Iowa News: Using Opioids Leads to Three Deaths in Eastern Iowa

Three Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Distributing Opioids that Led to Deaths in Northern Iowa Iowa – Three men who distributed an opioid that led to the death of the person who used the drug were sentenced to federal prison over the last week. “Opioid abuse remains at an all-time high and these dangerous … Continue reading Iowa News: Using Opioids Leads to Three Deaths in Eastern Iowa

WASHINGTON | Trump’s Russia attorney shifts to become White House counsel

WASHINGTON— The White House says the attorney representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation is shifting roles and taking on duties as counsel to the president. Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Thursday that Emmet Flood will temporarily serve as White House counsel. That’s until another attorney, Pat Cipollone, officially comes on board in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s Russia attorney shifts to become White House counsel

Louisiana News: Shreveport felon, Lafayette felon, Roderick Charles Scott plead guilty to possessing firearms

SHREVEPORT/ALEXANDRIA, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Shreveport felon and a Lafayette felon pleaded guilty to possessing firearms in two separate cases. Shreveport felon pleads guilty to possessing revolver Roderick Charles Scott, 43, of Shreveport, pleaded guilty October 10, 2018 before U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one … Continue reading Louisiana News: Shreveport felon, Lafayette felon, Roderick Charles Scott plead guilty to possessing firearms

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Winning re-election while indicted is a rare feat in U.S. history. But two Republican congressmen are attempting to do just that in November’s midterm elections: Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of New York. After pleading not guilty in August to separate federal charges, both congressmen are entering the final weeks of the … Continue reading Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Louisiana News: Broussard woman, Derlena Carrier sentenced to 2 years for stealing nearly $275,000 from bank customer accounts

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Broussard woman was sentenced Wednesday to 24 months in prison for embezzling almost $275,000 from bank customers. Derlena Carrier, 59, of Broussard, Louisiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. on one count of theft, embezzlement or misapplication by a … Continue reading Louisiana News: Broussard woman, Derlena Carrier sentenced to 2 years for stealing nearly $275,000 from bank customer accounts

Connecticut News: Darien Man, CHRISTOPHER TEIXEIRA Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Service Member

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Leigh-Alistair Barzey, Special Agent in Charge of the DCIS Northeast Field Office, today announced that CHRISTOPHER TEIXEIRA, 34, of Darien, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty yesterday in Hartford federal court to one count of wire fraud relating … Continue reading Connecticut News: Darien Man, CHRISTOPHER TEIXEIRA Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Service Member

WASHINGTON | Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

WASHINGTON — Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said. The National Weather Service on Thursday predicted a warmer than normal winter for the northern and western three-quarters of the nation. The greatest chance for warmer than normal winter weather is in … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

Louisiana News: Crowley man, Kenneth Poullard pleads guilty to possessing child pornography on electronic devices

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Crowley man pleaded guilty Wednesday to possessing sexually explicit images of juveniles. Kenneth Poullard, 43, of Crowley, Louisiana, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count of possessing child pornography. According to the guilty plea, law enforcement agents … Continue reading Louisiana News: Crowley man, Kenneth Poullard pleads guilty to possessing child pornography on electronic devices