Justice Department

No Federal Charges For George Zimmerman
George Zimmerman reportedly will not face federal charges for killing 17-year-old black teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012.
ABC News says that's the announcement coming soon from the U.S. Department of Justice. This, after federal prosecutors apparently found insufficient evidence to prove their ca…
Worcester Woman Charged With lying To FBI In Child Sex Probe
The FBI has charged a Worcester woman with making false statements to authorities who were investigating her son's actions in connection with the daycare facility she operated out of her home.  Here is the Justice Department statement:
A Worcester woman was charged in federal court in Worcester Tuesd…
New Racial Profiling Guidelines To Be Announced
New racial profiling guidelines being announced by the Obama administration would exempt agents from the Homeland Security Department who do border checks and screen passengers at airports.
But the guidelines would also restrict the ability of the FBI and other Justice Department law enforcement agen…
Justice Department Monitors Elections In 18 States
The Justice Department is monitoring elections in 18 states today.
Attorney General Eric Holder says federal officials will check on whether voters are treated differently based on race, color or disability and whether polling places are providing bilingual election materials as required by law...
Holder: Changes Needed In Ferguson, Missouri PD
Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for ``wholesale change'' in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
The Justice Department is investigating the practices of the police department following the Aug. 9 police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-o…
Holder Expected To Announce Retirement
Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to announce his retirement today.
The nation's first black attorney general has been in office since early 2009.
The 63-year old Holder has had a rocky relationship with congressional Republicans and has frequently clashed with California Republican Darrel…
Michael Brown Remembered As A "Gentle Soul"
One of the mourners at today's funeral for Michael Brown says she went there to ``pray for the family and pray for peace.'' Angela Pierce, a black woman, says she hopes the funeral turns a page and eases tensions. But most important, she says, she hopes it provides healing for Brown&a…
A-G Holder Says Ferguson Visit Constructive
Attorney General Eric Holder calls his trip to troubled Ferguson, Missouri "constructive." In a Justice Department news conference, Holder vowed that the investigation into the death of an unarmed black teenager will be fair, thorough and independent...
Holder Gets Ready To Visit Ferguson
Attorney General Eric Holder is promising a thorough investigation into the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old.
Holder travels to Ferguson, Missouri today to meet with authorities taking part in a federal investigation into the death of Michael Brown...
The Latest From Ferguson, Missouri
Attorney General Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday brings the full weight of the U.S. government to its investigation of the police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Holder is uniquely suited to the task of reassuring protesters that the case will be handled fairly…

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