NBA Star Gilbert Arenas Meets With D.C. U.S. Atty; Says Gun Incident was Misguided Joke

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards basketball star Gilbert Arenas voluntarily met Monday afternoon with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington and D.C. police to “explain the circumstances surrounding the presence of his unloaded firearms at the Verizon Center last month,” his attorney said in a statement. Also on Monday, Areanas issued a…

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It’s a Baby Boy for Chicago’s Top Fed Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald

By Allan Lengel ticklethewire.com Chicago U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, one of the better known federal prosecutors in the nation,¬† has traditionally¬† grabbed headlines for going after bad guys. But this time, the 49-year-old is grabbing headlines for something far more personal: His wife Jennifer Letzkus, a Chicago teacher, gave birth to a baby boy Conor…

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Editorial: New Orleans Times-Picayune Urges White House to Stop Dragging Feet and Nominate Current U.S. Atty. Jim Letten

New Orleans Times-Picayune Editorial Page NEW ORLEANS — Few public officials in metro New Orleans enjoy the popularity and respect of U.S. Attorney Jim Letten. Under his watch, the U.S. attorney’s office has maintained an aggressive and important campaign against public corruption across our region and assisted local governments in fighting violent crime, earning Mr….

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