Keyport, Washington - The Blue Crew of the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) conducted a change of command ceremony at the Naval Undersea Museum, March 11.

Washington, DC - One of the defendants in the IWorks scheme that allegedly took more than $280 million from consumers via deceptive “trial” memberships for bogus government-grant and money-making schemes has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges.

Washington, DC - The Justice Department announced Thursday that a federal grand jury in Nevada has charged 14 additional defendants in connection with the armed assault against federal law enforcement officers that occurred in the Bunkerville, Nevada, area on April 12, 2014.

Fort Worth, Texas - A North Texas man was sentenced Friday to the statutory maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison following his guilty plea in November 2015 to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval issued the following statement after hearing of the passing of former First Lady of the United States of America, Nancy Reagan. Nancy Reagan was the wife of Ronald Reagan, the 39th President of the United States.

Chicago, Illinois - A former federal law enforcement officer was convicted Monday of witness tampering for impeding a wide-ranging federal investigation into visa fraud and a sham marriage she had arranged for a Mongolian relative.

Washington, DC - The principal of a series of dietary ingredient companies in New Jersey pleaded guilty in connection with the sale of methamphetamine precursor chemicals, a separate scheme to defraud purchasers of dietary supplements and money laundering, the Department of Justice announced.

Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy announced the launch of its Energy Materials Network (EMN), a new National Laboratory-led initiative that will give American entrepreneurs and manufacturers a leg up in the global race for clean energy. Leveraging $40 million in federal funding, EMN will focus on tackling one of the major barriers to widespread commercialization of clean energy technologies: the design, testing, and production of advanced materials. By strengthening and facilitating industry access to the unique scientific and technical advanced materials innovation resources available at DOE’s National Labs, the network will help bring these materials to market more quickly.

Washington, DC - The United States’ largest distributor of endoscopes and related equipment will pay $623.2 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to pay kickbacks to doctors and hospitals, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman of the District of New Jersey and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Mizer of the Justice Department’s Civil Division announced today.  U.S. Attorney Fishman and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General David Bitkower of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division also announced that a subsidiary of the distributor will pay $22.8 million to resolve criminal charges relating to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in Latin America.

Boulder City, Nevada - Lake Mead National Recreation Area welcomed 7.2 million recreation visitors to the park in 2015, an increase of 5 percent compared to 2014, according to figures released by the National Park Service.