(OAKLAND, CALIF.) -- The city of Oakland, California, recorded its 100th homicide of the year on Monday, marking the second consecutive year of triple-digit homicides. It's a somber milestone for the city, which recorded 10 homicides in just the past week, police said. In 2020,... Read More.
(DENVER) — A 14-month probe into the actions of the Aurora Police Department in Colorado found the department "has a pattern and practice of violating state and federal law through racially biased policing, using excessive force, and failing to record legally required information when... Read More.
Rebecca Haskins, aged 18, was involved in an accident involving head and internal injuries a few days before her disappearance. She has now been missing since September 3, 2021, when she left her home in the 10000 blk of 25th Ave SE in Mill... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has filed suit against the state of Texas to block its restrictive law against abortions, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday, setting up a high-stakes legal battle after the Supreme Court allowed the law to go into effect... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is expected to file suit against the state of Texas in the coming days challenging its restrictive law against abortions, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News Wednesday. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement Monday... Read More.
(WASHNGTON) -- When the young boy, just 13 or 14 years-old, was safely inside the gates of Kabul's international airport, U.S. State Department officials there asked two questions: Where were his parents? And why was there blood all over his clothes? "He said that somebody... Read More.
(FLA.) -- Florida's Department of Education announced on Monday that it would withhold school board members' salaries in Alachua and Broward counties because of their school mask mandates. Both counties' school districts said on Tuesday they still plan on requiring masks because of the COVID-19 pandemic and are exploring legal... Read More.
(PHOENIX) — The Justice Department is opening an investigation into the policing practices of the Phoenix Police Department and the city of Phoenix, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced Thursday afternoon. The investigation will examine whether the Phoenix Police Department uses excessive force, whether it engages... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel has determined the Treasury Department must hand over former President Donald Trump's tax returns to the House Ways and Means Committee. The opinion, posted Friday, says that while the committee "cannot compel the Executive Branch to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice has sent letters to six former Trump DOJ officials telling them that they can participate in Congress' investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, according to sources and communications reviewed by ABC News. The move is... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department said Monday it has "fundamental concerns" with Purdue Pharma’s plan to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Purdue filed for Chapter 11 protection in 2019 as it faced thousands of lawsuits across the country over its aggressive marketing of OxyContin and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Americans can now choose which gender is displayed on their passports, no longer needing medical certification if their preference contradicts supporting documents such as birth certificates, the State Department announced Wednesday. "Today, I am pleased to announce that the Department will be taking... Read More.