LA City Attorney Mike Feuer Reaches Tentative $26 Billion Settlement With Opioid Maker, DistributorsThe tentative $26 billion settlement is the result of a civil lawsuit filed in May of 2018, alleging fraudulent and negligent business practices that fueled the local and nationwide opioid crisis.
Authorities Across Southern California Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks Ahead Of Fourth Of JulyThere was an uptick in the use of illegal fireworks throughout Southern California during the pandemic and it exploded to the top of authorities’ priorities when a huge cache being kept at an Ontario home blew up, killing two people in March.
LA Sues Nevada-Based Polymer80 Over Hundreds Of 'Ghost Gun' Kits Sold To CaliforniansThe lawsuit was filed in partnership with Everytown Law, which called ghost guns the fastest-growing gun safety problem facing the country. The lawsuit seeks an injunction ordering Polymer80 to stop sale of its ghost gun kits.
Online Puppy Scams Skyrocket As Pandemic-Isolated People Search For Pets To AdoptWith so many people and families unable to gather with loved ones, there’s been a huge increase in pet adoptions. And scammers are having a field day preying on people searching for a pet to add to their families as the pandemic drags on.
City Attorney's Office To Investigate Internet Sales Of Illegal FireworksCity Attorney Mike Feuer said on Thursday that his office is working to find any sales of illegal fireworks in the L.A. area.
Civil Complaint: Illegal Chatsworth Pot Shop Dumped Customer Fatally Wounded In Accidental Shooting At Hospital, Kept Selling Marijuana After Cleaning Up BloodThe civil complaint filed against Super Bloom, which is now doing business as Blum Valley, was filed Friday by LA City Attorney Mike Feuer.
Santa Monica Business Ordered To Stop Selling Purported Coronavirus Home Testing KitThe court-approved stipulation orders Root MD to stop advertising and selling the kit, pay civil penalties and give restitution to customers who purchased it. Feuer said the case against Root MD was filed just last week.
Coronavirus: State Court Denies Request To Exempt Gun Stores From 'Safer At Home' OrderOn Tuesday, California Superior Court Judge Mary Strobel denied a request by Turner's Operations to issue a temporary restraining order of Mayor Eric Garcetti's Safer at Home order.
LA City Attorney: 'Please Don't Leave Your Pets In A Hot Parked Car'A new state law allows Good Samaritans to break into a hot vehicle to rescue the animal. But they need to call 911 first.
L.A. City Attorney Warns Homeowners About Roof Repair ScamsThere are 60,000 to 70,000 unlicensed contractors working California, according to the state license board.
Speed Weed Agrees To Shut Down Marijuana Delivery ServiceCity Attorney Mike Feuer has slammed the brakes on Speed Weed.
Drone Pilot Charged With Interfering In Hollywood Police InvestigationMartin Sheldon was charged with two counts of obstructing a peace officer in the lawful performance of his duties, according to Feuer's office.
LA Lawmakers Launch Campaign Against Talent Scout ScamsThe City of Los Angeles has joined forces with advocates to warn aspiring entertainers about talent agents and managers who demand advance fees.
LA Settles Sexual Harassment Suit Involving Councilman Jose HuizarThe city of L.A. has settled a lawsuit that alleged City Councilman Jose Huizar sexually harassed a former aide.
City Council Panel Recommends Limits On E-Cigarette Use In PublicA Los Angeles City Council committee approved a proposal Monday to sharply restrict the use of electronic cigarettes — known as "e-cigarettes" — in no-smoking public areas.