People charged with human trafficking in 2013: 25 People charged with human trafficking in 2014: 81 Percent increase: 224% Arrested in first half of 2015: 40 Source: Times analysis of data from the L.A. County district attorney's of...
After reviewing the details, the Queens District Attorney announced that the woman who abandoned her newborn boy in a church's nativity scene will not face charges. Queens DA Richard Brown said, "The mother followed the spirit of New York's 'Safe Haven' law." [ more › ]
District attorney says mother who placed newborn in Christmas manger at Queens church followed the spirit of New York's Safe Haven Law
Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton recently had his car stolen during an ongoing Oakland Hills, California, crime spree. Jodi Hernandez of NBC Bay Area reported Monday that Alameda County district attorney Nancy O'Malley confirmed that Walton's Mercedes Benz is among the possessions that were stolen by two suspects. Show More Summary
A man was convicted Nov. 19 in the shooting deaths of four people outside a Northridge boarding home in 2012, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The jury deliberated for less than two hours before finding...Show More Summary
A woman was convicted Nov. 18 of second-degree murder in the fatal beating of a toddler whom she babysat in 2012, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Niesiia Johnson, a 22-year-old black woman, babysat Atreyu Amaad Martinez, 2, for several weekends over three months. Show More Summary
Great news out of Louisiana—on Saturday, voters elected former appellate judge James Stewart in the run-off election for Caddo Parish district attorney. Stewart, a Democrat, beat Republican Dhu Thompson, to become the Parish's first black DA. Show More Summary
Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim-American teenager from Irving, Texas, who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school, is demanding damages from the city and school district. Attorneys representing Ahmed are demanding $15 million from the Irving Independent School District and the City of Irving, as well as an apology from the city. Show More Summary
Attorneys representing 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, the boy who was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to his Dallas-area school, have sent letters to the school district and the city in which it's located, indicating that Ahmed was publicly mistreated and demanding $15 million in damages, the Associated Press reports.
Ahmed Mohamed Demands $15 Million From Texas School District An attorney for the family of Muslim teen clockmaker Ahmed Mohamed is demanding $15 million from Texas school district, along with an apology for how Mohamed was treated when he brought
It has been revealed in a document prepared by the New York District Attorney’s Office that Google has the ability to bypass device passcode of devices running older versions of Android if it’s forced to do so by a court order. Given...Show More Summary
Android devices running older versions of the software can be remotely accessed by Google if a court demands access to it, according to a document prepared by the New York District Attorney’s Office. In other words, Google could technically reset user-generated passwords on many Android devices if it needed to. Show More Summary
According to a document prepared by the New York District Attorney’s Office, older versions of Android can easily be remotely reset by Google if compelled by a court order, allowing investigators to easily view the contents of a device. Show More Summary
He says he’s a zealous defender of taxpayer money, but some parents of special-ed students bristle at his success.
A Harlem church overflowed with sinners Saturday as hundreds of petty criminals lined up for the chance to scrub their records clean. The one-day event was launched by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office to give New Yorkers the opportunity to resolve warrants stemming from low-level crimes such as public urination, public drinking and pot possession....
A San Gabriel man was convicted on Oct. 22 in the fatal shooting a man in his Alhambra garage in 2013, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. The jury deliberated for a day before finding Xia Lin, a 28-year-old Asian man, guilty of first-degree murder for killing Qui Jin Fang, 43. Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh District Attorney has decided not to charge Oakland Raider Aravious "Ray-Ray" Armstrong for barking and yelling at a police dog on Nov. 8
WASHINGTON -- The Denver district attorney charged an Uber driver on Wednesday with two counts of sexual assault, accusing him of violating an unconscious 24-year-old woman and following her and a friend to their hotel room. The driver...Show More Summary
I lost my younger brother to suicide 23 years ago. At 40 years old, he was an Assistant District Attorney in Brooklyn, and suffering from a severe mid-life depression. He had a degree in Criminal Justice in addition to a law degree, was fit - he ran the NYC Marathon in 3:37 - and lived on the Upper East Side. Show More Summary
News broke yesterday that DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James had reduced nine felony charges he had brought against Bob Lundsten, former Chief of Staff to DeKalb Commissioner Elaine Boyer. Lundsten had been facing more than 10 years in jail when DA James indicted him in March of this year. But after James’ misuse of …