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  • Several Virginia Peninsula sites for Drug Take-Back Day

    Local police and sheriff's departments and military installations will participate on Saturday in the U.S. Justice Department's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day initiative. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, at least a dozen sites on and near the...
  • Outgoing Atty. Gen. Eric Holder has 'no intention' of slowing down

    Outgoing Atty. Gen. Eric Holder has 'no intention' of slowing down
    On the day after announcing he will step down as one of the longest-serving attorney generals in history, Eric Holder achieved one of his personal career goals: visiting all U.S. Attorney offices under his leadership. He flew to Scranton, Pa., Friday...
  • CVS' Caremark unit settles U.S. false claims allegations

    (Reuters) - Caremark LLC, a unit of CVS Health Corp, will pay $6 million to settle U.S. allegations that it knowingly failed to reimburse Medicaid for prescription drug costs paid on behalf of patients who were also covered by private health plans it...
  • U.S. Attorney General Holder: 'No letting up' on civil rights

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One day after announcing plans to step down, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder vowed to continue pressing civil rights issues during the rest of his term, including efforts to overturn laws in some states that he has argued create...
  • Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns

    Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns
    Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents. The Los Angeles County...
  • What war on women? [Commentary]

    What war on women? [Commentary]
    Last Friday, the White House announced an "It's On Us" initiative aimed at combating sexual assaults on college campuses. I'm all in favor of combating sexual assault, but the first priority in combating a problem is understanding it. That's not the ...
  • Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]

    Do the math: rape stats don't add up [Commentary]
    You've heard the statistics: one in four women will be raped in college Or is it "sexually assaulted or almost sexually assaulted"? Or is it "nearly one in five"? Or "one in six"? According to the White House, a rape epidemic is sweeping college...
  • Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general

    Eric Holder: A legacy of highs and lows as attorney general
    Eric H. Holder Jr. is stepping down as the nation's 82nd attorney general after more than five tumultuous years. He leaves a legacy that will be praised by liberals and excoriated by conservatives. Here are some of the key points and issues of the...
  • Ferguson police chief issues apology over Michael Brown's death

    Ferguson police chief issues apology over Michael Brown's death
    After weeks of heavy criticism and calls for his ouster, the police chief of Ferguson, Missouri, issued a video apology on Thursday to the parents of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot to death by a white police officer last month. "I want to say...
  • Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?

    Who will Obama appoint to replace Holder, and can the nominee get confirmed?
    Confirming a new attorney general to replace Eric Holder is certain to prompt a heated political debate during a robust post-election lame-duck session of Congress – one made especially more divisive if Democrats lose the Senate’s majority....
  • Laguna businessman indicted in insider-trading case that includes ex-Angels player DeCinces

    A federal grand jury Wednesday indicted a Laguna Beach resident and former eye care company CEO on charges of insider trading, according to a U.S. Department of Justice news release. James V. Mazzo, who from 2002 to 2009 was CEO of Santa Ana-based...