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The Department of Justice announced the arrest of Alexander Scott Mercurio, 18, after he allegedly plotted to kill Christians and burn down churches in his town to further the mission of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Idaho teen arrested for plot to attack churches, kill Christians for ISIS

Apr 9, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The teenager landed on the FBI’s radar when he tried to provide financial support to foreign terrorist organizations, including ISIS,... Read more

Christopher Wray at his confirmation hearing on July 12, 2017.

UPDATE: Senators press FBI on alleged deletion of files related to Catholic investigation

Feb 2, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley and 15 other Republican senators expressed their demands in a Jan. 31 letter to FBI Director... Read more

Christopher Wray at his confirmation hearing on July 12, 2017.

FBI director grilled after release of new report on targeting of Catholics

Dec 6, 2023

By Tyler Arnold, Joe Bukuras

The hearing followed the unveiling of the House Judiciary Committee’s report detailing the results of a monthslong investigation into a... Read more


FBI retracts leaked document orchestrating investigation of Catholics

Feb 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold, Joe Bukuras

The FBI says it is retracting a leaked document published on the internet Feb. 8. Read more

An FBI agent stands outside the Houck residence in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 23, 2022. Mark Houck was arrested that day and charged with assaulting a Planned Parenthood escort outside an Philadelphia abortion clinic on Oct. 13, 2021.

Lawmakers request information from FBI about pro-life arrests, indictments

Oct 12, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, more than three dozen Republican lawmakers asked why the bureau appears to... Read more