Feds Get iPhone Passcode In Brooklyn Drug Case, Withdraw Demand For Apple's HelpThe government said it no longer needs Apple's assistance to unlock the iPhone and is withdrawing its request for an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a New York drug case.
Government Will Try To Force Apple To Open iPhone In Brooklyn Drug CaseThe U.S. Justice Department still wants an order requiring Apple's cooperation in a Brooklyn drug case even though it recently dropped the fight to compel Apple to unlock an iPhone used by a gunman in a San Bernardino mass killing.
FBI, Apple Clash Before Congress As Encryption Fight SimmersThe U.S. government calls it a "vicious guard dog" that hurts national security. Apple says it's critical to protecting consumer privacy against increasingly sophisticated hackers.
Feds Probe Whether Major Airlines Illegally Conspired To Limit Seats, Keep Fares HighThe Justice Department is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high.
Vice-President Biden's Son, Beau Dies Of Brain Cancer At 46Beau Biden, who followed his father, Vice President Joe Biden, into politics and was twice elected attorney general of Delaware, died Saturday of brain cancer. He was 46.
San Francisco Tofu Maker Agrees To Stop Operating Unsanitary Facility; Pigeons And Insects CitedThe owners of a San Francisco tofu company agreed in a consent decree filed in federal court Tuesday to cease operations until the U.S. Food and Drug Administration determines the company is selling clean and sanitary food.
Oakland Fights Feds In Appeals Court To Keep Nation's Largest Medical Marijuana Dispensary OpenThe City Of Oakland continues to do battle with the Federal government in court attempting to keep the doors of its largest medical marijuana dispensary open. The arguments were heard Tuesday by three-judge panel from the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal ServiceHewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.
3 Dozen Officers Graduate From Oakland Police AcademyThe Oakland Police Department has taken another step in beefing up its understaffed force with the graduation of three-dozen officers from the police academy on Friday.
Hayward Police Get $3.6M In Federal Grant MoneyThe U.S. Justice Department is giving a $3.6 million financial boost to an East Bay police force.