News Releases & Advisories

January 21, 2021: Former Therapist Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Patients

A former marriage and family therapist in Pasadena was sentenced to four years in state prison today for sexually abusing seven patients, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 19, 2021: Homeless Man Charged with Raping Homeless Woman

A transient was charged today with raping an unconscious 35-year-old woman who also was living on the streets in Pomona, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 15, 2021: Home Chef Settles Consumer Protection Lawsuit

Home Chef, an online home-cooked meal delivery company, will pay $450,000 to settle a civil lawsuit alleging the company charged customers for ongoing subscriptions without their express consent, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

January 13, 2021: Mother Sentenced for Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Rancho Palos Verdes woman was sentenced today to 14 years and eight months in state prison for the death of her 2-year-old daughter she left alone in a car in 2019, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

January 12, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Supports Effort to Ban Death Penalty at the Federal Level

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today issued a statement on proposed legislation on ending the death penalty:

January 8, 2021: Man Charged With Killing Mother, Nephew in Los Angeles

A man has been charged with killing his mother and his 6-year-old nephew last month, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

January 6, 2021: Two Charged with Murder of Youth Home Counselor

Two young adults have been charged with participating in the fatal group beating of David McKnight-Hillman, a counselor at a South Los Angeles children and family services facility, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

January 6, 2021: District Attorney Gascón Issues Statement on Joe Biden’s Historic Nominations to the U.S. Department of Justice

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón today released the following statement in response to President-Elect Joe Biden's announcement of key nominations to the U.S. Department of Justice, including Judge Merrick Garland to serve as U.S. Attorney General.

January 5, 2021: District Attorney George Gascón Issues Statement on Money Bail

District Attorney George Gascón is committed to ending money bail in Los Angeles County. On his first day in office, he directed his deputy district attorneys to stop seeking money bail for misdemeanor, non-violent and non-serious felony offenses.