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Nintendo Switch to hit the market on March 3, San Francisco District Attorney brings lawsuit against Lily, Moon Express is going to the Moon and Microsoft buys AI startup Maluuba. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
The proposed home of a convicted child predator was destroyed Thursday in what investigators described as a suspicious fire, just days after the Fresno County district attorney’s office had announced a hearing regarding his placement on the rural property. Firefighters responded just after 11 a.m....
On January 8, 2017 forensic archaeologist Christos Tsirogiannis alerted Assistant District Attorney Matthew Bogdanos in Manhattan and ARCA that he had identified another looted antiquity, apparently being laundered via the US art market. Show More Summary
The Steelers will have outside linebackers coach Joey Porter with them in Kansas City this weekend. The team placed Porter on leave following his arrest last Sunday, but the Pittsburgh District Attorney tossed out the most serious charges against Porter this week. He’s now being charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, both of which are summary…
We’re still in shock after hearing that Lily Robotics is shutting down, but apparently this isn’t all. The crash of the Lily Drone is even worse than we imagined. They are also facing a lawsuit by San Francisco district attorney’s office for false advertising and unfair business practices. Show More Summary
After raking in tens of millions in preorders and venture capital, the drone maker Lily — if it can really be called that — is shutting down. But its problems won’t end there: San Francisco’s District Attorney filed a lawsuit today alleging false advertising and unfair business practices by the company. Read More
A La Puente woman was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years to life in state prison for murder in the stabbing of an elderly man whose body was found in his burning West Covina home, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’sShow More Summary
Joey Porter received a bit of good news on Thursday. Charges against him following his arrest on Sunday night have been reduced by Pittsburgh’s district attorney. According to Ed Bouchette, the Steelers beat writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Porter is charged with public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. Show More Summary
The Allegheny County District Attorney's office announced Thursday it will not be pursuing aggravated assault or resisting arrest charges against Pittsburgh Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter. In a statement provided to TribLive.com,...Show More Summary
The Pittsburgh District Attorney has reduced charges against Steelers linebackers coach Joey Porter. Per Ed Bouchette of the Pittsbugh Post-Gazette, Porter is now charged with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness, both summary charges. Show More Summary
Former Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday formally announced a new effort aimed at challenging the partisan gerrymandering that's left Democrats struggling to win local and state offices. The new … Click to Continue »
Cancer treatments often left Ken Thompson a confused, babbling mess as he continued running the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office during the final months of his life, court papers reveal. Thompson was diagnosed in April with colorectal cancer that “by early summer, had metastasized to his brain,” his mom, Clara Thompson wrote in a Brooklyn Surrogate’s...
The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office wants the U.S. State Department to waive immunity for a Sudanese diplomat so he can be prosecuted for sexually abusing a woman in the subway, sources told The Post. Prosecutors have written a formal letter to the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs, asking that a petition be sent to the...
The San Diego County district attorney said Officer Richard Gonsalves was justified in shooting Alfred Olango, whose family said he was having a mental breakdown.
In late December, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced the arrest of a Macau resident and unsealed an indictment against him and two others for hacking U.S. law firms for information related to pending U.S. mergers and acquisitions transactions and insider trading on that information. [...]
An El Cajon police officer fatally shot 38-year-old Alfred Olango in September -- a district attorney is now calling the shooting justified
The El Cajon, Calif. police officer who gunned down an unarmed black man who was apparently having a mental break down, will not face criminal charges, the District Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports “The law recognizes police officers are often forced to make split-second decisions in circumstances that are tense, […]
A federal judge has ruled that key parts of a lawsuit against Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, filed by five of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, can move forward. U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis that claims including malicious prosecution, defamation, and invasion of privacy Mosby and Assistant Sheriff […]
San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis says the shooting was justified. [ more › ]