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California Attorney General Kamala Harris (credit: CBS)

Top Prosecutor To Help Immigrants Get Lawyers

Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.

07/24/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (credit: CBS)

California Attorney General To Convene With Prosecutors From Mexico, El Salvador On Cross-Border Crime

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday that the meeting will focus on human trafficking, money laundering and the gangs’ growing sophistication in digital piracy and computer hacking.

07/14/2014

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Community Leaders Call For Attorney General’s Investigation Into CHP Beating Video

Community leaders held a news conference Thursday calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct an immediate investigation into the video released of a California Highway Patrol officer beating a woman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (credit: CBS)

California Attorney General Joins Southland Leaders To Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Civil Rights Act

Attorney General Kamala Harris, along with Southland leaders in the African-American community, joined hundreds to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violance. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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

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Democratic Incumbent Kamala Harris Advances In AG Race

Attorney General Kamala Harris easily prevailed in Tuesday’s primary, setting her up to run for a second term in November.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violance. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Calif. Attorney General Honored For Rape Kit Processing

The state attorney general’s office is receiving national recognition for accelerating the testing of rape kits, using innovations that have been adopted by eight of California’s 58 counties.

04/08/2014

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GOP Candidate For Calif. Attorney General Advocates Death Penalty For Corrupt Politicians

Phil Wyman, who spent 17 years in the state Legislature, said he was motivated by the case of Democratic Sen. Leland Yee.

04/04/2014

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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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

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California May Have To Export 4,000 Inmates If Feds Don’t Postpone Population Cap

California will have no choice but to move 4,000 more inmates to private prisons in other states if federal judges refuse to postpone a court-ordered population cap, state Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said Wednesday.

01/08/2014

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey (CBS)

Kamala Harris, Jackie Lacey Unveil Initiative To Curb Inmate Recidivism

The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.

11/20/2013

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris speaks to the audience at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 5, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Harris Urges Democrats To Lead Political Change

Attorney General Kamala Harris on Saturday urged Democrats to use their recent gains at California’s ballot box to push for changes on gun control, gay marriage, climate change and other issues, telling delegates at the state party’s convention that they should not accept Republican arguments to wait.

04/13/2013

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Pres. Obama Apologizes For Calling Kamala Harris ‘Best-Looking Attorney General’

President Barack Obama apologized to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris for remarks he made about her looks at a fundraiser in Northern California Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2013

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Obama: Calif. Attorney General Is ‘Best-Looking’

President Barack Obama is praising California’s attorney general for more than her smarts and toughness.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2013

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