Imperial Valley News
Calexico, California - Monday, U.S. Border Patrol agents from the Calexico station on patrol discovered more than 1000 pounds of abandoned marijuana along the Alamo River with an estimated value of more than $628,000.
Calexico, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Calexico East port of entry Thursday arrested the driver of a commercial touring bus after discovering more than 391 pounds of marijuana concealed inside the vehicle’s fuel tank.
Service Members to Receive Over $123 Million for Unlawful Foreclosures Under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act
Washington, DC - The Justice Department announced today that under its settlements with five of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, 952 service members and their co-borrowers are eligible to receive over $123 million for non-judicial foreclosures that violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA).
Los Angeles, California - The general manager of a Southern California ambulance company was sentenced today to 78 months in federal prison for his role in a $5.5 million scheme to defraud the Medicare program.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $30 million in funding today for 22 projects to help citrus producers combat Huanglongbing (HLB), also known as citrus greening, a devastating citrus disease that threatens U.S. citrus production.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama statement on the Passing of Dean Smith