Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A California man pleaded guilty today to shooting a U.S. diplomat stationed at the U.S. Consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. “The Vice Consul was targeted and shot because he represented the United States,” said G. Zachary Terwilliger, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. “No one should doubt the resolve of law … Continue reading Virginia News: California Man, Zia Zafar Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder of U.S. Consulate Official

Virginia News: MARTINSBURG, U.S Attorney Bill Powell announces Operation Synthetic Opioid surge (S.O.S.) in Berkeley County

MARTINSBURG, Va. – United States Attorney Bill Powell is applauding Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the creation of Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge (S.O.S.), which, in the Northern District of West Virginia, will focus on a surge in prosecutions of those distributing fentanyl and other synthetic opioids in Berkeley County. Berkeley County saw the highest rate of … Continue reading Virginia News: MARTINSBURG, U.S Attorney Bill Powell announces Operation Synthetic Opioid surge (S.O.S.) in Berkeley County

Texas News: The Woodlands Woman, Kavita Nehendra Duvvuru Sent to Prison for Defrauding Employer

HOUSTON, Texas – A 53-year-old resident of The Woodlands has been sentenced following her conviction of wire fraud, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Kavita Nehendra Duvvuru pleaded guilty Oct. 11, 2017. Today, U.S. District Judge Sim Lake handed Duvvuru a 24-month sentence. At the hearing, a representative of victim company Vinmar International Ltd. told the … Continue reading Texas News: The Woodlands Woman, Kavita Nehendra Duvvuru Sent to Prison for Defrauding Employer

LONDON | Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

LONDON — To say that Kevin Anderson won this interminable Wimbledon semifinal, and that John Isner lost it, didn’t really seem fair. To Anderson, anyway. They had played on and on, through 6 1/2 hours of ho-hum hold after ho-hum hold, during the second-longest match in the history of a tournament that began in 1877, … Continue reading LONDON | Anderson tops Isner 26-24 at Wimbledon; other SF suspended

HOUSTON | Morton added to AL All-Star roster

HOUSTON — Houston right-hander Charlie Morton was added to the American League All-Star team on Friday, giving the Astros a major league-leading six players in next week’s game. Morton joins fellow starters Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole on the squad, which also features Houston second baseman Jose Altuve, outfielder George Springer and third baseman Alex … Continue reading HOUSTON | Morton added to AL All-Star roster

WASHINGTON  | Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech

WASHINGTON  — Was Russia listening, after all? In a July 27, 2016, speech, then-candidate Donald Trump called on Russian hackers to find emails from his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton, in the U.S. presidential campaign. “Russia, if you’re listening,” Trump said, “I hope you’re able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing.” Hours later, the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Was Russia listening? Democrat hack followed Trump speech

Iowa News: Man, Gibbons Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Meth User

Defendant was in possession of a stolen firearm, and drug paraphernalia Iowa – A felon and unlawful user of methamphetamine who possessed a stolen firearm was sentenced on July 12, 2018, to more than 5 years in federal prison. Gibbons, 30, from Sanborn, Iowa, received the prison term after an April 17, 2018, guilty plea … Continue reading Iowa News: Man, Gibbons Sentenced for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Felon and Meth User

New York News: Long Island Man, Ronald Bishop Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Crack Cocaine and Illegally Possessing 10 Firearms

Search of Stash House in Hempstead Uncovered Firearms, Ammunition, Crack, Drug Paraphernalia and Cash Central Islip, N.M. – Earlier today, at the federal courthouse in Central Islip, Ronald Bishop pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute crack cocaine on Long Island between 2014 and 2016 and illegally possessing 10 firearms in furtherance of his narcotics trafficking … Continue reading New York News: Long Island Man, Ronald Bishop Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Crack Cocaine and Illegally Possessing 10 Firearms