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Nation Aug 04Pentagon identifies officer killed in violence outside building
The Pentagon Force Protection Agency said Officer George Gonzalez was a New York native and Army veteran who served in Iraq. He’d been on the police force for three years.
Nation Aug 03WATCH: Pentagon Police give update on shooting near transit station
Officials say a Pentagon officer died after being stabbed during a burst of violence at a transit center outside the building, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene.
Nation Jul 22Attorney General Garland visits Chicago to discuss gun violence
Police statistics released this month showed that fewer killings were reported over the first six months of 2021 in Chicago compared with the same period last year, but the number of shootings and people shot increased.
Nation Jul 20New chief selected for Capitol Police after Jan. 6 insurrection
J. Thomas Manger, who most recently served for 15 years as chief in Montgomery County, Maryland, was picked for the position following an extensive search.
Nation Jul 19Garland formally prohibits seizure of reporters’ records
Attorney General Merrick Garland formally prohibited federal prosecutors from seizing the records of journalists in leak investigations, with limited exceptions, reversing years of department policy.
Politics Jul 16Cuomo to be questioned in sexual harassment investigation
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to be interviewed Saturday as the state attorney general's office winds down its investigation into sexual harassment and misconduct allegations.
Nation Jul 14FBI seriously mishandled Larry Nassar case, Justice Department watchdog says
The long-awaited watchdog report raises serious questions about how the Justice Department and the FBI handled the case. It highlights serious missteps at the FBI between the time the allegations were first reported until Nassar's arrest.
Politics Jul 01Garland halts federal executions, orders review of protocols
The Justice Department is halting federal executions after a historic use of capital punishment by the Trump administration, which carried out 13 executions in six months.
Economy Jun 29Judge dismisses government antitrust lawsuits against Facebook
A federal judge on Monday dismissed antitrust lawsuits brought against Facebook by the Federal Trade Commission and a coalition of state attorneys general, dealing a significant blow to attempts by regulators to rein in tech giants.
Nation Jun 25Justice department sues Georgia over state’s new election law
Republican lawmakers in the state pushed back immediately, pledging a forceful defense of Georgia's law.