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Jan 30 2024
Washington — The Justice Department is investigating Democratic Rep. Cori Bush over the potential misuse of funds meant for her personal security, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The House sergeant at arms received a subpoena from the Justice Department seeking records related to Bush's use of security funds, the sources said. The investigation was first reported byCBS News (Online)
Feb 12 2024
The Arizona Game and Fish Department is seeking information about the illegal killing of a desert bighorn sheep. The ram’s carcass was found near Gila Bend, close to a farm field. Authorities believe it was killed out of season — around Jan. 13.
The Game and Fish Department and conservation groups are offering a combined reward of $65,000 for any tips leading to an arrest.
Feb 27 2024
Texas man made $1.76 million from insider trading by eavesdropping on wife's business calls, Justice Department says
A man from Houston overheard his work-from-home spouse talking business, and used that information to make over $1.7 million in an insider trading scheme, federal authorities said.
Tyler Loudon, 42, pleaded guilty Thursday to securities fraud for buying and selling stocks based on details gleaned from his wife's business conversations while both were working from home. He made $1.7CBS News (Online)
Feb 20 2024
Edmond Public Schools Announces Okla. Supreme Court Petition Against Department Of Education, Walters Responds
“In short, the State Department of Education is requiring EPS to do something that is unlawful,” the announcement said. “This is a case of overreach where the State Department of Education has wrongly prohibited our locally elected school board from implementing and following its own policies regarding education and materials inside of our district.” The Edmond Public Schools Board ofNews 9 Oklahoma
Jan 29 2024
The Department of Defense on Monday identified three Army Reserve soldiers who were killed at a U.S. base in Jordan on Sunday in what the Biden administration said was a drone attack from an Iran-backed militia. The department said at least 34 other service members were wounded in the attack. Those killed were Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, 46, of Carrollton, Ga.; Specialist Kennedy Ladon SandersNew York Times (News)
Feb 07 2024
In a news release on February 6, 2024, the offices of the Utah Governor, Senate and House of Representatives formally withdrew a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the U.S. Department of Interior planning a land exchange of SITLA land and mineral interests. Said the statement: “Utah has sought for a collaborative, inclusive approach to managing our public lands, including in the managementSouthern Utah News
Feb 22 2024
Mississippi Department of Health: Medical marijuana testing facility 'poses threat to public health,' seeks to revoke license
JACKSON– The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced plans to revoke the license of a Mississippi medical cannabis testing facility. MSDH announced its intent through the Mississippi Medical Cannabis Program (MMCP) to revoke the license of Rapid Analytics, LLC, a company headquartered in Natchez, Mississippi. This decision follows an investigation conducted between Dec. 21, 2023,Magnolia State Live
Feb 07 2024
Former firefighter Sadie McDowell sued the city for gender and sexual orientation discrimination, harassment and retaliation IOWA CITY — The City of Iowa City has agreed to pay former firefighter Sadie McDowell $925,000 to settle a lawsuit in which she alleged discrimination and harassment in the workplace based on her sex and sexual orientation. The Iowa City Council did not discuss theCedar Rapids Gazette
Feb 06 2024
Iowa City will pay former firefighter Sadie McDowell $925,000 in a settlement after she sued the city in 2022 on reported claims of sexism, racism, and homophobia in the workplace. The Iowa City City Council approved a settlement agreement in the discrimination lawsuit on Tuesday between the city and McDowell, 41. McDowell attended the meeting Tuesday night and gave a brief but emotionalThe Daily Iowan
Feb 13 2024
Three Beaver Dam firefighters were injured in a boat crash Monday evening. The Beaver Dam Fire Department says it was conducting training operations on Beaver Dam Lake when their air boat crashed just before 8:00 p.m. near Grape Island. All three firefighters on the boat were injured in the crash, one of them seriously. A press release from the Dodge County Sheriff says "specifics related toWTMJ 4 Milwaukee