Washington, DC - The Justice Department Wednesday announced that it has secured a settlement agreement with Meijer Inc., under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that will eliminate barriers preventing people with certain disabilities from getting information about COVID-19 vaccinations and booking vaccination appointments online. Meijer is a Michigan-based retailer that operates more than 250 stores throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. Today’s resolution is the department’s fourth agreement on the critical issue of COVID-19 vaccination website accessibility, following settlement announcements in November 2021 (Rite Aid Corporation), December 2021 (Hy-Vee Inc.), and January 2022 (The Kroger Co.). 

Atlanta, Georgia - Two Georgia residents convicted on dog-fighting and drug distribution charges resulting from an investigation into a significant multi-state dog-fighting and cocaine trafficking ring were sentenced to prison Tuesday.

Detroit, Michigan - A Michigan woman pleaded guilty Tuesday in the Eastern District of Michigan to stealing government funds that were designed to aid medical providers in the treatment of patients suffering from COVID-19 and using them for her own personal expenses.

Imperial, California - Are you waiting for your COVID-19 test results and wonder what you need to do next? Mayo Clinic COVID-19 diagnostic experts provide some helpful guidelines to walk you through the next steps. It all depends on the type of test and your results.

Miami, Florida - The United States filed a civil forfeiture complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging that more than $6 million in proceeds from the sale of commercial real estate in Dallas, Texas, which property was maintained and improved using the proceeds of embezzlement and fraud from PrivatBank in Ukraine, are subject to forfeiture based on violations of federal money laundering statutes.

New York - A federal grand jury in New York returned an indictment Thursday charging four Belarusian state officials with conspiracy to commit aircraft piracy.