By Abby Sewell, Los Angeles Times Los Angeles County social workers will return to work and resume contract negotiations Wednesday after a six-day strike, union officials announced Tuesday evening.
Eighteen current and former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies were indicted as part of an FBI investigation into alleged civil rights abuses and corruption, federal prosecutors said Monday. Sixteen of them made initial...Show More Summary
What does it take to provoke a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy to slap handcuffs on you? For a female Austrian diplomat, all it took was asking to see a supervisor at the Men's Central Jail.
More than 45 years ago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art created an experimental program to bring artists and technology companies together in the hopes of inspiring innovative thinking in the visual arts. This week, the museum announced that it is resurrecting the program in the form of a laboratory and has partnered with companies including Google and SpaceX.
While today's indictments were not unexpected, Baca said, "it is nevertheless a sad day for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. We do not tolerate misconduct by any deputies."
According to the Los Angeles Times, 18 current and past members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have been charged with abuse of inmates, misconduct, and obstructing an investigation. Here's the U.S. attorney leading the case: "The...Show More Summary
The FBI is arresting 18 former and current LA county sheriff's deputies today following a 2-year investigation into abuse and corruption at Los Angeles County jails, NBC News reports. According to a criminal complaint and four grand jury indictments, officers beat and held inmates without justification, and conspired to stop...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roughly three years ago, a man referred to in a federal indictment as "Visitor LF" went to Men's Central Jail to discuss his inability to visit his brother there. Instead, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy allegedly handcuffed him, took him to a break room with no windows or public access, and threw him against a refrigerator.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials say 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw themselves as being "above the law," engaging in corruption and civil rights abuses that included beating inmates and visitors, falsifying reports, and trying to block an FBI probe of the nation's largest jail system.
Olin, who died Sunday while riding his bicycle, worked at Napster from 2000-02. Former Napster COO Milton Olin Jr. died Sunday during a bike ride in Calabasas, Calif. He was 65. The Los Angeles County Coroner's Office confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that he was killed Sunday afternoon around 1 p.m. Show More Summary
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (C) and LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck (R) Photo by Reuters/Patrick Fallon Federal authorities have indicted 18 current and former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials after an investigation into allegations of abuse and misconduct in one of the nation's largest jail systems.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Eighteen current or former members of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have been charged with corruption and civil rights violations stemming from a probe of misconduct inside the United States' largest county jail sy...
Eighteen people are facing charges in a probe of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The charges and arrests stem from alleged misconduct at the Men’s Central Jail and the Twin Towers Correctional Facility. The charges include excessive force, corruption, and civil rights violations. Show More Summary
An FBI sting investigating misconduct at Los Angeles county jails led to the arrest of 18 current and former sheriff’s deputies Monday on a range charges, including conspiracy and obstruction, a federal prosecutor said. “The five cases allege a wide scope of illegal conduct,” said André Birotte Jr., U.S. Show More Summary
The FBI moved in this morning to start arresting current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies and officials on criminal corruption and civil rights charges. U.S. Attorney Andre Birotte Jr. has scheduled a 1 p.m. news availability in the downtown federal building.
By Seema Mehta and Abby Sewell, Los Angeles Times In the first strike by Los Angeles County employees since 2000, more than 1,000 social workers took to the picket lines Thursday in a major escalation of a labor dispute over salary increases and caseloads.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed 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 in the nation's largest jail system.
Nearly 20 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were expected to be arrested Monday in connection with a two-year federal probe into corruption and inmate abuse in the county jail system.
(LOS ANGELES) — At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies were arrested Monday by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation of inmate abuse in the nation’s largest jail system. A law enforcement official...Show More Summary
A man convicted of killing his girlfriend in her Reseda apartment was sentenced last week to 56 years to life in prison, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said. James Howard Jr., 23, was convicted of the murder of Sharilit Matthews in September after a nearly four-week trial. Show More Summary