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Holiday DUI arrests up slightly

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Drunken and drugged driving arrests in a countywide totaled 1,996 as of midnight Sunday, up from 1,913 last year during the same time period. The crackdown by officers with the Avoid […]

12/30/2013

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Malibu checkpoint results in 2 dozen arrests

MALIBU (CNS) – Nearly two dozen people were arrested at a DUI/license checkpoint in Malibu operated by the sheriff’s department, which also impounded several vehicles during the operation that ended this morning. The checkpoint was […]

12/20/2013

L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca (AP Photo)

‘Friends of the Sheriff’ program moved candidates to front of line

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca maintained a special hiring program that granted preferential treatment to the friends and relatives of department officials, including some candidates who were given jobs despite […]

12/19/2013

Sheriff says deputy who shot teen followed procedure

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) – Sheriff’s officials in Northern California say their preliminary review shows a deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy did not violate department procedure governing the use of deadly force. […]

12/11/2013

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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 […]

12/10/2013

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6 missing people found alive in northern Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A member of a search team on Tuesday found two adults and four children who had been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada for the past two days. Pershing […]

12/10/2013

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, […]

12/09/2013

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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 […]

12/09/2013

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7 LA sheriff’s deputies arrested in jail probe

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have been arrested by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation of inmate abuse in the nation’s largest jail […]

12/09/2013

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Pair suspected in 2 SoCal home invasions

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a pair of men they believe forced their way into two Lancaster homes about an hour apart. Authorities report the men were wearing […]

12/08/2013

Sheriff's deputies work near the wreckage of a Porsche that crashed into a light pole on Hercules Street near Kelly Johnson Parkway in Valencia, Calif., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. A publicist for actor Paul Walker says the star of the "Fast & Furious" movie series died in the crash. (AP Photo/The Santa Clarita Valley Signal, Dan Watson)

Teen attested in theft of part from Walker crash

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Detectives arrested a teenager Thursday accused of stealing some wreckage from the Porsche that “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker rode in when he died in a crash, and a […]

12/05/2013

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2 Inglewood officers hurt in confrontation

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Inglewood police say an officer has been hit by gunfire and another injured in a confrontation with a barricaded gunman who may be holding a hostage. Officers were called to a […]

11/27/2013

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