The vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans joining all committee Democrats in voting in favor of Lynch. She is also expected to win approval by the full Senate, though the timing is uncertain.
FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.
Senate 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.
The nation’s top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
U.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.
Jeffrey Evagues, of Manorville, Long Island, and Asif Ali, of Queens, were arrested Thursday and charged with stealing federal employee benefits and payroll.
U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told lawyers at a hearing on Tuesday that jury selection will begin Dec. 1.
No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.
The Justice Department has been reviewing the case for the last year.
A man accused of murdering a pregnant woman in her upper Manhattan apartment was sentenced Wednesday.
Prosecutors say the evidence against Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm, who is accused of evading taxes, includes thousands of emails.
Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.
An investigation into suspected cheating on New York state tests for licenses to drive such sensitive vehicles as school buses and hazardous-materials trucks has ensnared almost two dozen more people after 19 arrests in September.
A Long Island soccer club official has been accused of running a $5-million Ponzi scheme.
NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.