Imperial Valley News
San Francisco, California - This morning, a federal jury found Mikal X. Wilde guilty of six felonies including Using a Firearm to Commit First Degree Murder, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(j), Murder in the Course of a Narcotics Offense, in violation of 21 U.S.C. ‘ 848(e)(1)(A), Conspiracy to Commit Marijuana Offenses, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 846 and 841, Marijuana Offenses, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841, and two counts of Using a Firearm During a Crime of Violence or Narcotics Trafficking Offense, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), announced U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson.
Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced the launch and full membership of the new Homeland Security Advisory Council’s CBP Integrity Advisory Panel during a badging ceremony at the Ronald Reagan Building. The ceremony marked the official delegation of criminal investigative authority to personnel from the Office of Internal Affairs, and their designation as Special Agents.
U.S. Trustee Program Reaches $50 Million Settlement with JPMorgan Chase to Protect Homeowners in Bankruptcy
Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s U.S. Trustee Program (USTP) has entered into a national settlement agreement with JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. (Chase) requiring Chase to pay more than $50 million, including cash payments, mortgage loan credits and loan forgiveness, to over 25,000 homeowners who are or were in bankruptcy. Chase will also change internal operations and submit to oversight by an independent compliance reviewer.
Washington, DC - NASA is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its antecedent, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), with several events highlighting the historic committee’s contribution to the nation’s space program and aeronautics research.
President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama Announce New Whole of Government Initiative, Let Girls Learn
Washington, DC - Today, the Obama Administration announced that it is expanding its efforts to help adolescent girls worldwide attend and complete school through an initiative called Let Girls Learn.
Guatemala City, Guatemala - The Presidents of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén; Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina; Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández; and, the Vice President of the United States, Joseph Biden, met in Guatemala City on March 2-3, 2015, with the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno, to discuss the important commitments which will accelerate the implementation of the Plan for the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle of Central America.