EDVA Reminds Community Partners

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EDVA Reminds Community Partners That the Americans With Disabilities Act Applies to COVID-19 Related Services ALEXANDRIA, VA (STL.News) The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced today that it will be providing the attached Dear Colleague Letter reminding community partners that are involved in the COVID-19 pandemic […]

hacking group FIN7 sentenced for scheme

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High-level organizer of notorious hacking group FIN7 sentenced to ten years in prison for scheme that compromised tens of millions of debit and credit cards Overall damage to banks, merchants, card companies, and consumers estimated at more than $3 billion Seattle (STL.News) The first high-level manager of the notorious hacking […]

Tiffany Groves admits to role in drug distribution operation

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Preston County woman, Tiffany Groves admits to role in drug distribution operation CLARKSBURG, W.V (STL.News) Tiffany Groves, of Kingwood, West Virginia, has admitted to her role in methamphetamine, crack cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin drug distribution operation, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. Groves, age 43, pled guilty to […]

Porterville: Rosario Martinez Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

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Tulare County Man, Eleuterio Rosario Martinez Sentenced to 42 Months in Prison for Methamphetamine Conspiracy FRESNO, CA (STL.News) Eleuterio Rosario Martinez, 49, of Porterville, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to 42 months in prison, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. According to court documents, […]

Texas: Robert Board Pleads Guilty to Meth Conspiracy

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Texas Man, Robert Board Pleads Guilty to Iowa-Minnesota Meth Conspiracy (STL.News) A man who conspired to distribute methamphetamine pled guilty April 15, 2021, in federal court in Sioux City. Robert Board, 45, originally from Brownsville, Texas, more recently living in Medalia, Minnesota, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. At […]

Shreveport: Montray Grant Convicted of Firearms Charge

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Shreveport Man, Jawon Montray Grant Convicted of Firearms Charge Sentenced in Federal Court SHREVEPORT, LA (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that Jawon Montray Grant, 32, of Shreveport, has been sentenced by United States District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to 42 months (3 years, 6 months) […]

Missouri Lottery: Dana Thompson Wins $50,000

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MO (STL.News) Dana Thompson, an occasional Powerball player from St. Louis, won a $50,000 prize in the April 3 drawing by matching four of five white-ball numbers plus the Powerball number on her Quick Pick ticket.  She purchased the winning ticket at QuikTrip, 702 Lemay Ferry Road, in St. Louis. A […]

Texas Governor Abbott Reappoints McClure & Gouyton

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Governor Abbott Reappoints McClure and Gouyton to the Governing Board of Texas Civil Commitment Office Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Katie McClure and Rona Stratton Gouyton to the Governing Board Texas Civil Commitment Office for terms set to expire on February 1, 2027.  The office is responsible for the provision […]

Texas Governor Extends Winter Storm Disaster Declaration

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Austin, TX (STL.News) Texas Governor Extends Winter Storm Disaster Declaration. TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME: WHEREAS, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of the State of Texas, issued a disaster proclamation on February 12, 2021, certifying under Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code that the severe winter weather poses an […]

Pennsylvania Governor Visits Penn State Vaccination clinic

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Gov. Wolf Visits Penn State Health Vaccination Clinic, Discusses Vaccine Rollout Progress, Encourages Everyone to Get Vaccinated Harrisburg, PA (STL.News) Pennsylvania’s accelerated COVID-19 vaccine rollout is making a difference in stopping the virus and saving lives.  With more than 6.7 million COVID-19 vaccinations to date in Pennsylvania, Governor Tom Wolf today visited […]

Virginia Governor: Vaccine Eligibility Opens for All Adults

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Virginians seeking a vaccination opportunity can find and schedule appointments at vaccinate.virginia.gov or by calling 877-VAX-IN-VA RICHMOND, VA (STL.News) Governor Ralph Northam announced earlier this month, all Virginians age 16 and older will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting Sunday, April 18.  This expansion of eligibility comes as Virginia reaches a […]

North Carolina Governor: National Volunteer Week

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North Carolinians Encouraged to Volunteer in Local Communities or Virtually Raleigh, NC (STL.News) Governor Roy Cooper has declared April 18 – 24, 2021 as National Volunteer Week in North Carolina to celebrate the work of volunteers and encourage more North Carolinians to become volunteers.  North Carolina residents can mark the week by […]

Texas Governor: Great Lakes Cheese Expansion Into Abilene

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Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Great Lakes Cheese will establish a new Packaging and Distribution Facility in Abilene.  The project will create over 500 new jobs and represents almost $185 million in capital investment.  A Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) grant of $3,000,000 has been extended to Great Lakes Cheese.  Great […]

South Carolina: E+I Engineering USA Corporation in Anderson County

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COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) E+I Engineering USA Corporation (E+I Engineering), a leading provider of electrical switchgear and power distribution systems, today announced plans to expand operations in Anderson County.  The $13 million investment will create 200 new jobs. Founded in 1986, E+I Engineering designs, manufactures and sells electrical distribution products.  The company’s switchgear […]

South Dakota Governor: A Safer South Dakota

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PIERRE, SD (STL.News) Governor  Kristi Noem announced: One of my main responsibilities as Governor is to keep South Dakota safe. It’s something that I take very seriously.  After all, I love this state. I love the people who live here.  In a small state like ours, we’re all really neighbors.  We get […]

Florida Governor: $150 Million for More Resilient Infrastructure

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Lakeland,  FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced that more than $148 million has been awarded to communities through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida Mitigation General Infrastructure Program.  The program, administered by DEO, allows local governments to develop large-scale infrastructure projects to make communities more resilient to future disasters. […]