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Seattle city attorney wants to prosecute drug cases after state law passes

Seattle elected officials are considering whether the city should take on the responsibility of prosecuting public drug use and possession charges, amid a new state law and a rising substance use crisis. City Attorney Ann Davison is asking the City Council to approve a bill classifying public drug use and drug possession as gross misdemeanors, […]

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Preston Hemphill, white officer in the Tire Nichols case, will not be charged, his attorney says

Preston Hemphill, the white officer seen on body camera footage during Tire Nichols’ traffic stop, will not be charged in Nichols’ death, according to Hemphill’s attorney. Shelby County District Attorney Steve Mulroy also announced Tuesday that he would not bring any criminal charges against Hemphill in connection with the case. Nichols, 29, died three days

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Attorneys announced a $24 million settlement with California after the in-custody death of Edward Bronstein

Attorneys for the family of Edward Bronstein, who died in police custody in 2020, announced they reached a $24 million settlement with the state of California during a press conference Wednesday. “Today is huge because the amount of the settlement matters,” said Annee Della Donna, an attorney for Bronstein’s family. “It is a huge message

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Petito case: Former Laundrie attorney sends request to Gabby Petito’s parents | News

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