Dr. Gautam Arora Going To Prison For Illegal Prescribing

Waqar Nawaz

Former Amherst Pain Doctor, Dr. Gautam Arora Going To Prison For Illegal Prescribing And Defrauding Medicare BUFFALO, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Dr. Gautam Arora, 43, formerly of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of unlawfully acquiring controlled prescriptions by misrepresentation and fraud, and scheming… […]

Lincoln: Brandon Tolman Sentenced for Meth Trafficking

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Lincoln Man, Brandon Tolman Sentenced for Methamphetamine Trafficking BANGOR, ME (STL.News) A Lincoln man was sentenced today in federal court for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, Acting U.S. Attorney Donald E. Clark announced. U.S. District Judge Lance E. Walker sentenced Brandon Tolman, 32, to time served (25 months) and three years… […]

Three Indicted in Drug Conspiracy

Waqar Nawaz

Three Indicted in Drug Conspiracy as Kidnapping Investigation Continues PROVIDENCE, R.I (STL.News) As U.S. Postal Inspection Service agents, with the assistance of Rhode Island State Police and Pawtucket Police, continue to investigate the alleged kidnapping of a postal carrier on June 1, 2021, a federal grand jury in Providence today… […]

Rapid City Men Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

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Rapid City Men Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Dennis R. Holmes announced that two Rapid City, South Dakota, men convicted of Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance were sentenced by Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court. Thomas Janis, age 36, was sentenced on May 27, 2021,… […]

Buffalo: Joseph Licata Convicted Of Bank Robbery

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Previously Convicted Bank Robber, Joseph Licata Going Back To Prison For Escaping From Federal Facility And Committing Two Robberies, Including Another Bank Robbery BUFFALO, N.Y (STL.News) U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Joseph Licata, 52, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of bank robbery, was sentenced to… […]

South Dakota: Website for Medical Cannabis Program

Maryam Shah

PIERRE, SD (STL.News) Governor  Kristi Noem along with the South Dakota Department of Health and the South Dakota Department of Education, launched medcannabis.sd.gov, a website to answer questions and provide information about the upcoming medical cannabis program set to take effect on July 1, 2021. “One of my jobs as governor is to… […]

Florida Governor Appoints Two to the Criminal Justice STC

Maryam Shah

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Michael Kessie and James Sewell to the Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission. Michael Kessie Kessie, of Bradenton, is the New College of Florida Police Department’s Chief of Police.  Previously, he served as a Patrol Officer, Sergeant, Detective Lieutenant, Assistant Chief and… […]

California Governor Newsom Statement on May Jobs Report

Maryam Shah

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News)  released the following statement regarding today’s May jobs report, which showed that California added 104,500 jobs in May – the fourth consecutive month of six-figure job gains, following the 102,000 jobs created in April, 132,400 jobs created in March and 156,100 jobs created in February: “California continues to… […]

Maine’s Mobile Vaccination Unit Ends Mission

Maryam Shah

Maine’s Mobile Vaccination Unit Ends Mission After Delivering More Than 10,000 COVID-19 Vaccinations 2,500-mile route ends in Old Orchard Beach Augusta, ME (STL.News) After administering more than 10,000 vaccinations across 12 communities in Maine since its launch on April 12, the Maine Mobile Vaccination Unit (MVU) will end its mission today, Friday,… […]

Louisiana Governor: Drainage & Infrastructure Project

Maryam Shah

LSUA Hosts Gov. John Bel Edwards for the Drainage & Infrastructure Project Groundbreaking Baton Rouge,  LA (STL.News) Louisiana State University of Alexandria (LSUA) Hosted Gov. John Bel Edwards today for a groundbreaking for the Drainage and Infrastructure Project on the LSUA campus. After more than 10 years of working to secure federal… […]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Aakash Patel

Maryam Shah

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Aakash Patel to the Hillsborough Community College District Board of Trustees. Aakash Patel Patel, of Tampa, is Founder and President of Elevate Inc. Previously, he was Director of Business Development for Chamber.com.  Patel is Chair of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough… […]

Florida Governor Appoints Ismare Monreal & Michael Bileca

Maryam Shah

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Ismare Monreal and Michael Bileca to the Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees. Ismare Monreal Monreal, of Miami, is the Acting Vice President and Dean of Students at Johnson and Wales University. She has volunteered her time with the United Way… […]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Charles Broadway

Maryam Shah

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Charles Broadway to the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems Council. Charles Broadway Broadway, of Groveland, is the Clermont Police Department’s Chief of Police. Previously, he was a Special Agent Supervisor with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.  Broadway is a member… […]

New Jersey: 4.7 Million Individuals Fully Vaccinated

Maryam Shah

Governor Murphy Marks Milestone Achievement of Fully Vaccinating 4.7 Million Individuals Who Live, Work, or Study in New Jersey Ahead of June 30th Goal NEWARK, NJ (STL.News) Governor Phil Murphy Returning to University Hospital, the location of New Jersey’s first COVID-19 vaccination on December 15, 2020, Governor Phil Murphy announced that the… […]

New York: First-in-the-Nation Initiative to Prevent Elder Abuse

Maryam Shah

Governor Cuomo Announces $2.5 Million Expansion of First-in-the-Nation Initiative to Prevent Elder Abuse New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a $2.5 million expansion of the first-in-the-nation Enhanced Multidisciplinary Teams Initiative, which protects vulnerable adults at risk of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.  The funding, which will be provided annually through September… […]

New York Governor: Agri-Mark plant in Franklin County

Maryam Shah

Governor Cuomo Announces Construction of $16 Million Cheese-Making Facility in Franklin County New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that construction has begun on a $16 million expansion at the Agri-Mark plant located in the Franklin County town of Chateaugay.  Part of a $30 million plant modernization project that started in 2016,… […]

Iowa: Christopher Hanten Indicted with Bank Robbery

Waqar Nawaz

Iowa Man, Phillip Christopher Hanten indicted with Bank Robbery (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Dennis Holmes announced that a Waterloo, Iowa, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Bank Robbery. Phillip Christopher Hanten, age 40, was indicted on June 2, 2021.  He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge… […]