Mexican Mafia Member Arrested and Charged in Connection with Three Murders

San Antonio, Texas - In San Antonio this morning, FBI agents arrested 36–year-old Texas Mexican Mafia (TMM) member Ruben Reyes (aka “Menace”) in connection with the alleged murders of three high ranking TMM members announced United States Attorney Robert Pitman and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Christopher Combs, San Antonio Division.

Justice Department Requires Divestiture in Order for Nexstar to Proceed with its Acquisition of Communications Corporation of America

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced today that it will require Nexstar Broadcasting Group Inc., Mission Broadcasting Inc., Communications Corporation of America (CCA), and Silver Point Partners L.P. to divest their interests in WEVV‑TV, a CBS and FOX affiliate in Evansville, Indiana, in order for Nexstar to proceed with its acquisition of CCA.  Without this divestiture, the department said, Nexstar, with its control of Mission would have gained a dominant position in broadcast television spot advertising in the Evansville, Indiana area, resulting in higher prices to advertisers.  The Nexstar-CCA transaction is valued at approximately $270 million.

ICE, industry warn public of holiday scams

Washington, DC - A group of federal partners at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)-led National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) teamed with industry and nonprofit organizations to warn consumers today to be wary of holiday shopping scams designed to dupe them into buying counterfeit products.

Sony Computer Entertainment America To Provide Consumer Refunds To Settle FTC Charges

Washington, DC - Sony Computer Entertainment America (“Sony”) has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers with false advertising claims about the “game changing” technological features of its PlayStation Vita handheld gaming console during its U.S. launch campaign in late 2011 and early 2012.

New Crew Arrives at Space Station to Continue Scientific Research

Washington, DC - Three new crew members representing the United States, Russia and Italy are at the International Space Station (ISS). The Soyuz TMA-15M vehicle docked to the International Space Station at 9:48 p.m. EST, above the Pacific Ocean, approaching the coast of Ecuador.

Ho! Ho! Ho! Or No! No! No!: Consumer Reports Reveals Annual Naughty & Nice List Of Company Policies And Practices

Yuma, Arizona - Consumer Reports today unveiled its fifth annual Naughty & Nice List of company policies and practices. The list includes retailers, airlines, telecomm companies, and others that have been dinged for hidden or annoying fees, stingy return policies, and bad behavior, or lauded for transparency, generosity, and generally making consumers’ lives easier.