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Loretta Lynch Sworn In As New US Attorney GeneralLoretta 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.
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.
Feds Drop Prosecution In Medical Marijuana CaseThe 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.
Monitor: Seattle Police Making Progress On ReformsFrom 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.
Do Immigrant Minors Lack Legal Representation? A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs, all minors
Updated: Mayor Announces New Seattle Police Chief Mayor Ed Murray will make the announcement during a Monday press conference
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.
Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.
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.
Report: Drug Agents Have Access To Billions Of Phone Call Records In Collaboration With AT&TFor 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.
Washington Officials Approve Draft Rules For State's Marijuana IndustryThe Washington Liquor Control Board has approved draft rules for the state's new marijuana industry.
Goldman Sachs Firm, Employees Won't Be Prosecuted