United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald To DOJ

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United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald To Depart Justice Department (STL.News) On February 28, 2021, United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald will step down as United States Attorney for the District of Minnesota.  After her departure, First Assistant U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk will assume the role of Acting U.S. […]

11 Members Charged with Racketeering Offenses

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11 Members and Associates of the “Bully Gang” Charged with Racketeering Offenses A Current and a Former New York City Department of Correction Officer Also Arrested (STL.News) A third superseding indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging 11 members and associates of the violent New York City-based […]

Three Men Sentenced for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

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Three South Louisiana Men Sentenced for Violating Federal Firearms Laws LAFAYETTE, La (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that three men from South Louisiana were sentenced today for illegally possessing firearms by United States District Judge James D. Cain, Jr. Jaquan Smith, 27, of Houma, Louisiana, […]

Sioux City: Delfina Torres Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

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Sioux City Woman, Delfina Torres-Perez Sentenced to Federal Prison for Meth Conspiracy Torres-Perez, a convicted drug felon, was caught transporting 20 pounds of methamphetamine from California to northwest Iowa. (STL.News) A woman who conspired to distribute methamphetamine was sentenced February 19, 2021, to more than 18 years in federal prison. […]

Frankie Baza Sentenced For Conducting Large Meth Deals

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DOC Inmate, Frankie Baza Faces Max 20-Year Federal Sentence For Conducting Large Meth Deals From Prison ATHENS, GA (STL.News) An inmate in the Georgia Department of Corrections system has pleaded guilty to conspiritng to distribute methamphetamine from prison, said Peter D. Leary, the Acting U.S. Attorney for the Middle District […]

Estherville: Chance Jacob Wetter Sentenced For Meth

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Estherville Man, Chance Jacob Wetter Sentenced to Prison for Meth Wetter sold meth to an undercover officer in Spirit Lake near Memorial Park (STL.News) A man who distributed methamphetamine in Lakes area was sentenced February 23, 2021, to 7 years in federal prison. Chance Jacob Wetter, age 26, from Estherville, […]

Indictment in Nursing Home Investigation

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U.S. Attorney Scott Brady and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro Announce Indictment in Nursing Home Investigation PITTSBURGH (STL.News) The former administrator of a Mount Lebanon skilled nursing home has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States, health care fraud […]

Civil Allegations of Dispensing Controlled Substances

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Lancaster County Pharmacy and Pharmacist Agree to Resolve Civil Allegations of Dispensing Controlled Substances Without a Prescription and Falsely Billing Medicare for $2.9 Million PHILADELPHIA (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that the United States filed a civil lawsuit against Lancaster County-based McElroy Pharmacy, Inc. and Jeffrey […]

United States Attorney Halsey Frank Announces Resignation

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United States Attorney Halsey Frank Announces Resignation and Highlights Accomplishments During Tenure PORTLAND, ME (STL.News) United States Attorney Halsey Frank announced that he has submitted his resignation to the President, to be effective at 11:59 p.m. on February 28, 2021.  The announcement follows a request by Acting Attorney General Monty […]

Goshen: Ronya Phillips Entered Plea Of Guilty

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Goshen, Indiana Woman, Ronya Phillips Entered Plea Of Guilty To Subornation Of Perjury SOUTH BEND (STL.News) Ronya Phillips, age 47, of Goshen, Indiana, entered a guilty plea before United States District Court Judge Damon R. Leichty for two counts of subornation of perjury, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Bell. According to documents in […]

New York Governor: Partnership with AAA Northeast

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Governor Cuomo Announces Innovative Partnership with AAA Northeast to Expand Access to DMV Services AAA Northeast to Process DMV Transactions for Members at Select Offices Throughout New York City, Long Island and the Mid-Hudson Region New York (STL.News) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a partnership between the New York State Department […]

Wisconsin Governor: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

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MADISON, WI (STL.News) Gov. Tony Evers today announced more than $322 million in funding to help support Wisconsinites who have experienced income loss as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program, administered by the Department of Administration (DOA), provides direct financial assistance for rent, utility, home energy […]

South Dakota Governor Noem Signs Bills into Law

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PIERRE, South Dakota (STL.News) Today, Governor Kristi Noem signed five bills into law: SB 52 revises the permit duration on certain concentrated animal feeding operations. SB 53 revises certification and renewal fees for water supply and treatment system operators. SB 60 revises the membership of the Law Enforcement Officers Standards Commission. HB […]

Texas Governor: Initiative To Vaccinate Homebound Seniors

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Governor Abbott Announces “Save Our Seniors” Initiative To Vaccinate Homebound Seniors In Texas Austin, TX (STL.News) Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference in Corpus Christi where he announced the statewide Save Our Seniors initiative to vaccinate homebound seniors across Texas.  During the press conference, the Governor also commended the Corpus Christi […]