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Nursing Home Chain To Pay $38M In US SettlementA nursing home chain has agreed to pay $38 million to resolve allegations that it billed Medicare and Medicaid for substandard care at nearly three dozen facilities around the country, the Justice Department said.
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
Propane Shortages Prompting State Officials To Act Supply problems in several states where propane is a crucial heating source have prompted governors and other officials to take action against vendors, investigate claims of price gouging and increase aid to low-income customers.
Government To Track Down Thieves In Target BreachAttorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down the thieves who stole information from millions of customers of Target Corp. Minneapolis-based Target says it is working with the Secret Service and the Justice Department.
Good Question: What Is Clemency? The editorial board of America's largest newspaper, the New York Times, says a man the government calls a traitor should be given a deal. Last year, Edward Snowden stole and then leaked top secret documents about how the National Security Agency gathers its information. He's been living in Russia, because he could end up in prison for life if he comes home.
Hastings Man Gets 21 Years For Sexually Assaulting Student A 47-year-old Hastings man was sentenced Thursday to more than 21 years in prison as part of a plea agreement after he admitted to sexually assaulting a college student. Louis Richard Oliver was sentenced in Hennepin County District Court to 260 months in prison, the Justice Department said. Oliver pleaded guilty earlier this month to first-degree criminal sexual conduct and to assaulting a St. Catherine’s student last November.
Man Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Crack, Pot In Minn. A California man was indicted Tuesday in federal court for allegedly distributing crack cocaine and marijuana in Minnesota.
Man Indicted For Illegal Re-Entry After Selling Meth In Minn.A 48-year-old man from Guatemala was indicted Wednesday in federal court for illegally entering the United States after being deported more than a decade ago following a conviction for selling meth in Minnesota, the Justice Department said.
Plymouth Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Ammo To UkraineA 37-year-old Plymouth man pleaded guilty Tuesday to smuggling thousands of rounds of ammunition from the United States to Ukraine, the Justice Department said.
Mpls Man Accused Of Multiple Armed RobberiesA 26-year-old Minneapolis man was indicted Wednesday in federal court for allegedly robbing three metro convenience stores and the same Minneapolis Jimmy John’s sandwich shop twice with a sawed-off shotgun, the Justice Department said.
Wis. Police Seek Public's Help In Officer's Death Wauwatosa police are asking for the public's help as they continue to investigate the shooting death of a fellow officer.
Care Attendant Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Stealing Minor’s ID A 40-year-old personal care attendant pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding and stealing the identity of a minor in her care, the Justice Department said.