Imperial Valley News
Retired police officer arrested for conspiring to launder multi-million dollar prostitution ring proceeds
Brooklyn, New York - A retired New York Police Department Officer was arrested today for conspiring to launder the proceeds of a multi-million dollar prostitution ring. The arrest follows a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the New York Police Department, and the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $8.8 million to boost the production of advanced biofuels and sustain jobs at renewable energy facilities in 39 states. USDA continues to lead the way in promotion of advanced biofuel production, from implementing the revised Farm Billbio-refinery program to the launching of the Green Fleet with the Department of the Navy and developing the Biogas Opportunities Roadmap, which outlines voluntary strategies to overcome barriers to expansion and development of a robust biogas industry within the United States.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education Thursday released a new toolkit to inspire and support current and former foster youth pursuing college and career opportunities.
Washington, DC - CDC is working with other public health officials to monitor for ongoing Zika virus transmission. Today, CDC posted a Zika virus travel notice for Argentina. Local transmission of Zika virus infection (Zika) has been reported in Tucumán Province, Argentina. CDC has issued travel notices (level 2, “practice enhanced precautions”) for people traveling to destinations with Zika.
Washington, DC - Memorial Day, America's unofficial first day of summer, is the day we traditionally spruce up the final resting places of family members, friends and especially those who gave the last full measure in service to community and country. National parks are appropriate places for reflection and remembrance on this special day and many of the 28 different kinds of parks in the national park system will host special events this Memorial Day weekend.
New York - In the past 12 months (ending April 2016), drone sales have grown 224 percent year-over-year to nearly $200 million, according to The NPD Group's Retail Tracking Service. Over the past six months (ending April 2016), sales growth has accelerated to more than four times higher than the same time period last year*. The following brands are leading the industry in drone sales: