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Riverside Man Ordered to Spend 46 Months in Federal Prison in His Second Federal...

          LOS ANGELES – A Riverside man who previously served a lengthy prison sentence in two aircraft-related cases was sentenced today to nearly four...

Irvine Man Sentenced to 4 Years in Federal Prison for Obtaining More Than $5...

          LOS ANGELES – An Orange County man was sentenced today to 48 months in federal prison for fraudulently obtaining more than $5 million...

Attorney General Bonta Helps Secure New Federal Energy Standards for American Families | State...

New standards will save consumers and businesses billions in energy costs and help protect the planet OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today, as part of a multistate...

Attorney General Bonta Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold Federal Policy Prioritizing Threats to...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today co-led a coalition of 17 attorneys general in an amicus brief in support of guidance issued...

Sherri Papini Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Lying to Federal Agents About...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sherri Papini, 39, of Redding, was sentenced today to 18 months in prison to be followed by 36 months of supervised...

Los Angeles Man Sentenced to More Than 24 Years in Federal Prison for Producing...

          LOS ANGELES – A man from the Westlake neighborhood of Los Angeles was sentenced today to 292 months in federal prison for producing...

Beverly Hills Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Attempting to Hire...

          LOS ANGELES – A Beverly Hills man was sentenced today to 60 months in federal prison for attempting to hire a hitman to...

Attorney General Bonta Leads Multistate Coalition in Support of Federal Proposal Aimed at Strengthening...

Highlights additional areas for action under Title IX to combat sex discrimination in all its forms OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta, Acting New...

Ohio Man Sentenced to Over 3 Years in Federal Prison for Long-Running Harassment Campaign...

          LOS ANGELES – An Ohio man was sentenced today to 40 months in federal prison for his 12-year campaign of harassment – via...

Attorney General Bonta Calls on Federal Government to Reduce the Purchase of Unnecessary Single-Use...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today joined a multistate coalition in comments to the General Services Administration (GSA) on its proposal to explore pathways...

Union City Man Sentenced To 4 Years In Federal Prison For Small Business Robberies...

OAKLAND - Nelson Enrike Ramirez was sentenced today to 48 months in federal prison for multiple robberies of small stores and gas stations in...

Surgeon Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge for Accepting $3.3 Million in Illicit Payments to...

          LOS ANGELES – A neurosurgeon pleaded guilty today to a federal criminal charge for accepting approximately $3.3 million in bribes for performing spinal...

Federal Prison Chaplain Sentenced for Sexual Assault and Lying to Federal Agents | OPA

James Theodore Highhouse, 50, a former chaplain with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) was sentenced today in federal court in the Northern District...

Downey man faces federal charges in girl’s death

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site August 29, 2022  A Downey man is in federal custody on charges of selling...

Hacienda Heights Man Sentenced to 18 Months in Federal Prison for Stealing $1.3 Million...

          LOS ANGELES – A third-party seller on Amazon.com was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison for gaming the online retailer’s payment...

South Bay Chiropractor Sentenced to 14 Months in Federal Prison for Receiving Kickbacks for...

          LOS ANGELES – A South Bay chiropractor was sentenced today to 14 months in federal prison for taking kickbacks from Pacific Hospital –...

Three Companies Agree to Plead Guilty to Federal Offense and Pay Nearly $13 Million...

          LOS ANGELES – A Texas-based oil company and two of its subsidiaries have agreed to plead guilty to violating the federal Clean Water...

Former San Francisco Public Works Director Sentenced To Seven Years In Federal Prison |

SAN FRANCISCO – Former San Francisco City Hall public official Mohammed Colin Nuru was sentenced today to 84 months (7 years) in federal prison...

Sexual Abuse Charges Against Former Federal Prison Warden Expanded To Include Two Additional Inmate...

OAKLAND – A federal grand jury issued an eight count superseding indictment today charging former federal prison warden Ray J. Garcia with seven counts...

Hoopa Valley Fentanyl Dealer Sentenced To Two Years In Federal Prison |

SAN FRANCISCO – Warren Herman Sloan was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for attempting to distribute, and possessing with the intent to...

Los Angeles Street Gang Targeted in Federal Racketeering Indictment — FBI

Twenty-eight members and associates of the South Los Angeles-based Eastside Playboys street gang were arrested today on federal racketeering, narcotics, and firearms charges.The arrests...

South Los Angeles Street Gang Targeted in Federal Racketeering Indictment that Alleges Narcotics, Firearms...

          LOS ANGELES – Authorities this morning arrested 28 members and associates of the South Los Angeles-based Eastside Playboys street gang on federal racketeering,...

Los Angeles Street Gang Targeted in Federal Racketeering Indictment that Alleges Narcotics, Firearms and...

28 members and associates of the South Los Angeles-based Eastside Playboys street gang were arrested today on federal racketeering, narcotics, and firearms charges. The arrests...
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Nearly $4 billion in ITT Tech federal student loan debt canceled

Nearly $4 billion in student loan debt will be canceled for 208,000 former students of for-profit ITT Technical Institute, the U.S. Department of Education...

Federal Jury Finds Two San Francisco Residents Guilty For Respective Roles In Shootout Resulting...

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal jury handed down guilty verdicts in the cases against Robert Manning and Jamare Coats for their respective roles in...

Former Federal Correctional Officer Sentenced to Prison for Lying About Engaging in Unlawful Sexual...

          LOS ANGELES – A former correctional officer at the federal jail in downtown Los Angeles was sentenced to a prison term today for...

Attorney General Bonta Secures Court Decision Imposing Moratorium on Federal Coal Leasing Program |...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today secured a decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana overturning the U.S. Department...

Inland Empire Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison for Coercing 9-Year-Old Girl...

          RIVERSIDE, California – A federal judge has ordered a Fontana man to serve a quarter-century in a federal prison for enticing girls as...

Attorney General Bonta Leads Coalition in Support of Federal Effort to Strengthen Access to...

Urges federal agencies to go even further in regulatory reform measures to help tackle persistent racial and economic disparities exacerbated by the pandemic OAKLAND – California...

Long-Time Leader of South L.A. Street Gang Sentenced to 35 Years in Federal Prison...

          LOS ANGELES – A long-time senior leader of the South Los Angeles-based East Coast Crips (ECC) street gang was sentenced late this afternoon...

Attorney General Bonta, Governor Newsom Lead Multistate Coalition in Defense of Federal Fuel Economy...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta, Governor Gavin Newsom, and the California Air Resources Board today led a multistate coalition in filing a motion...

Attorney General Bonta and Governor Newsom Announce Federal Moratorium on New Oil and Gas...

Bureau of Land Management will not sell new leases while conducting supplemental review of environmental impacts  OAKLAND – California Attorney General Bonta, Governor Gavin Newsom, the California...

Two Orange County Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Conning Investors Out of $1.9...

          SANTA ANA, California – Two Orange County men each were sentenced today to federal prison terms for conning more than 2,000 investors into...
Business & Finance

Op-Ed: The federal American Data Privacy and Protection Act protects everybody’s data

When a business signals “whites only,” it does not matter if it is written in ink or pixels, words or code. The discrimination is...

CEO of Reality TV Production Companies Sentenced to One Year in Federal Prison for...

          LOS ANGELES – The CEO of two Hollywood production companies that specialize in reality-television programming was sentenced today to 12 months and one...

Career Armed Bank Robber Sentenced to Nearly 20 Years in Federal Prison for Latest...

          LOS ANGELES – A man who served more than two decades in state prison for a series of armed bank robberies in the...

Attorney General Bonta Leads Coalition Calling for Federal Privacy Protections that Maintain Strong State...

Urges “the floor, not the ceiling” for federal laws that will not preempt California’s cutting-edge privacy protections  OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today led...

Federal Jury Finds Sacramento Man Guilty of Sex Trafficking |

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — After a six-day trial, a federal jury found Antonio Deshawn Long-Andrews, 28, of Sacramento, guilty of sex trafficking by force, fraud,...

Victorville Man and Alleged Accomplice Face Federal Charges of Transporting 15-Year-Old Girl to Mexico...

          LOS ANGELES – A Southern California man who posed online as a teenage boy and enticed a 15-year-old girl to have a sexual...

Compton Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Criminal Charges for Targeting and Robbing Gay Men...

          LOS ANGELES – A Compton man pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for targeting and robbing Los Angeles-area gay men he met...

RUN FOR 2024, REALLY? Trump Media Subpoenaed in Federal Inquiry, Just Another Subpoena

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site NEW YORK TIMES The investigation threatens to delay a merger that would provide...

Former Head of Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud, False Statement...

          LOS ANGELES – The former president and CEO of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for defrauding...

Federal Inmate and Texas Woman Indicted for Attempt to Smuggle Drugs into Prison by...

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned an indictment today against Anthony Minor, 34, an inmate at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atwater, and...

Attorney General Bonta Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Federal Protections for Wetlands | State...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta joined a multistate coalition in an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in defense of federal protections...

Two California Men Found Guilty of Federal Crimes for Participating in Massive International Fraud...

          LOS ANGELES – Two California men were found guilty by a jury today of federal criminal charges for participating in an extensive, long-lasting,...

Latin Music Company Executives Arrested on Federal Complaint Alleging Violations of U.S. Sanctions Related...

          LOS ANGELES – FBI agents today arrested two music business executives – including the CEO of a Latin music conglomerate – who are...

Mexican National Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Federal Prison for Producing Child Pornography...

          LOS ANGELES – A former Inglewood resident has been sentenced to 188 months in federal prison for the production of child pornography of...

Federal Jury Convicts Two Gang Members Of Conspiracies To Commit Assault And Murder Inside...

SAN JOSE – A federal jury convicted Vincent Gerald Garcia and Jorge Jasso today of engaging in multiple conspiracies involving gang membership and gang...

Former LADWP Executive Sentenced to Four Years in Federal Prison for Lying to FBI...

          LOS ANGELES – A former top-level Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) executive was sentenced today to 48 months in federal...

Orange County Man Agrees to Plead Guilty to Federal Charges for Obtaining More Than...

          LOS ANGELES – An Orange County man has agreed to plead guilty to federal criminal charges that he fraudulently obtained more than $5...

Steven Carrillo Sentenced to 41 Years in Prison for Murder and Attempted Murder for...

SAN FRANCISCO - Steven Carrillo was sentenced today to 41 years in prison for murder and attempted murder in connection with the May 29,...

Montebello slammed with $5 million dollar federal whistleblower lawsuit

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site June 1, 2022~Former Montebello Fire Captain Vernon Creswell served a federal lawsuit...

FBI Impersonator Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Impersonating a Federal Officer, Wire...

FRESNO, Calif. — Ivan Isho, 44, of Peoria, Arizona, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd to five years in prison...

Attorney General Bonta Leads Multistate Coalition in Defense of State Minimum Wage Protections for...

Pushes back on efforts by for-profit prison operator to evade minimum wage laws OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today led a coalition of...

Woman Sentenced to 15 Months in Federal Custody for Interfering with Southwest Airlines Flight...

SAN DIEGO – Vyvianna M. Quinonez of Sacramento was sentenced in federal court today to 15 months in federal custody for interfering with a...

San Luis Obispo Man Sentenced to Nearly 2 Years in Federal Prison for Bribing...

          LOS ANGELES – A San Luis Obispo man was sentenced today to 22 months in federal prison for paying a county supervisor approximately...

Federal Grand Jury Indicts Fresno Felon on Federal Firearm Charge |

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment today against Salvador Tyrone Peraza, 22, of Fresno, charging him with being a...

Orange County Man Arrested on Federal Stalking Charge Alleging Multiyear Harassment Campaign Against Prominent...

          SANTA ANA, California – An Orange County man is expected to appear in federal court today after his arrest on a federal criminal...

Former Oxnard Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges for Enticing 10-Year-Old Girl into Sending...

          LOS ANGELES – A former resident of Ventura County pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for using Instagram to entice a 10-year-old...

Federal Bureau of Prisons Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Woman in...

          LOS ANGELES – A corrections officer with the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) pleaded guilty today in federal court to one felony count...

Federal agency to investigate fatal Tesla crash in Newport Beach

Federal authorities are investigating whether a Tesla involved in a crash that left three people dead and three others injured last week in Newport...

Former Head of Anaheim Chamber of Commerce Named in Federal Criminal Complaint Alleging False...

          SANTA ANA, California – The former president and CEO of the Anaheim Chamber of Commerce is expected to appear this afternoon in federal...

Vallejo Felon Sentenced to over 6 Years in Prison for Possession of a Firearm...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Johnathan Shane Blakeley, 28, of Vallejo, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez to a total of six years...

Attorney General Bonta Files Briefs in Support of Wage Protections for Federal Contractors |...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today joined a multistate coalition of attorneys general in filing three amicus briefs in support of minimum...

Former Federal Agent Found Guilty of Participating in Bribery Scheme that Brought Him Approximately...

          LOS ANGELES – A former special agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) was found guilty by a federal jury today of dozens of...

Filipino Seaman Pleads Guilty to Federal Charge for Fatally Stabbing Fellow Crewmember on Los...

          LOS ANGELES – A Philippines national who fatally stabbed a fellow crewmember on a container ship en route from Shanghai to Los Angeles...

Federal Firearms Charges Brought Against 6 Fresno Residents Arrested in Operation No Fly Zone...

FRESNO, Calif. — A federal grand jury returned four indictments today against six Fresno residents as a result of Operation No Fly Zone that...

South Bay Resident Charged With Federal Firearm Violation In The Wake Of January 2020...

SAN JOSE – The Office of the United States Attorney has filed a federal criminal complaint charging Marcus Pardo with a firearm-related crime in...

Federal Grand Jury Issues Indictment Alleging Irvine Man Concealed Material Support and Financing to...

          SANTA ANA, California – A federal grand jury today returned a four-count indictment that charges an Irvine man with attempting to provide material...

San Fernando Valley Man Indicted on Federal Charges Alleging He Sold Pound Quantities of...

          LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury today charged a San Fernando Valley man with selling a total of nearly 16 pounds of...

Attorney General Bonta Leads Coalition in Support of Current Federal Effort to Revise “Public...

Urges swift action to undo sweeping harms of Trump-era rulemaking on states and their communities OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta and New York...

Former Head of LADWP Sentenced to Six Years in Federal Prison |

          LOS ANGELES – The former general manager of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was sentenced today to 72 months...

City of Orange Receives Federal Funding for Major Improvements to Historic Hart Park 

Click HERE To See The Story at the Los Cerritos News Site                                              Orange, CA – At a ceremony held at the Historic Hart Park Bandshell on...

Former Chiropractor Sentenced to Nearly Six Years in Federal Prison for Fraudulently Submitting $2.2...

          SANTA ANA, California – A former Orange County chiropractor was sentenced today to 70 months in federal prison for stealing from health insurers...

Attorney General Bonta Applauds Department of Education Actions to Fix Federal Student Loan Programs...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today issued a statement on the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) announcement that it will take action to address longstanding failures...

Orange County Woman Found Guilty of Federal Charges in Murder of Man Shot on...

          SANTA ANA, California – A San Juan Capistrano woman was found guilty by a federal jury today of criminal charges in connection with...

Ed Buck Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison for Providing Methamphetamine to Two...

            LOS ANGELES – Edward Buck, a businessman and long-time figure of West Hollywood politics, was sentenced today to 360 months in federal prison...

Redding Woman Agrees to Plead Guilty to Lying to Federal Agents Regarding Kidnapping and...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Redding woman has signed a plea agreement admitting that she planned and participated in her own hoax kidnapping and agreeing...

San Bernardino County Lawyer Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Receiving Sexually...

          LOS ANGELES – A lawyer who formerly had a legal practice in Ontario was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison for...

Convicted Terrorist Sentenced to Over 15 Years in Federal Prison for Selling Pounds of...

          SANTA ANA, California – An Orange County man was sentenced today to 188 months in federal prison for selling nearly four pounds of...

Hacienda Heights Man Admits Bilking Amazon in $1.3 Million Refund Scam and Will Plead...

          LOS ANGELES – A third-party seller on Amazon.com Inc. has admitted gaming the online retailer’s payment system in a scheme that defrauded the...

Two L.A. County Men Charged in Federal Indictment Alleging Six-Week Armed Robbery Spree Using...

          LOS ANGELES – A federal grand jury today charged two Los Angeles County men in an eight-count indictment alleging they committed multiple armed...

Final Defendant in International Credit Card Scheme with 71 Shell Companies and Moscow Connections...

Aleksandr Maslov, 40, of Sacramento, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez to 24 years and four months in prison, for his...

Customs and Border Protection Officer Convicted by Federal Jury of Using Unreasonable Force at...

Assistant U. S. Attorney Seth Askins () 546-6692 and Alicia Williams () 546-8917 – March 9, 2022 SAN DIEGO – U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

Attorney General Bonta, Governor Newsom, CARB Lead Coalition in Defense of Federal GHG Standards...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta, California Governor Gavin Newsom, and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) today, leading a coalition of 23 attorneys general and six cities and counties,...

Federal Prison Sentences for Two SoCal Men Who Targeted Turkish Victims in Hate Crime...

          LOS ANGELES – Two Los Angeles County men today were sentenced to federal prison on conspiracy and hate crime charges for attacking five...

What can the Federal Reserve do about inflation?

After two decades of little or no inflation, Americans have seen prices for gasoline, fuel oil, electricity and cars jump, while also creeping up...

Shasta County Woman Arrested for Lying to Federal Agents Regarding Kidnapping and Defrauding the...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sherri Papini, 39, of Redding, was arrested today on charges of making false statements to a federal law enforcement officer and...

Former TSA Officer Arrested on Federal Criminal Complaint Alleging He Attempted to Smuggle Methamphetamine...

          LOS ANGELES – A former Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer was arrested today on a federal criminal complaint alleging he smuggled what he believed...

Two Los Angeles Men Sentenced to Federal Prison for Collecting Ransom Payments for Brutal...

          LOS ANGELES – Two Los Angeles men were sentenced today to federal prison terms for collecting ransom payments for a criminal conspiracy in...

Attorney General Bonta Urges Department of Energy to Update Calculations that Determine Compliance with...

OAKLAND – California Attorney General Rob Bonta today led a multistate coalition in urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to update its “petroleum equivalency factor,” which determines...

Two Gang Members Sentenced to 12 Years in Federal Prison for Armed Robbery and...

          LOS ANGELES – Two South Los Angeles men were each sentenced today to 144 months in federal prison for committing an armed robbery...

L.A. Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for $650 Million Ponzi Scheme...

          LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles man was sentenced today to 240 months in federal prison for operating a Ponzi scheme that raised...

Santa Cruz County Resident Pleads Guilty To Murder And Attempted Murder After Drive-By Shooting...

SAN FRANCISCO – Steven Carrillo pleaded guilty today to murder and attempted murder in connection with the May 29, 2020, drive-by shooting at the...

Marine Based at Camp Pendleton Arrested on Federal Charges Alleging Cyberstalking of Young Women...

          LOS ANGELES – An active-duty Marine stationed at Camp Pendleton was arrested Tuesday on charges that he cyberstalked multiple young women with ties...

Fontana Man Sentenced to More Than 11 Years in Federal Prison for Sex Trafficking...

          RIVERSIDE, California – A San Bernardino County man who paid a teenager he met on the internet to have sex with him on...

Nun Who Embezzled Tuition Money from Torrance Catholic Elementary School Sentenced to One Year...

          LOS ANGELES – A nun who was the principal of a Catholic elementary school in Torrance was sentenced today to 12 months and...

West L.A. Compounding Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to 2½ Years in Federal Prison for Running...

          LOS ANGELES – A West Los Angeles pharmacist was sentenced today to 30 months in federal prison for orchestrating a scheme that fraudulently...

Convicted Felon Who Fired BB Guns at Planned Parenthood Facility Arrested on Federal Charge...

          LOS ANGELES – An Altadena man who allegedly fired BB guns at the Planned Parenthood facility in Pasadena on multiple occasions was arrested...

Landmark Federal Hate Crime Conviction — FBI

After a six-day trial in April 2021, the jury quickly returned a guilty verdict. “We not only got to bring in witnesses to discuss...

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