Two International Shipping Executives Indicted for Participating in Long-Running Antitrust Conspiracy

Baltimore, Maryland - An indictment of two Norwegian shipping executives was unsealed in the U.S. District Court in Baltimore, the Department of Justice announced Wednesday.

Patient Recruiter Sentenced to Prison for $1.5 Million Kickback Scheme

Detroit, Michigan - A Michigan patient recruiter was sentenced to 60 months in prison Wednesday for her role in a scheme involving approximately $1.5 million in fraudulent Medicare claims for home health care that were procured through the payment of kickbacks.

Rwanda National Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Rwanda as you mark 57 years of independence on July 1 and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Liberation Day on July 4.

Four Cases of E. coli Bacteria Linked to San Diego County Fair 2-year-old boy dies

San Diego, California - The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency is reporting four confirmed or probable pediatric cases of Shiga-toxin-producing E. Coli (STEC) linked to contact with animals at the San Diego County Fair. One child has died.

Earthquake Early Warning Tested in San Diego County

San Diego, California - At 11 a.m. Thursday, cellphones across San Diego County started sounding off with a loud tone used for emergency alerts. It was part of a test of the California Earthquake Early Warning System, also known as ShakeAlert.

Board of Supervisors Approve 1,119-Home Master-Planned Community at Otay Ranch

San Diego, California - San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors approved a project Wednesday consistent with the County’s general plan that could eventually build up to 1,119 homes, commercial space, a school, parks and trails, and a fire station on 1,284 acres between Chula Vista and Jamul.