investigating investigating  /ɪn ˈvɛ stə ˌɡeɪ tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the work of inquiring into something thoroughly and systematically

Usage(s):

  1. France's investigating magistrates have been a central pillar of the country's Napoleonic justice system for over 200 years.
  2. A grand jury is investigating.
  3. A Federal grand jury is investigating the spill, caused by a rupture in a corroded pipeline, and may bring criminal charges.

News

  1. Police investigating robbery at Fort Pierce Wells Fargo

    FORT PIERCE — Police are investigating an armed robbery of a Wells Fargo bank in the 2500 block of U.S. 1 in Fort Pierce Tuesday morning, said Sgt. Dennis McWilliams, spokesman for city police.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: St. Lucie News Tribune

  2. FBI investigating suspicious package in Napa

    The FBI is investigating a suspicious package delivered to medical malpractice insurance company in Napa.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KGO-TV Bay Area

  3. Police investigating stabbing at housing complex in Crawford-Roberts

    Pittsburgh police are investigating a stabbing that sent one person to the hospital Sunday night in the city’s Crawford-Roberts neighborhood. Authorities said the stabbing happened at a housing complex on Bentley Avenue just before 10:30 p.m. The victim’s name and condition haven’t been released. No arrests have been made, and police continue to investigate.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

Quotes

  1. "These leads have aided countries around the world in preventing or investigating many of the past decade's most visible and violent terrorist attacks and attempted attacks," the president said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: UPI.com

  2. "I had just signed this enormous contract," Rodriguez said. "I felt like I needed something, a push, without over-investigating what I was taking, to get me to the next level."
    on Feb 9, 2009 By: Alex Rodriguez Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "We're very encouraged that Craigslist is doing the right thing in eliminating its online red light district with prostitution and pornography in plain sight. We'll be watching and investigating critically to make sure this measure is more than just...
    on May 13, 2009 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: FOXNews

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