SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Northern California transit agency has released a video that shows an officer fatally shooting a man who was fighting with another man. The Bay Area Rapid Transit Agency released the 52-second video clip on Wednesday. It shows Officer Joseph Mateu shooting 28-year-old Sahleem Tindle in the back in Oakland, California in January.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Los Angeles sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexually assaulting six inmates within six months. Prosecutors say 31-year-old Giancarlo Scotti was charged Wednesday with six felony counts of sexual activity with a detainee. He's accused of assaulting female inmates at the Century Regional Detention Facility between March and September 2017. A sheriff's spokeswoman said Wednesday Scotti remained on paid leave. Scotti's attorney says his client "did not sexually assault anyone."
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) - Northern California police say they've recovered a firearm from the home of a fifth-grader who was planning to harm specific students. Santa Cruz police say officers were called to an elementary school Tuesday after an 11-year-old boy "physically acted out" in a classroom. Police say they detained the student and he was taken to a care facility.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Harvey Weinstein has asked a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words of some A-list actresses in his defense. Weinstein's lawyers filed a response Tuesday in federal court in New York saying the possible class-action case should be rejected because the alleged assaults took place too long ago. His attorneys cite comments by Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence in support of Weinstein.
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