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Former U.S. Attorney will investigate Pierce County sheriff

Apr. 14, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney Brian Moran will conduct an independent investigation of Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer. Derek Young, the council chair, announced an agreement with Moran on Tuesday, The Seattle Times reported. The investigation stems from...

County wants to hire former US attorney in sheriff probe

Apr. 07, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County Council has chosen to hire former U.S. Attorney Brian Moran for an independent investigation of Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer’s controversial confrontation with a Black newspaper carrier on his delivery route. The council on...

Recent Seattle US Attorney Brian Moran returns to prior firm

Apr. 05, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Brian Moran, who recently served as the top federal prosecutor in western Washington, is returning to private practice. The global law firm Orrick announced Monday that Moran has rejoined the company as a partner in its Seattle office. ...

Diverse panel recommends US judge candidates in Washington

Mar. 29, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are considering who might serve as new judges on the badly understaffed federal bench in the Western District of Washington state, after receiving recommendations from a selection panel charged with finding professionally and...

Watchdog investigator files lawsuit over parole board case

Mar. 08, 2021 20:58 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — An employee of Virginia's government watchdog agency filed a lawsuit Monday seeking whistleblower status and alleging she faced retaliation after coming forward with details of perceived wrongdoing arising from an investigation of the state parole board. ...

Longtime prosecutor named acting U.S. attorney in Seattle

Mar. 04, 2021 11:00 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A longtime federal prosecutor in Seattle is heading the U.S. attorney's office until President Joe Biden nominates and the Senate confirms the next U.S. attorney for the Western District of Washington. The Justice Department on Monday appointed Tessa...

IG says Northam never received draft report on parole board

Mar. 04, 2021 09:30 AM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A recently leaked draft report about an investigation into the Virginia Parole Board that was far more critical than the final version made public last year was never shared with Gov. Ralph Northam's office, according to the state inspector general. ...

Lawmakers say latest parole board documents raise questions

Feb. 24, 2021 22:29 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers demanded answers Wednesday from Gov. Ralph Northam's administration and the state's government watchdog agency following a news report that raised new questions about the state parole board’s handling of the case of a man convicted of killing a...