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California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Harris announced the filing of a lawsuit against the for-profit Corinthian Colleges and its subsidiaries for alleged false advertising, securities fraud, intentional misrepresentations to students and the unlawful use of military insignias in advertisements. Santa Ana, California-based Corinthian Colleges operates 111 total campuses in North America with 24 Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges in California that have an estimated 27,000 students.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Corinthian Schools Files For Bankruptcy A Week After Closing California Campuses

Corinthian Schools Inc. filed for bankruptcy in Delaware Monday, a week after the company shut down all of its California campuses.

05/04/2015

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Attorney General To Host 50th Anniversary Celebration Of The Civil Rights Act

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris will host a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act on Monday in Los Angeles.

06/29/2014

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris releases a report on the growing influence of transnational criminal organizations and "cyber-gangs" in California on March 20, 2014. (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX1070 Newsradio)

Attorney General: California Biggest Target For Cartels, Transnational Gangs In US

Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2014

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Calif. Data Breaches Hit 21.3 Million Accounts

California businesses and government agencies have experienced 300 separate data breaches exposing the personal information of more than 20 million customer accounts during the past two years

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2014

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7 Arrested For Alleged $6.2 Million Mortgage Scam

State authorities say the men were arrested Wednesday on an indictment charging them with grand theft, income tax evasion and conspiracy.

02/26/2014

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Law Enforcement Will Be Able To Access Criminal Records On Smartphones

Attorney General Kamala Harris says her office has designed a mobile application that will allow law enforcement officers to download criminal records and other information to their smartphones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

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AG Kamala Harris To Announce Re-Election Bid

Attorney General Kamala Harris is formally announcing her bid for a second term as California’s top law enforcement officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris points to a map as she speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Harris announced the filing of a lawsuit against the for-profit Corinthian Colleges and its subsidiaries for alleged false advertising, securities fraud, intentional misrepresentations to students and the unlawful use of military insignias in advertisements. Santa Ana, California-based Corinthian Colleges operates 111 total campuses in North America with 24 Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges in California that have an estimated 27,000 students.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Calif. Sues O.C.-Based For-Profit College Company Alleging Deceptive Practices

California’s attorney general filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing a for-profit college company of misrepresenting job placement rates, false advertising and other deceptive practices to lure low-income residents to take out student loans to attend its schools.

10/10/2013

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Supreme Court Decision Upholds DNA Collection From Arrested Suspects

In a Supreme Court decision Monday, the nation’s highest court ruled it constitutional for law enforcement to take DNA from suspects under arrest without a warrant, a practice legal in California since 2004.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2013

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3 Online Dating Sites Agree To Screen For Predators

Three leading online dating sites have agreed to screen for sex offenders and take other measures to protect their members after a Southern California woman was assaulted on a date.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2012

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California Settles With Makers Of Brazilian Blowout For $600K

Fans of the Brazilian Blowout are going to have to face the truth next time they get their favorite hair treatment: these popular hair smoothing products emit formaldehyde gas.

01/30/2012