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Q13 FOX Seattle
First but not last? Lawsuit filed against Seattle’s tax on high income earnersSEATTLE — Attorneys have filed the first of many possible lawsuits against Seat
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE — Attorneys have filed the first of many possible lawsuits against Seattle’s plan to tax high income earners, the city attorney’s office confirmed Friday. Attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of investment manager Michael Kunath on July 14,... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Model Gigi Hadid’s father Mohamed to be sentenced for building illegal Bel-Air mega-mansionwe’ll make our case for strong and appropriate sanctions.” According to a prop
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
we’ll make our case for strong and appropriate sanctions.” According to a proposed sentencing memorandum prepared by the City Attorney’s Office, city prosecutors are asking that Hadid be placed on three years probation and ordered to perform 200... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Man on 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Guns and lies: A day in court with domestic abusersbelieve anyone’s following up on this, and that was the case for many, many yea
KING5 Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
believe anyone’s following up on this, and that was the case for many, many years,” said Chris Anderson of the Seattle City Attorney’s Office. Anderson, who heads the Domestic Violence Unit, was seated in the courtroom when Thomas... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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ajc.com
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
ajc.com / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
Dayton Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Man on 5 'generic' Viagra pills arrested for DUI crashJail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 4 days ago
Jail and released Tuesday morning, records show. He has pleaded not guilty to a DUI charge filed Monday by the Seattle City Attorney’s office. His next court hearing is Aug. 21, and records show the man was ordered to be on home monitoring... Read more
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Crosscut
Judge not ready to sign off on Seattle police reformthe Seattle Police Department. The Seattle City Council, the Community Police C
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
the Seattle Police Department. The Seattle City Council, the Community Police Commission, the Mayor’s Office and the City Attorney’s Office have plodded forward for years on the reforms to give civilians a larger role in watchdogging the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento pays $9.75 million to parents of baby killed in crash involving police officerwas agreed after a three-year court battle between the family and the city of S
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
was agreed after a three-year court battle between the family and the city of Sacramento. A call from the Sacramento City Attorney’s Office was not returned Tuesday morning. Sgt. Matthew McPhail said while he does not know the specifics of... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
DPD sting leads to consumption citations for Denver Church of Cannabis leaders over 4/20 ceremonynear Denver’s Washington Park, say the citations weren’t delivered until severa
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
near Denver’s Washington Park, say the citations weren’t delivered until several days after April 20, something the Denver City Attorney’s Office confirmed. None of the other people at the ceremony were cited. Berke says the church, which is run... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Brown takes role as city attorneylawyer for cities,’” Brown explained. “Seeing my father serve and getting to in
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 5 days ago
lawyer for cities,’” Brown explained. “Seeing my father serve and getting to interact with staff members he knew and the city attorney’s office in Irving it was just an interest of mine.” Brown's law firm, Brown and Hofmeister, will provide... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
LA woman who sparked Amber Alert with fake carjacking report gets 60 days in jailin jail, although it’s unclear exactly how much time she will actually spend be
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 8 days ago
in jail, although it’s unclear exactly how much time she will actually spend behind bars. According to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Gatson must also pay a $220 fine, with a restitution hearing expected to be held later. On July 6,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Schefter: ‘Growing sense' Elliott will face short suspension in domestic violence caseJuly 17-22 of last year. Elliott was cleared of any criminal charges in the ca
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 8 days ago
July 17-22 of last year. Elliott was cleared of any criminal charges in the case in September, when the Columbus, Ohio city attorney’s office cited conflicting witness reports of the alleged assaults. "After reviewing the totality of the... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Residents Growing Weary After Another Fire At Apartment Complexare skeptical. “They either need to close these apartments down or we probably
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
are skeptical. “They either need to close these apartments down or we probably need to be relocated,” said Misty. The city attorney’s office says they are continuing to inspect the property and are working with the owner. CBS 11 tried to reach... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Elliott Facing Possible Suspension to Start Seasonthey were sitting in her car. Elliott’s agent responded by saying “I can assur
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
they were sitting in her car. Elliott’s agent responded by saying “I can assure you the allegations are not true.” The City Attorney’s Office in Columbus, Ohio said they would not press charges after witnesses stated they didn’t see an assault... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Schefter: ‘Growing sense' Elliott will face short suspension in domestic violence caseJuly 17-22 of last year. Elliott was cleared of any criminal charges in the ca
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 8 days ago
July 17-22 of last year. Elliott was cleared of any criminal charges in the case in September, when the Columbus, Ohio city attorney’s office cited conflicting witness reports of the alleged assaults. "After reviewing the totality of the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
“Pimps are stopping traffic!” South side Milwaukee alderman says ’24/7′ prostitution is out of controlprivate security firm to record prostitution activity, then send letters to the
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 9 days ago
private security firm to record prostitution activity, then send letters to the registered owners of the cars involved. The city attorney’s office recently gave him a cautionary green light to start that program, though it’s not yet clear who is... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
City of Topeka settles padlock civil suit as homeowners agree to pay fine, clean upwas padlocked in June, as the owners have since paid a $10,000 fine, cleaned up
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
was padlocked in June, as the owners have since paid a $10,000 fine, cleaned up the property and sold it. According to the city attorney’s office, the civil case filed in Shawnee County District Court had sought to “abate a nuisance” at the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
City settles padlock civil suit as homeowners agree to pay fine, clean upwas padlocked in June, as the owners have since paid a $10,000 fine, cleaned up
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
was padlocked in June, as the owners have since paid a $10,000 fine, cleaned up the property and sold it. According to the city attorney’s office, the civil case filed in Shawnee County District Court had sought to “abate a nuisance” at the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Outsider and ‘abolitionist,’ Nikkita Oliver vies to head the system — and transform itwasn’t buying it. At an October conference of the regional NAACP, Kelly Harris
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
wasn’t buying it. At an October conference of the regional NAACP, Kelly Harris, criminal-division chief for the Seattle City Attorney’s Office, was encouraging young people to become lawyers and prosecutors. “You need to be there to be that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland sex scandal: Judge says city must respond to report within two months or face sanctionsthe case, the lawyers wrote. Henderson hired Swanson and Barron to conduct the
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
the case, the lawyers wrote. Henderson hired Swanson and Barron to conduct the investigation. Kim Bliss of the Oakland City Attorney’s Office told Henderson on Monday that the city is committed to investigating the identified failures. Police... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Judge criticizes Oakland leaders in police sex scandaldozens of reforms related to police use of force, discipline, training and inte
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
dozens of reforms related to police use of force, discipline, training and internal affairs. As of Monday, the Oakland city attorney’s office alone had spent more than $14 million related to the federal civil rights case. That figure doesn’t... Read more
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Crosscut
Seattle passes income tax. Next: lawsuits?people. Next steps for the city depend on when and where any lawsuit is filed.
Crosscut / Posted 12 days ago
people. Next steps for the city depend on when and where any lawsuit is filed. Assuming one is filed, it will be up to the City Attorney’s Office to explain why they think the ordinance should be allowed. City Attorney Pete Holmes said he was... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland leaders to face federal judge over police scandalsand commanders including then-police Chief Sean Whent failed to notify the Alam
The Mercury News / Posted 12 days ago
and commanders including then-police Chief Sean Whent failed to notify the Alameda County District Attorney and Oakland City Attorney’s Office about the allegations. The alleged misconduct first surfaced in a September 2015 suicide note by... Read more
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The Mercury News
Driver in June officer-involved shooting interviewed, releasedto open fire is still under review by the Internal Affairs division in tandem w
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
to open fire is still under review by the Internal Affairs division in tandem with the District Attorney’s Office and City Attorney’s Office, which is protocol in officer-involved shootings. The involved officer, who has been on the force for... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Exoneree's lawsuit against city of Charlotte likely headed to trialof the other party's settlement demand and the impact to the organization of se
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 16 days ago
of the other party's settlement demand and the impact to the organization of settling or trying the case," the city attorney’s office said in a statement. Bridge's attorneys say they aren't worried about the city's strategy and are... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Amazon is still inflating discounts despite new name, Consumer Watchdog saysOverstock was fined $6.8 million by a California judge in 2014 for misstating i
Los Angeles Times / Posted 16 days ago
Overstock was fined $6.8 million by a California judge in 2014 for misstating its discounts. In December, the Los Angeles city attorney’s office sued JC Penney, Sears, Kohl’s and Macy’s, accusing them of falsely advertising their sale prices. In... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
City Code Enforcement Cracking Down on Hundreds of Abandoned Homesthis has the right or authorization to be there from the property owner,” McPha
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 16 days ago
this has the right or authorization to be there from the property owner,” McPhail said. But the City, with the help of the City Attorney’s office, is cracking down. “We try to be aggressive, particularly me and my personal staff,” said City... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Judge tosses speeding ticket in school zone over wordy city signzones from December 2012 to May 2014. The city won that case in superior court
The Seattle Times / Posted 18 days ago
zones from December 2012 to May 2014. The city won that case in superior court and an appeal is pending. However, the city attorney’s office called the Canfield case a routine matter. The ruling “concludes the case and dismisses Mr. Canfield’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Deal would pay SF theft victim handed to immigration agentsseeking to punish cities that shield immigrants from deportation. City leaders
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
seeking to punish cities that shield immigrants from deportation. City leaders stand by the policies — including the city attorney’s office, which negotiated the settlement that awaits approval from the Board of Supervisors. “San Francisco... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Sanctuary City’ San Francisco Pays Illegal Alien $190k for Reporting Him to ICEof his status in violation of the city’s sanctuary policy, according to Fox New
Breitbart / Posted 21 days ago
of his status in violation of the city’s sanctuary policy, according to Fox News. The settlement was reached with the city attorney’s office, but the agreement has yet to be approved by the Board of Supervisors. The settlement agreement —... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Temporary Injunction Issued on Mini-Dorm OrdinancesDiMaggio said. "Luckily for us, it's us this time. Maybe that gives us a reason
NBC San Diego / Posted 21 days ago
DiMaggio said. "Luckily for us, it's us this time. Maybe that gives us a reason to work together and find a solution." The City Attorney’s office told NBC 7 Investigates they "are reviewing the ordinances in light of the court's preliminary ruling.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
San Francisco Awards $190,000 To Illegal Immigrant Over "Sanctuary City Violation"in violation of The City’s sanctuary ordinance is set to be awarded $190,000 in
Zero Hedge / Posted 22 days ago
in violation of The City’s sanctuary ordinance is set to be awarded $190,000 in a settlement agreement reached with the City Attorney’s Office, which his lawyer hopes will push police to obey such laws. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33, sued The City... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Deal would pay nearly $200K to SF theft victim wrongly handed to immigration agentsseeking to punish cities that shield immigrants from deportation. City leaders
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
seeking to punish cities that shield immigrants from deportation. City leaders stand by the policies — including the city attorney’s office, which negotiated the settlement that awaits approval from the Board of Supervisors. “San Francisco... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
San Francisco to pay $190K to undocumented immigrant over sanctuary lawto be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 22 days ago
to be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33, reached the settlement agreement with the city attorney’s office, said Saira Hussain, a staff attorney at the Asian Law Caucus who represented Zarceno. The agreement... Read more
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La Prensa San Diego
City Wants to Turn Motel Into Temp Housing for Low-Level Offendersto misdemeanors in an attempt to reduce prison overcrowding. SMART is a collab
La Prensa San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
to misdemeanors in an attempt to reduce prison overcrowding. SMART is a collaborative effort between the San Diego City Attorney’s Office, the Mayor’s Office, the San Diego Police Department, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno awarded $190,000 in San Francisco sanctuary policyto be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
to be awarded $190,000, his attorney said Thursday. Pedro Figueroa-Zarceno, 33, reached the settlement agreement with the city attorney’s office, said Saira Hussain, a staff attorney at the Asian Law Caucus who represented Zarceno. The agreement... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
SF pays to settle Fire Department harassment caseoutlining the terms of the settlement revealed little about the alleged harassm
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
outlining the terms of the settlement revealed little about the alleged harassment. A spokesman for the city attorney’s office said he could not comment on personnel matters. Lombardi resigned in October. Kennedy’s attorney... Read more
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The Mercury News
Ghost Ship lawsuit: Oakland fire employee saw exposed wiring at Ghost Ship two months before deadly fireas they monitored the master tenant’s children. A city spokeswoman, Karen Boyd
The Mercury News / Posted 24 days ago
as they monitored the master tenant’s children. A city spokeswoman, Karen Boyd, referred a query about the lawsuit to the city attorney’s office, who did not immediately respond. The city is being defended in the suit by Sheppard Mullin, an... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brockhouse seeks more transparency at City Hallrequests records, the person who maintains those documents is asked to provide
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 25 days ago
requests records, the person who maintains those documents is asked to provide them to an official. They’re vetted by the city attorney’s office to ensure that no confidential information is being released, and then turned over to the... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Undercover Informant Helps Expose Hollywood's Pay-to-Play Audition Scamwhich included a November 2015 meeting with Feuer’s consumer affairs deputy Mar
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
which included a November 2015 meeting with Feuer’s consumer affairs deputy Mark Lambert, appears to have prompted the city attorney’s office to subsequently act; it hadn’t prosecuted against the problem under Krekorian since it was passed in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
California ex-convicts get ‘second chances,’ thanks to Prop. 47 passageof Health Services Office of Diversion and Reentry on top of another $6 million
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
of Health Services Office of Diversion and Reentry on top of another $6 million recommended amount for Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. Speaking at length on the latest developments on Prop. 47, former San Francisco assistant district... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Our teens are murdered at a staggering rate. Why can’t we keep them safe?criminal activity, including gang activity, illegal narcotics possession, and i
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
criminal activity, including gang activity, illegal narcotics possession, and illegal weapons,” according to a letter the city attorney’s office sent the family. The city took the unusual step of attaching a large, neon yellow sign to Mary Diaz’s... Read more

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