Congress Mourns Victims Of Ghost Ship Warehouse FireWhile federal agents searched for a cause and the local prosecutor considered possible criminal charges, members of Congress Thursday held a moment of silence for the 36 victims of the deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse fire.
ATF: Fire Quickly Trapped Ghost Ship Fire VictimsBy the time the partygoers on the second floor of an Oakland warehouse because aware of a fast-moving fire a floor below, their fate was likely already sealed, a federal official said Wednesday.
Federal Agents Brought In To Investigate Massive Oakland Apartment FireA fire investigation team from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrived in Oakland Wednesday to help determine the cause of a five-alarm fire, ATF officials said.
ATF Deploying Team To Investigate 6-Alarm Emeryville FireOfficials with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said they activated their National Response Team Thursday to help local and state authorities determine the cause and origin of a six-alarm fire early Wednesday morning in Emeryville.
Illegal Firearm Maker 'Dr. Death' Helped Create Untraceable 'Ghost Guns'Federal authorities are concerned about dangerous, untraceable firearms known as "ghost guns" being illicitly produced in machine shops without licenses or background checks.
Standoff With Suspect Armed With Explosives Ends In ArrestA man dressed in camouflage and armed with explosives was taken into custody after an intense 5½ hour standoff in Sacramento.
Powdered Alcohol Wins U.S. Approval From FedsThe product, called Palcohol, had received the greenlight from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau briefly last year before the bureau backtracked and said the label approvals had been given in error.
Witnesses Urged To Come Forward To Quell Soaring Oakland ViolenceThe head of the Oakland City Council is asking for help from the community following the murders of seven people over the past week.
Arson Confirmed In Oakland Fire That Shut Down Transbay BART ServiceFederal authorities have confirmed that arson was to blame for a fire that shut down Bay Area Rapid Transit train service into and out of San Francisco earlier this month.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him "in contempt" for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.
Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy ObamaWednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.
Feds Called In To Investigate Oakland Fire That Shut Transbay BARTAgents arrived on Wednesday. less than a week after the fire near the West Oakland BART station.