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Menendez On Expected Corruption Charges: 'I Have Always Conducted Myself Appropriately'Attorney General Eric Holder has approved prosecutors' request to move forward with the charges, CBS News reported.
Judge Signs Off On End To Anti-Corruption Oversight For TeamstersA Manhattan federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement between the Teamsters union and the U.S. Department of Justice, which ends the government's 25-year anti-corruption oversight of the 1.4-million member union.
DOJ Launches Probe After N.J. County Prosecutor's Claims About Christie DonorFederal investigators on Thursday were looking into a former county prosecutor's allegation in a lawsuit that he was fired because he complained about the dropping of an indictment that involved a donor to Gov. Chris Christie.
Former Navy SEAL Who Wrote Book On Bin Laden Raid Accuses Lawyers Of Ruining ReputationA former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011 sued his former lawyers Wednesday for malpractice.
U.S. Department Of Justice Asks Court To Block On-Screen Ad Company MergerThe U.S. Department of Justice asked a court Monday to block a planned merger of the nation's only two large cinema on-screen advertising companies, saying consumers might face higher prices at theaters if a merger is carried out.
Schumer Asks For $100 Million To Fight Heroin Trade In New YorkU.S. Sen Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that he is asking for $100 million in funding for to curb the scourge of heroin in New York and across the country.
Nearly 52,000 Seek Relief From Madoff Victims FundOfficials say the number of victims seeking relief for fraud committed by Madoff Securities is much larger -- and with much larger losses -- than previously thought.
Documents: Sen. Menendez's Campaign Paid Law Firm $250K To Fight AllegationsThe political campaign for U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) paid a law firm $250,000 in December for legal costs related to Justice Department and Senate Ethics Committee investigations into his ties to a major donor, according to disclosure forms filed Friday.
Justice Department To Fund 'Avonte's Law' Proposal To Offer Tracking Devices For Autistic KidsSen. 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.
Suffolk County Reaches Agreement To Improve Hate Crime InvestigationsThe Suffolk County Police Department has reached a tentative agreement to enhance investigations of hate crimes and bias incidents, in the wake of federal scrutiny following the 2008 hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.
U.S. Sues To Block American Airlines, US Airways Merger; 'Harms Consumers'The government's action threatens to quash a deal that would create the world's largest airline by passenger miles.
Feds May Fine Westchester County For Missing Water Quality Improvement DeadlineWestchester County may face legal action and have to pay up $150,000 a month in fines to the U.S. Justice Department, after missing a deadline to improve water treatment in White Plains and Scarsdale.