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AUSTIN, Texas | National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump’s Russia swirl

AUSTIN, Texas — There was no sign of shock or outrage in the hotel hallways and conference rooms where Republican officials gathered to discuss party business even as politicians on both sides and foreign policy experts fretted about President Donald Trump’s cozy relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The men and women from all 50 … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | National GOP reluctant to weigh in on Trump’s Russia swirl

SEATTLE | Mariners give manager Scott Servais multiyear extension

SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners announced a multiyear contract extension for manager Scott Servais on Friday as the club opened the second half of the season in position to potentially end the longest current playoff drought in the four major pro sports. Servais agreed to the extension with the Mariners sitting at 58-39 and holding … Continue reading SEATTLE | Mariners give manager Scott Servais multiyear extension

Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON, Texas – The owner of Crown Financial Services has entered a guilty plea to aiding and assisting in preparing false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Fatai Adeniji was the sole tax preparer for Crown Financial Services. From 2012 through 2016, he admitted he prepared false tax returns for his clients which contained … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

AUSTIN, Texas | Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

AUSTIN, Texas— Move over, Las Vegas. The Republican Party will host its 2020 presidential nominating convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Republican National Committee finalized its convention site on Friday, picking an East Coast swing state over Las Vegas, the only other finalist. The vote came as hundreds of Republican activists gathered in Texas for … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | Republicans pick Charlotte to host 2020 convention

Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Christopher Escobedo, “Porch Pirate” Heads to Federal Prison for Stealing Packages

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 38-year-old Corpus Christi man has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of possessing stolen mail, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick along with Postal Inspector in Charge Adrian Gonzalez of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS). Christopher Escobedo pleaded guilty March 29, 2018. Today, U.S. Circuit Judge Gregg … Continue reading Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Christopher Escobedo, “Porch Pirate” Heads to Federal Prison for Stealing Packages

Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Parker J. Pendergraph, Assistant School Band Director Ordered to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 29-year-old Corpus Christi man has been sentenced to federal prison following his conviction of distribution of child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Parker J. Pendergraph pleaded guilty March 26, 2018. Today, visiting U.S. Circuit Judge Gregg J. Costa sentenced Pendergraph to 60 months in federal prison. Pendergraph was … Continue reading Texas News: CORPUS CHRISTI, Parker J. Pendergraph, Assistant School Band Director Ordered to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography

Texas News: 30 Years in Federal Prison for Fort Worth Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child

Texas – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that Ira Alan Arias, age 42, of Fort Worth, Texas, and Sisseton, South Dakota, was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison following a federal jury’s guilty verdicts on three counts of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child. U.S. District Judge Roberto A. Lange pronounced the sentence … Continue reading Texas News: 30 Years in Federal Prison for Fort Worth Man Convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child

Texas News: LAREDO, Ramiro Hernandez Jr., Three-Time Drug Felon Receives Significant Sentence

LAREDO, Texas – A previously convicted drug trafficker has been ordered to federal prison for conspiring to possess with intent to distribute heroin, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan Patrick.  Ramiro Hernandez Jr., 40, of Laredo, pleaded guilty Feb. 5, 2018. Today, U.S. District Judge Diana Saldaña sentenced him to 235 months imprisonment.  On supervised release when … Continue reading Texas News: LAREDO, Ramiro Hernandez Jr., Three-Time Drug Felon Receives Significant Sentence