Imperial Valley News Center
Man Pleads Guilty to Hiring A Person to Kidnap and Kill an Individual in a Foreign Country and Child Pornography Charges
- Written by DOJ
Montpelier, Vermont - A Vermont man pleaded guilty Thursday to hiring a woman in Venezuela to kidnap an adult male and make a video of the man being beaten, tortured, and suffocated to death, and to conspiracy to produce child pornography and possession of child pornography.
- Written by Justice Department
Louisville, Kentucky - A federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Kentucky returned an indictment Thursday charging a former elected county coroner with illegally distributing controlled substances such as oxycodone and OxyContin.
- Written by Green Liver
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded nearly $40 million to 40 projects that are advancing the next generation of solar, storage, and industrial technologies necessary for achieving the Biden-Harris administration’s climate goal of 100% clean electricity by 2035. Specifically, the projects will reduce the cost of solar technologies by increasing the lifespan of photovoltaic (PV) systems from 30 to 50 years, developing technologies that will enable solar to be used in fuel and chemicals production, and advancing novel storage technologies.
- Written by AMAC
New Zealand - Did you know you can potty train your cow the same way you might potty train your toddler? According to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], scientists at New Zealand’s University of Auckland have done just that.
- Written by John Grimaldi
Walter Valley, Tennessee - Why buy a house when you can buy a whole town? The Association of Mature American Citizens reports that the town of Water Valley, Maury County, TN is up for sale.
- Written by Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - A money launderer for the Sinaloa Cartel was sentenced Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California to 10 years in prison and a $50,000 fine for laundering approximately $15 million from the sale of methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin that were smuggled into the United States by the Sinaloa Cartel.
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