James Comey Pushes Back On Trump's Spying ClaimsMultiple outlets reported last week that a confidential source working for the FBI spoke with several Trump campaign aides.
Appeals Court Upholds Injunction Blocking Trump Policy Punishing Sanctuary CitiesLast year, U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber ruled U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department could not deny requests for law enforcement grants from cities that refused to comply with strict immigration policies, such as allowing federal agents access to local jails.
Justice Dept. Taps Chicago's U.S. Attorney To Oversee Document Release To HouseChicago’s top federal prosecutor will oversee the FBI’s production of documents the House Judiciary Committee is seeking as part of a probe into the bureau’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email case.
Justice Dept. Threatens To Subpoena Records Of 'Sanctuary Cities' In Growing Immigration RiftThe move is part of the Trump administration's promised crackdown on cities and states that refuse to help enforce U.S. immigration laws.
Feds Want To Keep DOJ Report Out Of Chicago Police Officer’s TrialThe report “would mislead the jury, and would confuse the pertinent issues” in Officer Marco Proano’s trial, prosecutors said.
Chicago Sues Attorney General Sessions Over Plan To Withhold Funds From Sanctuary CitiesThe federal lawsuit challenges new rules that would make it impossible for sanctuary cities like Chicago to receive some federal grants.
Black Lives Matter Lawsuit Seeks Federal Court Oversight Of CPDThe suit comes amid a chorus of people calling for a judge to oversee reforms sparked by a federal review of the Chicago Police Department.
After Comey Firing, Chicago FBI Boss Interviewed For Interim DirectorA Justice official confirmed FBI Special Agent Michael Anderson was among four people interviewed for interim director after Comey's firing.
Durbin: Chicago Should Remain Sanctuary For Undocumented ImmigrantsDurbin criticized the Justice Department’s threat to cut off funding to cities that want to remain sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants.
Sessions Memo Puts CPD Reform Agreement With Feds In DoubtA memo from Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called into question whether the Justice Department will monitor reforms to the Chicago Police Department.
Sessions Vows To Block Sanctuary Cities From Getting Justice GrantsU.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday said the Trump administration would block so-called “sanctuary cities” like Chicago from receiving Justice Department grants, and seek to “claw back” existing funds, if they do not begin helping the federal government enforce immigration laws.
CPD Supt. Johnson To Meet A.G. Sessions To Discuss Chicago CrimePolice Supt. Eddie Johnson was in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about gun violence in Chicago.