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Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Tom Horne recently obtained a judgment against Prieto’s Auto Sales, Inc. (“Prieto’s”), an Arizona used automobile dealer, and its owners Gustavo and Rita Prieto.
Yuma, Arizona - Yesterday, at about 4:20 p.m., Yuma Police Department responded to the 8100 block of E. 32nd Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a witness who said several shots were fired and it involved two vehicles in the parking lot in the vicinity of Wal-Mart. Both vehicles involved left prior to officers arriving.
Salt Lake City, Utah - Macon Openshaw, 22, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Tena Campbell for the District of Utah to serve 60 months in prison for a bias-motivated attack at a local synagogue and for two unlawful gun possession charges. Openshaw was further ordered to pay $1,969 in restitution to the synagogue to repair the damage caused by his actions and was ordered to serve three years of supervised release following completion of his prison term.
Bloomfield, Michigan - Two West Bloomfield, Michigan, residents pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan today, announced the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
Orlando, Florida - A central Florida businessman pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison. This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Criminal Investigation, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), and the St. Cloud IRS-USSS Federal Financial Crimes Task Force.
Washington, DC - A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington.
Scottsdale, Arizona - There are certain questions we ask ourselves when investigating companies’ health claims. Did they have appropriate substantiation? Did they tell the truth when they said their claims were supported by scientific studies? Did they clearly disclose that product endorsers were getting a piece of the pie? When it comes to a just-announced multimillion dollar settlement with the marketers of Nopalea - an “anti-inflammatory wellness drink” derived from Nopal cactus (also known as prickly pear) - the FTC says the answer to those questions is nope, nope, and nope.
Yuma, Arizona - A recent 2014 Arizona Western College graduate, Fernanda Diaz, had the experience of a lifetime by attending the NASA Johnson Space Center Pre-service Teacher Institute in Houston, TX from June 22-27.