Washington, DC - The Department of Justice today announced awards of more than $333 million to help communities affected by the opioid crisis. The funds support families, children and crime victims dealing with the impact of substance abuse, along with first responders whose actions can often mean the difference between life and death for those who have overdosed.

Boston, Massachusetts - A Sharon, Massachusetts, man pleaded guilty Friday to willfully retaining national defense information.

Dallas, Texas - Daryl Henry, 24, and Pablo Ceniceros-Deleon, 19, pleaded guilty Thursday to a federal hate crime and other charges in connection with their involvement in a scheme to target gay men for violent crimes.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division Thursday filed a civil lawsuit against the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) alleging that NACAC established and enforced illegal restraints on the ways that colleges compete in the recruiting of students. The Antitrust Division simultaneously filed a proposed consent decree with NACAC.  Under the decree, NACAC is required to remove three anticompetitive rules from its Code of Ethics and Professional Practices (CEPP), which broadly regulates how its college members conduct their admissions process.  In advance of today’s court filings, and in response to the Antitrust Division’s investigation, NACAC members voted to remove the rules at their Annual Meeting in September.

Tyler, Texas - A 45-year-old international terrorist imprisoned in the U.S. Bureau of Prisons has been convicted of additional offenses in the Eastern District of Texas.

New York - Ten former National Football League (NFL) players have been charged in the Eastern District of Kentucky for their alleged roles in a nationwide fraud on a health care benefit program for retired NFL players.