| Jan 29, 2012
Jorge Montiel fled to his hometown near Pachuca, Mexico, after he was alleged to have raped and murdered a Georgia housewife in October 2010.
Federal agents tried to bring the international fugitive to justice, but something stood in the way: the cost....
| Nov 15, 2011
| 11:04 PM
DEA agents, along with federal and local police officers, raided multiple marijuana dispensaries Tuesday under federal law that prohibits owners to distribute, sell and use medical marijuana.
The coordinated sweep involved raids of five dispensaries...
| Aug 11, 2010
Former Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, who died in a plane crash Monday, was a brusque political patron who dominated Alaska's transformation from wild frontier to modern state until he became entangled in corruption charges.
Stevens was the longest-serving...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Gunfire and screaming can be heard in dramatic 911 calls released late Friday from the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
In one call, placed by the shooter George Zimmerman, he actively pursues the teen before the deadly shooting.
"Are you following him,"...
| Dec 1, 2011
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is vowing to redouble Justice Department efforts to bring violent border-crossing fugitives back to face justice in Illinois — especially those who fled to Mexico.
In a two-page letter received Wednesday by U.S....
| Mar 5, 2012
| 1:44 PM
Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. defended the U.S. right to target and kill American citizens overseas in the war on terror, telling an audience at the Northwestern University law school that when those individuals pose a real threat to this country and...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 12:48 PM
President Obama insisted neither he nor Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. knew federal ATF agents were permitting illegal gun purchases on the southwest border, even as Republican lawmakers released new documents showing the attorney general was given general...
| Nov 9, 2011
Acknowledging "unacceptable" flaws in America's system for apprehending international fugitives, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the federal government needs to coordinate more closely with state and local law enforcement agencies...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 8:26 AM
Atty. Gen. Eric Holder on Tuesday called a botched gun-tracking scheme hatched by officials with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives on the Southwest border “flawed in its concept, and flawed in its execution” in testimony...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Several voting rights groups have filed a lawsuit in federal court to block a new law passed last spring that made changes to the state's voting practices. The groups in the suit — League of Women Voters of Florida, Rock the...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 4:33 AM
The Department of Justice under Attorney General Eric Holder has blocked the voter ID provisions of a new election law passed by South Carolina. The DOJ has determined that the law is discriminatory, because it restricts accessibility to voters who are...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Bone marrow transplant: The Obama administration has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to allow compensation to people donating bone marrow cells harvested from their bloodstreams....