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DOJ finds 2 LA sheriff’s station discriminating

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department’s civil rights division has found that two Los Angeles County sheriff’s stations in the Antelope Valley have engaged in a pattern or practice unconstitutional stops, searches, seizures […]

06/28/2013

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Sheriff says no immediate cause of death for ex-QB

DETROIT (AP) — An autopsy so far has failed to pinpoint the cause of death for a Michigan man who played Division II football and was one of the most successful quarterbacks in college history. […]

05/29/2013

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Calif. bill would limit local immigrant detentions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Assembly has approved legislation that would limit when local law enforcement officers could detain someone for an immigration check. The so-called Trust Act by Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano of San […]

05/16/2013

Calaveras County Sheriff's deputies and volunteers stand watch at Jenny Lind Elementary School, after the murder of first grader Leila Fowler, Valley Springs, California. (AP Photo)

Rural Calif. town on edge as girl’s killer sought

VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A region of oak-studded hills in California, where big-city dwellers come to get away from crime, remained on edge Tuesday, three days after an intruder stabbed an 8-year-old girl to death at home.

04/30/2013

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Police say 5 people found dead in small Illinois town

MANCHESTER, Ill. (AP) — The bodies of five people who had been shot to death were found early Wednesday in a house in a tiny southwestern Illinois town, and authorities said a suspect was injured and taken into custody a short time later.

04/24/2013

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Dorner transcripts show deputies held fire at end

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sheriff’s transcripts show that during the final two hours of the manhunt for ex-cop Christopher Dorner deputies didn’t fire a shot while he was inside a mountain cabin.

04/19/2013

Human skull discovered in northern LA County

PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — The Sheriff’s Department says a human skull has been found in northern Los Angeles County.

04/15/2013

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Active shooter response drill at high school in Cerritos today

An active shooter response drill is being conducted today at Gahr High School in Cerritos between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Cerritos Sheriff’s Station and L.A. County Fire Department are involving administrators, teachers, students, and parents from the school.

04/02/2013

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Sheriff Lee Baca in studio on Money 101

Money 101 host Bob McCormick talked with L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca about the cost of running a huge jail system. Click here to listen to a portion of the show.

04/01/2013

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LA county authorities crack down on nitrous oxide

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say the use of nitrous oxide as a recreational drug has grown from a rave party phenomenon to mainstream use, propelled by the ease of social media to reach young people.

03/22/2013

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Corrections Dept. chief shot, killed at home

MONUMENT, Colo. (AP) — The executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections was shot and killed when he answered the front door of his house, and police are searching for the gunman.

03/20/2013

Michael "Chad" Boysen mugshot in undated King County sheriff's office photo. (AP Photo)

Man accused of killing grandparents in Washington

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Washington state authorities are looking for a man accused of killing his grandparents in Renton, Wash., after getting out of prison.

03/11/2013

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