Imperial, California - Some might say that Darth Vader stole the show when the first Star Wars movie premiered in 1977. Certainly, he ranks as one of the most popular movie villains in the history of motion pictures, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

New York - An indictment was unsealed in New York Thursday charging two Iranian nationals for their involvement in a cyber-enabled campaign to intimidate and influence American voters, and otherwise undermine voter confidence and sow discord, in connection with the 2020 U.S. presidential election.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice Thursday announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). The awards provide direct funding to 183 law enforcement agencies across the nation, allowing those agencies to hire 1,066 additional full-time law enforcement professionals.

Miami, Florida - A South Florida tax preparer was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for perpetrating a scheme to fraudulently obtain over 100 COVID-19 relief loans under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Concord, North Carolina - A North Carolina man was sentenced Wednesday to 75 months in prison for conspiracy to commit dog fighting offenses and being a felon in possession of a firearm.