Laredo, Texas - Thanks to some creative students, four horses assigned to the Laredo Sector Horse Patrol were given official names. The horses were wild mustangs adopted through the Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Program.
Washington, DC - Pharmaceutical company ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. pled guilty earlier today to conspiracy to introduce a misbranded drug into interstate commerce and conspiracy to pay illegal remuneration in violation of the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the Justice Department announced today.
Yuma, Arizona - Virgin America soared to the top of the latest Consumer Reports ratings of airlines in its debut appearance on the list, receiving some the highest satisfaction scores CR has seen in years.
Washington, DC - Yuma County Supervisor Lenore Loroña Stuart and County Administrator Robert Pickels participated in the National Association of Counties’ (NACo) 2013 Western Interstate Region (WIR) Conference May 22-24 in Coconino County/Flagstaff, Ariz. to discuss public and forest lands, disaster preparedness and recovery, public-private partnerships and other issues important to western counties and communities.
Washington, DC - The American Red Cross tornado relief effort in Oklahoma will continue through the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Emergency aid stations and shelters will be open and disaster workers will be handing out food and relief supplies to those affected by this week’s devastating storms.
Houston, Texas - Samuel Ray Palasota, 52, of Houston, has surrendered to federal authorities following the return of a 24-count indictment alleging he operated a fraudulent real estate investment scheme and defrauded a woman of $650,000, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.