Latest Freedom of Information Act News

Little Rock police officers to wear body cameras next year

Nov. 1, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Little Rock police officers could be wearing body cameras as early as April, the department said. A $194,000 federal grant will pay for the cameras and video storage. The city will match the funds, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. Police Chief Keith Humphrey said the...

Judge tells State Dept. to begin producing Ukraine records

Oct. 23, 2019 3:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge on Wednesday ordered the State Department to begin producing within 30 days documents related to the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine, saying the records were of obvious public interest. The documents were sought under a Freedom of Information Act request by American...

Harris, colleagues seek Ukraine info via public records law

Oct. 23, 2019 5:14 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris and two of her Democratic Senate colleagues are trying to force the Trump administration to release documents related to Ukraine and potential investigations into the president's domestic political rivals through the federal Freedom of...

School documents show decade of alleged sexual misconduct

Oct. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Central Connecticut State University documents detail nearly 10 years of investigations of alleged sexual misconduct and unwanted sexual advances by faculty and staff. A university spokeswoman says 190-pages detailing the investigations into several employees were released after a...