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Phoenix, Arizona - Aaron Lee Escarsega, 19, of Laveen, Arizona, a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James Carrto 120 months in prison, followed by a lifetime supervised release. Escarsega pled guilty on December 18, 2013, to abusive sexual contact of a minor.
Washington, DC - Acting Assistant Attorney General Jocelyn Samuels of the Civil Rights Division and U.S. Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz of the District of Massachusetts announced today that they have entered into a consent decree with HRB Digital LLC and HRB Tax Group Inc., subsidiaries of H&R Block Inc., to remedy alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Washington, DC - NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has recorded the never-before-seen break-up of an asteroid into as many as 10 smaller pieces.
Yuma, Arizona - Arizona Western College nursing students Monica Acosta and Miguel Martinez have been named recipients of the Beverly Shaw Presidential Teacher of the Year Scholarship by nursing professor Bev Shaw.
Wellton, Arizona - Border Patrol agents at Yuma Sector’s Wellton Station apprehended one individual yesterday and seized four bundles of marijuana valued at $106,000.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has adjusted some of its civil penalty dollar amounts in accordance with the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act, which directs federal agencies to increase civil penalties under their jurisdiction to account for inflation at least once every four years.
Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma Police Department is now accepting applications for its XVII Citizens Police Academy. The academy is designed to educate the citizens of Yuma about the daily operations of the Yuma Police Department.
Washington, DC - As part of its ongoing crackdown on misleading endorsements in advertising, the Federal Trade Commission has charged the home security company ADT LLC with misrepresenting that paid endorsements from safety and technology experts were independent reviews. Under an agreed-upon settlement, ADT is prohibited from misrepresenting paid endorsements as independent reviews in the future.