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Husband of DA charged with pulling gun on protesters in LA
August 4, 2020
The husband of Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey has been charged with pointing a gun at Black Lives Matter members who demonstrated outside the couple’s home the day before she faced a primary election in March. ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Responds to Judicial Council’s Decision to Set Zero Bail Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
April 6, 2020
“I applaud the Chief Justice and the Judicial Council for adopting a statewide zero bail for people charged with most misdemeanors and low-level felonies,” District Attorney Lacey said. “In Los Angeles County, we implemented a zero-bail measure last week that allows us to further reduce the number of people in county jails and courthouses. I appreciate the collaboration among criminal justice leaders in Los Angeles County that has resulted in the rapid deployment of new and innovative approaches as we work to try to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community." ... read more »
Jackie Lacey Still Below 50% Vote Margin In Reelection Bid
March 17, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey slipped further below the 50% mark in her reelection bid after the latest tally of votes from the March 3 primary election released today, making a November runoff against former San Francisco D.A. George Gascon increasingly likely. ... read more »
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L.A. Attorneys Create Task Force to Address Swindling in State of Emergency
March 13, 2020
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and District Attorney Jackie Lacey today announced the formation of a task force aimed at protecting people from price gouging and false claims on products sold during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. ... read more »
Lacey Wins Big, Wesson And Ridley-Thomas Headed for Run-Off
March 5, 2020
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, despite controversy surrounding her campaign, overwhelmingly won reelection to her seat. Lacey said she wants to create more transparency in the office so that people will better understand what her job entails. ... read more »
Experience and Knowledge are Lacey’s Strong Points
February 27, 2020
"I have the legal knowledge and experience from within the DA's office to meet any challenge that comes my way, " said Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey who is up for reelection (date).   ... read more »
LaTisha Nixon: ‘I Want Ed Buck to Know I’m Never Going Away’
October 3, 2019
LaTisha Nixon is still mourning the death of her son Gemmel Moore, who will be forever 26, the age he died in the home of longtime Democratic donor Ed Buck. But, she said she is really happy that he can’t hurt anybody else. Buck was arrested on September 17 and charged with three counts of battery causing serious injury, administering methamphetamine and maintaining a drug house, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.  He is accused of injecting a 37-year-old man, who overdosed but survived, with methamphetamine on September 11. ... read more »
Community Marches on Sheriff’s Station to Issue Demands in the Name of #RyanTwyman
August 1, 2019
On Sunday, June 28, almost a thousand people gathered at Southwest College. Rhythms played by master drummers and chants of “Justice for Ryan,” called the crowd together as libations were poured and prayers were offered. People gathered in t-shirts donning the hashtags, #JusticeForRyanTwyman and #ItCouldHaveBeenMe. There was a huge banner with Ryan’s name and cardboard cutouts of his face. Mike Twyman, Ryan’s uncle, served as opening speaker, reminding people of who Ryan was, “a good father, a son, a special young man.” ... read more »
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Wrongful Death Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Mother of Man Who Died in Calif. Democratic Major Donors Home 
February 28, 2019
Attorneys for the estate of Gemmel Moore and his mother LaTisha Nixon say the death of Timothy Dean could have been avoided had Ed Buck been prosecuted for the death of Gemmel Moore in 2017. Both Moore and Dean died as a result of drug overdoses at Buck’s West Hollywood home  ... read more »
District Attorney Jackie Lacey Announces Changes to Executive Management
January 10, 2019
In assembling her new team, District Attorney Lacey focused on the leadership and expertise demonstrated by each person and the diversity within her office. ... read more »
Debt Collection Company Agrees to $9 Million Settlement Over Illegal Phone-Calling Practices
November 2, 2018
One of the world's largest third-party debt collection companies has agreed to pay $9 million and curb illegal phone-calling practices to settle a civil consumer protection lawsuit brought by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office and other county prosecutors. ... read more »
No Charges Filed Against Ed Buck in Death of Gemmel Moore
August 2, 2018
New Video Shows White Democratic Donor Continued to Lure Young Black Gay Men with Money and Meth While Under Investigation for Homicide  ... read more »
Authorities Urge Angelenos to Report Suspected Child Abuse
April 5, 2018
ICAN Executive Director Deanne Tilton said she believes educating the public will increase child safety. ... read more »
After District Attorney Fails to Schedule Promised Community Meeting, Black Lives Matter Los Angeles Starts Weekly Protest 
November 9, 2017
The Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter (BLMLA) has vowed to stand outside of District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s office protesting every week until she makes good on a promise to schedule a community meeting with the families of those killed by the police and those who have died while in-custody. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Seeks 10,000 Signatures to Pressure D.A. to Prosecute OIS Deaths 
September 14, 2017
The families of Los Angeles residents fatally shot by law enforcement officers joined Black Lives Matter organizers Monday outside the downtown Hall of Justice to demand that District Attorney Jackie Lacey prosecute some of those officers. ... read more »
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