San Francisco, California - Phillip LeBlanc was sentenced Wednesday to 48 months in prison for committing three bank robberies, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. The sentenced was handed down by the Hon. Maxine M. Chesney, Senior U.S. District Judge.

Fresno, California - A Madera pharmacist and two others were arrested Tuesday in connection with a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone and hydrocodone, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Los Angeles, California - A California attorney and ex-Rialto police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of illegally possessing multiple unregistered weapons, including a short-barreled rifle, two silencers, and a hand grenade.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring April 21, 2019 as “John Muir Day” in the State of California.

Fresno, California - Haitham Eid Habash, aka Eddie Habash, 55, of Hawthorne, was sentenced Monday to five years and three months in prison for his role in supplying synthetic drugs to wholesale internet drug traffickers, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced. Habash was also ordered to forfeit over $193,000 in proceeds derived from drug trafficking.

Sacramento, California - Sutter Health LLC, a California-based healthcare services provider, and several affiliated entities, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, Sutter Gould Medical Foundation, and Sutter Medical Foundation, have agreed to pay $30 million to resolve allegations that the affiliated entities submitted inaccurate information about the health status of beneficiaries enrolled in Medicare Advantage Plans, which resulted in the plans and providers being overpaid, the Justice Department announced Friday.  Sutter Health is headquartered in Sacramento.