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Phoenix, Arizona - The deaths of a Phoenix Police Officer and Phoenix Fire Fighter in separate incidents within the last week are raising concerns about potential charity scams, Attorney General Tom Horne said today.
Houston, Texas - Samuel Ray Palasota, 52, of Houston, has surrendered to federal authorities following the return of a 24-count indictment alleging he operated a fraudulent real estate investment scheme and defrauded a woman of $650,000, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced today.
Tucson, Arizona - Some Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents spent their weekend seizing more than 3,000 pounds of marijuana; removing two illegal immigrants from a car trunk; and retrieving one man from the bottom of a 20-foot deep well.
Washington, DC - Julian Zapata Espinoza, also known as “Piolin,” 32, pled guilty today to the murder of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Special Agent Jaime Zapata and the attempted murder of ICE Special Agent Victor Avila in Mexico. The court also unsealed today the guilty pleas of three other defendants on related murder, attempted murder, racketeering and accessory charges.
Phoenix, Arizona - A Douglas man faces federal charges following the Sunday night rescue of two Guatemalan sisters who allege he held them hostage, beat them and attempted to extort money from their family. The case is being investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), with significant assistance from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, Douglas Police Department and U.S. Border Patrol.
Washington, DC - NASA's Summer of Innovation project is accepting proposals through Monday, June 10, from organizations that want to offer students science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) educational experiences this summer.
Yuma, Arizona - As schools let out and summer approaches, it is important for us to remember to stay healthy and safe under the sun and in the water. Skin cancer is the most common kind of cancer in the United States, and melanoma is the most deadly kind of skin cancer.
Washington, DC - First Lady Michelle Obama will join school children from across the country to harvest the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden. For this harvest, the First Lady invited children from two New Jersey communities that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. The First Lady also invited back all the children who helped plant the garden in April so they could see the fruits of their labors.