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  • D.A. revises policies after complaints of withholding evidence

    D.A. revises policies after complaints of withholding evidence
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey announced Tuesday that she has issued new policies on when to disclose information about police officer misconduct and other evidence to defense attorneys. The move drew praise from theĀ American Civil...
  • McDonnell gets big-name backers in bid to replace Sheriff Baca

    Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell entered the race to become Los Angeles County's sheriff on Monday, boasting a number of heavyweight endorsements including the county’s current and former district attorneys. McDonnell, who served as second in...
  • Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell enters sheriff's race

     Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell enters sheriff's race
    Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell entered the race to become Los Angeles County sheriff on Monday, boasting a number of heavyweight endorsements, including the county's current and former district attorneys. McDonnell, who served as second in...
  • Sheriff's aide enters race to replace Lee Baca

    Sheriff's aide enters race to replace Lee Baca
    Another candidate is entering the race to replace Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. Jim Hellmold, a 25-year department veteran who rose from Baca’s driver to assistant sheriff, told The Times that he would be making a formal announcement soon....
  • Another high-ranking sheriff's official enters race to replace Baca

    A high-ranking Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department official said Thursday that he was entering the race to replace Sheriff Lee Baca. Jim Hellmold, a 25-year department veteran who rose from Baca's driver to assistant sheriff, is one of two...
  • More endorsements in race for Los Angeles County sheriff

    More endorsements in race for Los Angeles County sheriff
    The candidates vying to replace Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca rolled out more endorsements this week. Assistant Sheriff Jim Hellmold, who is set to formally announce his candidacy Wednesday, secured the endorsement of civil rights activist...
  • Fallout of scandal for Sheriff Lee Baca is unclear

    Fallout of scandal for Sheriff Lee Baca is unclear
    Only hours after FBI agents swept up 18 deputies and supervisors in a jail abuse and corruption case, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was being lauded at a $1,500-a-head downtown campaign fundraiser co-hosted by a former governor and a former L.A....
  • Bell's Robert Rizzo admits 'I breached the public's confidence'

    Bell's Robert Rizzo admits 'I breached the public's confidence'
    Four years after he became the face of municipal greed, Robert Rizzo broke his long silence Wednesday in a Los Angeles courtroom and asked a judge for mercy. The former Bell administrator was pale and baggy-eyed, and his thinning hair had turned gray....
  • Political Landscape: Petros backs Dixon for council

    Political season is in full swing, as are the endorsements. Businesswoman Diane Dixon, a candidate for the Newport Beach's 1st City Council District, has secured the backing of Newport Beach Councilman Tony Petros and city Planning Commissioner Fred...
  • Steve Cooley seeks investigation into San Diego County D.A.'s campaign

    Steve Cooley seeks investigation into San Diego County D.A.'s campaign
    SAN DIEGO -- Former Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley has called for an additional criminal investigation into the case of alleged improper political donations to the campaign of San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis. In a letter this...
  • Former Bell official Angela Spaccia gets 11 years, 8 months in prison

    Former Bell official Angela Spaccia gets 11 years, 8 months in prison
    The former second-in-command in the scandal-plagued city of Bell became the first person sentenced in the city's massive public corruption case Thursday, ordered to spend 11 years and eight months in prison for misappropriating public funds from one of...