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Attorney General William Barr has taken a public swipe at President Donald Trump, saying the president’s tweets about Justice Department prosecutors and cases “make it impossible for me to do my job
A federal judge in Washington state is considering whether to block President Donald Trump from diverting billions of dollars from military construction projects to build sections of border wall along the Southern border.
Washington filed its third lawsuit tied to the opioid crisis Thursday, claiming one of the nation’s biggest companies deceived doctors and patients about the addictive nature of the painkillers it developed and marketed.
Washington’s attorney general submitted a budget request to reinvigorate a police team to investigate unsolved homicides and sexual assaults in the state, officials said.
The Spokane Police Department determined it couldn’t pursue charges in the case of a developmentally disabled woman who died in February after a caretaker gave her a lethal dose of vinegar instead of her medication, but the state attorney general’s office decided the case needed to be investigated further in August.
President Donald Trump has paid $2 million in court-ordered damages for misusing funds in a tax-exempt charity he controlled, the New York Attorney General said Tuesday.
Attorney General William Barr announced a nationwide plan Friday to address the crisis of missing and slain indigenous people as concerns mount over the level of violence they face.
A federal judge has temporarily halted the first federal execution in 16 years that would have ended the life of convicted killer and white supremacist Danny L. “Cyclops” Lee, who also set off a bomb outside Spokane City Hall in 1996.
Attorney General William Barr announced a new initiative Wednesday that would better enforce the U.S. gun background check system, coordinate state and federal gun cases and ensure prosecutors quickly update databases to show when a defendant can’t possess a firearm because of mental health issues.
President Donald Trump on Thursday denied a report that he wanted Attorney General William Barr to hold a press conference to declare he broke no laws during a July phone call in which Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Democrats.
Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will announce that he is entering the race for his old U.S. Senate seat in Alabama, two Republicans with direct knowledge of his plans said Wednesday.
A state-level antitrust investigation into Facebook now has the backing of a bipartisan group of 47 attorneys general.
In written testimony filed Friday with the state Utilities and Transportation Commission, Ferguson argued that Avista should refund customers for overcharges between January 2016 and April 2018, and urged the commission, which sets rates for the state’s energy companies, to force the refund.
AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and 10 other large phone companies have struck an agreement with 51 attorneys general to enact technology to block robocalls before they reach consumers.
Inslee’s pursuit of a third term was not unexpected, and the governor has a little less than $1.2 million left in his presidential campaign that could be transferred to his 2020 run in Washington.
Washington state joins challenge of Attorney General William Barr’s bid to give himself more authority in deciding whether to deport immigrants with criminal convictions.
Washington state sued the Navy on Tuesday over its expansion of jet operations on an island north of Seattle, saying officials failed to adequately consider the effect that additional noisy flights would have on people or wildlife.
Michigan’s attorney general sued Thursday to shut down twin 66-year-old oil pipelines in the Great Lakes, saying they pose an “unacceptable risk” and the state cannot wait five to 10 years for Enbridge Inc. to build a tunnel to house replacement pipes running through the Straits of Mackinac.
Debt relief is coming for thousands of former students of ITT Technical Institute, a private for-profit college that abruptly closed all of its branches in 2016, including ones in Spokane Valley, Seattle and Everett.