WASHINGTON | Jackson Lee steps down from 2 leadership posts after lawsuit

WASHINGTON  —January 23, 2019—Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas is stepping down from two leadership positions following a lawsuit from a former employee who says her sexual assault complaint was mishandled. Jackson Lee will no longer serve as leader of one of the House Judiciary Committee’s key subcommittees or as head of the Congressional … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Jackson Lee steps down from 2 leadership posts after lawsuit

New York News: Second Former Honduran Mayor Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

Amilcar Alexander Ardon Soriano, former mayor of El Paraíso, Honduras, Charged with Crimes Relating to Large-Scale Drug Trafficking; Separate Charges Also Filed Against Mario Jose Calix Hernandez, an Alleged Co-Conspirator of Former Honduran Congressman J New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Christopher Tersigni, … Continue reading New York News: Second Former Honduran Mayor Charged With Conspiring To Import Cocaine Into The United States And Related Firearms Offenses

California News: LOS ANGELES, Three Men Charged in ‘Swatting’ Schemes in which Admitted Hoax-Maker Targeted Individuals, Schools and a Convention Center

LOS ANGELES, Ca. – Three men allegedly conspired with admitted “swatter” Tyler Rai Barriss to make hoax reports of bombs and murders to police departments, high schools and a convention center across the United States, according to three indictments unsealed today. The three new cases allege that the men agreed with Barriss to make false … Continue reading California News: LOS ANGELES, Three Men Charged in ‘Swatting’ Schemes in which Admitted Hoax-Maker Targeted Individuals, Schools and a Convention Center

New York News: Former Harrison Police Chief, ANTHONY MARRACCINI Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

Evaded More than $782,000 in Federal Income Tax by Failing to Report More than $2.5 Million in Revenue from 2011 through 2016 New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Jonathan D. Larsen, the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office … Continue reading New York News: Former Harrison Police Chief, ANTHONY MARRACCINI Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots’ defense back on track heading into Super Bowl

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —January 23, 2019— It took an entire regular season and some tough losses, but the Patriots defense finally likes where it is at heading into its Super Bowl matchup with the Los Angeles Rams. It hasn’t been perfect, but after a slow start to 2018 and fighting to find an identity following the … Continue reading FOXBOROUGH, Mass | Patriots’ defense back on track heading into Super Bowl

NEW YORK | Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

NEW YORK —January 23, 2019— A disgraced former commander in the New York Police Department’s gun licensing bureau claimed in a court filing Wednesday that President Donald Trump and his eldest son were among celebrities and donors who got licenses without proper credentials. The court papers were filed by a lawyer for former Lt. Paul … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-NYPD official: Trump got star treatment from gun bureau

CARACAS, Venezuela | Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

CARACAS, Venezuela—January 23, 2019— Venezuela’s crisis quickly escalated Wednesday as an opposition leader backed by the Trump administration declared himself interim president in a direct challenge to embattled socialist Nicolas Maduro, who retaliated by breaking off relations with the United States, his biggest trade partner. For the past two weeks, ever since Maduro took the … Continue reading CARACAS, Venezuela | Maduro foe claims Venezuela presidency amid protests

NEW YORK | No hat logo for Halladay’s Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain

NEW YORK —January 23, 2019—Roy Halladay won’t be have a logo on the cap of his Hall of Fame plaque, and Mike Mussina wants some time before giving his opinion to the Hall, which makes the final decision. Halladay, who died in November 2017, spent 12 of his 16 seasons pitching for the Toronto Blue … Continue reading NEW YORK | No hat logo for Halladay’s Hall plaque; Mussina uncertain