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Judge balks at bid to deny House access to Mueller grand-jury material

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WASHINGTON – Justice Department lawyers on Tuesday urged a federal judge to deny a House Judiciary Committee request for grand-jury materials from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, arguing that despite legal rulings during the impeachment inquiry into President Richard ...

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Judge denies media request for Mueller grand jury materials

Special counsel Robert Muller speaks at the Department of Justice Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Washington, about the Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON – A federal judge on Thursday denied a news media request to unseal grand jury records cited in special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report, noting an April decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ...

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Mueller grand jury still working on other issues

Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at FBI headquarters on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Washington. The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller’s dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much the same as when terrorists struck on Sept. 11, 2001, merely a week after he’d taken over the bureau. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON – A grand jury that worked with special counsel Robert Mueller III in Washington is continuing to work on related matters, including an ongoing investigation of a foreign state-owned mystery company that refused to comply with a Mueller subpoena, ...

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Mueller’s use of grand jury confirms what we already knew

Outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at FBI headquarters on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, in Washington. The nature of terrorism has changed in Robert Mueller’s dozen years as FBI director, but his concerns for the future are much the same as when terrorists struck on Sept. 11, 2001, merely a week after he’d taken over the bureau. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Breathless tweets and breaking-news banners notwithstanding, reports that special counsel Robert Mueller III has empaneled a grand jury in the ongoing investigation of the Trump campaign and potential Russian collusion are entirely unsurprising. This development isn’t a nothing-burger, but it ...

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Grand jury indicts man on terror charges

BUFFALO (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a 44-year-old Buffalo-area man on charges that allege he attempted to support a foreign terrorist group. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced Thursday that the jury returned a two-count indictment ...

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Changes expected for NY’s grand jury system

Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley talks about the grand jury system and practices during a panel discussion on the grand jury system sponsored by the League of Women Voters and held at Asbury First United Methodist Church in Rochester on Monday. Credit: Vasiliy Baziuk

Changes in the New York grand jury system are likely on their way. It is the how that has yet to be seen, Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley told a group of more than 50 people gathered Monday at ...

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Most police shootings don’t end with prosecutions

WASHINGTON — A Missouri grand jury’s decision to spare police officer Darren Wilson from criminal charges is the latest in a long line of police shooting investigations that show the latitude afforded law enforcement in using deadly force. The question ...

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Woman charged with sex trafficking

A federal grand jury in Rochester has returned a three-count indictment charging  Jodia Campbell, 32, of Rochester, with sex trafficking of a minor and transporting a minor across state lines to engage her in prostitution. The charges carry a mandatory ...

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