New Mexico News: Columbus Man, Samuel Elliott Sentenced to 170 Years for Convictions on Federal Child Pornography and Alien Transporting Charges

Samuel Elliott, who Sexually Abused Three Young Children to Produce Child Pornography, was Prosecuted under Project Safe Childhood ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – U.S. Attorney John C. Anderson, Special Agent in Charge Jack P. Staton of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in El Paso, New Mexico State Police Chief Pete Kassetas, and Deputy Chief Justin Dunivan of the … Continue reading New Mexico News: Columbus Man, Samuel Elliott Sentenced to 170 Years for Convictions on Federal Child Pornography and Alien Transporting Charges

Ohio News: Canton man, Michael J. Meadows indicted on fentanyl and firearms charges

Canton, Ohio –  A Canton man was indicted on fentanyl and firearms charges. Michael J. Meadows, 48, was indicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking and one count of being a felon in possession of firearms and ammunition. Meadows … Continue reading Ohio News: Canton man, Michael J. Meadows indicted on fentanyl and firearms charges

South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Results in Arrests of More Than 35 Individuals Selling Illicit Goods and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs, and More Than $23.6 Million

South Dakota Man Among Those Charged SIOUX FALLS, SD – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that John Edward Monette, 49, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, has been indicted as part of a national undercover operation targeting Darknet vendors. Monette was indicted on May 8, 2018, for Conspiracy to Distribute a Controlled Substance. The Department … Continue reading South Dakota News: SIOUX FALLS, First Nationwide Undercover Operation Targeting Darknet Vendors Results in Arrests of More Than 35 Individuals Selling Illicit Goods and the Seizure of Weapons, Drugs, and More Than $23.6 Million

LONDON | Kvitova out, Muguruza and Halep through at Wimbledon

LONDON — Two-time champion Petra Kvitova made a stunning first-round exit from Wimbledon on Tuesday as she lost 6-4, 4-6, 6-0 to unseeded Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus. The eighth-seeded Kvitova entered the tournament as one of the favorites despite having withdrawn ahead of the third round at Eastbourne last week with a right hamstring complaint. … Continue reading LONDON | Kvitova out, Muguruza and Halep through at Wimbledon

WASHINGTON | Why they fight: US and China brawl over high technology

WASHINGTON — To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp. The company, known as AMSC and based in Massachusetts, was reeling after a Chinese partner stole its technology — the electronic brains that run wind turbines. The loss was … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Why they fight: US and China brawl over high technology

NEW YORK | It takes chutzpah: Yiddish version of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

NEW YORK (AP) — It might seem meshuga — crazy — to stage a beloved musical in a language that most of the audience won’t understand. But Tevye the dairyman and his family will speak Yiddish in an off-Broadway production of “Fiddler on the Roof” directed by Oscar and Tony winner Joel Grey. Previews start … Continue reading NEW YORK | It takes chutzpah: Yiddish version of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

West Virginia News: Maryland man, Barry Eugene Dragovich admits to counterfeit charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA –Barry Eugene Dragovich, of Cumberland, Maryland, has admitted to a counterfeit charge, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced. Dragovich, age 40, pled guilty to one count of “Uttering Counterfeit Obligations and Securities.” Dragovich admitted to passing counterfeit bills in May 2017 in Harrison County. Dragovich faces up to 20 years incarceration and … Continue reading West Virginia News: Maryland man, Barry Eugene Dragovich admits to counterfeit charge

California News: South L.A. Man, John Patrice Hale Pleads Guilty to Making Online Threats to Kill L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Personnel at the Inglewood Courthouse

LOS ANGELES, Ca – A South Los Angeles man who made a series of online threats to kill law enforcement personnel and others at the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Inglewood Courthouse, a nearby school, and a private business pled guilty yesterday to a federal offense of making online threats. John Patrice Hale, 43, who used the … Continue reading California News: South L.A. Man, John Patrice Hale Pleads Guilty to Making Online Threats to Kill L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Personnel at the Inglewood Courthouse