WASHINGTON News: Babajide Pittman, Jury Finds District Man Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Killing of Man in Navy Yard Area of Southeast Washington

Victim Shot in Broad Daylight; Second Victim Also Struck by Gunfire WASHINGTON –Babajide Pittman, 33, of Washington, D.C., has been found guilty by a jury of first-degree murder while armed and other charges in a mid-day shooting that took place on a Southeast Washington corner on Thanksgiving weekend of 2016, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. […]

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WASHINGTON News: District Man, Antoine Byrd Pleads Guilty to Charges in Fatal Stabbing at Northwest Washington Bar and Grill

Defendant Also Stabbed and Wounded Two Other Victims WASHINGTON – Antoine Byrd, 38, of Washington, D.C., has pled guilty to fatally stabbing one man and wounding two others at a bar and grill in Northwest Washington, announced U.S. Attorney Jessie K. Liu and Peter Newsham, Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD). Byrd pled guilty […]

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United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray

United States – The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray. The two leaders talked about the significance of the successful conclusion of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement. SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on October 4, 2018.   Continue reading United […]

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United States | President Trump’s National Strategy for Counterterrorism

United States – Today’s terrorist threats are more complex, fluid, and fast-moving than ever. Terrorist groups and networks such as al-Qa`ida, ISIS, and Iranian-supported terrorists continue to target us, our allies, and partners. We must combat these threats through a comprehensive and coordinated approach. Earlier today, President Trump announced a new National Strategy for Counterterrorism […]

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Illinois News: URBANA, Trial Scheduled for Champaign Man, Stephan Caamano Charged for Allegedly Trafficking Counterfeit Xanax, Money Laundering

URBANA, Ill. – A Champaign, Ill., man, Stephan Caamano, 23, appeared in federal court in Urbana today for arraignment on charges that he allegedly trafficked quantities of pills containing alprazolam, marked as ‘Xanax,’ and laundered proceeds of the alleged drug trafficking. Caamano, of the 1500 block of Glenshire Drive, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Eric […]

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California News: SAN DIEGO, U.S. Attorney Announces Millions of Dollars in DOJ grants

Assistant U.S. Attorney Cindy Cipriani 619-546-9608 NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – October 4, 2018 SAN DIEGO, California – U.S. Attorney Adam Braverman today announced several significant U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) grants to San Diego entities, each of which submitted competitive proposals to increase public safety by preventing and/or responding to emerging crime problems. The awards include: […]

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WASHINGTON | US ‘gravely concerned’ about jailed Cuban activist’s health

WASHINGTON  — A State Department spokeswoman says the U.S. is “gravely concerned” about the health of a dissident in Cuba who has reportedly been on a lengthy hunger strike to protest his imprisonment. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert says on Thursday U.S. officials have been told that Tomas Nunez Magdariaga (toh-MAHS’ NOON’-yez mahg-dah-ree-AH’-gah) is in critical condition […]

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