FBI not following law of the letters

Mar 9, 2007
A report says FBI investigators have been playing fast and loose with national security letters, which give them access to businesses' private customer information. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Police wanted, training optional

Mar 8, 2007
They're armed with guns and badges, but are they trained? Faced with shortages, some local police forces are taking advantage of grace periods that allow new officers to delay academy training — for up to two years in some states.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

Congress takes interest in credit card fees

Mar 7, 2007
Executives from some of the biggest credit card companies found themselves on the defensive on Capitol Hill today over their fees and interest rates. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Ruling could hit Internet radio's stop button

Mar 7, 2007
Web broadcasters are warning lawmakers about a sharp increase in federally-mandated music royalties they say could drive them out of business. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Crime, Washington

Police wanted, must disclose financial records

Mar 7, 2007
Some L.A. police are refusing to allow their private financial records to be made public as mandated by a federal decree. It's supposed to weed out corrupt cops, but the police union says it could drive good officers away.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

A little name-calling between giants

Mar 6, 2007
Microsoft's corporate counsel for copyright, trademark and trade secrets gave a speech in New York today, claiming Google has a cavalier attitude toward copyright. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Crime

Singin' the payola blues

Mar 6, 2007
They don't admit wrongdoing, but four major radio broadcasters have agreed to a major FCC fine to settle accusations that they regularly accepted cash from record labels in exchange for airplay.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment

Boom times for young NYC lawyers

Mar 5, 2007
First-year associates at a top law firm in New York City are bringing down $160,000. Partners say it's just thanks for hard work. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports there may be more to it than just gratitude.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, New York

House bill would make unionizing easier

Feb 28, 2007
A bill due on the House floor this week which would make it easier for unions to organize workers. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, Washington

Not the happiest place on Earth

Feb 27, 2007
Disneyland is suing its hometown of Anaheim, Calif. The park wants to make sure no new housing goes up within two miles of its front door. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Crime, Entertainment, Housing