| Jan 28, 2014
| 8:21 PM
The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the beleaguered department.
Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The newly named interim sheriff of Los Angeles County, current Orange County Undersheriff John L. Scott, said Tuesday that he would continue the momentum of reform in the department.
Flanked by four of the five county supervisors, Scott said, "I can...
| Jan 30, 2014
Good for incoming Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott for making it clear that he has no intention of being a "place-holder" pending the election of a new sheriff. There are 10 months from now to early December, when the next sheriff will take the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Interim Los Angeles County Sheriff John L. Scott said Thursday that he left the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department in 2005 because he felt the agency was "headed in the wrong direction."
"I saw inaction, and I saw a certain level of neglect," he...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry raised $127,690 last year for his upcoming campaign for the 74th Assembly District seat, according to campaign finance reports.
His total contributions now surpass $160,000, according to a news release....
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:54 PM
Citing concerns about prematurely releasing criminals into the community, the Orange County Board of Supervisors refused to allow law enforcement officials to expand the county's inmate electronic monitoring program to include felons.
"I understand they...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:15 PM
Ten people were taken into custody Tuesday in Orange County in a drug and firearms investigation dubbed "Operation Western Front."
The raid was part of a 16-month probe into gang activity and narcotics violations centered in Stanton, a small city in...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Garrett Burk wasn't about to sit idle if it meant one less person would reach for a powerful painkiller or other drug that wasn't medically necessary.
The Laguna Beach High School senior and infielder on the baseball team wants others to know that...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The Orange County Crime Lab has found more errors in its blood-alcohol testing and plans to request a state audit to review its procedures and case standards.
The discovery comes a couple of weeks after the lab acknowledged inaccurate blood alcohol test...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Join Times staff writer Richard Winton at 9 a.m. today for an L.A. Now Live chat on the Orange County Crime Lab, where more errors were found in its blood-alcohol testing, potentially affecting dozens of DUI cases.
The new discoveries come just weeks...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:43 PM
California’s move to allow more than a million immigrants who are in this country illegally to receive driver's licenses marks a significant but controversial advance in the long campaign to decriminalize their day-to-day lives.
The new bill comes...