Dallas Man Pleads Guilty to Kidnapping and Conspiracy Charges After Targeting Gay Men for Violent Crimes

Dallas, Texas - Michael Atkinson, 24, pleaded guilty Thursday to kidnapping and conspiracy charges in connection with his involvement in a scheme to target gay men for violent crimes, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox, and Acting FBI Special Agent-in-Charge of the Dallas Division Michael Schneider.

Navajo Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Robbery

Phoenix, Arizona - On Monday, Kaniel Singer, 35, of Middle Mesa, Arizona and a member of the Navajo Nation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to 57 months in prison, followed by a term of three years of supervised release.  Singer had previously pleaded guilty to robbery.

Proclamation on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2019

Washington, DC - Every child deserves the security of a stable, loving, and nurturing home.  During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, we recognize the importance of all Americans working together each day in defense of the most vulnerable among us — our children.  We must make every effort to ensure that they are treated with dignity and respect, and have the opportunity to pursue their dreams in secure and healthy environments.

Attorney General Brnovich Joins Bipartisan Coalition to Protect State Lotteries

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Brnovich joined a group of 25 attorneys general in expressing concern over a recent sweeping legal opinion from the Department of Justice's Office of Legal Counsel that may negatively impact state-run and multi-state lotteries, including Mega Millions and Powerball.

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts

Washington, DC - Friday, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to be Members of the Federal Service Impasses Panel: