#accountability

Prosecutors could be forced to meet victims before making charging decisions
Prosecutors could be made to meet with victims before making a charging decision in cases of rape and other serious crimes, under new proposals put forward by the government.
O.C. bishop decries 'media frenzy' over alleged hazing at Mater Dei High School
The Roman Catholic bishop of Orange County this week threw his support behind the leadership of Mater Dei High School amid increasing scrutiny over its handling of violent incidents involving members of the school's storied football team.
California attorney general to investigate Torrance Police after racist text scandal
California Atty. Gen. Rob Bonta said Wednesday his office will investigate the Torrance Police Department in the wake of a scandal that revealed more than a dozen police officers had exchanged racist text messages for years, joked about using violence against suspects and mocked the idea that internal affairs might catch them.
Ayanna Pressley Introduces Resolution to Remove Lauren Boebert From Committees
After inaction from Democratic leaders in the House, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Massachusetts) introduced a resolution on Wednesday to strip Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) of her committee assignments for repeatedly waging Islamophobic attacks against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota).
Baristas in Buffalo Are Poised to Unionize Tomorrow Using Starbucks's Own PR Strategies
Baristas with Starbucks Workers United's organizing committee are cautiously optimistic one or more stores will soon become the first of the corporation's locations to unionize in the United States.
Sharks look to sweeten their situation as they return for extended homestand
What Bob Boughner has been patiently waiting for arrived Tuesday.
That home-friendly Sharks schedule isn't wrapped with a nice holiday bow, though.
Maple Leafs' Jason Spezza suspended six games for hit on Neal Pionk; Brad Meier currently officiating a game in Detroit - Maple Leafs Hotstove
Appeal coming for Spezza. First would be to Commissioner Bettman. If not satisfied with that ruling, option for independent arbitrator.
- Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 8, 2021
Conservationist Terri Preeg Riggsby Announces Run for Vacant Metro Council Seat
Terri Preeg Riggsby, a regional conservation leader, announced her run for the recently-vacated Metro Council District 6 seat Monday.
Senate Confirms Chris Magnus to Lead Customs and Border Protection
Mr. Magnus, the police chief in Tucson, Ariz., will seek to win the trust of the U.S. Border Patrol, an agency championed by former President Donald J. Trump.