DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

BP Spill Trial Delayed One Week

The start of the liability trial for the BP 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers and fouled the Gulf of Mexico for months, has been delayed for a week allowing more time for embattled BP and fellow defendants to broker a settlement with U.S. prosecutors.

Arizona Republican Debate 2012: How Will Immigration Factor In?

Of all the issues likely to surface at Wednesday night's Republican debate in Arizona, immigration is a fairly safe bet. That's because Arizona has come to embody the GOP's approach to immigration, in 2010 passing a controversial immigration law that became the model for similar bills passed by Republican-controlled legislatures in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Utah.

Glenn Mangham: Facebook Hacker Gets 8 Months in Jail

Glenn Mangham, a 26-year-old software development student from Cornlands Road, York in Great Britain, was sentenced to eight months in jail after he admitted hacking into Facebook from his bedroom in his parents' house between April and May 2011.

Wynn downplays SEC inquiry, hits Okada claims

Wynn Resorts Chief Executive Officer Steve Wynn played down a U.S. regulatory inquiry into a company donation at the heart of a bitter legal battle embroiling his $15 billion casino empire, hitting back at his largest shareholder and accuser in a memo to employees.

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The sign marking the MF Global Holdings Ltd. offices at 52nd Street in midtown Manhattan is seen in New York

Analysis: Criminal Trail Going Cold at MF Global

When commodities brokerage MF Global imploded, the FBI and federal prosecutors were quick to launch an investigation to pursue what seemed obvious to outspoken regulators and lawmakers: laws were broken and crimes were committed.
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