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  • The untouchable sheriff?

    The untouchable sheriff?
    There came a point during the 2012 hearings of the Los Angeles County Citizens' Commission on Jail Violence when the panel's lead counsel, Richard Drooyan, asked Sheriff Lee Baca how he was to be held to answer for mistreatment of inmates, poor...
  • L.A. County sheriff reveals 15 cases of discipline against 2010 hires

    L.A. County sheriff reveals 15 cases of discipline against 2010 hires
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has identified 15 cases in which employees who got jobs during a controversial mass hiring in 2010 went on to be disciplined for violating department rules, according to a new report by the agency. The...
  • Bullet that hit man New Year's Day 'fell from the sky,' LAPD says

    A man in Highland Park was injured early New Year's Day when he was "skimmed" by what investigators believe was celebratory gunfire, Los Angeles police said. The man was standing in the 6800 block of North Figueroa about 12:18 a.m. Wednesday when he was...
  • Future terrorists

    What turns people into terrorists? That question might sound simplistic, but it's at the heart of the struggle to prevent terrorist attacks. Take a look at some of the people who have tried to do us harm in the last few years. Umar Farouk...
  • Sheriff Baca backs proposal to create civilian oversight commission

    Sheriff Baca backs proposal to create civilian oversight commission
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca threw his support behind a proposal by two county supervisors to set up an oversight commission for the Sheriff's Department, which has been beset by allegations of widespread misconduct and abuse. Supervisors Mark...
  • L.A. Now Live: Discuss Sheriff Lee Baca's retirement announcement

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss Sheriff Lee Baca's retirement announcement
    Join Times staff writers Robert Faturechi and Jack Leonard at 9 a.m. Wednesday for an L.A. Now Live discussion on L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca's announcement that he will not seek a fifth term and instead will retire at the end of the month. Baca, 71,...
  • 818 Roundup: Motorcyclist killed on Angeles Crest, yogurt shop robbed at gunpoint, party house over

    818 Roundup: Motorcyclist killed on Angeles Crest, yogurt shop robbed at gunpoint, party house over
    It's Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. Here are the top headlines from your area, readers: - Coroner's officials identified the 55-year-old Los Angeles man who was killed in a motorcycle crash on Angeles Crest Highway on Sunday afternoon, near milemarker 45....
  • L.A. needs a better way to pick and keep tabs on its sheriff

    L.A. needs a better way to pick and keep tabs on its sheriff
    Sheriff Lee Baca followed up his Monday endorsement of a plan to subject his office to an oversight commission with a Tuesday announcement that he would resign. Tougher scrutiny of the sheriff makes sense, he seemed to be saying -- just not for me....
  • Sheriff Lee Baca to retire amid scrutiny, FBI probe, sources say

    Sheriff Lee Baca to retire amid scrutiny, FBI probe, sources say
    L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, who faced a tough battle for reelection amid scandals in the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, plans to annouce his retirement, law enforcement sources told The Times. Baca's decision comes a month after federal...
  • L.A. County Sheriff Baca plans to retire, sources say

     L.A. County Sheriff Baca plans to retire, sources say
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, facing a tough battle for reelection amid scandals in his agency, plans to announce his retirement as soon as Tuesday, sources told The Times. Baca told top officials in county government late Monday that he believes...
  • Sheriff Baca expected to announce retirement Tuesday morning

    Sheriff Baca expected to announce retirement Tuesday morning
    Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has scheduled a news conference for 10 a.m., with sources telling The Times he plans to announce his retirement. The news of Baca's decision to step down has stunned people inside and outside the Sheriff's Department....