Stories tagged: U.S. Attorney
Tue., March 14, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Fired U.S. attorney in Manhattan replaced by longtime friend
NEW YORK – Preet Bharara, the high-profile federal prosecutor who was fired by President Donald Trump’s administration after refusing to resign, has been replaced temporarily by a longtime friend and …
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Harrington to serve as Acting U.S. Attorney for Eastern Washington
Longtime Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph Harrington will serve as the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington after Mike Ormsby was asked last Friday to resign by President …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Colville Tribe agrees to pay U.S. back $245,860 in fraudulent claims
The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with the Confederated Tribes of Colville Reservation for it to pay back $245,860 in fraudulent claims that …
Mon., Sept. 26, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Federal law agencies hold open house in Coeur d’Alene
Top federal law enforcement official sin Idaho will meet with the public at an open house Tuesday afternoon in Coeur d’Alene.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016, 7:50 p.m.
Woman who ran drug trafficking ring sentenced to prison
A woman identified by police and federal investigators as the leader of a violent drug trafficking ring in Spokane was sentenced to 15 years in prison this week.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 20, 2015, 8:40 p.m.
Spokane Valley man sentenced for pharmacy robberies
A Spokane Valley man was sentenced to just over eight years in prison Tuesday for a robbery spree that spanned North Dakota, Montana, Idaho and Washington.
Sat., April 16, 2011
Editorial: Obsolete view on marijuana holding back state efforts
As the Washington Legislature heads toward adoption of a bill that permits marijuana growing and distribution systems for medicinal use, federal prosecutors are loudly clearing their throats and reiterating that …
Fri., Oct. 1, 2010
Senate confirms Ormsby for U.S. attorney post
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Spokane attorney Mike Ormsby as the next U.S. attorney for Eastern Washington. Ormsby will replace James McDevitt, who has held the post since he was …
Thu., Sept. 30, 2010, 3:08 p.m.
Ormsby confirmed as U.S. attorney for E. Washington
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Spokane attorney Mike Ormsby as the next U.S. Attorney for Eastern Washington.