| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The top deputy in the Baltimore prosecutor's office is in line to become a Maryland federal judge after President Obama formally nominated for the job Wednesday.
The nominee, George J. Hazel, 38, was hired to join Gregg L. Bernstein's team shortly after...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:59 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that the manager of the La Iguana Mexican Restaurant in Branson, Mo., has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Question: I have a perplexing travel problem that is unique and interesting. In 1970, I was arrested for possession of a small amount of marijuana, which was then a felony. I was acquitted and have no criminal record. In the last 25 years, I have made...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:23 PM
When hearing appeals of open records disputes, Pennsylvania courts can do their own fact-finding and aren't bound to consider only the evidence already gathered by the state Office of Open Records, the state Supreme Court ruled last week. What does......
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees.
Motiwala, a U....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
It isn't often that the House gets it right on immigration reform, at least not in recent years. Yet it has done so with the Border Security Results Act of 2013, a sensible piece of legislation that has miraculously emerged from the Committee on...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:26 PM
The Coast Guard Yard at Curtis Bay is in line to receive $21 million to continue its ship repair mission in fiscal year 2014 under the Department of Homeland Security appropriations bill, Sen. Barbara Mikulski announced Monday.
The 113-acre yard on...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:29 AM
During a meeting interrupted by protesters, the UC regents Thursday confirmed U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano as the next president of the 10-campus system.
Times education writer Larry Gordon will join L.A. Live at 9 a.m. Friday to...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:29 PM
A former Northbrook police dispatcher who had also served as a paramedic in Northfield pleaded guilty in federal court this month to having more than 100,000 child pornography images and videos, according to court documents and officials.
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Legally married same-sex couples will be recognized for federal tax purposes no matter what state they live in, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced Thursday.
The policy change follows the Supreme Court decision in June...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Janet Napolitano has a message for the next head of the Department of Homeland Security: “You will need a large bottle of Advil.”
In a farewell speech Tuesday, Napolitano gave a wide-ranging defense of her 4½f years as head of one of the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 10:09 AM
WASHINGTON — The Syrian hacker group that has taken credit for causing outages on the websites of the New York Times and other news organizations probably will increase its activity if the U.S. launches military strikes on the Middle Eastern nation,...