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A lab technician analyzes the contents of a rape test kit. (CBS)

Alameda County Teams With FBI In Hopes Of Processing Backlog Of DNA Rape Kits Faster

Alameda County’s District Attorney is now working with the FBI on a pilot project to process and review a backlog of untested DNA rape kits more rapidly.

08/12/2014

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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

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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 arrives at home after a hospital stay, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

AC Transit Bus Burn Victim Home For Holiday After Hospital Stay

Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, the 18-year-old victim who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month, is being released from the hospital just in time for Thanksgiving.

11/27/2013

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.

11/12/2012

(CBS)

Alameda County May Reduce Charges To Avoid Mandatory Deportations

A new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid mandatory deportation.

11/01/2012

(CBS)

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.

06/13/2012

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/09/2011

Marijuana leaves (AP Graphic)

Berkeley Reconsiders Plan To License, Tax Marijuana Farms

Berkeley city officials are rethinking a voter-approved plan to license and tax six urban medical marijuana farms.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

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