U.S. Attorney Hickton To Co-Chair National Heroin Task ForceThe top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.
Pittsburgh's Pilot Reconciliation Project Aimed At Saving Citizen & Police LivesOn Thursday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that Pittsburgh was one of six cities for a pilot project to build trust and reconciliation between the police department and the diverse communities it serves.
Pittsburgh Among 6 Cities Chosen For Project On Curbing Racial BiasSix cities will participate in a federal pilot program aimed at reducing racial bias and improving ties between law enforcement and communities, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday.
Official Says Holder Resigning As Attorney GeneralAttorney General Eric Holder is resigning after heading the Justice Department for six years.
FBI Releases New Details In Cyber Espionage CaseInvestigators release new details today in a cyber-espionage operation that allegedly targeted several United States companies, nearly all of them based in the Pittsburgh area.
Prosecutors: Chinese Targeted Pennsylvania FirmsA federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh is involved in a major cyber-espionage prosecution being announced by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at a news conference this morning.
Toyota Reaches $1.2 Billion Criminal Settlement With GovernmentIt's the largest criminal penalty ever assessed against an auto manufacturer -- $1.2 billion -- announced Wednesday morning by Attorney General Eric Holder.
U.S. Files Charge Against Toyota & $1.2B PenaltyThe government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles.
IRS Commissioner Ousted Over Tea Party Targeting Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party groups for scrutiny when they filed for tax-exempt status.
Opinion: Republicans Focus On Conspiracy Theories Instead Of Solutions For AmericaRevelations surrounding David Petraeus' affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.
Opinion: Mess In TexasIn Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.
Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of CongressAttorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him "in contempt" for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.