Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Jul 1st - 4:30pm
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is expressing regret that she sat down with Bill Clinton while his wife is under federal criminal investigation, a chance encounter she acknowledges "cast a shadow" on the public's perception of a case bound to influence the presidential campaign.
The publisher of a weekly north Georgia newspaper was jailed, along with his lawyer, after officials alleged his open records request for county checks written to two local judges included a criminal falsehood, and that a subpoena they issued constituted an attempt to commit identity fraud.
A 38-year-old man who admitted using sex tapes to extort hush money from an unnamed Las Vegas businessman, and later agreed to keep the victim's name secret, has been sentenced to just over a year in federal prison.
Jay Reeves, Associated Press | Posted Jul 1st - 4:00pm
Targeted by protests following allegations of racial discrimination in its traditionally all-white sororities nearly three years ago, the University of Alabama said Friday it has developed a plan for increasing diversity in the Greek-letter groups in consultation with the Justice Department.