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Justice Department Launches Investigation Of Baltimore Police

The Department of Justice will investigate the practices of the Baltimore Police Department following the death of Freddie Gray.

05/08/2015

WASHINGTON, USA - APRIL 27: Police line up outside Mondawmin Mall during riots in Baltimore, USA on April 27, 2015. Protests following the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered while in police custody have turned violent with people throwing debris at police and media and burning cars and businesses. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Widespread Support For DOJ Investigation Of Baltimore Police

The new U.S. attorney general launches a pattern or practice investigation into the methods of the Baltimore Police Department. The decision comes weeks after the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.

05/08/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 02:  A man is arrested by police at the end of a day of protests in the Sandtown neighborhood where Freddie Gray was arrested on May 2, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray later died in custody; the Maryland state attorney announced yesterday that charges would be brought against the six police officers who arrested Gray.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

AG Lynch Expected To Open Baltimore Rights Probe Friday

The Justice Department is preparing to announce a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.

05/07/2015

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Defense Contractor To Pay $13.7M For Overbilling

The Justice Department says a Virginia-based defense contractor has agreed to pay $13.7 million to settle allegations it knowingly overbilled the government for work performed by people without proper job qualifications.

10/08/2014

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Japanese Firm Fined $67.7M In Shipping Conspiracy At Port Of Baltimore

A Japanese company is paying a $67.7 million criminal fine to the United States for conspiring to fix prices for international ocean shipping services at the Port of Baltimore and other locations.

09/26/2014

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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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Sallie Mae, Justice Department In $60M Settlement

Student lender Sallie Mae has reached a $60 million settlement with the Justice Department to resolve allegations that it charged members of the military excessive interest rates on their student loans, the federal government announced Tuesday.

05/14/2014

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NSA Whistleblower Could Soon Face Criminal Charges

The Justice Department is now preparing criminal charges against the CIA employee who has admitted to leaking secret document, revealing government surveillance of phone records from millions of Americans.

06/11/2013

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Justice Department Looking Into Death Of Man With Down Syndrome At Movie Theater

Days after new details emerge in an autopsy report, the Department of Justice says it will continue looking into the death of a disabled man who died while in police custody in Frederick.

03/28/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy Obama

Wednesday, June 20, 2011 will go down in history as the day that was the beginning of the end for President Barack Obama’s presidency. With the president’s execution of executive privilege regarding United States Attorney General Eric Holder’s “Fast and Furious” gun-walking scandal.

06/21/2012

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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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