Winter Storms

Yuma, Arizona - This time of year, periods of warmer weather can be followed by high winds and even storms (like we saw just last week and expect more of this week). When storms happen, the Yuma Fire Department will normally respond to a variety of related calls for blown transformers, lines down, poles on fire, flooding, etc. This is not an uncommon occurrence during rain/wind storms and Yuma residents are asked to use extra caution when these events occur.

FTC Enters Global Settlement to Resolve Reverse-Payment Charges against Teva

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has reached a global settlement resolving pending claims in three separate federal court antitrust lawsuits involving subsidiaries of pharmaceutical manufacturer Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd. If approved by the various courts, the stipulated order will prohibit Teva from engaging in reverse-payment patent settlement agreements that impede consumer access to lower-priced generic drugs.

Utah Man Charged With Hate Crimes For Attacking Three Men With a Metal Pole

Salt Lake City, Utah - A federal grand jury in Salt Lake City, Utah, returned a three count indictment charging Alan D. Covington with violating 18 U.S.C. § 249 for attacking three men with a metal pole because he believed the men were Mexican, announced Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division; John W. Huber, United States Attorney for the District of  Utah; and Paul Haertel, Special Agent in Charge for the Salt Lake City Field Office of the FBI.

Justice Department Files Lawsuit Alleging Disability-Based Discrimination in Housing

Galveston, Texas - The Justice Department today filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against TFT Galveston Portfolio LTD (Galveston Portfolio), the owners of the Seasons Resort, an apartment complex located in Galveston, Texas, as well as against James W. Gartrell Jr., a licensed engineer whose primary place of business is Texas City, Texas.

President Trump at Signing Ceremony for Space Policy Directive-4

Washington, DC - Remarks by President Trump at Signing Ceremony for Space Policy Directive-4: