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Blackwater

Blackwater, under scrutiny for Iraqi deaths, ramps up lobbying

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Blackwater Worldwide is ramping up its lobbying representation in Washington. Full story...
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California town rejects Blackwater plan

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Residents of a small California town have rejected a plan to put a Blackwater training camp near town. Full story...
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Proposal for NC-based Blackwater divides California town

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A proposal by Blackwater Worldwide has divided residents of a California mountain village into those who want the firm to build a firing range there and those who do not. Full story...
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Tighter control of Blackwater seen

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Private security firms working in Iraq would face more U.S. military oversight under a new agreement between the Pentagon and State Department. Full story...
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Justice officials frustrated by probe of Blackwater smuggling

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Bureaucracy appears to be slowing the criminal investigation into North Carolina-based Blackwater Worldwide. Full story...
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Grand jury investigating Blackwater shooting in Baghdad that killed 17 Iraqi civilians

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A federal grand jury is said to be investigating the role of North Carolina-based Blackwater Worldwide security guards in the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad. Full story...
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Charges uncertain in Blackwater inquiry

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The Justice Department says it has not decided whether to prosecute North Carolina-based Blackwater bodyguards for the September shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians. Full story...
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Report says that FBI finds 14 of the 17 Blackwater shootings were unjustified

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A spokeswoman for Blackwater Worldwide says the North Carolina-based company supports "stringent accountability" for any wrongdoing. Full story...
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Immunity could hurt Blackwater prosecution

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The State Department says limited immunity has been routinely offered to private security contractors. Full story...
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Democrats: Blackwater not held accountable in civilian deaths

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Democrats criticized the Bush administration today for giving immunity to bodyguards with North Carolina-based Blackwater USA. Full story...
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