Justice Department

Justice Department Launches Investigation Of Baltimore PoliceThe Department of Justice will investigate the practices of the Baltimore Police Department following the death of Freddie Gray.
Widespread Support For DOJ Investigation Of Baltimore PoliceThe 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.
AG Lynch Expected To Open Baltimore Rights Probe FridayThe Justice Department is preparing to announce a civil rights investigation into the Baltimore Police Department.
Defense Contractor To Pay $13.7M For OverbillingThe 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.
Japanese Firm Fined $67.7M In Shipping Conspiracy At Port Of BaltimoreA 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.
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.
Sallie Mae, Justice Department In $60M SettlementStudent 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.
NSA Whistleblower Could Soon Face Criminal ChargesThe 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.
Justice Department Looking Into Death Of Man With Down Syndrome At Movie TheaterDays 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.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney 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.
Opinion: Fast And Furious Will Destroy ObamaWednesday, 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.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected 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.