Anthony Fields, Lonnell Tucker, Abdul Samuels, Found Guilty of Drug Conspiracy Charges Involving Open Drug Market from D.C. Barbershop

Firearms, Drugs, and Cash Seized by Law Enforcement WASHINGTON (STL.News) – Three men have been found guilty by a jury of federal narcotics charges following an investigation into a drug market that was operated out of the Next Level Cuts barbershop and surrounding property in Southeast Washington. The announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Jessie … Continue reading Anthony Fields, Lonnell Tucker, Abdul Samuels, Found Guilty of Drug Conspiracy Charges Involving Open Drug Market from D.C. Barbershop

U.S. Department of Transportation News: DOT Announces $46 Million Loan for Austin’s Manor Expressway Project

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao Thursday announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide up to a $46.94 million Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA).  The loan is for the 290E Manor Expressway Phase III Project. “This … Continue reading U.S. Department of Transportation News: DOT Announces $46 Million Loan for Austin’s Manor Expressway Project

Former Officers, Employees of Indiana Loan Packager, Servicer Charged in Alleged $10 Million Scheme to Defraud the SBA

Kerri Agee, Kelly Isley, Matthew Smith, Chad Griffin, and Nicole Smith indicted by the DOJ (STL.News) – Five former officers and employees of an Indiana loan packaging and servicing company were charged for their alleged roles in a 13-year-long conspiracy to defraud the Small Business Administration (SBA) in connection with its programs to guarantee loans … Continue reading Former Officers, Employees of Indiana Loan Packager, Servicer Charged in Alleged $10 Million Scheme to Defraud the SBA

St Louis News – Health Alert – Product Recall of DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus

Department of Health Advises To Stop Using DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The City of St. Louis Department of Health is advising consumers to stop using DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of the product. The … Continue reading St Louis News – Health Alert – Product Recall of DG™/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus

North Carolina Mental Health Executive, Sainte Deon Robinson, Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

(STL.News) – A Raleigh, North Carolina, man was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for failing to report and pay employment taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert J. Higdon Jr., for the Eastern District of North Carolina. According to court … Continue reading North Carolina Mental Health Executive, Sainte Deon Robinson, Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Pay Employment Taxes

Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Renews Warnings of Scams, Price Gouging in Wake of Flooding

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Following Missouri Governor Parson’s declaration of a state of emergency due to the flooding in certain parts of Missouri, Attorney General Schmitt renewed his warning to Missourians regarding price gouging and scams.  Earlier this week, AG Schmitt warned citizens about construction fraud, charity fraud, and price gouging.  During times of … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt Renews Warnings of Scams, Price Gouging in Wake of Flooding

Century Communities Inc. announces national open house weekend March 23-24

  DENVER/ March 22, 2019 (STL.News) Century Communities Inc., a top 10 national home builder, announced today it is opening all of its showcase and new model homes for viewing during its National Open House Weekend. The nationwide event opens to the public March 23-24 at all participating Century Communities Divisions. The National Open House … Continue reading Century Communities Inc. announces national open house weekend March 23-24

Missouri Department of Revenue News: New London License Office Opens

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News)  — The New London License Office, located at 112 E Fourth Street, opened Thursday, March 21, at 8:30 a.m.  For office hours and days of operation for the New London License Office, please visit the License Office Location Map at http://dor.mo.gov/offloc/ or call (573) 985-3560. The management contract for the New … Continue reading Missouri Department of Revenue News: New London License Office Opens

Pac-Van, Inc. Wins Award at Modular Building Institute’s “Awards of Distinction” Event

  INDIANAPOLIS/ March 22, 2019 (STL.News) General Finance Corporation’s (NASDAQ: GFN) subsidiary, Pac-Van, Inc., announced its recognition at the Modular Building Institute’s 2019 World of Modular annual convention and trade show. At this year’s “Awards of Distinction” ceremony, Pac-Van was awarded an “honorable mention” in the relocatable single-wide category for its United Shores Professional Baseball … Continue reading Pac-Van, Inc. Wins Award at Modular Building Institute’s “Awards of Distinction” Event

Interluxe.com To Sell Two Luxury Florida Properties Via Absolute Auctions This April

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ March 22, 2019 (STL.News) The chance to own a piece of Florida’s sunlit lifestyle just got even better and easier. Real Estate Auction Marketplace™, Interluxe, is offering two separate properties via auction with no reserves or minimum bids: an Oceanfront Amelia Island Estate and a Miami-Area Condo. Florida-Auctions.com Boundless opportunities presented for … Continue reading Interluxe.com To Sell Two Luxury Florida Properties Via Absolute Auctions This April

Existing-Home Sales Surge 11.8 Percent in February

  WASHINGTON/ March 22, 2019 (STL.News) Existing-home sales rebounded strongly in February, experiencing the largest month-over-month gain since December 2015, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Three of the four major U.S. regions saw sales gains, while the Northeast remained unchanged from last month. Total existing-home sales1, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, … Continue reading Existing-Home Sales Surge 11.8 Percent in February

American Dream Mortgage and Homes For Our Troops Provide for a Deserving Veteran

  PINE, COLO./ MARCH 22, 2019 (STL.News) American Dream Mortgage (ADM), a division of Finance of America Mortgage LLC, joined Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) in kicking off the construction of the home being built for Sean Carroll and his family. This HFOT Community Kickoff occurred on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Elk Creek Elementary … Continue reading American Dream Mortgage and Homes For Our Troops Provide for a Deserving Veteran

Laurence Fishburne Hosts a New “Information Matrix” Segment on Job Opportunities in Construction/Building

  MIAMI/ MARCH 22, 2019 (STL.News) Viewers will soon be able to see Laurence Fishburne, host of “Information Matrix,” in a new segment on job opportunities in the construction and building industries. There will always be job opportunities for those working in construction-related fields. New buildings will need to be built, old buildings will need … Continue reading Laurence Fishburne Hosts a New “Information Matrix” Segment on Job Opportunities in Construction/Building

American IRA Discusses How Stock Market Declines Underscore Importance of Diversification Using Self-Directed IRAs

  CHARLOTTE, N.C./ MARCH 22, 2019 (STL.News) The stock market isn’t always going to go up, every single year. Those trends sometimes have investors worried, just as the recent “corrections” in the market have some wondering whether their portfolio is truly capable of withstanding a major crash. One tool investors can use to avoid this … Continue reading American IRA Discusses How Stock Market Declines Underscore Importance of Diversification Using Self-Directed IRAs

Imposition of New U.S. Sanctions in Connection With a Key Iranian Nuclear Organization as Iran Refuses To Answer Questions Related to its Secret Nuclear Archive

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State released the following statement: Today, the Departments of State and the Treasury designated 31 Iranian entities and individuals under Executive Order (E.O.) 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and WMD delivery systems and their supporters.  The 14 individuals and 17 entities designated … Continue reading Imposition of New U.S. Sanctions in Connection With a Key Iranian Nuclear Organization as Iran Refuses To Answer Questions Related to its Secret Nuclear Archive

US Department of State News: Deputy Secretary John Sullivan To Join Meeting With Caribbean Leaders

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will join President Donald J. Trump as he welcomes Caribbean leaders to a meeting at Mar-a-Lago.  The meeting will include leaders from the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, the Republic of … Continue reading US Department of State News: Deputy Secretary John Sullivan To Join Meeting With Caribbean Leaders

NEBRASKA | Donate with Care in Response to Historic Flooding

Attorney General Peterson Reminds Nebraskans to Donate with Care in Response to Historic Flooding & Weather Damage (Lincoln, NE) — Attorney General Doug Peterson reminds Nebraskans to donate with care and avoid charity scams in response to recent weather damage and flooding. “In the coming days, it is critical that we reach out and help … Continue reading NEBRASKA | Donate with Care in Response to Historic Flooding

Governor Ricketts Unveils New “Nebraska Strong” Relief Website

LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (Mar 22, 2019)– On Thursday, Governor Pete Ricketts unveiled a new website to help connect more Nebraskans with opportunities to request and provide relief.  The website can be viewed at http://www.nebraska.gov/nebraska-strong/.   “Nebraska’s response to the flooding has been incredible as neighbors have been stepping up to help one another,” said Governor Ricketts.  “We are working … Continue reading Governor Ricketts Unveils New “Nebraska Strong” Relief Website

FDA News: FDA approves device, Optimizer Smart system, for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure

SILVER SPRING, MD (STL.News) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday approved the Optimizer Smart system for treating patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who are not suited for treatment with other heart failure devices such as cardiac resynchronization therapy to restore a normal timing pattern of the heartbeat.  The FDA gave the device … Continue reading FDA News: FDA approves device, Optimizer Smart system, for treating moderate to severe chronic heart failure

Finding The Perfect Ingredients For Chocolate Chip Cookies

Of all of the cookies in the cookie kingdom, perhaps none reign more supreme than the chocolate chip.  Instantly irresistible and in just about everybody’s top 5 cookies, the chocolate chip cookie is a classic treat that a plate of can seldom survive the night.   That’s not to say you can’t reinvent the wheel, … Continue reading Finding The Perfect Ingredients For Chocolate Chip Cookies

Missouri News: Illinois Woman, Mediha Medy Salkicevic, Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

St. Louis, MO (STL.News) – Mediha Medy Salkicevic, a/k/a Medy Ummuluna, a/k/a Bosna Mexico, 38, pled guilty yesterday to one federal count of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists.  Salkicevic appeared yesterday before Judge Catherine D. Perry who accepted her plea and set her sentencing for June 18, 2019. According to court documents, on … Continue reading Missouri News: Illinois Woman, Mediha Medy Salkicevic, Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Terrorists

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to Texas

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen traveled to Austin, Texas, where she delivered remarks at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Midyear meeting between heads of state police agencies, police chief associations, and midsize agencies. During her remarks, the Secretary reaffirmed the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) commitment to … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Nielsen’s Trip to Texas

Michigan News: A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Billy Cole, #144494

(STL.News) – The Michigan Parole Board will hold a public hearing on Thursday, April 4, 2019 to consider the possible parole of Billy Cole, #144494 . It will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the T-100 Training Center; G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility in Jackson, Michigan. Billy Cole is serving a Life sentence for the … Continue reading Michigan News: A public hearing to consider the possible parole of Billy Cole, #144494

Missouri News: Columbia police investigate home invasion on March 21

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – Columbia Missouri Police officers were dispatched to a report of a home invasion in the 1500 block of Spiros Drive at approximately 3:15 a.m. on Thursday, March 21. The investigation revealed that three males forced entry into the residence while brandishing firearms and claiming to be with the Boone County Sheriff’s … Continue reading Missouri News: Columbia police investigate home invasion on March 21

Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

COLUMBIA, MO (STL.News) – The Columbia City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for boards and commissions.  Boards and commissions are a way for citizens to be involved in local government and to represent the voices of their fellow community members.  Applications must be received by the City Clerk’s Office, 701 E. Broadway, second floor, by … Continue reading Columbia Missouri News: City accepting applications for boards, commissions

Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

(STL.News) – A Missouri Lottery player has claimed a $50 million jackpot prize from the March 12 Mega Millions drawing.  Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas, bought the winning ticket at QuikTrip, 6641 E. Truman Road in Kansas City, and matched all six numbers drawn – 10, 12, 16, 49 and 57 with a Mega Ball … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: $50 Million Mega Millions Prize Claimed by Hira Singh of Shawnee, Kansas

Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

O’FALLON, MO (STL.News) – Cosmos Corporation, a pet care manufacturing company, announced plans yesterday to expand its world headquarters.  Located in O’Fallon, Missouri, the $25.7 million facility will be the site for all administration, manufacturing and distribution operations, allowing Cosmos to meet a growing demand for natural pet products. “Cosmos is a faith-driven company that … Continue reading Missouri News: Cosmos Corporation to expand headquarters in O’Fallon, Missouri

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Yesterday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson was joined by several farmers and ranchers for the first ‘Farmer’s Talk’ of the 2019 season in advance of the 34th KMMO Ag-Day, which was hosted at the home of family farmers Isaac and Elizabeth Christy in Nelson, Missouri.  Governor Parson was joined by Director … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Joined by Farmers, Ranchers for ‘Farmer’s Talk’

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding

Governor Parson and Congressman Graves To Meet With Local Officials in Atchison and Buchanan Counties JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Thursday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snow melt and … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding