Latest Subpoenas News

Judge sanctions firm over documents in Baylor assault cases

Jun. 22, 2019 10:29 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge in Texas has sanctioned a Philadelphia-based law firm for knowingly violating court orders and ignoring a subpoena to produce documents relevant to lawsuits filed by 15 women against Baylor University. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman ruled Friday that the law firm...

House panel to subpoena Russian-born exec after no-show

Jun. 21, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee says it will subpoena Russia-born business executive Felix Sater after he did not appear for a scheduled interview Friday to discuss his behind-the-scenes role in Donald Trump's effort to build a skyscraper in Moscow during the presidential election. House...

DA threatens to subpoena Houston police in fatal drug raid

Jun. 20, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday accused Houston police of dragging their feet in the ongoing investigation into a deadly January drug raid that killed a couple and injured five officers. In a letter, the Harris County District Attorney's Office threatened to issue subpoenas to Houston police in...

Chelsea Manning seeks relief from fines for not testifying

Jun. 20, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is seeking relief from accumulating fines of $500 a day for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. In a court filing Thursday in federal court in Alexandria, Manning's lawyers say the fines are unprecedented...

Hicks rebuffs questions on Trump White House in interview

Jun. 20, 2019 3:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks refused to answer questions related to her time in the White House in a daylong interview with the House Judiciary Committee, dimming Democrats' chances of obtaining new or substantive information about President Donald Trump in their first...

Report: Feds probe sale of coach's home to prospect's father

Jun. 19, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of the Harvard fencing coach's suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team, according to a newspaper report. A subpoena reviewed by The Boston Globe ordered the...

With Hope Hicks interview, Dems breach Trump's inner circle

Jun. 18, 2019 9:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors Wednesday, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president's inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. Obtaining...

Court favors Newark in police challenge to civilian board

Jun. 18, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A court sided with New Jersey's largest city Tuesday in a dispute with its police union over the powers granted to a civilian review board. Newark established the board in 2016 after a three-year U.S. Department of Justice investigation uncovered systemic problems with the police...

Judge rejects Norcross effort to block tax credit report

Jun. 17, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Shortly after a New Jersey judge ruled Monday that a report from Gov. Phil Murphy's business tax incentive task force is in the public interest, rejecting political powerbroker George Norcross' request to block its publication, the panel published its findings. The governor's task...

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations

Jun. 17, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers pushed back hard in state court on Monday over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed a response to a motion from attorneys for Common Cause, the state...