DOJ Charges 500 Plus Domestic Violence Firearm Related Cases In FY 20

(STL.News) – Today, the Department of Justice announced it has charged more than 500 domestic violence cases involving firearms during Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.  A Department priority since 2019 when Attorney General William P. Barr created the Department of...
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Duquesne Man Donte Taylor Gets 22-Year Federal Prison Sentence

Pittsburgh: Duquesne Man Donte Taylor Gets 22-Year Federal Prison Sentence for Fifth Drug Trafficking Conviction(STL.News) – A resident of Duquesne, PA, has been sentenced to 22 years’ (264 months’) imprisonment and eight years of supervised release after his...
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Pompano Beach Woman Mildred Lane claimed $1. 5 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Mildred Lane, 60, of Pompano Beach, claimed the $1.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on August 8, 2020, using a secured drop box located at the West Palm Beach District Office.Lane chose to...
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Detroit Man Wins $454,448 from the Michigan Lottery

MI (STL.News)A Detroit man is going to be debt free after winning a $454,448 Fantasy 5 jackpot from the Michigan Lottery.The lucky player, who chose to remain anonymous, matched the Fantasy 5 numbers in the Sept. 16 drawing to win the big prize: 01-02-21-23-37.  He...
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Aaron S. Calton Charged with Illegal Firearms

(STL.News) – A Liberty, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court with illegally possessing firearms.Aaron S. Calton, 43, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City, Missouri, on Friday, Oct. 2, with two counts of being...
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Armed Drug Dealer Shamel McLaughlin Sentenced to Prison

Richmond, Va: Armed Drug Dealer Shamel McLaughlin Sentenced to Prison after Vehicular Pursuit(STL.News) – A previously convicted felon was sentenced today to over 12 years in prison for his possession of a firearm and possession of distribution amounts of cocaine...
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ISIS Militants Alexanda Amon Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh Charged

Virginia: ISIS Militants Alexanda Amon Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh Charged With Deaths Of Americans In Syria(STL.News) – Two militant fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a foreign terrorist organization, are expected to arrive in the United...
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Louisiana Governor Edwards Requests Federal Emergency Declaration of Hurricane Delta

Gov. Edwards Requests Federal Declaration of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane DeltaBaton Rouge,  LA (STL.News) Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards requested a pre-landfall Federal Declaration of Emergency in a letter to President Donald J. Trump in advance of Hurricane...
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United States and Japan Hold Bilateral Security Discussions

Washington, DC (STL.News) The US Department Of State released the following statement:The United States and Japan held bilateral security discussions on October 7, 2020.  Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Japan and Korea Marc Knapper, Deputy Assistant Secretary...
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Maryland U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur Announces Almost $1.7 Million

Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur Announces Almost $1.7 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Services for Crime Victims in Maryland(STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur today announced $1,697,084 in U.S. Department of Justice grants to improve...
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