Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To ConfirmationSenate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama's attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.
White House Regrets Failure To Send Top US Official To Paris RallyAs world leaders linked arms and marched in defiance of terror attacks in Paris, there was one glaring absence: a high-level representative from the United States.
Feds Sue New York City Over Rikers Island Jail ViolenceFederal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a Justice Department investigation found was a "deep-seated culture of violence'' against young inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex.
Judge Releases Limited Grand Jury Details In Eric Garner CaseThe investigation will look for potential civil rights investigations in the July 17 death of Garner, 43, who was confronted by police on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Emerges As Lead Attorney General CandidateU.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.
Preet Bharara Deflects Attorney General SpeculationBharara joked with reporters in Central Park that his proud mother was calling all the newspapers and asking them to put his name on the list.
Attorney General Eric Holder Is ResigningAttorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.
Rochester Man Denies Plotting To Aid Islamic State GroupMufid Elfgeeh pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of attempting to provide material support and resources to the group designated a foreign terrorist organization by the U.S.
New York Gets $800M In Bank Of America SettlementNew York state is getting $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis.
Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner To Meet With US Attorney Garner's family wants federal prosecutors to take over the investigation and potential prosecution of the case, which the Staten Island District Attorney announced Tuesday was going to a grand jury.
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Recalls Being Stopped On N.J. TurnpikeHolder recalled being pulled over twice on the New Jersey Turnpike and accused of speeding.
Ferguson Leaders Ask Protesters To Stay Home Tuesday NightMeanwhile Tuesday, St. Louis police officers shot and killed a knife-wielding man after a reported convenience store robbery, authorities said.