- Court to consider California's DNA collection law Updated: Dec-09-13 2:33 pm
- Hate crime reports decline in California in 2012 Updated: Nov-27-13 8:07 pm
- California attorney general targets recidivism Updated: Nov-20-13 3:54 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - California Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Obama administration are urging a federal appeals court to uphold California's mandatory collection of DNA samples from everyone arrested in the state as a constitutional and powerful law enforcement tool.
SACRAMENTO, California - The number of hate crimes reported in California declined about 12 percent last year and has dropped by more than one-third over the last decade, the state attorney general's office said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES - California's attorney general launched a new initiative on Wednesday aimed at reducing one of the nation's highest rates of recidivism among people convicted of crimes.