Valley drug trafficking organizer gets life in prison

Waqar Nawaz

Valley drug trafficking organizer gets life in prison BROWNSVILLE, TS (STL.News) A 40-year-old resident of Brownsville has been ordered to federal prison following his role in trafficking more than 1000 kilograms of cocaine involving $26 million in drug proceeds, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer B. Lowery. The jury deliberated for […]

Two Convicted in Separate Trials on Same Day

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Two Armed Criminals Convicted in Separate Trials on Same Day Before Same Judge GREENVILLE, S.C (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today that the United States Attorney’s Office secured two guilty verdicts in two separate cases, on the same day, in the same courtroom, and before the […]

Washington Governor: Gypsy Moth Infestation Proclamation

Maryam Shah

Olympia, WA (STL.News) Gov. Jay Inslee issued a proclamation related to gypsy moths. This proclamation makes a formal finding that there is an imminent threat of non-native gypsy moth infestation in parts of Cowlitz County. This order authorizes the Department of Agriculture to respond to that threat of infestation with emergency measures, including […]

Wisconsin: Holocaust & Genocides Education for Students

Maryam Shah

MILWAUKEE, WI (STL.News) Governor Tony Evers signed Senate Bill 69, now Wisconsin Act 30, requiring lessons about the Holocaust and other genocides be incorporated into social studies education for Wisconsin students throughout grades five to twelve. “This bill will affect generations of kids in our state and bring increased awareness, and recognition […]

Couple Indicted For Possessing Machinegun

Waqar Nawaz

Couple Indicted For Possessing Machinegun That Was Fired In Front Of Police Officer’s Residence In Utuado SAN JUAN, P.R (STL.News) A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Joshua Meléndez-Rivera and Joyce Torres-Vivas with the possession of a machinegun, announced W. Stephen Muldrow, United States Attorney for the District of […]

Second Rapper Scammer Sentenced To Prison

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Second rapper scammer sentenced to prison for conspiracy that cheated hotels, studios, limo services Defendant also ordered to pay nearly $300,000 in restitution AUGUSTA, GA (STL.News) An Augusta man has been sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to steal hospitality services […]

Mount Pleasant: Karen Rhett Pleads Guilty to Embezzling

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Former Bookkeeper, Karen Rhett Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Embezzling More Than $1,000,000 from Charleston Real Estate Company Charleston, S.C (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett Dehart announced today that Karen Rhett, 58, of Mount Pleasant, pled guilty to federal charges involving the embezzlement of over $1,000,000 from […]

Colorado Governor on President’s Address to Congress

Maryam Shah

DENVER, CO (STL.News) Governor Jared Polis released the following statement after President Biden’s joint address to Congress: “In their first 100 days in office, the Biden administration has gotten out millions of life-saving vaccines to communities across the country, provided much-needed relief to American families who were hit hard by this pandemic through […]

Delaware Governor on Confirmations of Judicial Nominations

Maryam Shah

WILMINGTON, DE (STL.News) Governor John Carney on Wednesday issued the following statement on the Delaware Senate’s confirmation of judicial nominations to the Court of Chancery, the Superior Court, and the Court of Common Pleas: “Thank you to the Delaware Senate for confirming several distinguished Delawareans to serve on our world-class judiciary,” said Governor Carney.  […]

DC Mayor Honors 9 Leaders with 2021 Sustainability Awards

Maryam Shah

Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser, alongside the Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE), honored nine entities at the 2021 District Sustainability Awards for their outstanding environmental leadership.  The winners were announced by DOEE Director Tommy Wells at a virtual ceremony that marked the 12th annual commemoration of the event. “In the […]