Justice Department

A customer signs a credit card statement next to a scanner in a Target store on December 19, 2013 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Government To Track Down Thieves In Target Breach

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down those responsible for stealing information from millions of Target customers.

01/29/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Leonys Martin #2 of the Texas Rangers holds up the ball after making an out on Delmon Young #15 of the Tampa Bay Rays in the seventh inning during the American League Wild Card tiebreaker game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2013 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Court Docs: Rangers’ Martin Victim In Ransom Plot

Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball. Martin accomplished his goal in 2011 when he signed with the Texas Rangers, but not before what court documents and the Justice Department describe as a harrowing ordeal in which he was held for ransom in Mexico while his family members were kept under surveillance in South Florida.

12/21/2013

(Source: CBS4)

NCAAP Wants Justice Dept. Investigation Of Miami Gardens Police

The U.S. Justice Department has been asked to open a civil rights investigation into allegations of harassment by several Miami Gardens police officers.

12/10/2013

(Source: Alex Saleh)

NAACP Asks Justice Department To Investigate Miami Gardens Police

The Florida State Conference of the NAACP has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to open an investigation of the Miami Gardens Police Department and its “Zero Tolerance Policy.”

CBS Miami–12/09/2013

A US Airways tail rest on the tarmac near an American Airlines plane at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia on April 23, 2012.   (Photo by: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

DOJ Set To Clear American Airlines/US Airways Merger

Airline travelers are about to have even fewer choices after the U.S. Department of Justice and American Airlines/US Airways reached a settlement to allow the merger of the two companies to go forward.

CBS Miami–11/12/2013

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Class Action Status Sought For Suit Over Kids In Nursing Homes

Attorneys for around 200 disabled children in nursing homes will ask a federal judge to give class-action status to a lawsuit alleging the state is putting the children in nursing homes unnecessarily and cutting services for their care at home.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Calls For “Justice” Mark 50th Anniversary Of March On Washington

The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Marting sparked nationwide protests calling for “justice for Trayvon.”

08/18/2013

(Photo Credit: CBS4) Miami Police chief Miguel Exposito was suspended on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011.

Exposito Wants Senate Investigation Of DOJ Report On MPD Shootings

Former Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito asked the U.S. Senate to open an investigation into the recently completed Justice Department investigation of the Miami Police Department during a series of police-involved shootings between 2008 and 2011.

CBS Miami–08/13/2013

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Feds Sue Florida For Keeping Disabled Kids In Nursing Homes

Following up on a threat the U.S. Justice Department made last September, federal officials have filed a suit against the state of Florida for its practice of housing disabled children in nursing homes.

CBS4–07/22/2013

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Attorney General Critical Of Stand Your Ground Laws

United States Attorney General Eric Holder will speak at the NAACP’s annual convention in Orlando Tuesday and could address the Trayvon Martin shooting along with gun violence in general.

CBS Miami–07/16/2013

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