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SALEM, Ore | Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

SALEM, Ore. —January 15, 2019— Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. The appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley came after Congress legalized the production and sale … Continue reading SALEM, Ore | Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

LOS ANGELES | California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning

LOS ANGELES —January 15, 2019— Authorities told residents to evacuate hundreds of Southern California homes in areas burned by wildfires as storms brought steady rainfall Tuesday and forced a rare blizzard warning for much of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe in the northern part of the state. Mandatory or voluntary evacuations were ordered in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning

Illinois News: Texas Sex Offender, Mark P. Barnwell Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for ‘Sextorting’ Minors in Eight States; 28 Minors in Central Illinois

PEORIA, Ill. – A northeastern Texas man, Mark P. Barnwell, has been ordered to serve 35 years in prison for producing child pornography in 2016 and threatening minor victims in Illinois and seven other states while he was required to register as a sex offender. U.S. District Judge Joe Billy McDade sentenced Barnwell on Jan. … Continue reading Illinois News: Texas Sex Offender, Mark P. Barnwell Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for ‘Sextorting’ Minors in Eight States; 28 Minors in Central Illinois

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Two Ukrainian Nationals Indicted in Computer Hacking and Securities Fraud Scheme Targeting U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Hacking and Trading Scheme Involved Theft of Thousands of ‘EDGAR’ Filings, Including Draft Earnings Reports of Publicly Traded Companies before Reports were Made Public NEWARK, N.J. – Two Ukrainian men have been charged for their roles in a large-scale, international conspiracy to hack into the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) computer systems and profit by … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Two Ukrainian Nationals Indicted in Computer Hacking and Securities Fraud Scheme Targeting U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

California News: California man, Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez charged after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland

California – A California man was charged in federal court after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland. Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez, 30, of San Diego, was charged with one count of attempted possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. According to an affidavit filed in the case: A Cuyahoga … Continue reading California News: California man, Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez charged after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland

West Virginia News: BECKLEY, Jarrod Grimes, Former Federal Prison Official Sentenced for Sex Offenses

BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that Jarrod Grimes, 40, of Inverness, Florida, a former Federal Bureau of Prisons official, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for unlawfully engaging in sexual activity with female inmates at the Federal Prison Camp at Alderson. Grimes will also be required to register as a … Continue reading West Virginia News: BECKLEY, Jarrod Grimes, Former Federal Prison Official Sentenced for Sex Offenses

Washington News: Tacoma Man, TRAVIS PHILLIPS Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Dealing Drugs on the Dark Web

Defendant Possessed MDMA, LSD and Firearms as part of his Drug Dealing Scheme Tacoma, Washington – A 31-year-old Tacoma, Washington man was sentenced today to four years in prison and three years of supervised release for his scheme to distribute MDMA and LSD on the dark web, announced U.S. Attorney Annette L. Hayes. TRAVIS PHILLIPS, … Continue reading Washington News: Tacoma Man, TRAVIS PHILLIPS Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Dealing Drugs on the Dark Web

Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary

Oregon, Ohio – Two Toledo men were charged in federal court after allegedly stealing dozens of guns from a firearms store in Oregon, Ohio. Emmanuel Riley, 27, and Sevario Whitaker, 36, were each charged with theft from a federal firearms licensee and possession of a stolen firearm. “These defendants are accused of breaking into a … Continue reading Ohio News: Two Toledo men charged in federal court for stealing dozens of guns in firearms store burglary