Stories tagged: Justice Department
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 6:12 p.m.
The Justice Department says it was still looking for a way to include a controversial citizenship question on the 2020 census.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
Days after the U.S. Supreme Court halted the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday started printing the questionnaire without the controversial …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to award more than $10 million to combat crime in rural …
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Democrats in 2020 race are grappling with fraught questions about how to hold Trump accountable
Tue., June 11, 2019, 11:38 a.m.
The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected child predators.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 7:32 p.m.
The Justice Department has agreed to turn over some of the underlying evidence from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including files used to assess whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
WASHINGTON – Ford Motor Co. is under criminal investigation by the U.S. Justice Department over its emissions certification practices, the auto giant disclosed Friday in a regulatory filing. The inquiry …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019, 1:32 p.m.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is taking swipes at his critics as he prepares to leave the Justice Department, using one of his final speeches to defend his handling of …
UPDATED: Wed., April 17, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 10:54 a.m.
The Justice Department expects to make special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation public on Thursday morning.
Tue., April 9, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Federal authorities said Tuesday they’ve broken up a $1.2 billion Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors via foreign call centers.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
The Trump administration wants up to two years to find potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border before a judge halted the practice last …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m.
Alabama has the nation’s deadliest prisons, where violence is “too common, cruel, of an unusual nature, and pervasive” the Department of Justice found Wednesday in a scathing report that said …
Tue., March 26, 2019, 8:15 a.m.
House Democrats pressed the Justice Department to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to “move on” from the Russia investigation …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 8:42 p.m.
The Justice Department says it’s charged more than 225 individuals over the past year in connection with fraud scams that victimize people age 60 and older.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to leave the Justice Department in mid-March, an official familiar with the matter said Monday.
Thu., Feb. 14, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as attorney general, placing the veteran government official and lawyer atop the Justice Department as special counsel Robert Mueller investigates Russian interference in …
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 11:02 a.m.
The U.S. Justice Department is accusing Lockheed Martin Corp. of using false records and making false statements to bill the Energy Department for tens of millions of dollars in unauthorized …
Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 6:08 p.m.
A DOJ office with limited reach to probe handling of child sex abuse case involving New York millionaire Joseph Epstein
The Justice Department office that handles employee discipline has opened an investigation into whether attorneys committed “professional misconduct” in allowing a well-connected millionaire to spend just over a year in …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
If a man is convicted of a sex crime in Idaho, he likely will get probation. The same goes for women, though the majority of people charged with sex crimes …
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller and remains his most visible Justice Department protector, is expected to leave his position soon after William Barr is …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 2:33 p.m.
William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a top contender for that job in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, two people familiar with …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Japanese bank Nomura is agreeing to pay $480 million to U.S. authorities for its alleged role in the housing market bubble and the subsequent 2008 financial crisis.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, delivering a reprieve for the Justice Department official whose future has been the source …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 11:23 a.m.
Two American Indian tribes in Idaho on Wednesday were awarded $1.8 million from the U.S. Department of Justice in grants to improve public safety in their communities.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:14 p.m.
President Donald Trump declared Friday that the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the author of a bitingly critical New York Times opinion piece purportedly written by a member of …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 2:39 p.m.
Federal regulators have served Facebook with a complaint alleging the company’s advertising tools allow landlords and real estate brokers to engage in housing discrimination.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 12:38 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Friday that he suspects he’ll “very quickly” revoke the security clearance for a Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing a …
UPDATED: Tue., July 3, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell called on the U.S. Justice Department to resume defending portions of the Affordable Care Act in court, at a Tuesday event at Deaconess Hospital.
Sat., June 16, 2018
The report released Thursday by the Justice Department inspector general on events leading up to the 2016 presidential election distributes blame across many quarters for improper conduct by the department …