Politics Mar 18

Flood of Capitol riot, tribal cases swamps U.S. prosecutors

The U.S. Justice Department's to-do list is always intense. And now two very different legal controversies -- insurrection cases and tribal lands disputes -- are threatening to swamp a department already flooded with pandemic-delayed cases.

Nation Jun 16

PG&E confesses to killing 84 people in 2018 California fire

PG&E CEO Bill Johnson appeared on the company's behalf in Butte County Superior Court to plead guilty to 84 felony counts of involuntary manslaughter. They stem from a November 2018 wildfire ignited by the utility's crumbling electrical grid.

Nation May 26

Trump-appointed U.S. attorney in Texas abruptly resigns

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Texas Joseph Brown said in a statement Tuesday that he will leave office on May 31. The statement doesn't explain why the 50-year-old prosecutor is leaving the prestigious post except to say…