Boulder City, Nevada - Survey teams set out at dawn on eight different boats throughout Lake Mead National Recreation Area January 12 to survey the local bald eagle population on lakes Mead and Mohave.

Washington, DC - The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Washington and ordered federal aid to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides, and mudslides during the period of November 12-21, 2015. 

Ann Arbor, Michigan - Gender bias in venture capital, particularly in Silicon Valley, has grabbed a number of headlines with stories of challenges that women-led startups face.

Charlotte, North Carolina - A Ukrainian national made his initial appearance today in federal court in Charlotte, North Carolina, after being extradited from Poland to face charges relating to a $10 million international money laundering operation, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose of the Western District of North Carolina and Special Agent in Charge John A. Strong of the FBI’s Charlotte Division.

Denver, Colorado - A Nevada man was sentenced to 120 months in prison in Denver for traveling across state lines with the intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney John F. Walsh of the District of Colorado.

Newark, New Jersey - Two members of a violent street gang were charged in federal court Tuesday with trying to kill another gang member, whom they suspected had cooperated with law enforcement.

Washington, DC - The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new initiative designed to more quickly identify employers who are falling behind on their payroll or employment taxes and then help them get caught up on their payment and reporting responsibilities. The effort is called the Early Interaction Initiative.

Jacksonville, Florida - A Lebanese man convicted of air piracy after he hijacked a commercial airline in 1996 was removed from the United States Sunday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Carson City, Nevada - For more than 150 years, Nevadans have celebrated this cherished holiday season filled with an abundance of traditions, festivities, and endless generosity.

Washington, DC - 21st Century Oncology LLC, has agreed to pay $19.75 million to the government to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by billing federal health care programs for laboratory tests that were not medically necessary, the Justice Department announced today.  21st Century is a nationwide provider of integrated cancer care services that is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida.