Men’s Central Jail

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LA County approves $2 billion jails plan despite protests

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Board of Supervisors today voted 3-1, with one member abstaining, to approve a nearly $2 billion plan to raze and rebuild Men’s Central Jail and build a campus-like women’s jail […]


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Correction: LA-Sheriff-Corruption story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In stories Dec. 9-10 about Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies facing criminal charges, The Associated Press, citing language in a federal indictment, erroneously identified the title of an Austrian diplomat who […]


Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca takes questions from the media after the FBI released results of a federal probe,  Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at a news conference in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

18 LA sheriff’s deputies face federal charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials said 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies saw themselves as being “above the law” when they engaged in crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, […]


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18 LA sheriff’s deputies face US charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials have filed five criminal cases against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption […]


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Disturbance at LA’s Men’s Central Jail hurts 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s authorities say a brief disturbance at Men’s Central Jail involving 60 inmates left four injured, but is now under control.



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