Former DeSales University Priest Indicted on Child Pornography Offenses

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - A former DeSales University priest was charged by indictment with three counts of child pornography offenses.

Justice Department Announces Civil Investigation into Louisiana's Prisoner Release Practices

New Orleans, Louisiana - The Justice Department announced Thursday that it has opened a statewide civil investigation into Louisiana’s prisoner release practices.

Kevin M. Epstein Appointed as U.S. Trustee for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas

Washington, DC - Attorney General William P. Barr has appointed Kevin M. Epstein as the U.S. Trustee for the Southern and Western Districts of Texas (Region 7) effective January 1, 2021, the Executive Office for U.S. Trustees (EOUST) announced Wednesday.  He will replace Henry G. Hobbs Jr., who is retiring after 28 years of government service.

Workrite Companies to Pay $7.1 Million to Settle Alleged Furniture Overcharges

San Francisco, California - Ergonomic office furniture maker Workrite Ergonomics LLC, a Delaware company, and its parent, Knape & Vogt Manufacturing Co. (collectively, Workrite), have agreed to pay $7.1 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that they overcharged the federal government for office furniture under General Services Administration (GSA) contracts, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.

Breast cancer screening and COVID-19

Jacksonville, Florida - During a breast self-exam two months ago, I felt a lump. This month, the lump seems to have disappeared. My cousin, who had breast cancer, is suggesting I get it checked anyways. I’m nervous to go to the doctor because of COVID-19. Is it safe to get a mammogram and other breast cancer screenings, or is it OK to wait, even with a family history?