Alameda County District Attorney

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Rite Aid Agrees To Pay $500,000 To Settle Prescription Claim After Undercover Investigations

The Rite Aid pharmacy chain has agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that it failed to fully comply with rules about consulting with customers in California who receive new prescriptions.

07/01/2014

Oakland shooting victim Carlos Fernandez Nava (Nava Family)

Alameda County Prosecutor Says Man Had Motive In Fatal Shooting Of Oakland Toddler

An Alameda County prosecutor told jurors today that a reputed gang member had the motive, means and opportunity to carry out a shooting in East Oakland three years ago that claimed the life of 3-year-old Carlos Nava and wounded two men.

06/17/2014

Oakland Shooting Scene

Oakland Agrees To $110,000 Settlement After 2012 Fatal Police Shooting

The City of Oakland has agreed to a $110,000 settlement with the family of an 18-year-old man who was shot and killed by police during a foot chase in East Oakland.

06/04/2014

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No Criminal Charges Against Oakland Man For Brother’s Fatal Shooting

Prosecutors said no criminal charges will be filed against a man who struggled with his brother over a gun outside their home in North Oakland on Tuesday night before the gun went off and killed his brother.

05/30/2014

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Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits Prompts Proposal From East Bay Lawmaker

An unknown number of rape kits are sitting untested in crime labs throughout California, sometimes taking months or even years to process. To help rape victims get justice, a lawmaker from the East Bay has introduced legislation to speed up the process.

01/21/2014

Posters of former child sex  trafficking victims that are part of a public  awareness campaign in Oakland.

Child Sex Trafficking Targeted In New Campaign On Oakland Billboards

Billboards and posters bearing the faces of former child sex trafficking victims and the stories of how they escaped a life of sexual exploitation will be popping up around Oakland as part of an extensive public awareness campaign.

01/09/2014

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Lawyer For Oakland Boy Accused In Bus Burning Wants Case in Juvenile Court

The defense lawyer for a 16-year-old boy accused of setting a skirt-wearing teen on fire on an AC Transit bus three weeks ago said Tuesday that he will seek to have the boy prosecuted in juvenile court instead of in adult court.

11/26/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Lawyer Says Teen Burned On AC Transit Bus Was Prank

The attorney for a 16-year-old Oakland boy accused of setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month said it was not a hate crime during a court appearance on Friday.

11/15/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Adult Charges, Hate Crime Clause In Case Of Teen Set Afire On AC Transit Bus

A teenage boy suspected of setting another teen on fire aboard an Alameda County Transit bus Monday was charged as an adult and hate crime enhancements added, according to prosecutors.

11/07/2013

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Alameda County Receives Grant To Reduce Rape Kit Backlog

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that it has received a $1.5 million grant to reduce its backlog of unanalyzed rape kits.

03/27/2013

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