DOJ To Drop Charges Against Former Mexican Official Arrested At LAXA four-count indictment unsealed last month accused the 72-year-old of drug trafficking and money laundering, alleging that he allowed a cartel to operate in Mexico in exchange for bribes.
LA Company Managing 27 SoCal Nursing Facilities To Pay $16.7 Million To Settle Medicare Fraud CaseLongwood Management Corporation had been accused of violating the False Claims Act by submitting claims to Medicare that were not reasonable or necessary, according to the Department of Justice.
Lyft Agrees To Pay Damages, Revise Wheelchair Policies Under Settlement With Department Of JusticeLyft will pay damages ranging from $4,000 to $30,000 to four riders with disabilities and a $40,000 civil penalty, according to the Department of Justice.
'Arbitrary And Heavy-Handed': DOJ Warns City, County Against Ongoing Stay-At-Home OrdersThe city and county Safer at Home orders went into effect March 19 and have been extended twice, most recently without an end date specified.
DOJ Sues City Of Hesperia, San Bernardino Sheriff's Department Over Alleged Housing DiscriminationThe Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday alleging that the city of Hesperia and the San Bernardino Sheriff's Department discriminated against African American and Latino renters in violation of the Fair Housing Act.
California Passes Net Neutrality Law As Justice Department Says They're SuingBarbara van Schewick, a professor at Stanford Law School, says the California bill is on solid legal ground and that California is within its legal rights.
Rod Rosenstein To Meet With Trump At White House On ThursdayShould Rosenstein resign or be fired, oversight of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe would be passed to Solicitor General Noel Francisco, according to the Justice Department.
Trump Demands Justice Department Examine Whether They Or FBI Spied On His CampaignTrump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, told CNN that he and the President talked over the weekend and agreed Trump should call for the Justice Department investigation.
Justice Department Settles Suit Over LA Dodgers BroadcastThe U.S. Department of Justice settled a lawsuit Thursday after accusing AT&T's DirectTV unit of orchestrating a backroom deal with competitors to not carry the sole channel that broadcasts Dodgers baseball in Los Angeles.
Former LA County Inmates File Action Over Treatment Of Mentally Ill PrisonersA group of homeless and mentally ill former inmates of Los Angeles County jails are blasting a settlement between the federal government and the county, saying it perpetuates the cycle between Skid Row and jail cells.
California DOJ Unveils Website With Law Enforcement DataThe California Department of Justice on Wednesday unveiled a state-run website to provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public.
LA County Housing Agency, Palmdale, Lancaster Settle Section 8 Discrimination CaseA Los Angeles County public housing agency and two Mojave Desert cities have reached a $2 million settlement to resolve allegations they discriminated against black people by discouraging them from living in their communities..
California Attorney General Announces 18-Year-Prison Sentence For Cyber-Exploiter Who Created Revenge-Porn SiteKamala Harris said this was the first such criminal prosecution of a cyber-exploitation website operator in the country
California Attorney General Unveils New Effort To Support Child Welfare, Juvenile JusticeCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris called on officials Thursday in every county across the state to help safeguard child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
Kamala Harris Seeks Review After Recent Shootings By PoliceCalifornia's attorney general is stepping into the national debate over the recent slayings of unarmed civilians by police, calling for a review by her agency and promising to lead a public dialogue.