Suspects Ki Yon Ahn and Seo Jong Yoo Arraigned on Charges for Filing False Sales Tax Returns

Suspects Ki Yon Ahn and Seo Jong Yoo Arraigned on Charges for Filing False Sales Tax Returns, Possession of Sales Suppression Device (STL.News) –Husband and wife business owners in Macomb County were recently arraigned on charges for filing false tax returns and for the possession of an automated sales suppression device or “zapper.” The couple’s […]

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Arrest Marcus Kemp in Burglary & Theft in 2nd District

Washington, DC (STL.News) Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District have announced an arrest has been made in reference to Burglary and Theft One offenses that occurred in the Second District. On Friday, July 17, 2020, at approximately 7:40 pm, the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle in the 4600 block of Ashby Street, Northwest. The […]

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Nebraska Gov. Ricketts Signs Budget Adjustments Including Flood Relief, Workforce Scholarships

(STL.News) – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that he has signed LB 1008, the legislative bill containing adjustments to the State’s Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget. “I appreciate the work of the Legislature on these key budget adjustments which include flood relief, resources for local health departments, and scholarships for Nebraskans seeking a great opportunity,” said […]

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Washington DC Metropolitan Police Arrest Made in an Armed Carjacking Offense

Washington, DC (STL.News) Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District announce an arrest has been made in reference to an Armed Carjacking (Knife) offense that occurred on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in the 4800 block of Connecticut Avenue, Northwest. At approximately 3:03 pm, the suspect approached the victim at the listed location.  The suspect brandished […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Wolf Requests Disaster Declaration for Philadelphia Arson Fires

Governor Wolf Requests Disaster Declaration for Philadelphia Arson Fires (STL.News) – Governor Tom Wolf yesterday requested that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) grant a disaster declaration in Philadelphia to provide assistance in the form of low-interest loans for homeowners, businesses and eligible non-profits after numerous arson fires due to civil unrest caused millions of […]

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Boston Police Arrest Carlos Espinoza & Alexander Mann for Stealing Over $14,000 Worth of Merchandise

Boston, MA (STL.News) At about 2:51 AM on Friday, August 7, 2020, officers assigned to District A-1 (Downtown) responded to a radio call for a breaking and entering at 310 Boylston Street (Bottega Venetta) in Boston.  While en route to the scene, officers received information via BPD Operations that two males were seen exiting the store mentioned […]

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US Department of State: On the Loya Jirga in Afghanistan

Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: The United States commends the participants of the Loya Jirga to be convened on August 7 to consolidate national support for peace.   We understand that they will decide on the expeditious release of the remaining Taliban prisoners from their list, the last […]

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US Department of State: Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of Operation Desert Shield

Washington, DC (STL.News)  Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of the US Department of State released the following statement: Today marks 30 years since the United States led a coalition of 35 nations to launch Operation Desert Shield and stand against the occupation of Kuwait. We remember and honor those who fought side by side, and we recognize Kuwait as a […]

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Pfizer announces agreement with Gilead to manufacture Remdesivir – COVID-19 Treatment

NEW YORK (STL.News) Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced a multi-year agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to manufacture and supply Gilead’s investigational antiviral remdesivir, as one of multiple external manufacturing organizations supporting efforts to scale up supply of the investigational treatment for COVID-19.  Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will provide contract manufacturing services […]

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US Department of State: Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Locsin

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Principal Deputy Spokesperson Cale Brown: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Teodoro Locsin, Jr.  Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Locsin discussed the recent change in U.S. policy on maritime claims in the South China Sea, U.S. support for Southeast Asian coastal states […]

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US Department of State: Lifting of Global Level 4 Global Health Advisory

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department of State released the following statement: On August 6, in close coordination with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Department of State lifted the Global Level 4 Health Advisory.  The Global Advisory, initially put in place on March 19, 2020, advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel […]

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Oklahoma Attorney General Hunter Releases FAQs Surrounding the McGirt Decision

(STL.News) – Attorney General Mike Hunter today released a list of detailed answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) surrounding the McGirt decision after appearing as a panelist yesterday evening with the state’s three U.S. attorneys at the annual Association of Oklahoma Narcotic Enforcers conference. The panel, which was virtually attended by over 1,000 law enforcement […]

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Pennsylvania Wolf Administration Provides Recommendation for School

Pennsylvania Wolf Administration Provides Recommendation for School and Recreational Youth Sports (STL.News) – The Pennsylvania Department of Health and Department of Education today jointly recommended that Pre-K–12 school and recreational youth sports be postponed until at least Jan. 1, 2021, to protect children and teens from COVID-19. The administration is providing this strong recommendation and […]

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Managers, Supervisors, and Human Resource Personnel Indicted for Immigration Crimes

Managers, Supervisors, and Human Resource Personnel Indicted for Immigration Crimes and other Federal Crimes Stemming from Largest Single-State Worksite Enforcement Action in Nation’s History (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst, joined by Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Matt Albence, ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) New Orleans Acting Special Agent in Charge Gilbert […]

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South Dakota Joins Settlement Of Fraud Allegations Against United Health Services, Inc.

(STL.News) – Attorney General Jason R. Ravnsborg announced today that South Dakota has joined 49 other states, territories, and the federal government to settle allegations of fraud against Universal Health Services, Inc. The total value of the settlement is $117 million.  The total portion of the settlement amount recovered by South Dakota is $152,461, of […]

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Damion O. Mckenzie and Eight other Charged with $24 Million COVID-Relief Fraud Scheme

(STL.News) – The owner of a Florida talent management company and four others were charged in complaints unsealed yesterday for their alleged participation in a scheme to file fraudulent loan applications seeking more than $24 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, […]

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Tennessee AG Slatery Urges Congress to Consider Pandemic Liability Protections

(STL.News) – Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III, along with 21 other state attorneys general, co-signed a letter to Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. The legislation would help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-related litigation for much-needed goods and services while still ensuring victims have legal […]

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Miami-Dade Police Investigating Shooting on Police Officers

Miami-Dade County, FL (STL.News)  The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) South District Gang Unit, and the Homicide Bureau’s Street Violence Task Force were fired upon while conducting an investigation. According to investigators, at approximately 7:40 p.m., MDPD detectives were conducting an investigation in the intersection of Evergreen Street and Homestead Avenue.  A male approached the officers, brandished a […]

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