Choking businesses

...played red-tape bingo with conservative groups.This time we're talking about their partisan brethren at the Department of Justice who, under the guise of fighting consumer fraud, appear to be directing federal regulators to persecute legal business...

School violence, bullying show decline

The war against bullying isn't over, but statistics collected by the U.S. Department of Justice and released recently by the National Center for Education Statistics indicate the tide may have turned. While the numbers show...

Sky Arrow 600 plane helps Aiken County Sheriff's Office monitor crime from above

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office got the two-seater Sky Arrow 600 from the Department of Justice in 2006 to share with sheriff offices in Richmond and Columbia counties both those two departments eventually opted out.

Bank of America takes $4 billion litigation hit

...of risky subprime mortgages. Citigroup said on Monday that it had agreed to a $7 billion settlement with the Department of Justice, while JPMorgan reached a $13 billion settlement in November."We feel like we've gotten a large chunk of...

Transfers of disabled out of state-run hospitals into community homes still a problem

...crisis stabilization units and other services. Berry also said that this year, the state achieved compliance with Department of Justice requirements on improving conditions and care in psychiatric hospitals. Jones also referred to a report done by...

Stonewalling continues

...president's word criticizing the previous administration, from the very beginning.The same goes for the IRS, the Department of Justice, Fast and Furious and the VA scandals, as well as the Affordable Care Act. The right is upset because, in each...

South Carolina attorney general's office warns of e-mail scam

...Final Legal Notification." The document also contains seals from the attorney general's office, the U.S. Department of Justice and a group called Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.According to a news release, the e-mail contains the...

Report details extent of violence in Georgia prisons

...since 2010, according to a new report by the Southern Center for Human Rights.The center has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the state's prison system, which the center contends is unable to protect its employees or inmates...

Paine College hosts inaugural Hate Crime Prevention forum

...educating people on hate crimes we can eventually eliminate them from our society."According to the U.S. Department of Justice, one of the groups most commonly targeted by discrimination are transgender people."While it is difficult to...

Ga. Catholic groups win court fight

...beliefs.Duffey also ruled the federal government cannot enforce that provision against the Georgia nonprofits.A Department of Justice lawyer who represents the federal government in the case did not immediately respond to an after-hours telephone...