Phoenix, Arizona - A Sierra Vista couple who sold marijuana and laundered drug money for more than 10 years pled guilty Friday to state charges of conducting a criminal enterprise, following a multiagency investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and several other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
Tempe, Arizona - The Arizona State University water polo team saw its largest representation at the FINA World Championships in program history to start the month, with one alum scoring a silver medal and five others with ties making significant contributions to their country’s cause. The event was held from July 19 through August 4 in Barcelona, Spain.
Phoenix, Arizona - Governor Jan Brewer: "I’m always pleased when a President of the United States finds time to visit Arizona. Given President Obama’s recent interest in job creation and economic recovery, he certainly came to the right state at the right time. The Arizona Comeback is in full-swing, and this was the President’s opportunity to witness firsthand a true economic success story.
Phoenix, Arizona - Frank Becerra Campos, 66, of San Diego, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to five years’ imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in an advance-fee mortgage rescue scam that took place in Arizona and California.
Gilbert, Arizona - NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will visit an Orbital Sciences Corp. facility in Gilbert, Arizona on Friday, August 9, to view progress on the Orbiting Carbon Observatory 2 (OCO-2) satellite.