A hearing chaired by Rep. Peter King to investigate radicalization within the American Muslim community touches on an important topic, terrorism experts say. But they question the tone.
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Feds would vigorously enforce federal law against anyone carrying, growing or selling marijuana if voters pass Calif. Prop 19 to legalize the drug.
Even if voters pass Proposition 19 on Nov. 2, which would legalize use of marijuana in California, the Justice Department will continue to enforce federal drug laws there, Attorney General Eric Holder said Friday.
The budget crunch has forced the L.A. County Sheriff's Department to release nonviolent offenders from the county jail after serving just 50 percent of their sentences, rather than 80 percent, which used to be the norm.
Eyewitness accounts and incendiary material point to arson as the cause of the largest fire in the area's history.