Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday promised the family of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri a full, independent civil rights investigation of his death.
Some of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they’re cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details about what information the agency is seeking.
A D.C. officer under investigation was found dead in his Southeast D.C. apartment Saturday afternoon.
Fire officials say an 81-woman died in a fire in her house in St. Mary’s County.
Rivals to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray say the city is suffering because of the federal investigation of the mayor’s 2010 campaign.
Virginia Republicans want an investigation into Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s appointment of a longtime GOP operative to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control board.
Attorney General Mark Herring says the state is no longer going to pay outside law firms to represent former Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell and his staffers.
Target Corp. said Monday that the Department of Justice is investigating the credit and debit card security breach at the retailer.
A new report says a specially trained tactical Capitol Police squad was recalled from the scene of the Washington Navy Yard rampage in part because of concerns about possible threats to the U.S. Capitol.
A Republican-led committee on Friday increased pressure on Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner to break her silence on who in the tax agency was behind decisions to make it more difficult for tea party and other conservative groups to obtain tax-exempt status.