By taking the case from the district attorney, "we feel they are trying to protect this officer who killed my son," the victim's mother said.
Prosecutors say Theresa Okoumou endangered herself, rescuers and thousands of Liberty Island visitors when she climbed to the feet of the statue on July 4th.
There are currently 10 states where recreational pot use is legal. Outside of California, New York would be the largest state to legalize.
"They thought they were invincible too. They weren’t," the officer posted.
In California, 45 percent of assisted living facilities have violated one or more state dementia regulations during the past five years, a report finds.