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Prosecutors have dropped an assault charge against a 10-year-old boy accused of throwing a ball at another child during recess. Outraged citizens had raised $15,000 for his legal defence.

Michigan prosecutors have dropped an aggravated-assault charge against a 10-year-old boy accused of throwing a ball at another child’s face during recess at school in April. The Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office told INSIDER in a statement on Wednesday that there was a “better way” to handle the incident. The case […]
Prosecutors have dropped an assault charge against a 10-year-old boy accused of throwing a ball at another child during recess. Outraged citizens had raised $15,000 for his legal defence.
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Kamala Harris once pushed for steeper cash bail costs, saying ‘people come to San Francisco to commit crimes because it’s cheaper to do it’

As San Francisco’s district attorney, Harris supported raising cash bail costs. Soon after, the city sharply increased the cash bail schedule for weapons-related felonies. “People come to San Francisco to commit crimes because it’s cheaper to do it,” Harris said in 2004. As a senator, Harris introduced bipartisan legislation to […]
Kamala Harris once pushed for steeper cash bail costs, saying ‘people come to San Francisco to commit crimes because it’s cheaper to do it’