May 17, 2001 |
The FBI has unearthed still more documents in the Oklahoma City bombing investigation, despite ordering its agents 16 times in recent years to turn over "everything and anything" connected to the case, Director Louis J. Freeh disclosed Wednesday. An embarrassed Freeh, in his first public comments on a controversy that has forced the postponement of Timothy J.
May 16, 2001 |
Outgoing FBI Director Louis J. Freeh, under fire over the mishandling of thousands of pages of documents in the Oklahoma City bombing, plans to ask Congress today for tens of millions of dollars in new funds to plug holes in the agency's outdated computer technology, according to documents obtained by The Times. The request underscores what will likely be the FBI's main defense in the unfolding controversy over the Timothy J.
April 20, 2001 |
Church bells chiming "Amazing Grace" ended 168 seconds of silence Thursday, one second for each of the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing six years ago. Relatives of the victims gathered for prayer and reflection at the Oklahoma City National Memorial, where the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building once was. There were no dignitaries or choirs this year, mainly just victims' relatives and survivors of the 1995 blast.
April 12, 2001 |
Atty. Gen. John Ashcroft plans to announce today that survivors and relatives of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will be allowed to view the execution of Timothy J. McVeigh through closed-circuit television, Bush administration officials said Wednesday.
March 29, 2001 |
A remorseless Timothy J. McVeigh calls the children killed in the Oklahoma City bombing "collateral damage," regretting only that their deaths detracted from his bid to avenge the Branch Davidian raid and Ruby Ridge, according to a new book. Details in the book mark the first time McVeigh has publicly and explicitly admitted to the crime and given his reasons for the attack. "I understand what they felt in Oklahoma City.
March 17, 2001 |
A federal appeals court in Denver upheld Michael Fortier's 12-year prison term in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, rejecting arguments that the judge was vindictive and improperly exceeded the sentencing guidelines. The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 ruling, said U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Van Bebber could impose a longer sentence than the guidelines called for because of the enormity of the crime, which left 168 people dead.