WASHINGTON–As part of the Science to Achieve Results (STAR) research grants program, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $7 million to fund cumulative human health risk assessment research. Scientists around the country will study a combination of harmful factors affecting human health, including research on poor and underserved communities with extensive pollution-based problems. […]
SAN MARCOS–San Marcos Community Services is offering a fun new program for children called Fun Friday Nites. The program is offered for children aged four to twelve years old and takes place from six to ten pm on one Friday night each month. Parents can enjoy “date night” while children enjoy a night of games, […]
SAN DIEGO–To support its 21st Century Interactive Classroom Initiative (known as “i21”), San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) is upgrading technology infrastructure at its schools. The digital learning environment for students and teachers is being enhanced with high-speed, wireless internet connectivity in classrooms throughout the district. Over the next three years, this work will significantly […]
SAN DIEGO–Downtown’s homeless people will have a new place to safely store their personal belongings as a part of a legal settlement approved Tuesday by the San Diego City Council, in an agreement presented by the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, Dreher Law Firm and the San Diego City Attorney. The settlement comes after a […]
DETROIT–A strip club owner pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Court Judge John Corbett O’Meara in the Eastern District of Michigan to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States. For his role in the conspiracy, Nicholas J. Faranso of Farmington Hills, Mich., faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison. The court […]
WASHINGTON–Guidant LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Boston Scientific Corporation, was formally convicted and sentenced Wednesday in St. Paul, Minn., before U.S. District Court Judge Donovan W. Frank for criminal violations relating to its interactions with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Judge Frank sentenced Guidant to pay more than $296 million in criminal fines and […]
CALEXICO–The FBI and Calexico Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown male responsible for robbing a Bank of America in Calexico. On Friday, December 31, 2010, at approximately 2:15 p.m., a Hispanic male robbed the bank located at 37 East 2nd St. The robber entered the bank, approached the teller, and […]
Actress Katie Holmes’ latest project, The Kennedys is cancelled before it even airs.
Authorities release tape of a 911 call made after a shooting spree in Tucson, Arizona.
WASHINGTON–The United States Attorney for Arizona said Sunday that his office filed a federal complaint against the man suspected of shooting U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, Chief Judge John Roll, Giffords’ staff member Gabriel Zimmerman and approximately 16 others Saturday in Tucson, Ariz. U.S. Attorney Dennis K. Burke said the federal complaint alleges five counts against Jared Lee Loughner, 22. […]