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Federal Tipoffs Involving West Virginia Newsletter for Sunday August 18, 2019 ( 5 items )  

Corporation for National and Community Service: New List Ranks Top 10 States, Cities That Produce Most AmeriCorps Members
WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 -- The Corporation for National and Community Service issued the following news release: * * * - D.C. and Twin Cities reclaim No. 1 spots; Little Rock makes first appearance * * * As the agency prepares to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the first AmeriCorps class, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency that administers the AmeriCorps program, today released its annual rankings of the states and cities that generate the most AmeriC  more

Justice Department-U.S. Marshals Locate Missing Webster County Girl in Mexico
CLARKSBURG, W.Va., Aug. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Justice's U.S. Marshals Service issued the following news release: The U.S. Marshals in the Northern District of West Virginia have located a missing child from Webster County in Mexico. Josephine Craft, 6, was safely located in Mexico City Tuesday evening with the assistance of Mexican authorities. Craft was reported missing July 20 after not being returned to her custodial parent from a scheduled visitation with her biological mother, Eliz  more

National Energy Technology Laboratory K-12 Stem Education, Outreach Team Leads Summer Learning Activities
PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania, Aug. 16 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory issued the following news: Throughout the school year, NETL's K-12 STEM Education & Outreach team encourages positive attitudes surrounding science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by bringing engaging hands-on, minds-on activities to children. During the summer when classrooms are empty, the team continues to provide STEM instruction at day camps, summer programs and other educati  more

W.Va. U.S. Attorney: Former Corrections Officer Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge
CHARLESTON, West Virginia, Aug. 13 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, issued the following news release: A former corrections officer pled guilty to a federal drug trafficking offense today, announced United States Attorney Mike Stuart. John Edward Roach, II, 47, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine before United States District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. Stuart commended the investigation conducted by the Drug Enforcement   more

W.Va. U.S. Attorney: Retired Cabell County Deputy Sheriff and Son Indicted on Drug and Gun Charges
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia, Aug. 15 -- The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mike Stuart, issued the following news release: * * * - 1.2 Kilos of Fentanyl Seized * * * United States Attorney Mike Stuart announced that a federal grand jury sitting in Huntington has returned a six count superseding indictment charging Steven Dale McCallister, 45, and his father, Larry McCallister, 76, a retired Cabell County Deputy Sheriff, with various drug and gun crimes. Steven Dale M  more