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A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Justice Department Mulls Federal Monitor For Newark Police Department

The Justice Department is in talks with Newark officials about the potential cost associated with putting the city’s police force under a federal monitor to rid the department of misconduct.

02/09/2014

Pine Bush Central School District in Orange County is accused of ignoring alleged anti-Semitic bullying. (credit: CBS 2)

U.S. Justice Department Joins Pine Bush Bullying Investigation

The United States Justice Department has joined an investigation into allegations of anti-Semitic harassment at an Orange County school.

11/13/2013

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Vice President Joe Biden (file / credits: Alex Wong/Getty Images, Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: The Truth About Buying Guns

With the the renewed debate over gun control in the wake of the Newtown massacre, we’re continuing to look at the rhetoric.

03/22/2013

Jennifer Feltenstein

Justice Dept. Looks At Mistreatment Of Disabled Students During New Rochelle H.S. Evacuation

Two disabled New Rochelle High School students claim they were mistreated during a fire condition last month and now the school is being investigated by the U.S. Justice Department.

02/26/2013

Teenagers play basketball in Bridgeport, Conn. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Project Longevity Launched To Combat Gun Violence In Three Connecticut Cities

The U.S. Justice Department and Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy have announced the launch a new initiative to combat gun violence in Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford.

11/27/2012

Red-Light Cameras On Long Island (Credit: CBS 2)

Suspicions Abound As Number Of Red-Light Cameras On L.I. Is Set To Double

There is currently a warning out to drivers: the number of red-light cameras on Long Island is about to double. But some are wondering if the cameras are there to reduce accidents or to make money for the counties and companies that install them.

06/07/2012

Mayor Bloomberg (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Incensed By Federal Funding Snub

Mayor Mike Bloomberg is fuming that the New York Police Department didn’t get a cut of federal money being given out to hire police officers.

10/01/2010