Mi. Atty. Gen. Appoints Special Lawyer to Review FBI Shooting of Detroit Imam

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com A highly respected and tenacious former Wayne County prosecutor, who prosecuted many high-profile cases, has been picked by the Michigan Attorney General to investigate the FBI’s fatal shooting last October of a Detroit Imam during a raid, the Detroit Free Press reported Monday. Attorney General Mike Cox picked former Wayne County…

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Sec. Napolitano Visits Africa to Discuss International Airline Security

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano met Sunday in Nigeria with top officials from Africa and the International Civil Aviation Organization to discuss ways to improve aviation security worldwide, the Department of Homeland Security announced Monday. “The attempted terrorist attack on Dec. 25 demonstrated that international terrorist threats must be…

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Jurors in Ex-Cong. William Jefferson Said Mundane Documents — Not $90,000 in FBI Money or FBI Tapes — Convinced Them to Convict

Jefferson stands next to attorney Robert Trout during sentencing last November /Sketch by Art Lien/NBC News By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com Rep.William Jefferson was hardly a household name — that is until FBI agents found $90,000 in his freezer at his Capitol Hill home on Aug. 3, 2005. In the public’s eye, that seemed to be…

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