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  • Another L.A. County sheriff's deputy is convicted in jail abuse scandal

    Another L.A. County sheriff's deputy is convicted in jail abuse scandal
    A federal jury on Tuesday convicted a seventh sheriff's deputy of obstructing a federal civil-rights investigation into excessive force and corruption inside the Los Angeles County jails, delivering a victory to prosecutors as they continue their probe...
  • Retrial begins for L.A. County Sheriff's deputy accused in FBI case

    The retrial of a sheriff's deputy accused of obstructing a federal investigation into the Los Angeles County jails began Wednesday with prosecutors portraying him as a technically adept schemer and defense attorneys arguing that he was merely following...
  • Letters: Different views of Sheriff Baca

    Re "'Friends of the sheriff,'" Dec. 19 I honor your commitment to exposing corruption and abuse of any sort. But I believe there is another side of L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca that needs to be recognized. Baca has given considerable attention over...
  • Letters: Backing Sheriff Baca

    Re "Who'll step up?," Letters, Aug. 10 For a combined 12 years we each served as Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's undersheriff. As second in command, we witnessed the consummate professionalism and leadership county voters expect from their elected...
  • L.A. County sheriff to hold gun buyback Saturday in East L.A.

    L.A. County sheriff to hold gun buyback Saturday in East L.A.
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's East Los Angeles station will host a gun buyback program this weekend, officials announced Wednesday. The "gifts for guns" event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Belvedere...
  • L.A. County agrees to pay $550,000 in false drug arrest lawsuit

    With the arresting sheriff's deputy facing criminal charges, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to pay $550,000 to a couple who sued the department alleging they were falsely arrested and framed with drug possession.  County...
  • Feds: Sheriff's deputies harassed, intimidated blacks, Latinos

    Feds: Sheriff's deputies harassed, intimidated blacks, Latinos
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's deputies...
  • U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents

    U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's...
  • Newton: L.A. County's five angry bosses

    Newton: L.A. County's five angry bosses
    It's perfectly understandable that county supervisors are frustrated by the continuing travails of the Department of Children and Family Services. Its failings have profound consequences: children who die because they are left with abusive parents;...
  • It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way

    It's a crime to house the mentally ill this way
    If you routinely hear voices, hallucinate, sink into suicidal depression or suffer inescapable torment, Los Angeles has a place for you. The county jail. On Monday, the jail held 3,200 inmates diagnosed with a mental illness and accused of a crime....
  • Community: Burbank brewery puts fundraiser on tap

    Community: Burbank brewery puts fundraiser on tap
    More youngsters will get the chance to join in educational — and fun — activities at the Boys & Girls Club, thanks to a tapping party at Gordon Biersch. The club provides after-school and summer programs for boys and girls ages 6 to 18 in...