Justice Department

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department late Monday asked a federal judge for more time to “review and assess” a proposed agreement to overhaul the Baltimore Police Department, saying it needed to determine how it might interfere with Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ new focus on fighting violent crime. The request for a 90-day continuance came […]

The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.

A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.

A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement to overhaul the local police department in Ferguson, Mo. and address racially biased policing that often violated the rights of black residents in the St. Louis suburb.

The DOJ on Thursday announced plans to prosecute individual executives in white-collar crime cases, not just corporations.

Despite a Justice Department report, Ferguson is still dolling out a disproportionate number of arrest warrants to minorities.

A week before the year anniversary of Michael Brown's death, the New Yorker published a lengthy and controversial profile of Darren Wilson.

Nearly a year after Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown Jr. was fatally shot by former police officer Darren Wilson, the Justice Department is confirming that…