Prison sex abuse must be rooted out, Justice official says
Sexual abuse in the nation’s federal prisons must be rooted out, the Justice Department's second-highest-ranking leader told prison wardens.
Leak suspect appears in court as feds reveal case against him
A Massachusetts Air National Guardsman accused in the leak of highly classified military documents appeared in court as prosecutors unsealed charges.
Justice Department appeals Texas abortion pill order
The Justice Department appealed a Texas court ruling that would halt approval of a drug used in the most common method of abortion.
Court sides with Justice Department on Jan. 6 obstruction charge
A federal appeals court sided with the Justice Department in a case that could have upended hundreds of charges brought in the Capitol riot investigation.
DOJ tentatively settles over Texas church shooting, will pay those affected
The Justice Department has tentatively settled a lawsuit over the 2017 mass shooting at a Texas church that will pay victims and their families.
Justice Department sues Norfolk Southern over Ohio train derailment
The federal government filed a lawsuit against railroad Norfolk Southern over environmental damage caused by a train derailment on the Ohio-Pennsylvania border.
Biden’s Justice Department keeps hard line in death row cases
An Associated Press review of dozens of legal filings shows that President Joe Biden’s Justice Department is fighting just as vigorously as Donald Trump's did to uphold death row inmates' sentences.
Trump lawyer ordered to turn over Mar-a-Lago case documents
A federal appeals court directed a lawyer for Donald Trump to turn over to prosecutors documents in the investigation into Trump's retention of classified records.
FBI: Hate crimes showed another alarming rise in 2021
The number of hate crimes in the U.S. jumped again in 2021, continuing an alarming rise, according to FBI data.
Justice Department, SEC investigating collapse of Silicon Valley Bank
The Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission have launched investigations into the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank.
Judge allows Google antitrust case to move ahead in Virginia
A judge has rejected a request from Google to transfer a federal antitrust lawsuit against it from Virginia to New York.
Proud Boys deployed foot soldiers in Capitol sedition plot, feds argue
Federal prosecutors are employing an unusual strategy to prove leaders of the far-right Proud Boys orchestrated a violent plot to keep Joe Biden out of the White House.