked two sobriety tests before a 7 a.m. flight out of Detroit. An Alaska Airlines pilot flew a commercial plane from California to Oregon and back again, all while allegedly drunk. Yet another pilot, from United, allegedly moonlighted as a pimp, running half a dozen brothels out of apartments in Houston, according to authorities.

{FD} Terror suspect whose flight certificate was linked to Saudis one of Gitmo’s most dangerous

One of Guantanamo Bay’s most dangerous and longest-held terror suspects is a Saudi national who knows how to fly planes and build sophisticated bombs, speaks fluent English and remains committed to killing Americans, say former U.S. officials who dealt with Ghassan al Sharbi face-to-face.