Aug 15, 2012 12:25pm

Gunman Shoots Guard at Family Research Council Headquarters

A gunman entered the headquarters of the conservative group Family Research Council  in Washington, D.C., and opened fire on a security guard this morning, police said. According to a spokesman for the DC Metropolitan Police Department, a suspect is in custody. The security guard was shot in the left… Read More »

Aug 10, 2012 5:45pm

Feds: Authorities in Meridian, Miss. Violated Rights of Black Children

The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division has released investigative findings determining that children in predominantly black Meridian, Miss. have had their constitutional rights violated by the Lauderdale County Youth Court, the Meridian Police Department, and the Mississippi Division of Youth Services in what civil rights… Read More »

Aug 9, 2012 8:38pm

DOJ Will Not Prosecute Goldman Sachs in Financial Crisis Probe

The Justice Department has decided it will not prosecute Goldman Sachs or its employees for their role in the financial crisis, following an investigation by senators Carl Levin (D-MI) and Tom Coburn (R-OK).  The congressional investigation found problems with the credit rating agencies and poor… Read More »

Aug 9, 2012 5:40pm

‘Jane Doe’ Sought in Child Pornography Case

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a woman, “Jane Doe,” who has been accused of molesting two young girls in a child pornography case. Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents obtained images of the woman, who, along with an unidentified… Read More »

Jul 26, 2012 2:18pm

Scalia Unconcerned About Money in Politics; People Aren’t ‘Sheep’

In a television interview set to air on C-SPAN on Sunday, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed concerns today about there  being too much money in politics. “I forget what the figures are,” he said, “but I think we spend less on our presidential campaigns… Read More »

Jul 24, 2012 8:48pm

Maine Man Accused of Lying About Drug Use to Amass Weapons Arsenal

A Biddeford, Maine, man who was arrested after a Maine State Trooper clocked his Ford Mustang going 112 mph on the Maine Turnpike, allegedly had a small arsenal in his car and told police he had attended a Saturday screening of “The Dark Knight Rises”… Read More »

Jul 19, 2012 10:42am

Scalia: ‘I Haven’t Had a Falling Out with Justice Roberts’

by Ariane de Vogue Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia dismissed reports the recent health care decision created a rift with Chief Justice John Roberts. “Who told you that? ” Scalia asked CNN’s Piers Morgan who said he had read the allegations in news reports. The… Read More »

Jul 18, 2012 2:11pm

Scalia Plans Book Tour, Interview

Justice Antonin Scalia is known for his brilliant writing, his witty asides and his pointed questions. He is not known, however,  for holding his tongue. So there’s a good chance he’ll have something interesting to say as he launches his book tour and sits down… Read More »

Jul 18, 2012 2:06pm

Here We Go Again, Immigration Groups File Suit Against AZ Immigration Law

Staying true to their promise, immigration groups are asking a federal judge to block Arizona’s “show me your papers provision” from going into effect. The provision -which the Supreme Court upheld last month-could go into effect as early as this week. Last month, the Supreme… Read More »

Jul 17, 2012 3:00pm

Supreme Court Appeal on Mental Illness Standard in Death Penalty Case

The Supreme Court is considering an emergency appeal today filed on the behalf of a Georgia death row inmate who claims he should not be put to death because he is mentally retarded. The man, Warren Lee Hill Jr., is set to be executed Monday…. Read More »