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.
$1M Federal Grant Will Fund Investigations Of Meth Manufacturing, DistributionThe California Department of Justice will use a nearly $1 million federal grant to try to slow the flow of methamphetamine into the U.S through Southern California.
Previously Convicted Pimp Sentenced For Forcing SoCal Woman Into ProstitutionA man previously convicted of acting as a pimp was sentenced Friday for forcing a local woman into prostitution.
350 Guns Seized, 2 Men Held For Alleged GunrunningState agents have seized some 350 guns and arrested two California men on suspicion of illegal firearms trafficking.
FBI Opens Investigation Into Possible Violation Of Kelly Thomas' Civil RightsAfter two Fullerton police officers were acquitted of killing a homeless man, the FBI says it will look at the evidence for possible further investigation.
DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County JailsFederal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.
DOJ Accuses 2 LA Sheriff's Stations Of DiscriminationThe U.S. Justice Department said Friday it found that Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies at two stations in the Antelope Valley have engaged in a pattern or practice of unconstitutional stops, searches, seizures and excessive force targeting African-Americans and Latinos.
Nurse Sentenced To 10 Years On Child Porn ChargeA Riverside County nurse who pleaded guilty after being caught by federal investigators in a child pornography sting was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Monday.
Calif. Senate OKs Spending $24M For Gun SeizuresState lawmakers have sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that would provide more money for a state program that confiscates guns from felons, those deemed mentally unstable and others who are prohibited from owning them.
Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas PricesSens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.
Opinion: Voter ID: A Good IdeaIt has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?
Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American DreamYesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.
8 Indicted In Inland Empire Teenage Sex Trafficking RingSeveral Los Angeles-area gang members are among eight people indicted on sex trafficking charges for allegedly prostituting teen girls, the Department of Justice announced Thursday.