City Attorney’s Office

Latest stories

5h
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Arlington jailers fired after inmate's death are reinstatedof the Arlington Municipal Patrolman’s Association. The men had arbitration he
Arlington jailers fired after inmate's death are reinstated
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 hours ago
of the Arlington Municipal Patrolman’s Association. The men had arbitration hearings last month. Police officials and the city attorney’s office did not immediately return requests for comment on Thursday, so it could not be learned when Fisher... Read more
21h
Los Angeles Times
L.A., U.S. Bank reach $13.5-million settlement on foreclosed homes in disrepairbank employee will work with city agencies to resolve code violations of forecl
L.A., U.S. Bank reach $13.5-million settlement on foreclosed homes in disrepair
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 hours ago
bank employee will work with city agencies to resolve code violations of foreclosed properties across Los Angeles, the city attorney’s office said. "Banks must be accountable for the condition of the properties they hold," City Atty Mike Feuer... Read more
1d
Crosscut
To increase diversity, should police hire less veterans?“thank so much (sic) for taking the initiative on this.” “Please let us know h
To increase diversity, should police hire less veterans?
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
“thank so much (sic) for taking the initiative on this.” “Please let us know how we can help,” wrote Jean Boler from the City Attorney’s Office. “This rule change seemed like a good way to not only address some diversity issues, but get... Read more
1d
NorthWest Cable News
Spokane Area NOW drops ethics compliant against Condona local nonprofit agency human resources executive, the City’s human resources
Spokane Area NOW drops ethics compliant against Condon
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
a local nonprofit agency human resources executive, the City’s human resources director, and an attorney from the City Attorney’s Office. City leaders said the task force will be formed in the next 30 days. Subcommittees will also be... Read more
4 related stories
1d
New York Post
California government cuts off Wells Fargowith the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of
California government cuts off Wells Fargo
New York Post / Posted yesterday
with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and the Los Angeles City attorney’s office. The Justice Department and Labor Department have also opened their own investigations into related... Read more
27 related stories
1d
KREM.com Spokane
Spokane Area NOW drops ethics compliant against Condona local nonprofit agency human resources executive, the City’s human resources
Spokane Area NOW drops ethics compliant against Condon
KREM.com Spokane / Posted yesterday
a local nonprofit agency human resources executive, the City’s human resources director, and an attorney from the City Attorney’s Office. City leaders said the task force will be formed in the next 30 days. Subcommittees will also be... Read more
4 related stories
1d
KXLY-TV Spokane
Condon reaches settlement in ethics complainta local not-for-profit agency human resources executive, the City’s human resou
Condon reaches settlement in ethics complaint
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted yesterday
a local not-for-profit agency human resources executive, the City’s human resources director, and an attorney from the City Attorney’s Office. The task force, which will be formed within the next 30 days, will focus on city policies and... Read more
4 related stories
1d
Los Angeles Times
Scandal-racked Wells Fargo is docking its CEO $41 million. That's not nearly enoughin 2013, the activity resulted in penalties and fines of $185 million imposed b
Scandal-racked Wells Fargo is docking its CEO $41 million. That's not nearly enough
Los Angeles Times / Posted yesterday
in 2013, the activity resulted in penalties and fines of $185 million imposed by federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office earlier this month. It also blew Wells Fargo’s reputation for integrity into smithereens, which may be... Read more
418 related stories
2d
WBTV Charlotte
Charlotte police shootingKeith Scott at time of shootingCity Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith
Charlotte police shooting
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
Keith Scott at time of shootingCity Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith Scott at time of shooting The Charlotte City Attorney’s office says police officers were not attempting to arrest Keith Scott when they approached his car. A... Read more
5465 related stories
2d
The Mercury News
Pasadena isn’t so sure about that Netflix tax nowCity Manager Steve Mermell said Tuesday the idea is still being investigated by
Pasadena isn’t so sure about that Netflix tax now
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
City Manager Steve Mermell said Tuesday the idea is still being investigated by the city attorney’s office. “It’s something that we should have reviewed internally before that got put out there,” Mermell said. “There is a number of questions that we... Read more
2d
Orlando Sentinel
2 protesters charged with storming 'Dancing With the Stars' stage after Ryan Lochte performancewith the Sept. 12 performance and leaving a spectator area and entering upon a
2 protesters charged with storming 'Dancing With the Stars' stage after Ryan Lochte performance
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
with the Sept. 12 performance and leaving a spectator area and entering upon a stage, according to the Los Angeles city attorney’s office. If convicted, the men face up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Soroudi and Sotoodeh are... Read more
19 related stories
2d
Los Angeles Times
Republicans brand another villain in Wells Fargo scandal: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureauthe Currency, testified at last week’s Senate hearing. Also testifying was Jim
Republicans brand another villain in Wells Fargo scandal: the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
the Currency, testified at last week’s Senate hearing. Also testifying was Jim Clark, the chief deputy for the Los Angeles city attorney’s office, which filed a civil suit last year against Wells Fargo seeking refunds for consumers and an end to... Read more
4 related stories
2d
Chicago Tribune
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf offers a clinic in how to weasel out of real accountabilitySept. 8, it announced an agreement to pay $185 million in fines and penalties t
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf offers a clinic in how to weasel out of real accountability
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Sept. 8, it announced an agreement to pay $185 million in fines and penalties to two federal regulators and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office. You should resign. You should give back the money that you took while this scam was going on, and... Read more
4 related stories
2d
Houston Chronicle
Ryan Lochte ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Protesters Charged, Could Face Prison Timeinterrupting a performance. They could each face a maximum penalty of six month
Ryan Lochte ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Protesters Charged, Could Face Prison Time
Houston Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
interrupting a performance. They could each face a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office told TheWrap. Their arraignment is set for October 4. During the season premiere of “Dancing With... Read more
19 related stories
2d
KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Men Who Stormed ‘DWTS’ Stage to Protest Ryan Lochte Are ChargedU.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s premier on “Dancing With the Stars” are faci
Men Who Stormed ‘DWTS’ Stage to Protest Ryan Lochte Are Charged
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s premier on “Dancing With the Stars” are facing criminal charges. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office on Monday filed charges against Sam Sotoodeh, 59, and Barzeen Soroudi, 25, a spokesman for the office... Read more
19 related stories
3d
The Hollywood Reporter
Casting Workshop Compares Pay-To-Play Probe to Salem Witch HuntKey, sent out its own e-mail blast on behalf of casting director Ricki Maslar,
Casting Workshop Compares Pay-To-Play Probe to Salem Witch Hunt
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
Key, sent out its own e-mail blast on behalf of casting director Ricki Maslar, noting that she had been questioned by a City Attorney’s office investigator and entreating clients to write character reference letters on her behalf. (Feuer’s... Read more
3d
The Columbus Dispatch
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien, Democratic challenger Zach Klein clash over experiencewhile I was still in law school than he has to the present time in his career,”
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien, Democratic challenger Zach Klein clash over experience
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
while I was still in law school than he has to the present time in his career,” said O’Brien, who has worked in either the city attorney’s office or prosecutor’s office since he was a first-year law student. “And yet he wants to present to the... Read more
3d
Los Angeles Times
Wells Fargo hit with multiple lawsuits over bogus accounts, aggressve sales quotasaccounts without customers’ knowledge. On Sept. 8, it agreed to pay $185 millio
Wells Fargo hit with multiple lawsuits over bogus accounts, aggressve sales quotas
Los Angeles Times / Posted 3 days ago
accounts without customers’ knowledge. On Sept. 8, it agreed to pay $185 million to federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office over the practices. Delshad had filed a previous class-action suit last week in Los Angeles Superior... Read more
418 related stories
5d
The Morning Call
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEOover the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to f
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEO
The Morning Call / Posted 5 days ago
over the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office over the creation of as many as 2 million fake accounts, a practice regulators say was encouraged by a... Read more
388 related stories
5d
Breitbart
Wells Fargo CEO Evades Critical Questions During Congressional Grillingin uncovering the massive fraud. It was this reporting, according to comments m
Wells Fargo CEO Evades Critical Questions During Congressional Grilling
Breitbart / Posted 5 days ago
in uncovering the massive fraud. It was this reporting, according to comments made in the hearing, that led the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office to investigate the company’s sales practices. Shelby noted that thousands of hours of investigation... Read more
3 related stories
5d
Chicago Tribune
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEOover the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to f
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEO
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
over the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office over the creation of as many as 2 million fake accounts, a practice regulators say was encouraged by a... Read more
388 related stories
5d
Sun-Sentinel
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEOover the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to f
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEO
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
over the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office over the creation of as many as 2 million fake accounts, a practice regulators say was encouraged by a... Read more
388 related stories
6d
Los Angeles Times
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEOover the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to f
Wells Fargo could take back more than $50 million from embattled CEO
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
over the still-unfolding scandal. The bank has agreed to pay $185 million to federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office over the creation of as many as 2 million fake accounts, a practice regulators say was encouraged by a... Read more
388 related stories
6d
Santa Monica Mirror
City Attorney Marsha Moutrie Announces End-of-Year Retirementteam has earned its state- wide reputation of outstanding legal work.” Some of
City Attorney Marsha Moutrie Announces End-of-Year Retirement
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
team has earned its state- wide reputation of outstanding legal work.” Some of the most notable accomplishments of the City Attorney’s Office since 1994 include: Litigated against major oil companies who polluted City wells with MTBE;... Read more
7d
KPBS San Diego
Cory Briggs’ Conduct ‘Unethical And Possibly Criminal,’ Appellate Court Saysdecision to create a special district to levy a tax to finance the expansion of
Cory Briggs’ Conduct ‘Unethical And Possibly Criminal,’ Appellate Court Says
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
decision to create a special district to levy a tax to finance the expansion of the San Diego Convention Center. The City Attorney’s Office, in what’s known as a validation action, then asked a judge to find that the city had complied with... Read more
7d
WBTV Charlotte
Salisbury shooting victim now charged with drug possessionKeith Scott at time of shootingCity Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith
Salisbury shooting victim now charged with drug possession
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Keith Scott at time of shootingCity Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith Scott at time of shooting The Charlotte City Attorney’s office says police officers were not attempting to arrest Keith Scott when they approached his car. A... Read more
2 related stories
7d
WBTV Charlotte
Three injured in accident involving school busKeith Scott at time of shootingCity Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith
Three injured in accident involving school bus
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
Keith Scott at time of shootingCity Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith Scott at time of shooting The Charlotte City Attorney’s office says police officers were not attempting to arrest Keith Scott when they approached his car. A... Read more
5 related stories
7d
WBTV Charlotte
City Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith Scott at time of shootingThe Charlotte City Attorney’s office says police officers were not attempting t
City Attorney: Police not trying to arrest Keith Scott at time of shooting
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 7 days ago
The Charlotte City Attorney’s office says police officers were not attempting to arrest Keith Scott when they approached his car. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department officer ultimately shot and killed Scott. They say he exited his vehicle with... Read more
8d
San Antonio Express-News
Ezekiel Elliott's father not pleased ESPN took his 'words out of context'with a former girlfriend in Ohio this summer. She claimed Elliott assaulted her
Ezekiel Elliott's father not pleased ESPN took his 'words out of context'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 8 days ago
with a former girlfriend in Ohio this summer. She claimed Elliott assaulted her outside of a Columbus nightclub, but the city attorney’s office declined to pursue charges. Documents released from the investigation then revealed possible drug use... Read more
9d
The Signal
Election preview: 25th Congressional Districtstart now.” Caforio, who lives in Santa Clarita with his wife Lisa, serves as
Election preview: 25th Congressional District
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
start now.” Caforio, who lives in Santa Clarita with his wife Lisa, serves as a deputy city attorney in the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. “I will not be beholden to special interest and extreme ideology,” he told The Signal this... Read more
9d
Los Angeles Times
Senator calls for Wells Fargo CEO to resign over sales scandalhours, after the San Francisco-based bank reached a $185-million settlement wit
Senator calls for Wells Fargo CEO to resign over sales scandal
Los Angeles Times / Posted 9 days ago
hours, after the San Francisco-based bank reached a $185-million settlement with federal regulators and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office on Sept. 8. Wells Fargo was accused of creating approximately 2 million fake accounts, including... Read more
388 related stories
10d
NBC Bay Area
Millennium Tower Partners Served With Subpoenadefects and improper design that have caused the building to sink into landfill
Millennium Tower Partners Served With Subpoena
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 days ago
defects and improper design that have caused the building to sink into landfill and lean to the side. In 2010, the city attorney’s office helped broker a confidentiality deal with Millennium and the Transbay project related to the sinking... Read more
6 related stories
10d
Finance and Commerce
Wells Fargo CEO apologizes for betraying customers’ trustFinancial Protection Bureau, the Treasury Department’s Office of the Controller
Wells Fargo CEO apologizes for betraying customers’ trust
Finance and Commerce / Posted 10 days ago
Financial Protection Bureau, the Treasury Department’s Office of the Controller of the Currency and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. Senators are examining their role in the debacle and why the sales practices went on for years before... Read more
388 related stories
10d
New York Post
Senate panel slams Wells Fargo CEO over bank account scamFinancial Protection Bureau, the Treasury Department’s Office of the Controller
Senate panel slams Wells Fargo CEO over bank account scam
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
Financial Protection Bureau, the Treasury Department’s Office of the Controller of the Currency and the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. Senators are examining their role in the debacle and why the sales practices went on for years before... Read more
388 related stories
10d
Fortune
Wells Fargo's Board Members Tasked With Stopping Phony Accounts Rarely Metthe problems with the bank’s cross-selling strategy, as well as the launch of i
Wells Fargo's Board Members Tasked With Stopping Phony Accounts Rarely Met
Fortune / Posted 10 days ago
the problems with the bank’s cross-selling strategy, as well as the launch of investigations by both the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—officials at the highest levels of the company, who were... Read more
313 related stories
10d
Market Watch
Senators to put Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf on the spotConsumer Financial Protection Bureau, along with Comptroller of the Currency To
Senators to put Wells Fargo CEO Stumpf on the spot
Market Watch / Posted 10 days ago
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, along with Comptroller of the Currency Tom Curry and James Clark of the Los Angeles city attorney’s office, which first identified the fraud in the bank’s home state, will make the case that Wells Fargo used a... Read more
313 related stories
11d
Darien News-Review
Pereira v. Ganim hearing continuedor Democrat — Hennessey switched parties before resigning — as well as the proc
Pereira v. Ganim hearing continued
Darien News-Review / Posted 11 days ago
or Democrat — Hennessey switched parties before resigning — as well as the process for naming a new board member. The city attorney’s office maintains that beyond 30 days, the mayor gets to name a replacement and he named Segarra-Negron, a... Read more
2 related stories
11d
The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Pereira v. Ganim hearing continuedor Democrat — Hennessey switched parties before resigning — as well as the proc
Pereira v. Ganim hearing continued
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 11 days ago
or Democrat — Hennessey switched parties before resigning — as well as the process for naming a new board member. The city attorney’s office maintains that beyond 30 days, the mayor gets to name a replacement and he named Segarra-Negron, a... Read more
2 related stories
11d
Connecticut Post
Pereira v. Ganim hearing continuedor Democrat — Hennessey switched parties before resigning — as well as the proc
Pereira v. Ganim hearing continued
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
or Democrat — Hennessey switched parties before resigning — as well as the process for naming a new board member. The city attorney’s office maintains that beyond 30 days, the mayor gets to name a replacement and he named Segarra-Negron, a... Read more
2 related stories
13d
Orange County Register
Rams' T.J. McDonald charged with driving under influence of drugscount of driving under the influence of drugs, a decision tied to McDonald’s Ma
Rams' T.J. McDonald charged with driving under influence of drugs
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
count of driving under the influence of drugs, a decision tied to McDonald’s May arrest in Woodland Hills. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office announced its decision to file charges Friday afternoon. McDonald has an Oct. 7 arraignment in Van... Read more
2 related stories
13d
Los Angeles Times
Rams safety T.J. McDonald is charged with misdemeanor count of driving under influence of drugsHills, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influen
Rams safety T.J. McDonald is charged with misdemeanor count of driving under influence of drugs
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
Hills, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of driving under the influence of drugs, a spokesman for the Los Angeles city attorney’s office said Friday. McDonald was arrested May 10 on suspicion of driving under the influence of substance... Read more
2 related stories
15d
Connecticut Post
Senior cop’s discipline weighedBRIDGEPORT - Police Chief Armando Perez said he would be meeting Thursday after
Senior cop’s discipline weighed
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
BRIDGEPORT - Police Chief Armando Perez said he would be meeting Thursday afternoon with the City Attorney’s Office to decide what discipline if any will be imposed on Lt. Lonnie Blackwell, the head of the Police Department’s minority officers’... Read more
15d
New York Post
Feds probe Wells Fargo days after company paid $185M finesettlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Com
Feds probe Wells Fargo days after company paid $185M fine
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Los Angeles city attorney’s office found Wells Fargo customers were charged $2.6 million in fraudulent fees. Reforming Wells Fargo’s... Read more
15d
The Sacramento Bee
Wells Fargo bank scandal makes its watchdogs’ caseamid yet more ownership struggles – brought the mess to light, prompting a 2015
Wells Fargo bank scandal makes its watchdogs’ case
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
amid yet more ownership struggles – brought the mess to light, prompting a 2015 lawsuit against the bank by the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office. That suit, in turn, got the attention of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which last... Read more
16d
CBS Denver
Former Employee: Wells Fargo Fraudulent Accounts Called 'Gaming'the largest fine the CFPB has levied against a financial institution and the la
Former Employee: Wells Fargo Fraudulent Accounts Called 'Gaming'
CBS Denver / Posted 16 days ago
the largest fine the CFPB has levied against a financial institution and the largest fine in the history of the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office. The employee told CBS4’s Karen Morfitt that the practice was called “gaming” and he saw it first... Read more
313 related stories
16d
NBC San Diego
Chula Vista to Take Tougher Action Against Pot Dispensariesviolators continue to operate even after violations are issued, according to re
Chula Vista to Take Tougher Action Against Pot Dispensaries
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
violators continue to operate even after violations are issued, according to residents and City Attorney Glen Googins. The City Attorney’s office can also file a civil lawsuit but it is proving to not be tough enough to shut the existing... Read more
16d
The Columbian
Wells Fargo cuts sales goalaffected customers. Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in conne
Wells Fargo cuts sales goal
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
affected customers. Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in connection with this behavior, according to the city attorney’s office. Wells Fargo has said it regrets “any instances where customers may have received a product that they... Read more
313 related stories
16d
Finance and Commerce
Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fineaffected customers. Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in conne
Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fine
Finance and Commerce / Posted 16 days ago
affected customers. Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in connection with this behavior, according to the city attorney’s office. Wells Fargo has said it regrets “any instances where customers may have received a product that they... Read more
313 related stories
16d
NBC Bay Area
Millenium Tower Confidentiality Agreement Obtainedof the obscure state agency constructing a transit terminal, the Transbay Joint
Millenium Tower Confidentiality Agreement Obtained
NBC Bay Area / Posted 16 days ago
of the obscure state agency constructing a transit terminal, the Transbay Joint Powers Authority, the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office and Millennium Partners, the developer of the already sinking tower building next to the $2 billion... Read more
3 related stories
17d
Los Angeles Daily News
Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fineaffected customers. Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in conne
Wells Fargo cutting sales goal in wake of hefty fine
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
affected customers. Roughly 5,300 employees at Wells Fargo were fired in connection with this behavior, according to the city attorney’s office. Wells Fargo has said it regrets “any instances where customers may have received a product that they... Read more
313 related stories
More

People in this news