Jeremy Dear was fired because his body camera wasn’t turned on when he fatally shot suspected car thief Mary Hawkes in 2014. His case comes as police departments nationwide struggle with implementing the camera technology.
The officers who killed Hunt on Sept. 10 were eventually cleared of wrongdoing, but in a letter Friday the Department of Justice said it plans to look into the case.
After a months-long investigation, the DOJ reportedly is preparing to sue the Missouri city if it doesn’t voluntarily change discriminatory police tactics.
“I think that people need to actually think about that and think about really, are we having this conversation about words as opposed to what our actions ought to be?”
Prosecutors have recommended charges for the former military leader for leaking documents to his former mistress, Paula Broadwell.
Timothy DeFoggi used the same skills that helped him rise to a prominent position at HHS to exploit children, prosecutors said.
Mayor Frank Jackson said he does not agree with findings in the report issued by the Department of Justice, but wouldn’t offer specifics.
The proposed congressional budget released Tuesday night prevents the Department of Justice from using funds to undermine state laws regarding medical marijuana.
If confirmed by the Senate, Lynch will be the first black woman to hold the post.
Citing a case revealed by BuzzFeed News, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said it’s “appalling” that a Drug Enforcement Administration agent created a fake Facebook page using a real woman’s name and photos — without her knowledge.
After BuzzFeed News revealed that the Drug Enforcement Administration had created a phony Facebook page using a real woman’s name — without her knowledge — the company has told the agency it committed a “serious breach” of Facebook’s terms of service.
A DEA agent commandeered a woman’s identity, created a phony Facebook account in her name, and posted racy photos he found on her seized cell phone. The government said he had the right to do that. Update: Facebook has removed the page and the Justice Department says it is reviewing the incident.
The bracelets worn by police are “exacerbating an already tense atmosphere between law enforcement and residents in Ferguson,” according to a DOJ letter.
Stuart Delery, who argued on behalf of the Obama administration that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional was promoted to Acting Associate Attorney General.
The investigations could represent a shift in how the administration handles cross-border violence.
Jeff Triplett, the part-time mayor of the town where Trayvon Martin was shot, says the Justice Department saved the day in Sanford.
The Department of Justice announced Thursday it will not sue to stop Colorado and Washington from legalizing recreational marijuana use.
A Colorado judge orders Abercrombie & Fitch’s Hollister chain to modify the stepped entrances at about half of its stores by Jan. 1, 2017.
“Sometimes with the spotlight constantly on it as an issue can make it tougher,” says Rep. Castro.
The news of the DOJ phone-grab story broke at 4:26 p.m., but it wasn’t discussed on MSNBC until 7:37 p.m.
News that the DOJ secretly obtained AP phone records has left coming around to the idea of a scandal-filled second term. “Ugh,” says one activist.
If convicted, Reuters’ deputy social media editor Matthew Keys faces up to 25 years in prison and $750,000 in fines.
The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the coming year whether the Defense of Marriage Act is constitutional. A recent court decision backed the Justice Department’s view.