A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department issued a statement Friday confirming the accuracy of quotes that appeared in Leah McGrath Goodman's Newsweek article allegedly outing the founder of Bitcoin. The Department...Show More Summary
(MALIBU, Calif.) — Four hikers have been rescued overnight after they became trapped by rising floodwaters in Malibu Creek State Park. Los Angeles County sheriff’s Capt. Mike Parker said Sunday that the hikers were rescued around 3 a.m. Show More Summary
Significant changes have come to the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department in recent weeks, and more are in the offing. Long-time Sheriff Lee Baca surprised many with his sudden retirement, and the board of supervisors appointed Orange County Undersheriff John L. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors can set up a citizens’ oversight commission that's meant to keep tabs on the sheriff, but it can’t imbue that commission with any power that the board itself doesn't already have. The sheriff is an independently elected official, with powers established by the state Constitution. Show More Summary
If there is to be a citizens’ oversight commission to keep an eye on the Los Angeles County sheriff, the most natural thing in the world would be to make it a five-person panel, with each member of the county Board of Supervisors getting one appointment.
Is the crisis at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over? Or, to put it another way, has the opportunity to reform the department passed?
In the early morning hours of June 27, 2013, a team of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies pulled up to the home of Eugene Mallory, an 80-year-old retired engineer living in the rural outskirts of Los Angeles county with...Show More Summary
Los Angeles County suffered its 38th homicide of 2014, a year just 42 days old, when the body of a man was found in a vehicle in East Los Angeles in the early morning hours Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which has jurisdiction over the unincorporated East Los Angeles neighborhood, was making only... Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Sheriff scandal surrounding the repeated beatings of inmates by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies in charge of running the county jail, has led to the indictment of two more deputies Friday, charged with brutally beating a handcuffed inmate then filing a false report claiming that their victim started the altercation. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies accused of punching, kicking and pepper-spraying an inmate, then falsely claiming that he attacked them, have been indicted on federal charges amid an ongoing probe of the country's larg...
Justin Bieber could be adding a new entry of felon to his Wikipedia page if the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department gets its way. The 19-year-old singer is accused of throwing eggs at his neighbor’s house in Calabasas, California, on January 9 and causing an estimated $20,000 damages, which raised it from a misdemeanor to... Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators have presented evidence to prosecutors Prosecutors Consider Vandalism Case Against Bieber - -
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca stepped down today. In so doing, he kept his word. He is now part of the department's past and not its future. He leaves behind a scandal-ridden department that is at the center of three federal probes,...Show More Summary
The Board of Supervisors could have picked an insider to succeed Lee Baca and serve as Los Angeles County sheriff for the next 10 months. A top deputy would have given the Sheriff’s Department someone already acquainted with the policies and pecking orders that give the place its culture, and with the people who patrol the streets and the jails. Show More Summary
Justin Bieber may be in the clear. The saga of the search for egging evidence that doesn’t look like an outtake from The Blair Witch Project continues. According to TMZ, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives found no evidence connecting Bieber to the egging of his neighbor’s house on home security surveillance video and hard drives... Show More Summary
Justin Bieber’s iPhone and speculation about the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department being able to access his password after the police raid at his Calabasas, California, home during which it was seized, is the latest morsel to fall from the Egg-Gate trough. Show More Summary
Angelo Correia, 24, was arrested Friday after investigators served a search warrant at his home in North Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. He is being held on $1 million bail.
When the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department came knocking on the door of Justin Bieber’s Calabasas, CA home, it was more than just a raid. It was the beginning of a downward spiral that seems to be moving at an accelerated pace....Show More Summary
In October 2009 Shawn Nee, an award-winning photographer, was stopped by officers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) while taking pictures of turnstiles in the L.A. subway. According o the officers, Nee was engaged...Show More Summary
When the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department served a search warrant at Justin Bieber‘s home in the investigation of the alleged felony egging of his neighbor’s house, all the LA stations picked up the story. But one station went above and beyond the call. ABC owned station KABC spent nearly nine minutes of its hour long 11:00 a.m. Show More Summary