Stuart Cahill/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — An investigation by the Justice Department’s top watchdog uncovered “serious” failures in the Bureau of Prison’s handling of the prison transfer of notorious mobster James “Whitey” Bulger prior to his murder in custody in 2018, a new report released Wednesday said. Bulger was found dead in […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images (FORT PIERCE, Fla.) — Attorneys for former President Donald Trump on Tuesday asked a federal district judge in Florida to demand the Justice Department hand over an unredacted version of an affidavit used to justify the August search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. In their request to U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, who […]

U.S. Department Of Justice (WASHINGTON) — Officials from the Justice Department and lawyers for former President Donald Trump are set to clash in front of an appeals court panel Tuesday over the appointment of a special master that was tasked by a lower district court judge with reviewing thousands of documents seized by the FBI […]

Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General Merrick Garland has named a special counsel to oversee the entirety of the Justice Department’s criminal investigation into the unlawful retention of national defense information at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate, as well as key aspects of its probe into the events of Jan 6. Story developing… […]

Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department is accusing former President Donald Trump and his legal team of engaging in “gamesmanship” in their battle to retain thousands of records seized from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort that are now in the hands of a court-appointed special master. Trump’s attorneys assert that when he ordered […]

U.S. Department of Justice (WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn, testifying Monday in the Oath Keepers’ seditious conspiracy trial, disputed claims by defense attorneys that members of the militia group were seen assisting and protecting him during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Five members of the group, including founder Stewart […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) — A federal jury Friday returned a guilty verdict on one count of obstruction of justice against a former Capitol Police officer charged with aiding a rioter who participated in the Jan.6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Michael Riley, a 26-year veteran of the Capitol Police, was charged last year after he […]

Tetra Images – Henryk Sadura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Former D.C. Metropolitan Police Department officer Michael Fanone appeared in court Thursday to confront a rioter who dragged him into the mob of Trump supporters that brutally assaulted him during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, urging a federal judge to hand down the maximum sentence […]

Mint Images/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — A former member of the Oath Keepers testified Tuesday that he believed he and other members of the far-right group were preparing to fight to prevent President Joe Biden from taking office as they traveled to Washington on Jan. 6 — an account that the federal government believes bolsters its […]

Thinkstock/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to sentence Steve Bannon, adviser to former President Donald Trump, to six months in prison and make him pay a $200,000 fine for his conviction on two counts of criminal contempt of Congress, according to a new court filing. “From the moment that […]

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