Georgia dealers third in nation in incidents of lost, stolen firearms

...response to the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.One of the actions required the Department of Justice, which tracks thefts and losses through its Firearms Tracing System, to prepare a report analyzing information...

Ga. substitute teacher guilty of holdups

...Explosives investigated the crimes. Assistant United States Attorney Frank Talbot prosecuted the case as a part of the Department of Justice's Project Safe Neighborhoods program - a nationwide, gun-violence reduction strategy.

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...

Rants & Raves

...isn't acting, I'll act on my own," he is confessing he's breaking the U.S. Consti tution. THE U.S. DEPARTMENT of Justice has 117,000 employees, and yet, justice seems to be disappearing. We're paying to hurt ourselves. THE VA...

Military mover faces fraud charge

...government. Relying in part on information from several Coleman employees acting as whistleblowers, the U.S. Department of Justice said the falsified paperwork sometimes resulted in billing the government for thousands of excess pounds. Covan...

Governor Deal signs bill moving elections to May

...November, while a later bill seeking to move Augusta's elections to the primary date was rejected by the U.S. Department of Justice.With the date set, Augusta voters will have the opportunity to vote sooner than ever.Richmond County Board...

Georgia House bill promises antidote to Obamacare affliction

...cases of concurrent jurisdiction. Federal antitrust complaints, for instance, are investigated by the U.S. Department of Justice or the Federal Trade Commission, whereas state antitrust complaints are investigated by the attorney general of...

National Guard recruiting scandal includes Georgia, South Carolina

...with 104 prosecuted through the courts or through administrative action by the Army.Under prosecutions by the Department of Justice, at least one former member of the National Guard has been sentenced to serve 4 years, nine months in jail...

Query about D.C. flights just brings runaround

...I asked American Airlines, which is divesting of the Augusta flight slot pair, and I was told to contact the Department of Justice, which oversees the merger settlement. That department then replied to me that I should talk to the airline...

Health care fraud a growing criminal enterprise

According to the U.S. Department of Justice, Georgia ranks 12th in investigations, seventh in the number of fraud cases, and sixth in total recovered - almost $98.95 million in 2012.