James Comey http://www.kunc.org en FBI Chief: Gunman Was 'Wandering Around Looking For People To Shoot' http://www.kunc.org/post/fbi-chief-gunman-was-wandering-around-looking-people-shoot New FBI Director Jim Comey said the man who went on a rampage at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday was "wandering around looking for people to shoot" and had no apparent rhyme or reason for killing 12 people.<p>In his first remarks to reporters since taking office this month, Comey said the gunman, Aaron Alexis, ran out of ammunition for his legally purchased, sawed-off shotgun, exhausting a supply in his cargo pants pocket, and then began using a Beretta wrestled from a guard he had shot.<p>A little more than half an hour after the shooting began, the FBI director said, law enforcement tacti Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:52:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 49804 at http://www.kunc.org FBI Chief: Gunman Was 'Wandering Around Looking For People To Shoot' New FBI Chief Says Budget Cuts Threaten Agency's Mission http://www.kunc.org/post/new-fbi-chief-says-budget-cuts-threaten-agencys-mission In his first full week on the job, new FBI Director Jim Comey is already expressing "intense concern" about budget cuts hitting the bureau as part of sequestration.<p>Comey used his first visits to FBI field offices in Virginia and New York, where he once served as a federal prosecutor, to sound an alarm about the ability to fulfill the agency's mission in a time of belt tightening.<p>"I was very surprised to learn about the impacts that sequestration is having on the FBI," Comey told reporters Monday outside an FBI building in Richmond, Va. Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:51:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 49512 at http://www.kunc.org New FBI Chief Says Budget Cuts Threaten Agency's Mission Senate Confirms James Comey As Next FBI Director http://www.kunc.org/post/senate-confirms-james-comey-next-fbi-director With a vote of 93-1, the Senate confirmed James Comey as the next director of the FBI. Comey will replace Robert Mueller.<p>NPR's Carrie Johnson filed this report for our Newscast unit:<p><blockquote><p>"Comey is a Republican and a former Justice Department official during the George W. Bush years. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 22:26:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 47685 at http://www.kunc.org Senate Confirms James Comey As Next FBI Director James Comey Nominated To Be New FBI Director http://www.kunc.org/post/james-comey-nominated-be-new-fbi-director President Obama has formally nominated James Comey, a registered Republican and former Justice Department official under President George W. Bush, to become the next FBI director. If he's confirmed by the Senate, Comey will replace outgoing director Robert Mueller, who has held the post since 2001.<p>Comey is best-known for his actions in 2004 when he rushed to the hospital bedside of Attorney General John Ashcroft to keep Bush aides from reauthorizing a warrantless-wiretapping program. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 19:13:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 46132 at http://www.kunc.org James Comey Nominated To Be New FBI Director Former Justice Official In Line To Be Named FBI Chief http://www.kunc.org/post/former-justice-official-line-be-named-fbi-chief NPR has learned that former Justice Department official James B. Comey is in line to become President Obama's choice as <a href="http://www.wbur.org/npr/176131754/the-hunt-is-on-for-a-new-fbi-director">the next FBI director</a>, according to two sources familiar with the search.<p>Comey, 52, has an extensive track record at the highest levels of federal law enforcement. He served as the deputy attorney general — the second in command at Justice — in the George W. Wed, 29 May 2013 22:23:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 45030 at http://www.kunc.org Former Justice Official In Line To Be Named FBI Chief