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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.


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Alameda DA Confirms MC Hammer Won’t Face Charges

The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office has confirmed that it will not file charges against rapper MC Hammer in connection with an incident at Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center in Dublin last month.


A collection notice with Alameda County District Attorney letterhead. (CBS)

Bay Area DA’s Offices Outsource To Collect Big From Bad Check Writers

Bouncing a check has never been a good thing to do, and in a strange twist of irony where people are writing few and fewer of them—the penalty for writing a bad one might be harsher than it was before.



Prosecutors Gather In Oakland To Combat Child Sex Trafficking

Hundreds of west coast law enforcement prosecutors and service providers are gathering in Oakland this week to compare notes on how to best combat human trafficking.


San Leandro Teen Points Loaded Gun In Argument Over A Girl

An 18-year-old San Leandro man has been charged for pointing a loaded gun at a San Leandro High School student at an after-school hangout spot Monday afternoon.


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Alameda Co. DA Promotes Alternative To Questionable Loan Modification Offers

Underwater homeowners frantic to hold onto their homes have become a tempting target for scam artists offering loan modification help at a hefty price.


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ConsumerWatch: Help For Victims Of Real Estate Scams

The Alameda County District Attorney has launched a new program to help the thousands of homeowners who have become victims of countless scams.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/09/2011

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DA Says Oakland’s Pot-Growing Plan May Hit Legal Snag

The city of Oakland’s plan to license four medical marijuana production and processing plants might be snuffed out before it starts.

CBS San Francisco–12/17/2010

Disappointment Over Mehserle Verdict Resounds

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)- Protestors and Oscar Grant’s family and friends aren’t the only ones who think the jury’s involuntary manslaughter conviction was the wrong one. Oakland officials are critical of the verdict too.