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Holder defends subpoenas for AP telephone records

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress Wednesday that a serious national security leak required the secret gathering of telephone records at ...

Former FOX40 Web producer charged with conspiracy

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials on Thursday charged a social media editor for the Reuters news service with conspiring with the group "Anonymous" ...

Auburn man’s apparent suicide follows Justice Department search of house

  AUBURN CA - An Auburn car-repair shop owner committed suicide soon after his house was searched Friday by U.S. Department of Justice investigators. But the reason for the ...

Ring: Feds told him to lie to implicate Doolittle

Described by prosecutors as “Team Abramoff’s chief operating officer,” ex-lobbyist Kevin Ring is now claiming the Justice Department wanted him to lie and send best friend an ...

Secret Service, Placer County sheriff’s probe reels in big “phisher”

Placer County sheriff’s investigators are being credited with playing a key role in putting a Sacramento man behind bars for what is being considered the most widespread high-tec ...

Placer County campaign aide pleads guilty to embezzling funds

A former campaign aide to three Placer County candidates, including the current District Attorney, Brian Jagger pleaded guilty Monday in Sacramento to a single count of wire fraud ...

Justice Department raid touches off call for Timberline development halt

A state Department of Justice search at Horizon West Healthcare’s Rocklin headquarters is causing reverberations with the Timberline seniors housing project in North Auburn. Com ...