When duty calls

Yuma, Arizona - It must have been a very uncomfortable return to earth when the crew of a SpaceX spaceship returned recently from a more than 200 day stay on the International Space Station, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. The toilet broke down. 

Two Aryan Circle Gang Leaders Convicted on Racketeering Charges

Houston, Texas - A federal jury convicted a Texas man and a Missouri man on Tuesday of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations charges stemming from their membership in the white supremacy prison gang, the Aryan Circle, between 2010 and 2021. 

Woman Pleads Guilty to Schemes to Procure Adoptions from Uganda and Poland through Bribery and Fraud

Cleveland, Ohio - A Texas woman who was a program manager at an Ohio-based international adoption agency pleaded guilty Wednesday in the Northern District of Ohio to schemes to procure adoptions of Ugandan and Polish children by bribing Ugandan officials and defrauding U.S. authorities.

Man Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison for Attempting to Provide Material Support to ISIS

New York - A New York man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for attempting to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, aka ISIS. The defendant was also sentenced to 100 months, or more than eight years’, imprisonment for assaulting a federal correctional officer and possessing contraband at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Brooklyn, New York, to run consecutive to the terrorism sentence.

Registered Child Sex Offender Sentenced for Sexual Exploitation of Children and Possession of Child Pornography

Montpelier, Vermont - A Vermont man was sentenced Tuesday to 200 months, or more than 16 years, in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for the sexual exploitation of children and possessing child pornography. As part of his sentence, he will also pay $37,199 in restitution.