Houston, TX–The former co-owner of a Houston-area home health care company was sentenced in Houston to 108 months in prison for his participation in a $5.2 million Medicare fraud scheme. Princewill Njoku, a former co-owner and administrator at Family Healthcare Group, was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Nancy Atlas in the Southern District of Texas […]
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NORFOLK, Va.–A Virginia Beach, Va., man was sentenced to 60 years in prison for producing child pornography, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Virginia Beach Police Department. Abimael Cardenales, 45, was sentenced June 28 to 60 years in prison in Norfolk federal district court by U.S. District […]
El Paso, TX–An alleged leader of the Barrio Azteca (BA), a transnational border gang allied with the Juarez Cartel, was extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges related to the March 2010 U.S. Consulate murders in Juarez, Mexico, Arturo Gallegos Castrellon, aka “Benny,” arrived in the United States yesterday and made his […]
The National Organization for Women applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This is an important victory, as now millions of women and their families can be ensured better health care and preventive services. It is worth noting that the Supreme Court is only 33 percent women, but women made […]
SAN DIEGO–The Philip Rivers 5K Walk and Fun Run at NTC Park in Liberty Station benefits adoption agencies and foster care in San Diego County.
The New Orleans Hornets chose Kentucky freshman Anthony Davis with the #1 NBA draft pick. Fellow Kentucky freshman Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was picked #2 by the Charlotte Bobcats.
California was one of the first states to endorse President Barack Obama’s federal health care law after it adopted two years ago. Officials say that means millions of residents will be able to afford health insurance.
With today’s Supreme Court ruling, one thing did not change: a majority of Americans opposed ObamaCare when it was passed, a majority oppose it today, and a majority will continue to oppose it going into November. Two things did change today though; ObamaCare was rightfully exposed as a huge tax on the American People – […]
BEVERLY HILLS–The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences approved rules for the 85th Academy Awards. The most significant changes affect the Music, Foreign Language Film, Makeup and Visual Effects categories. In the Music (Original Song) category, the Executive Committee may recommend that a fourth songwriter for an individual song […]
Baltimore, MD–Two Baltimore women pleaded guilty Tuesday for their involvement in a racially-motivated conspiracy to interfere with an African family’s housing rights by hanging a dead raccoon on the family’s porch. Dena Whedbee, 42, and her daughter Brittany Whedbee, 20, each pleaded guilty in the District of Maryland to one count of conspiracy to deprive […]