Berkeley, California - Everyone knows of a megaproject gone awry: the Bay Bridge or maybe Boston’s Big Dig. Many fear California’s high-speed rail project connecting the northern half of the state with the southern may become yet one more.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Clark County Commission formally transferred more than nine acres to UNLV for its new medical school today, taking the final step in a historic move to transform the Las Vegas health care landscape and boost medical care for a growing population short of physicians.

Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts:

Washington, DC - On June 18-22, Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas will travel to Israel to address cybersecurity cooperation and other critical matters of importance to our two countries. 

Washington, DC - Yesterday afternoon, Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President, participated in a call with thousands of Americans who signed a We the People petition supporting a ban on assault weapons. Ms. Jarrett emphasized the President and Vice President's support for reinstating the ban on assault weapons that Congress enacted in the 1990s and that sunsetted over a decade ago.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A federal grand jury returned a nine-count indictment Thursday against Vivian Wang, 53, of Lilburn, Georgia, and Frank Luo, 48, of Las Vegas, Nevada, charging them both with wire fraud and charging Wang with aggravated identity theft, Acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced. The defendants were arrested today at their residences in Georgia and Nevada.

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Attend the Inauguration of the Expansion of the Panama Canal in Panama City, Republic of Panama on June 26, 2016. 

Boston, Massachusetts - A Boston man was convicted in federal court Thursday for his role in an attempt to kill a federal witness and in a multi-state prostitution ring.

Detroit, Michigan - In late April, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport seized $680,000 (MSRP) in counterfeit NHL, NFL and MLB championship rings in a shipment that originated on a flight from China.

Queens, New York - Five men from Queens, New York, were arrested Wednesday for allegedly participating in a scheme to distribute counterfeit name brand perfumes in New York and around the United States. The arrests stem from a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation (HSI) with assistance from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the New York Police Department.