• NBC News November 5, 2019 5:54 am

    DOJ Sends Letter to Publisher of Book by ‘Anonymous'

    The Justice Department is demanding identifying details about the senior Trump administration official who has written an anonymous book, warning in a letter to the publisher on Monday that the author may be subject to nondisclosure agreements, NBC News reported. The letter, signed by Assistant Attorney General Joseph Hunt, asked for details or copies of the author’s nondisclosure agreements “or...

  • Russia May 22, 2019 3:22 pm

    DOJ Offers to Share Mueller Documents, Avoiding House Action

    The Justice Department and the House Intelligence Committee reached a deal over documents from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation Wednesday after the prosecutors’ office said it is willing to provide them to the congressional panel as long as the panel agrees not to take any action against Attorney General William Barr. The unusual request comes after the committee’s chairman, Democratic...

  • San Diego October 19, 2018 2:28 pm

    StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Fine

    StarKist Co. agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday. The DOJ said StarKist faces up to a $100 million fine when it is sentenced. Prosecutors allege that the industry’s top three companies conspired between 2010 and 2013 to...

  • Netflix June 27, 2018 10:45 pm

    Disney's Bid for Fox Clears US Antitrust Hurdle

    The Walt Disney Co. on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its $71.3 billion bid for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment assets. Disney must first sell its 22 regional sports networks, the Department of Justice said. The company has 90 days to sell the networks, with an option to extend for another 90 days. Fox’s assets have been the target of...

  • attorney May 17, 2018 3:48 pm

    Bumble Bee CEO Indicted on Charge He Fixed Canned Tuna Price

    U.S. prosecutors filed a criminal charge Wednesday against the CEO of Bumble Bee Foods as part of an ongoing investigation into price fixing in the packaged seafood industry.

  • attorney February 14, 2018 5:51 pm

    Hearing for New Hampshire Powerball Winner Who Wants Anonymity Begins

    A New Hampshire judge will decide whether a Merrimack woman can keep her identity private after winning a $559.7 million jackpot.

  • America November 23, 2017 5:48 am

    Former USA Gymnastics, Michigan Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sex Charges

    A former doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges of sexual assault and will face at least 25 years in prison. Larry Nassar, 54, admitted to abusing seven girls, mostly under the guise of treatment at his Lansing-area home and a campus clinic. All but one of...

  • attorney June 9, 2017 6:38 am

    Kentucky Court Weighs New Evidence in ‘Satanic' Killing Case

    For more than 20 years, two Kentucky men were in prison because a jury said they killed a woman to curry favor with the devil as part of a satanic ritual.

  • Assistant Attorney General April 14, 2017 10:08 am

    After Witness Recants, Man Jailed for 27 Years Gets Released

    The key witness in a murder that sent a teenage boy to prison for 27 years recanted Thursday and accused authorities of coercing her testimony. The stunning declaration led a judge to set bail in the case, drawing a gasp from the packed courtroom and sending the defendant’s wife to her knees. Tony Sanborn, who was convicted of killing his...

  • Los Angeles July 12, 2016 2:04 am

    California Man Arrested on Spy Charges Involving Satellites

    A California man has been charged with allegedly attempting to sell sensitive information used in military and commercial satellites to the Russians.

  • Texas February 14, 2016 8:42 am

    Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dead at 79

    Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died. He was 79. The U.S. Marshals Service in Washington confirmed Scalia’s death at a private residence in the Big Bend area of West Texas. Spokeswoman Donna Sellers said Scalia had retired the previous evening and was found dead Saturday morning after he did not appear...

  • attorney December 3, 2014 12:08 pm

    Stand Your Ground Case Goes to Florida High Court

    A tourist who felt threatened by another driver and aimed his gun at the man shouldn’t have to prove his actions were protected under Florida’s “stand your ground law,” his attorney argued before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, adding that it should be up to prosecutors to prove the opposite.

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