- Cleveland calmly awaits decisions in 3 killings by police Updated: May-22-15 12:37 am
CLEVELAND - For Cleveland's maligned police department, the barrage began with a car chase that ended when officers fired 137 rounds and killed two unarmed black people.
- 2016 prospect Rand Paul in new book: GOP willing to change Updated: May-21-15 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul reaches out in his most direct way yet to African-Americans in a new book that highlights his libertarian policies on government surveillance, the economy and criminal justice reform.
- Jackley wanted Justice Department review of its EB-5 probe Updated: May-14-15 8:32 pm
PIERRE, South Dakota - South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley released letters Thursday showing that twice during the past year he urged the U.S. attorney general to review the Department of Justice's conduct in its investigation of the state's investment-for-visa program.
- Slain marshal's ex-fiancee admits bilking charity Updated: May-13-15 5:24 pm
EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - The ex-fiancee of a deputy U.S. marshal gunned down during a 2011 house raid faces up to 40 years in federal prison after admitting in court Wednesday that she drained thousands of dollars in proceeds from a charity event held in his honor.
- Senate confirms Sally Q. Yates as deputy attorney general Updated: May-13-15 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate has confirmed Sally Quillian Yates to be deputy attorney general, putting two women in the top posts at the Justice Department.
- Vice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP event Updated: May-03-15 11:37 pm
DETROIT - Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to "see each other" to know one another.
- Attorney general decries 'senseless' violence in Baltimore Updated: Apr-29-15 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday called the rioting in Baltimore "senseless acts of violence" that were counterproductive to improving relationships between the police and community.
- Latest on police-custody death: Prosecutor office protest Updated: Apr-29-15 1:08 pm
- Loretta Lynch sworn in as new US attorney general Updated: Apr-27-15 10:47 pm
WASHINGTON - Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official.
- Attorney general bids farewell after 6-year tenure Updated: Apr-24-15 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Eric Holder bid farewell to the Justice Department on Friday after six years, outlining what he said were his major accomplishments and telling staffers they helped produce a "golden age" in the department's history.
- Lynch to be sworn in as attorney general on Monday Updated: Apr-24-15 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON - As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting terrorism, preventing cyberattacks and dealing with police and race - issues strikingly similar to what she's dealt with as top federal prosecutor for much of New York City and its eastern suburbs.