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California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

Attorney General Kamala Harris on Monday urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a lower court decision invalidating the state’s death penalty.

12/01/2014

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Incumbent Harris Wins 2nd Term As Attorney General

Democratic Attorney General Kamala Harris snapped up a second term as California’s top attorney Tuesday after a lopsided race against a little-known Republican challenger.

11/05/2014

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Rent-To-Own Business Aaron’s To Pay $28.4M To Settle Privacy Lawsuit

The nation’s second-largest chain of rent-to-own furniture and appliance stores has agreed to pay $28.4 million to settle a case in which it allegedly violated California’s consumer protection and privacy laws.

10/13/2014

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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

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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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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

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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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Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris Engaged

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is engaged to marry an attorney from Los Angeles after a yearlong courtship, it was announced Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/07/2014

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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

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Mexico, Attorneys General From 5 States Sign Pact To Fight Money Laundering

The top prosecutors from five U.S. states have signed an agreement with the National Banking and Securities Commission of Mexico to fight the illegal transfer of money across international boundaries.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Vice President Biden In LA To Support Gay/Lesbian Rights

The HRC wanted to recognize Biden for being at the forefront at the fight for equality.

03/22/2014

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Applications For Concealed Gun Permits Surge In California

About 56,000 Californians have a concealed-weapons permit in a state of 38 million residents.

03/12/2014

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Calif. Attorney General To Lead Trip To Mexico

Attorneys general from border states are planning a trip to Mexico this spring as prosecutors from the two countries fight trafficking in people, guns and drugs, among other crimes.

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

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