California Attorney General Kamala Harris

Jurors didn't agree that David Velasquez's knife attack on a teacher was a "prank." (Getty Images)

Court To Consider California’s DNA Collection Law

A federal appeals court appeared ready last year to strike down as an unconstitutional invasion of privacy a controversial California law requiring police to collect DNA samples from every person arrested in the state.



Calif. Shutters Misleading Health Insurance Sites

California authorities have shuttered several web sites they say misled consumers into thinking they were affiliated with the state’s official insurance marketplace.


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Calif. And Canadian Utility Reach $750M Settlement

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and the Public Utilities Commission say that a Canadian utility has agreed to a $750 million refund as part of a settlement for overcharging ratepayers during the state’s energy crisis more than a decade ago.



Calif. Women’s Organization: ‘President Displayed Great Leadership By Apologizing’

President Obama is in a very unfamiliar position, apologizing for what he said about California Attorney General Kamala Harris.


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Calif Gun Control Program Offered As Federal Model

California’s attorney general says the nation should follow the state’s lead in seizing guns from felons, the mentally ill and others who are not allowed to possess firearms.


Homeowner Clarice Wagner is looking for answers to see if she qualifies for aid from the $18 billion mortgage settlement announced last month. (credit: CBS13)

Nothing Settled For One Homeowner Weeks After Mortgage Settlement Announced

More than a month ago the attorney general announced struggling homeowners would get some help from an $18 billion mortgage settlement, but the excitement soon turned to irritation.



Medical Pot Community Urges State Leaders To Oppose Fed Raids

Local medical marijuana dispensary owners and supporters are reaching out to California Attorney General Kamala Harris to help fight back against new federal crackdowns.


Same-sex couple Amber Weiss (L) and Sharon Papo stand in line to receive their marriage license before getting married at San Francisco City Hall June 17, 2008 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Court: No Gay Marriages In California During Appeal

A federal appeals court has refused to allow gay marriages to take place in California while it considers the constitutionality of the state’s ban.