Justice Department: $736K Will Go To Victims Of Alleged Mpls. Landlord Sexual HarassmentThe Justice Department on Monday announced that a consent decree has been obtained in a Minneapolis landlord sexual harassment lawsuit, and the victims will receive a total of $736,000.
DOJ Announces Plans For Election Day ‘Voting Rights Monitoring’ For Certain Jurisdictions, Including MinneapolisMinneapolis is among 44 jurisdictions in 18 states across the country where the Department of Justice will be monitoring voting rights on Election Day.
Minn. Prosecutor: Justice Dept. Should Review Burrell CaseA top Minnesota prosecutor said Monday that Sen. Amy Klobuchar should ask the Justice Department to review the conviction of a black teen sentenced to life in prison after an 11-year-old black girl was killed by a stray bullet.
DOJ: Congress Must Fix Immigration After Judge's OrderThe Justice Department on Wednesday said a judge's order to reunite families separated at the border "makes it even more imperative" that Congress pass legislation that would enable it "to simultaneously enforce the law and keep families together."
Watchdog Finds Comey 'Insubordinate,' But Not Biased In Clinton Probe In a stinging rebuke, the Justice Department watchdog declared Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in the explosive final months of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Justice Department Wants Travel Ban Appeal Put On HoldThe Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order.
Federal Lawyers Coming To Investigate Jamar Clark Shooting U.S. Justice Department attorneys are expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted.
In Fear Of Feds, S.D. Tribe Burns Pot CropA South Dakota American Indian tribe that sought to open the nation's first marijuana resort says it burned its crop after federal officials signaled a potential raid.
Nursing Home Chain To Pay $38M In US SettlementA nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at nearly three dozen facilities around the country, the Justice Department said.
Propane Shortages Prompting State Officials To Act Supply problems in several states where propane is a crucial heating source have prompted governors and other officials to take action against vendors, investigate claims of price gouging and increase aid to low-income customers.
Government To Track Down Thieves In Target BreachAttorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down the thieves who stole information from millions of customers of Target Corp. Minneapolis-based Target says it is working with the Secret Service and the Justice Department.
Good Question: What Is Clemency? The editorial board of America's largest newspaper, the New York Times, says a man the government calls a traitor should be given a deal. Last year, Edward Snowden stole and then leaked top secret documents about how the National Security Agency gathers its information. He's been living in Russia, because he could end up in prison for life if he comes home.
Hastings Man Gets 21 Years For Sexually Assaulting Student A 47-year-old Hastings man was sentenced Thursday to more than 21 years in prison as part of a plea agreement after he admitted to sexually assaulting a college student. Louis Richard Oliver was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court to 260 months in prison, the Justice Department said. Oliver pleaded guilty earlier this month to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and to assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November.
Man Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Crack, Pot In Minn. A California man was indicted Tuesday in federal court for allegedly distributing crack cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota.
Man Indicted For Illegal Re-Entry After Selling Meth In Minn.A 48-year-old man from Guatemala was indicted Wednesday in federal court for illegally entering the United States after being deported more than a decade ago following a conviction for selling meth in Minnesota, the Justice Department said.