Attorney General Eric Holder

The Justice Department says the fines from record-setting criminal penalties settled with BP over its oil spill will mostly stay in the Gulf Coast. Because Louisiana took the brunt of the damage, it will take most of the money.

Erin Krall / WWNO

Attorney General Eric Holder has released more than 100 pages of policy changes designed to reform the New Orleans Police Department. The consent decree filed in federal court comes after a scathing assessment of the troubled police force.

Tyler A. Gamble / New Orleans Mayor's Office

Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to New Orleans to announce sweeping reforms to be implemented in the city’s troubled police department. The changes are outlined in a detailed consent decree.