Justice Department

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NYS Looks To Expedite Medical Marijuana Availability For Epilepsy Patients

Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said the state’s medical marijuana program, with tightly regulated cultivation and manufacture, isn’t scheduled to start before 2016.

09/29/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

After Three-Year Probe, Feds To Monitor Newark Police Department

“The people of Newark deserve to be safe, and so do the thousands who come here to work, to learn, and to take advantage of all the city has to offer,” U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said.

07/22/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Federal Prosecutors File Suit Against Town of Oyster Bay Over Alleged Housing Discrimination

A Justice Department complaint filed Thursday alleges the Town of Oyster Bay effectively gave blacks no chance at two housing programs that develop below-market rate housing for first time homeowners and senior citizens.

04/10/2014

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

AG Eric Holder Briefly Hospitalized After Experiencing Shortness Of Breath During Morning Staff Meeting

The White House said President Barack Obama was notified and wished Holder a “speedy recovery.”

02/27/2014

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Attorney General Eric Holder Applies Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Justice Department

Holder was headline speaker at the 13th annual Human Rights Campaign’s “Greater New York Gala” at the Waldorf Astoria.

02/08/2014

Avonte Oquendo had been missing since Oct. 4, 2013. The medical examiner's office confirmed on Jan. 21, 2014 that remains found along the East River are a DNA match. (credit: Handout)

Justice Department To Fund ‘Avonte’s Law’ Proposal To Offer Tracking Devices For Autistic Kids

Sen. Charles Schumer’s proposed “Avonte’s Law” will become reality thanks to funding from the federal government. Schumer on Sunday called for legislation to provide GPS tracking devices for autistic children and others with a tendency to bolt from parents or caregivers.

01/29/2014

Demonstrators angry at the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin protest in Los Angeles, California July 14, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Justice For Trayvon’ Rally Shuts Down Major Newark Intersection

Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”

07/15/2013

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Poll: Americans Angry With Justice Department Snooping On The Press

Americans are very supportive of freedom of the press, but a Rasmussen poll finds they are also very worried about how it’s applied and suspicious of the Justice Department investigating reporters.

06/04/2013

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Blumenthal: Justice Department’s Seizure Of AP Phone Records ‘Deeply Troubling’

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative’s top executive called a “massive and unprecedented intrusion” into how news organizations gather the news.

05/14/2013

Joanne Chesimard (credit: FBI)

FBI Adds Cop Killer Joanne Chesimard To Most Wanted Terrorist List

It was 40 years ago today that New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster was shot and killed along the New Jersey Turnpike. Joanne Chesimard was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

05/02/2013

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Feds Likely To Join Whistleblower Suit Against Lance Armstrong

The False Claims Act lawsuit could result in Armstrong paying a substantial amount of money to the U.S. government.

01/15/2013

Broad Channel, Queens (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Feds Warn Of Disaster Fraud In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

Officials said you should do your homework before giving to any organization or individual soliciting donations on behalf of storm victims.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

As the calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal rages on, there is a new wave of demands for him to step down regarding yet another issue […]

10/09/2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Calling For Eric Holder’s Resignation – Again

As the calls for U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation over the “Fast and Furious” gun-running scandal rages on, there is a new wave of demands for him to step down regarding yet another issue […]

09/18/2012

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