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Washington, DC - Marc England, 44, pled guilty today to a federal charge stemming from his theft of over $960,000 from a Washington, D.C. law firm, announced U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. and Andrew G. McCabe, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office.
Douglas, Arizona - A Border Patrol canine team helped Douglas Station agents confirm that a pickup truck they stopped yesterday in Douglas, Arizona, contained approximately 621 pounds of marijuana worth more than $310,000.
San Luis, Arizona - A 33-year-old Yuma, Arizona man, was caught with a combined 30 pounds of cocaine and methamphetamine during an unsuccessful smuggling attempt Friday at the Port of San Luis.
Washington, DC - Attorney General Eric Holder is set to announce a partnership between the Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD will offer new grants to support collaborations between HUD-funded organizations, and civil legal aid programs and public defender offices.
Washington, DC - A planet may be causing the star it orbits to act much older than it actually is, according to new data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory. This discovery shows how a massive planet can affect the behavior of its parent star.
Washington, DC - The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the largest in history and the first Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This outbreak is actually the first Ebola epidemic the world has ever known - affecting multiple countries in and around West Africa. Although the current epidemic does not pose a significant risk to the U.S. public, CDC is taking precautions at home in addition to its activities abroad.
Yuma, Arizona - On Saturday, at approximately 9:03 p.m., Yuma Police Department Officers responded to the 3700 block of South Avenue 6E for a report of an injury hit and run collision involving a bicycle.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium is crucial to increasing global yields, a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds.