U.S. Attorneys

SWEET: Democrat Doug Jones wins in a historic upset

WASHINGTON — Facing a deeply flawed GOP opponent, Democrat Doug Jones pulled off an upset on Tuesday, beating Roy Moore in the conservative, heavily …

Chicago

Doug Jones: 5 Things To Know About Democrat Who Won U.S. Senate Seat In Alabama

Former prosecutor Doug Jones defeated Republican and accused pedophile Roy Moore in Alabama’s special election for a U.S. Senate Seat. We’ve got five …

U.S. Senate

Uber: No evidence hackers took rider credit card numbers

Uber says an outside cyber security firm hired after a massive data breach has found no evidence that rider credit card, bank account or Social …

Business

Watch Doug Jones walk off stage to “Teach Me How To Dougie” after win in Alabama

God bless America.<p>Doug Jones beat Roy Moore for a senate seat in Alabama by a narrow margin, but it was an important win nonetheless. Moore, a …

Music

Meet Doug Jones, Alabama’s first Democratic senator in 25 years

When Gregory Vega learned that Doug Jones — his friend and a lifelong Democrat who had never run for political office — was throwing his hat in the ring for a Senate seat in ruby-red Alabama in 2017, he didn't mince words.<p>"I obviously told him I'd support him 100 percent, both in time and …

Politics

Who is Doug Jones? Civil Rights activist, attorney and University of Alabama alumni

MONTGOMERY -- Doug Jones special election victory over Roy Moore marks the first time Alabama has elected a Democrat to the Senate in 25 years.<p>But who is Jones?<p>Here's a primer on the newly elected Democratic Senator:<p>One day in 1973, Doug Jones was in a cotton tie mill in Fairfield's steel works, …

Crime

Former U.S. Attorney To Massachusetts Campaigns For Senate Candidate Doug Jones

<b>Joe Mathieu:</b> You're listening to WGBH's <i>Morning Edition</i>. The Alabama Senate race is reaching the finish line as voters hit the polls today to decide …

Elections

6 Things to Know About Doug Jones

Well, first of all, he’s not Roy Moore. But beyond that, Doug Jones, the 63-year-old lawyer who defeated Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday …

Fashion

Verdict Rendered In Meriden Carjacking Case: U.S. Attorney

A West Haven man was tried in connection with the January 2016 case.<p>MERIDEN, CT — A 30-year-old West Haven man was found guilty in federal court in …

Crime

New Haven Heroin Dealer Sentenced

He was part of a network that originated in the Bronx, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.<p>NEW HAVEN, CT — A New Haven heroin dealer was …

Hartford

Grandma Left For Dead, Impostor Cop, Surgery Fight: News Nearby

A wife was run over by her trucker husband and a grandmother was left for dead by a driver. Plus how to share news and information on Patch.<p><i>There was</i> …

Atlanta

Recent NYC terror attacks show immigration is a security issue, Jeff Sessions says

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Tuesday that an attack on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration system are a national security issue.<p>Speaking at a news conference with the new chief of Homeland Security, Sessions said two …

Kirstjen Nielsen

Sessions: terror attacks show immigration a security issue

BALTIMORE — A botched suicide mission on the New York City subway system showed in the "starkest terms" that the failures of the U.S. immigration …

Jeff Sessions

Feds: Chicago investment manager swindled clients out of $10 million

A Chicago investment manager swindled his clients and lenders out of more than $10 million over at least a decade, according to the feds.<p>Shawn …

Crime

Who is Doug Jones, Democrat facing Roy Moore in Alabama Senate race?

article<p>http://www.ajc.com/news/national/who-doug-jones-democrat-facing-roy-moore-alabama-senate-race/YOl3kcAOuzBtHjRELMkt4N/<p>Here's what we know about …

Alabama Senate

Aurora man gets 2 years for manufacturing, selling steroids

A west suburban man was sentenced to two years in federal prison for manufacturing steroids out of his Aurora home and distributing them.<p>Christopher …

Crime

Massive Drug Operation Busted In Westchester: Cops

3 guys plus 19,000 envelopes of heroin, 13 bricks of cocaine, a scale, small grinders, stamp pads, kilogram press, money-counting machine<p>YONKERS, NY …

New York City

Lawyer For Madoff Victims Says DOJ Skipped Him During $4B Payback Process

A New York law firm has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice, claiming it has illegally changed the terms and conditions of its $4 billion fund designed to compensate victims of Ponzi scheme perpetrator Bernie Madoff.<p>The Barry Fischer Law Firm LLC filed its lawsuit in the U.S. …

U.S. Department of Justice

Milton Man Charged With Sex Trafficking

A Milton man and CT woman face federal charges. In one instance, they allegedly gave a woman drugs and prostituted her in various hotels.<p>MILTON, MA – …

Crime

‘Best Bounty Hunter In Texas’ Accused of Sex Trafficking

Texas fugitives weren’t the only ones who couldn’t escape Luis Rodriguez.<p>He called himself the best bounty hunter in Texas. Now he’s accused of sex …

Crime

FBI: Reported hate crimes spike 29% in Michigan, which had 4th highest nationally

CLOSE<p>Thirty-five years ago, Vincent Chin, of Asian descent, was murdered by white men in a hate crime in 1982 in Highland Park, MI. The case still …

Discrimination

Mastermind of State’s Biggest Ponzi Scheme Escapes From Prison

Frederick Darren Berg, the man who orchestrated the biggest Ponzi scheme in Washington state’s history, escaped from a California prison on Wednesday.<p>…

Jenny Durkan

Reporters on FBI probe of Cuomo, more resignations in Congress

The FBI is investigating the Cuomo administration. From what we know, specifically, federal investigators are looking at the practice of hiring …

Buffalo

Sources: FBI looking into hiring practices of governor's office

Sources tell NY1 the FBI is looking into the hiring practices of the governor's office.<p>Sources tell NY1 the probe was launched by the U.S. attorney’s …

Government

$7M cab leasing scheme leads to prison for ex-Hoboken council president

The fraud involved dozens of buyers who borrowed money to buy new cars they could not afford, for vehicles destined to be leased by others and driven …

New Jersey

Court Sentences Detroit Man For Trading Bitcoin Without Proper License

A federal court has sentenced a Detroit man to a year and a day in prison and three years of supervised release for trading bitcoin without a money …

Cryptocurrency

U.S. Justice Department taps prosecutor to oversee asset forfeiture program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department has tapped a North Carolina-based prosecutor for a new role designed to provide more checks and balances to its civil asset forfeiture program, following criticism of its abuse by the police.<p>Corey Ellis, the first assistant U.S. attorney of the …

News (U.S.)

Former state senator charged with accepting bribes, kickbacks

A former Massachusetts state senator has been charged with using his office for personal profit by accepting up to $1 million in bribes and kickbacks

Corruption

Government won't pursue ex-quarterback's retirement funds

The government says it's dropping plans to go after retirement funds for an ex-Ohio State and NFL quarterback who's serving prison time for scamming …

Business

Former Jackson County exec Sanders used disabled friend to run illegal kickback scheme

Mike Sanders, who made his name in politics as a law-and-order prosecutor, engineered an illegal kickback scheme that netted tens of thousands of …

Corruption