Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday as demonstrators gathered after the city’s police chief resigned in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report.
The 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.
Federal authorities in New York say they’ve brought criminal charges against seven people in a debt collection scam run out of Georgia.
Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said the state’s medical marijuana program, with tightly regulated cultivation and manufacture, isn’t scheduled to start before 2016.
“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.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
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.
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.”
Holder was headline speaker at the 13th annual Human Rights Campaign’s “Greater New York Gala” at the Waldorf Astoria.
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.
Hundreds of people gathered at Broad and Market streets on Monday afternoon, with many carrying signs reading, “Justice for Trayvon Martin.”
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.
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.
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.
The False Claims Act lawsuit could result in Armstrong paying a substantial amount of money to the U.S. government.