The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, together with its U.S. Attorney’s Offices, enforces the nation’s civil rights laws to protect against unlawful discrimination. When civil rights are violated, the department has authority to act, as it did in Missoula. Had the departmen…
MISSOULA — An Iraq war veteran's claim that the Department of Veterans Affairs downgraded a diagnosed traumatic brain injury to reduce his disability benefits is moving forward.
HAVRE — A former Havre priest has denied federal charges that allege he took nearly $65,000 from St. Jude Thaddeus Church.
The Indian Country Investigations and Prosecutions report released this week by the Department of Justice previews a new era of partnership between the federal government and American Indian tribes. The report documents an unprecedented level of collaboration with tribal law enforcement, reg…
The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged a former Malta bank vice president with embezzlement, credit card fraud and money laundering Thursday in federal court in Great Falls.
Scam artists are so skillful, so persistent, that their crafty come-ons can fool even the mother of Montana’s former federal prosecutor.
An undisclosed amount of marijuana, scales and other unknown confiscated items were hauled away by law enforcement agents during a raid Tuesday afternoon.
In 2009, President Obama was the first president to mark April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This devastating crime warrants our focused attention because it is often misunderstood and incorrectly portrayed. Paradoxically, on the one hand, we are reluctant to talk about the issue; yet, …
HELENA - Michael Cotter says he's been sworn in as U.S. attorney for Montana.
HELENA - The state Democratic Party chairman, citing a recent U.S. Justice Department inspector general's report highly critical of the agency's hiring practices, on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Bill Mercer as Montana's U.S. attorney.