63.3 F
Wilmington
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Tags Department of Justice

Tag: Department of Justice

Man sentenced to 85 months for role in drug trafficking

Nathaniel McFarland, 40, was involved in the importation and distribution of methamphetamine into Wilmington between July and August 2019, according to court documents and evidence presented in court.

US officials: OxyContin maker to plead to 3 criminal charges

Justice Department officials tell The Associated Press that Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion.

Sen. Ted Cruz calls for DOJ investigation into Netflix film ‘Cuties’

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, wants the Department of Justice to investigate Netflix over the film “Cuties.”

Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months in prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.

US charges 4 members of Chinese military for massive Equifax hack

The Department of Justice unveiled charges against four members of China's military for allegedly hacking into the credit agency Equifax and stealing the personal information of millions of Americans in 2017.

Americans are losing millions of dollars to Social Security scams

The Department of Justice is filing for temporary restraining orders against U.S. telecom carriers allegedly facilitating hundreds of millions of scam robocalls.

Trump calls on FBI, DOJ to review Jussie Smollett case

President Donald Trump is calling on the FBI and Department of Justice to review how Chicago prosecutors handled the case against "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett.

Trump administration calls to strike Affordable Care Act

The Trump administration on Monday said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down, in a dramatic reversal.

Shutdown leads to freeze on grant funding for vital local non-profit

Last week, the center's executive director and board received the email they knew inevitably was coming. Key grant funds are now frozen and the center is going to have to be careful with finances until the government reopens.

Most Read

Town of Belville talks food trucks, Riverwalk upgrades, Mayfaire-esque town center

BELVILLE, NC (WWAY) -- At a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night, the Town of Belville made a decision regarding the future of food trucks at town events, and town leaders gave an update on repairs to the Brunswick Riverwalk and future plans.

Free COVID-19 testing site opening in New Hanover County

Starting Tuesday there will be a new way to get tested for COVID-19 in New Hanover County for free.

Barrett confirmed as Supreme Court justice in partisan vote

Amy Coney Barrett is headed to to the Supreme Court.

North Carolina to get nearly 3.2M BinaxNOW virus tests

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it’s sending nearly 3.2 million rapid coronavirus tests to North Carolina.