Nashville, Tennessee - A 62-count second-superseding indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Nashville  yesterday, charging 19 members and associates of the Clarksville, Tennessee chapter of the Mongols Motorcycle Gang with various federal crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, murder in aid of racketeering,  attempted murder, kidnapping, robbery, large-scale drug trafficking, and other crimes, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General John P. Cronan of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Don Cochran of the Middle District of Tennessee.

South Texas - During the months of January and February 2018, Border Patrol agents throughout the South Texas Corridor disrupted 30 tractor-trailer human smuggling cases resulting in the rescue of 448 illegal aliens. Border Patrol agents discovered the illegal aliens locked in the back of trailers or concealed within the commodity of the trailers, which included furniture and produce. The United States Border Patrol in South Texas has taken a proactive approach in mitigating this smuggling trend through the implementation of the Texas Hold’Em Initiative and recently initiating Operation Big Rig.

Laredo, Texas - On March 5, Border Patrol agents seized 101.63 pounds of cocaine near Freer, Texas.  Agents at the Border Patrol Checkpoint on U.S. Highway 59 encountered a Dodge Ram truck at the primary lane. The driver was questioned regarding his immigration status and referred to secondary after a Border Patrol canine alerted to the presence of concealed humans and/or narcotics.  A further search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 37 bundles of cocaine. 

Charlestown, Massachusetts - USS Constitution and her crew headed underway from the ship's berth in Charlestown, yesterday, in commemoration of the ship's launching 220 years ago and the U.S. Navy's 242nd birthday.

Washington, DC - Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the next Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ship will be named USNS Newport (T-EPF 12).

Washington, DC - Some may brag about celebrating their 50th anniversary as husband and wife, but the Harts of Grand Rapids, MI have them beat by a country mile.  The 99 year olds recently celebrated 80years of matrimony, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.

The frustrations of commuting to work in heavy traffic apparently forced a driver in China recently to take matters into his own hands, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC].

Cam Ranh, Vietnam - The U.S. Navy began the 8th Annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People's Navy, July 5, with the arrival of USS Coronado (LCS 4) and USNS Salvor (T-ARS-52) at Cam Ranh International Port.