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Oakland resident Michael "Guantes" Acosta, 23, was convicted for his role in a 2013 jewelry robbery, a high-speed chase and crash that ended in Oakland and a scheme to prostitute an underage girl against her will for  30 days. (Courtesy DOJ)

Oakland gang member gets 12 years in prison for jewelry heist, other crimes

A gang member was sentenced Monday to 12 years of imprisonment following…

 

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 3, 2016, Rolland Gregg, right, and his fiance Sarah England pose for a photo at their home in Kirkland, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Looming marijuana ruling could limit federal prosecutions

Rolland Gregg and his family have fought federal marijuana charges for more…

 

Judge rejects request to block passport marker law

A federal judge declined Wednesday to immediately block a law that requires…

 

Public listening session with DOJ to be held tonight

The federal body reviewing the San Francisco Police Department will hold its…

Noble Wray, the local head of the Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services, speaks to reporters after a listening session his office is having with the community to address some residents' negative experiences with police. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

Department of Justice listening session on SFPD met with resistance, low turnout

The first of three listening sessions held by the federal body tasked…

Noble Wray, the local head of the Department of Justice's Community Oriented Policing Services, speaks to reporters after a listening session his office is having with the community to address some residents' negative experiences with police. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, a member of the Assembly Governmental Organization committee, drinks from a San Francisco 49ers mug while listening to testimony about online fantasy sports gaming at the Capitol in Sacramento. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

California Senate backs rules for fantasy sports betting

SACRAMENTO — California's state Assembly approved minimal regulations Wednesday for the fast-growing…

Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, a member of the Assembly Governmental Organization committee, drinks from a San Francisco 49ers mug while listening to testimony about online fantasy sports gaming at the Capitol in Sacramento. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
Federal authorities have  formally dropped their criminal prosecution of baseball giant Barry Bonds. AP FILE PHOTO/CHRIS CARLSON

Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

The U.S. Department of Justice formally dropped its criminal prosecution of Barry Bonds, Major…

Federal authorities have  formally dropped their criminal prosecution of baseball giant Barry Bonds. AP FILE PHOTO/CHRIS CARLSON
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info

Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be…

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Mike Koozmin/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo

Could PG&E’s federal obstruction charge mean jail time for anyone?

PG&E lied to federal investigators and provided falsified documents in an effort…

Mike Koozmin/2010 S.F. Examiner file photo
Associated PressThe screen on the phone console at the reception desk at The Associated Press Washington bureau

Gov't obtains wide AP phone records in probe

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and…

Associated PressThe screen on the phone console at the reception desk at The Associated Press Washington bureau

Stonewalling

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Murtha’s dead, but DOJ still won’t release his files

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington announced today that it is…

Judicial Watch obtains emails contradicting Justice Dept. official’s sworn testimony about New Black Panther case

Judicial Watch has obtained Justice Department emails that seem to contradict sworn…

Washington Post blockbuster confirms concerns about politicized Justice Department

Here’s your weekend reading assignment. The Washington Post has a lengthy investigation…

Nine states (and the Mariana Islands) have Arizona’s back

Nine states, including Virginia, have filed legal briefs in support of Arizona’s…

Video: New Black Panthers grateful to Holder for ‘payback time’

Leaders of the New Black Panther Party express joy in a newly…