Brooklyn, New York - Earlier today, Pedro Gautier Espada was sentenced before Judge Frederic Block in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn, New York, to six months’ imprisonment, to be followed by six months’ home confinement and one year of supervised release, for theft of federal funds from Bronx-based non-profit healthcare clinics, Soundview Healthcare Network (“Soundview”) and for failing to file a tax return for tax year 2009.
Pensacola, Florida - A married couple from northwest Florida was sentenced Monday on federal charges of conspiring to produce child pornography. The sentences resulted from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), with assistance from the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Pensacola Police Department and the Northwest Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Washington, DC - NASA's Cassini spacecraft, now exploring Saturn, will take a picture of our home planet from a distance of hundreds of millions of miles on July 19. NASA is inviting the public to help acknowledge the historic interplanetary portrait as it is being taken.
Washington, DC - Today, the Obama Administration released a new progress report detailing the completion of or significant progress on 21 of the 23 executive actions President Obama laid out in January to help reduce gun violence, and the continuing work toward completing all twenty three.
Washington, DC - We’d invite you to uncork the bubbly in honor of National Small Business Week, but most small business owners are too busy minding the store to take a celebratory break. So instead, we’ll recap what the FTC is doing to streamline compliance responsibilities for smaller companies.
Lough Erne, Northern Ireland - Today, during his meeting with G-8 leaders in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland, President Obama announced over $300 million in additional life-saving humanitarian assistance to help feed, shelter, and provide medical care for children, women, and men affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria.