Durbin, Duckworth Ask Biden To Keep Chicago's Top Federal Prosecutor On The Job Until A Successor Is In PlaceLausch has been the top federal prosecutor in the Northern District of Illinois since he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in September 2017.
Federal Appeals Court Nixes Trump Policy Denying Grant Money To Sanctuary Cities"This is a great victory, not only for Chicago, but for our immigrant and refugee communities everywhere in the country," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.
Federal Appeals Court In New York Sides With Trump In 'Sanctuary Cities' Grant Fight; Other Appeals Courts Have Ruled Against Justice DepartmentThe 2nd Circuit said the plain language of relevant laws make clear that the U.S. attorney general can impose conditions on states and municipalities receiving money.
Groups Want Tougher U.S. Steel Fine For Lake Michigan SpillThe leaders of 18 environmental and civic groups have joined a push for U.S. Steel to face tougher penalties over a spill of hazardous substances from a northwestern Indiana plant into Lake Michigan.
Boeing Didn't Tell Airlines Or Feds That Key Safety Alert On 737 Max Didn't Work Without Extra Optional FeatureBoeing said Sunday that it discovered after airlines had been flying its 737 Max plane for several months that a safety alert in the cockpit was not working as intended, yet it didn't disclose that fact to airlines or federal regulators until after one of the planes crashed.
Feds Issue Subpoenas In Criminal Probe Of Boeing 737 Max Approval ProcessLawsuits are piling up for Boeing, and now the Justice Department is issuing subpoenas in the wake of two deadly plane crashes involving its 737 Max aircraft.
Paul Ryan On Trump Tweets: 'Justice Should Be Blind'Trump on Monday accused the Justice Department of targeting the Republicans ahead of the midterms.
Laquan McDonald: A Timeline Of The Shooting, Fallout, And Officer Van Dyke's TrialNearly four years after he fired the 16 shots that killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke will go on trial starting Wednesday on six counts of first-degree murder, 16 counts of aggravated battery, and one count of official misconduct.
Two Prosecutors Leave Mueller's OfficeProsecutors Ryan Dickey and Brian Richardson are no longer working for the office of special counsel Robert Mueller, the Justice Department confirmed.
Bruce Ohr, Justice Department Official In Trump's Crosshairs, Faces GOP Lawmakers TuesdayBruce Ohr, the career Justice Department official targeted by President Donald Trump as a "creep" and a "disgrace," is facing a grilling by Republican lawmakers Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
Michael Cohen Decides To Take Plea Deal With DOJFormer longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen has decided to take a plea deal with the Justice Department to resolve his criminal investigation, and this was expected to be a straight plea deal to resolve the case against him, CBS News' Paula Reid has confirmed.
Tribune Media Calls Off $3.9 Billion Sinclair Broadcast Group MergerThe Sinclair Broadcast Group acquisition of Tribune Media is dead.
Trump Administration Says ACLU Should Find Hundreds Of Deported ParentsThe Justice Department suggested the American Civil Liberties Union should use its "network of law firms, NGOs, volunteers and others" to find the parents, using information the administration will provide.
Madigan Joins Effort To Block Blueprints For 3-D Printed GunsThe Texas company that planned to start publishing the blueprints on Wednesday already posted the plans on its website, and more than 1,000 people have downloaded the blueprints for 3-D plastic guns, including AR-15 style assault riles.
Chicago Police Consent Decree: A Timeline Of The Push For ReformsA timeline of events surrounding the federal investigation of the Chicago Police Department and the resulting consent decree on reforms.