Police Report

A former Fullerton, California, police sergeant charged with lying in a police report about an investigation into a DUI accident involving former Fullerton City Manager Joe Felz in 2016 was sentenced to pre-trial diversion in Orange County Superior Court. Prosecutors objected to the offer, saying law enforcement officers should be held accountable when they “abuse” their power and “engage in cover-ups.”

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Ohio Utility Can’t Dodge Claims Tied to Lawmaker Bribery Scandal

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that proposed energy surcharges included in Ohio legislation now tainted by the arrest of former House Speaker Larry Householder are a concrete injury that grants standing for residents to pursue racketeering claims against FirstEnergy Corporation.

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Texas Launches Probe Into Online Brokers’ Halt of GameStop Trading

Regulators stepped into the frenzied rally of shares in video game retailer GameStop on Friday, with Texas launching a civil investigation into stock brokerage app Robinhood and hedge fund Citadel over a halt in the buying of shares while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission hinted at launching its own investigation.

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