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US Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and US Vice-President Joe Biden (Paul J. Richards/Getty Images)

Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney General

Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law enforcement official.

CBS Seattle–04/27/2015

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Kelley: My Actions Have Been ‘Lawful And Appropriate’

Washington state auditor Troy Kelley says he has fully cooperated with federal officials on questions related to financial activities at a business he previously owned.

03/23/2015

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Feds Drop Prosecution In Medical Marijuana Case

The Justice Department has dropped its case against a 70-year-old man charged in a northeastern Washington marijuana grow after he was recently diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.

CBS Seattle–02/19/2015

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Monitor: Seattle Police Making Progress On Reforms

From new training programs to better record-keeping, the Seattle Police Department is making good strides toward reform, according to the court-appointed monitor for the efforts.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2014

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Do Immigrant Minors Lack Legal Representation?

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs, all minors

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Updated: Mayor Announces New Seattle Police Chief

Mayor Ed Murray will make the announcement during a Monday press conference

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way

Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.

01/24/2014

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Feds Seek To Legalize Marijuana Industry Banking

The Justice Department will work to make it possible for financial institutions to do business with the legitimate marijuana industry, the deputy attorney general told Congress Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2013

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Report: Drug Agents Have Access To Billions Of Phone Call Records In Collaboration With AT&T

For at least six years, federal drug and other agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret, newly released documents show.

09/03/2013

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