Jeff Sessions

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Acting attorney general says he’s honored

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Jeff Sessions’ resignation as attorney general (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The new acting attorney general says he’s honored that President Donald Trump has confidence in his ability to lead the Justice Department. Matthew Whitaker said in a statement Wednesday that he is committed to “leading a fair department with … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Acting attorney general says he’s honored

Texas News: Corpus Man, Juan Dedios Delagarza Sent to Prison for Dealing Drugs, Possessing Firearm

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 39-year-old Corpus Christi resident has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. A federal jury convicted Juan Dedios Delagarza Aug. 14, 2018, following two days of trial and less … Continue reading Texas News: Corpus Man, Juan Dedios Delagarza Sent to Prison for Dealing Drugs, Possessing Firearm

WASHINGTON | Trump forces out Jeff Sessions in midterm election fallout

WASHINGTON— Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday as the country’s chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions told the president in a one-page letter that he was submitting his resignation “at your request.” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump forces out Jeff Sessions in midterm election fallout

Colorado News: Western Slope Man, James Russell Wich Sentenced For Making False Statement To Firearms Dealers

Defendant bought firearms for felons DENVER, Co. – A Grand Junction man was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger to serve 6 months in federal prison followed by 6 months on home detention for making false statements to a firearms dealer, U.S. Attorney Jason R. Dunn and ATF Denver Division … Continue reading Colorado News: Western Slope Man, James Russell Wich Sentenced For Making False Statement To Firearms Dealers

North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Houston, Pa. Residents Indicted on Drug and Gun Charges as Part of Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge

RALEIGH, N.C. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging two residents of Washington County, Pennsylvania, with violating the federal narcotics and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The six-count indictment, returned under seal on October 9, named Vashaun Lasalle Wright, 29, and Alyssa Ashley Adkins, 29, both of Houston, … Continue reading North Carolina News: RALEIGH, Houston, Pa. Residents Indicted on Drug and Gun Charges as Part of Operation Synthetic Opioid Surge

WASHINGTON News: Justice Department to Monitor Compliance with Federal Voting Rights Laws on Election Day

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department today announced its Election Day plans for the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. The Civil Rights Division will monitor compliance with the federal voting rights laws by deploying personnel to 35 jurisdictions in 19 states. “Voting rights are constitutional rights, and they’re part of what it means to be an … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Justice Department to Monitor Compliance with Federal Voting Rights Laws on Election Day

Pennsylvania News: Duquesne Felon, Dontez Peoples Charged with Illegally Possessing Loaded Pistol and Ammunition

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of violating the federal firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The one-count indictment, returned on Nov. 1, named Dontez Peoples, age 27, formerly of Duquesne, Pa. According to the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Duquesne Felon, Dontez Peoples Charged with Illegally Possessing Loaded Pistol and Ammunition

Texas News: USA Erin Nealy Cox Appointed to AG’s China Initiative

Texas – Attorney General Jeff Sessions today appointed U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox – along with four other U.S. Attorneys, from New York, California, Alabama and Massachusetts — to serve on the Justice Department’s China Initiative combating economic espionage by Beijing. This group is led by Assistant Attorney General … Continue reading Texas News: USA Erin Nealy Cox Appointed to AG’s China Initiative