Carson City, Nevada - The Governor’s Office released the following statement Sunday morning:

Las Vegas, Nevada - A former Henderson resident who distributed sexually explicit photos of children via a Twitter account was sentenced Friday to 135 months in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of the District of Nevada.

Washington, DC - A federal jury convicted a Sterling, Virginia woman Monday on health care fraud and tax charges for operating a fraudulent sleep study clinic in Northern Virginia.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Today, the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) board approved applications for five businesses, which will create 103 new jobs and make nearly $119 million in capital investments in Clark, Douglas, Humboldt and Washoe counties. 

Washington, DC - Correctional administrators reported 24,661 allegations of sexual victimization in prisons, jails and other adult correctional facilities in 2015, according to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Justice Statistics. The number of allegations in 2015 nearly tripled from 8,768 in 2011. This increase coincided with the implementation of the National Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Prison Rape in 2012. The standards require correctional facilities to educate staff and inmates on sexual victimization, refer all allegations for investigation, track the information collected in BJS’s Survey of Sexual Victimization and provide the information on request.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new device, the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve (Zephyr Valve), intended to treat breathing difficulty associated with severe emphysema.

Washington, DC - FBI Director Christopher Wray issued the following statement during a press briefing at the White House with National Security Advisor John Bolton, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, and Director of the National Security Agency General Paul Nakasone.

Carson City, Nevada - The Supreme Court of Nevada will decide the fate of a portion of the state’s medical liability reform that has helped stabilize insurance rates for physicians and encouraged doctors to move to the Silver State and stay there to provide care.

Cape Town, South Africa - Governor Brian Sandoval’s trade mission to Africa today completed two days in Cape Town, South Africa, where the delegation engaged in a full slate of meetings with business leaders, educators, researchers and government officials.

New York - Credit Suisse (Hong Kong) Limited (CSHK), a Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Credit Suisse Group AG (CSAG), a Swiss-based issuer of publicly traded securities in the United States, reached a resolution with the Department of Justice and agreed to pay a $47 million criminal penalty for its role in a scheme to corruptly win banking business by awarding employment to friends and family of Chinese officials.