Hours-Long Police Standoff Ends with Convicted Santa Cruz County Felon in Custody

Hours-Long Police Standoff Ends with Convicted Santa Cruz County Felon in Custody

South Lake Tahoe, CA…Last Night, South Lake Tahoe Police were involved in an hours-long standoff in the 3700 block of Alder Ave. The suspect, 55-year-old Scott Nevin, drove up from Santa Cruz County after a search warrant was executed on his home by the Santa Cruz County Sheriffs Office. Inside, law enforcement found 43 weapons, […]

Attorney General Announces Sentencing of Former Caltrans Employee in Bribery Case

Attorney General Announces Sentencing of Former Caltrans Employee in Bribery Case

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the sentencing of Alex Morales III, a former California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) employee who received payment in exchange for awarding contracts for projects that required some form of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance. Morales pleaded guilty in December to two counts of felony bribery and was […]

CHP Reminds Californians to Stay Safe for the Holidays

CHP Reminds Californians to Stay Safe for the Holidays

Sacramento, CA… As Californians prepare for the Christmas holiday during the COVID19 pandemic, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) reminds everyone the rules of safe driving are just as critical as ever. Although traffic may be lighter this holiday season, it is not an invitation to speed. The rules of the road still apply, and motorists […]

Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

Overdose Deaths Accelerating During COVID-19

Washington, D.C…. Over 81,000 drug overdose deaths occurred in the United States in the 12 months ending in May 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded in a 12-month period, according to recent provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). While overdose deaths were already increasing in the months […]

Executive Grant of Clemency for General Michael T. Flynn

Executive Grant of Clemency for General Michael T. Flynn

Washington, DC…President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Grant of Clemency granting a Full Pardon to General Michael T. Flynn. The President has pardoned General Flynn because he should never have been prosecuted. An independent review of General Flynn’s case by the Department of Justice—conducted by respected career professionals—supports this conclusion. In fact, the Department […]

Governor Newsom Appoints 19 Superior Court Judges 11/13/20

Governor Newsom Appoints 19 Superior Court Judges 11/13/20

Sacramento, CA… Governor Gavin Newsom announced on November 13th, 2020 that the appointment of 19 California superior court judges, which include one in Butte County, 10 in Los Angeles County, one in Orange County, two in Riverside County, two in San Bernardino County, two in San Francisco County and one in Ventura County. Butte County […]

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Admitting Privileges Abortion Law

Supreme Court Strikes Down Louisiana Admitting Privileges Abortion Law

Washington, DC…the U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 Decision with Chief Justice Roberts again the swing vote decided to overturned the Louisiana Law that requires doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a hospital no further that 30 miles from where the abortions are performed. The full opinion follows 18-1323_c07d or click the […]

Supreme Court Rules Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA,

Supreme Court Rules Trump Can’t Immediately End DACA,

Washington, DC…Today Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the opinion of the court. From the Syllabus “In 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum announcing an immigration relief program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), which allows certain unauthorized aliens who arrived in the United States as children to […]