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Members of a once powerful family of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians admitted to stealing nearly $5 million from their tribe.
George Tiger is being accused of soliciting and accepting bribes while working for the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town.
A Donald Trump 'superfan' who falsely claimed he was connected to the Seminole Tribe was sentenced to 20 years for mailing pipe bombs to critics of the president.
The opioid crisis has hit Indian Country hard, with high rates of addiction, overdoses and deaths been seen across the nation.
The Ramapough Lenape Nation is fighting for its right to use ancestral land for ceremonies and other purposes.
Federal prosecutors concluded they could not secure a conviction 'beyond a reasonable doubt' in the death of 53-year-old Phillip Glock.
An Indian Health Service pediatrician abused young patients on two reservations for years without being held accountable.
Zachary Bear Heels, 29, died after being repeatedly shocked and punched by police officers in Nebraska.
Jamie Lee Brave Heart was shot and killed by an Oglala Sioux police officer on June 3, 2016.
Federal prosecutors in Indian Country declined a third of referred cases in 2017, a quarter of which were sexual assault cases.
The Trump administration's disjointed treatment of Indian Country was on full display as Native American Heritage Month came to a close.
Oral arguments in a closely-watched reservation boundary case take place on November 27.
Tribes across the nation, advocates for Native women and a bipartisan group of former federal prosecutors are taking a stand in one of the most consequential Supreme Court cases in recent history.
The Trump team is touting a tribal set-aside in the national Crime Victims Fund despite having little to do with it.
Three tribal citizens have been sentenced for the murder of a 32-year-old man on the Winnebago Reservation in Nebraska.
Nine people have admitted they misused health care funds that were provided to Omaha Tribe.
The former head of the American Indian Education Center will serve four months in prison for stealing $77,000 in federal funds.
A citizen of the Crow Tribe who murdered his uncle and assaulted a former partner has been released from prison.
A criminal indictment of a fellow lawmaker is putting Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, back in the news.
Water protector Red Fawn Fallis is due to spend another three years behind bars for a non-fatal gun incident in North Dakota.
The economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe stands to lose more than $1 million in property thanks to the federal government.
A non-fatal gun incident will keep Dakota Access Pipeline opponent Red Fawn Fallis in federal prison.
The leaders of the Red Skin Kingz, a violent gang on the Navajo Nation, were finally brought to justice after years of brutal crimes.
Tribal communities have been hit particularly hard by drugs, including opioids and methamphetamine.
Federal prosecutors have dropped charges in connection with a fatal stabbing on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana.
Apache activist Robert Roche, who appeared in an iconic photo confronting a baseball fan, faces prison time for stealing federal funds.
R. Trent Shores, a Choctaw Nation citizen who serves as a top federal prosecutor in Oklahoma, has taken on a new leadership role within the Trump administration.
Red Fawn Fallis, a citizen of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is facing a prison term for firing a gun during the #NoDAPL protests in North Dakota.
Eight current and former leaders of the Omaha Tribe are headed to trials in connection with the theft of federal health funds.
A ceremonial swearing-in is taking place for R. Trent Shores, a citizen of the Choctaw Nation who serves as the U.S. Attorney for Northern Oklahoma.
The last time the Department of Justice went before Congress to discuss Indian issues, the affair didn't go so well.
Federal authorities have opened a 'civil rights investigation' into the death of a woman at a White supremacist rally as President Donald Trump continues to face questions about his handling of the incident.
A former district official who stole funds from the Oglala Sioux Tribe has agreed to pay $2,500 in restitution.
A citizen of the Navajo Nation was sentenced to life in federal prison after pleading guilty for the murder of an 11-year-old girl.
Despite tribal complaints, Drew Wrigley, who called Dakota Access Pipeline opponents 'unlawful,' appears poised to secure the top federal prosecutor's spot in North Dakota.
Former North Dakota lieutenant governor Drew Wrigley accused everyone at the #NoDAPL encampment of engaging in an 'unlawful' protest.
According to the Government Accountability Office, federal agencies are failing to collect data on Native trafficking victims.
According to federal authorities, Hobby Lobby purchased more than 5,500 clay artifacts from dealers in the Middle East but did not confirm whether the items had been properly acquired.
A tribal citizen who was convicted of second-degree murder was rightfully prosecuted in federal court, a federal judge in New Mexico has concluded.
The guilty pleas are the latest to emerge from a wide-ranging corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana.
Operation Dakota Flyer was a two-year, undercover investigation that could lead to even more charges.
Of the four federal agencies that investigate or prosecute human trafficking, three aren't required to confirm whether a victim is Native American.
More gun violence erupted over the weekend on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation just days after tribal, state and federal officers met to talk about combining efforts to curb gun violence on the reservation.
The new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly ousted 46 remaining U.S. Attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama.
Houston James Largo, 27, was shot while responding to a domestic violence call on the New Mexico portion of the reservation.
A non-Indian man admitted he shot and killed a Crow couple and shot and wounded the couple's daughter.
The first criminal enforcement of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act in southern Ohio led to indictments against four people.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was forced to admit that he opposed landmark provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Federal authorities announced a whopping 69 charges against a former treasurer and two former employees of the California tribe.
Chunta Suta Win 'Annie' Colhoff-Poor Bear and Vincent Von Brewer III were killed in separate incidents that some have linked to drug trafficking.
Tribal leaders sat in shock as a non-Indian witnesses brought out cardboard boxes containing what he said were sacred items.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice are looking into the North Carolina tribe.
'It doesn’t matter where you live – East Liverpool or Washington D.C., in rural or urban America or Indian country – nearly everyone has been touched by this national epidemic.'
Hector Canales admitted that he lied about his assets in order to qualify for assistance from the tribe's housing program.
An auction house in France is holding on the ceremonial shield, which was taken from the New Mexico tribe sometime in the 1970s.
Tribal police helped investigate a crime that led to the 16-year sentence for the death of Tyler Britton Gaddis in March 2015.
Jonathan Bourne took the items -- including some from burial sites -- and kept them in his home.
The Osage Nation charged Jeremy Reece and Tyler Reece after murder charges in Oklahoma court were dismissed.
Amid widespread attention, federal prosecutors are planning to drop their case against Devontre Thomas, 19.