By RYAN J. FOLEY, Associated Press CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) 08/16 — A judge on Friday sentenced the mastermind of the largest known organic food fraud scheme in U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) 07/26 — The Justice Department said Thursday the federal government will resume executing death-row inmates for the first time since 2003, ending an informal moratorium even as the nation sees a broad shift away from capital punishment.Read more »
By THOMAS BEAUMONT and ELANA SCHOR, Associated Press 07/23 – Joe Biden is proposing to reverse several key provisions of the 1994 crime bill he helped write in an acknowledgment that his tough-on-crime positions of the past are at odds with the views of the modern Democratic Party.
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, MICHAEL R. SISAK, COLLEEN LONG and TOM HAYS, Associated Press,
NEW YORK (AP) 07/16 — After years of silence, federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won’t bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner,
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 07/15 — The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president’s battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.
By GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) 07/12 — A federal appeals court gave President Donald Trump a rare legal win in his efforts to crack down on “sanctuary cities”
By MICHAEL BALSAMO, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 05/14 — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,”
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/29 — Prosecutors in Massachusetts sued Monday to block federal authorities from making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally,
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 04/25 — A Massachusetts judge was indicted Thursday on charges that she helped a man who was living in the U.S.
By ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/11 — Former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted Thursday on charges of making false statements and concealing information in a federal foreign lobbying investigation that intersected with the Russia probe.
By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 04/10 — Attorney General William Barr declared Wednesday he believes “spying did occur” on Donald Trump’s presidential campaign,
By MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 04/04 — A federal judge says he will rule in the near future on the constitutionality of a government watchlist that includes more than 1 million people the FBI considers to be “known or suspected terrorists.”
By ERIC TUCKER, MICHAEL BALSAMO, CHAD DAY and JULIE PACE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/25 — Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated”
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and COLLIN BINKLEY, BOSTON (AP) 03/13 — A fast-moving college admissions scandal moved from bombshell indictments to guilty pleas in a matter of hours,
By DAVE COLLINS, Associated Press 03/11 It’s a tip that has been passed onto convicts for years: On your way to federal prison, say you have a substance abuse problem,
By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) 03/05 — Located in an apartment in a primarily Hispanic town in Oregon, a clandestine lab churned out thousands of fake Social Security cards,
By WILSON RING, Associated Press MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) 03/02 — About 18 months after the Trump administration threatened to withhold law enforcement grants from nearly 30 places around the country it felt weren’t doing enough to work with federal immigration agents,