US Attorney To Oversee Lerner Contempt Case Appointed By ObamaHouse Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency's Tea Party controversy.
Attorney General Agrees to Release D.C. Mayoral Documents D.C.'s attorney general says he has given the city's U.S. Attorney all mayoral documents relating to a settlement between Washington and its former Medicaid contractor.
Feds Accuse D.C. Attorney General of Withholding DocumentsFederal prosecutors say the District of Columbia attorney general's office is withholding documents relevant to their ongoing investigation of corruption in city politics.
New Charges Against Blackwater From 2007 Shooting In IraqThe Justice Department on Thursday brought fresh charges against four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors, resurrecting an internationally charged case over a deadly 2007 shooting on the streets of Baghdad.
Justice Dept. Official Handling Journalist Leak Probe Criticized Over Use Of Gov't Resources Going After Roger ClemensRonald Machen and James Cole have pursued their share of headline-makers, taking on between the two of them an All-Star baseball pitcher, government contractors, members of Congress, a federal judge and a mayoral campaign.
US Attorney Says Investigation of Brown Campaign Is OverU.S. Attorney Ronald Machen said Thursday that his office has concluded its investigation into the 2008 campaign of former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown, which resulted in guilty pleas to unrelated bank fraud charges by Brown and his brother, Che.
Street Gang Led By 'McLovin' Indicted for Terrorizing the CityNine people were indicted in the District Thursday, accused of committing crimes across the city together that include flash mob style robberies and other crimes, all led by a man who goes by the name 'McLovin'.