ICE Authorized To Create Angel Watch Center To Expand Child Protection

WASHINGTON–U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has been authorized to create an Angel Watch Center to expand efforts to alert foreign law enforcement partners about the intended travel by convicted registered child sex offenders from the United States to their countries, following the signature of International Megan’s Law by President Obama on Monday. “ICE’s Operation […]

Four People Convicted For International Fraud, Money Laundering Scheme Involving Gold

Tampa, FL.–Four individuals were found guilty last Wednesday by a federal jury of conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and mail fraud. The case was investigated by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the U.S. Secret Service. Law enforcement partners in the United Kingdom, Spain and Cyprus; the U.S. Department of […]

Wife Of Dead ISIL Leader Charged In Death Of Kayla Jean Mueller

WASHINGTON–Nisreen Assad Ibrahim Bahar, aka Umm Sayyaf, 25, an Iraqi citizen and wife of Abu Sayyaf, a senior leader within the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) until his death last year, was charged by criminal complaint Monday for her role in a conspiracy that resulted in the death of American citizen Kayla Jean […]

CA Sen. Vidak Introduces Legislation To Reimburse Counties For Special Elections

SACRAMENTO-–Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) introduced legislation – Senate Bill 967- that would require the state to reimburse counties for the cost of holding special elections to fill the vacancy of a member of the state Legislature or Congress. “When state and federal politicians leave office early, county taxpayers shouldn’t get stuck with the bill,” said […]

CA Sen. Vidak Introduces Legislation To Reimburse Counties For Special Elections

(Sacramento)–Senator Andy Vidak (R-Hanford) introduced legislation – Senate Bill 967- that would require the state to reimburse counties for the cost of holding special elections to fill the vacancy of a member of the state Legislature or Congress. “When state and federal politicians leave office early, county taxpayers shouldn’t get stuck with the bill,” said Vidak.  […]

Kansas Man Pleads Guilty In Plot To Explode Car Bomb At Fort Riley

WASHINGTON, D.C.–A Topeka, Kansas man pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempting to detonate a vehicle bomb on the Fort Riley military base in Manhattan, Kansas. John Booker, 21, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Carlos Murguia of the District of Kansas to one count of attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and one count of attempted destruction […]

CA Assembly Approves Bills Repealing Diaper Tax For Low-Income Families

SACRAMENTO–A bill by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to provide a monthly $50 dollar diaper voucher to parents in the CalWORKs welfare-to-work program was approved by the Assembly today on a bipartisan 60-5 vote. The Assembly also approved a second bill by Gonzalez to exempt diapers from California’s sales tax on a unanimous 70-0 […]

Federal Criminal Charges Filed Against Two Pharmacists For Adulteration Of Drugs

WASHINGTON–A criminal Information was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama against a former pharmacist-in-charge of the now-defunct compounding pharmacy Advanced Specialty Pharmacy (Meds IV) and a pharmacist and the former president of Meds IV, the Department of Justice said Thursday. David Allen, 60, of McCalla, Alabama, and William Rogers, 48, Hoover, Alabama were charged […]

Cruz Invites Trump To One-On-One Debate

WEST DES MOINES, IA–Presidential candidate Ted Cruz invited Donald Trump to a one-on-one debate held before Iowa Republican voters caucus and make their selection for president. The event would take place at Western Iowa Tech Community College in Sioux City this Saturday at 8 p.m. Cruz suggested the moderators either be radio hosts Mark Levin, […]

Assemblywoman Gonzalez Unveils Human Trafficking Reform Legislation

SACRAMENTO–California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) announced human trafficking reforms that would for the first time in California, treat the buying and selling of sex separately, increasing penalties for those purchasing sex while decriminalizing prostitution for minors who are by definition being victimized. Assembly Bill 1708 would require a minimum fine and mandatory 72-hour jail hold […]