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Man Whose Alleged Beating Prompted FBI’s LASD Abuse Probe Hopes Justice Is Served

A man whose case helped prompt the federal investigation into corruption and civil rights abuses against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says he hoped justice will finally be served.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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18 LASD Officers Face Charges In FBI Jailhouse Abuse Probe

As many as 18 people have been charged in five separate cases involving corruption and civil rights charges, FBI officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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List Of Charges Filed In LASD Jails Probe

The following list is a breakdown of the charges faced by the 18 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department officials named in indictments and a criminal case unsealed today, and potential penalties.

12/09/2013

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Alleged Cockfighting Operation Busted In Rialto

Authorities say they’ve arrested three men on suspicion of animal cruelty after breaking up an alleged cockfighting operation in the city of Rialto.

11/23/2013

Ruben Guerrero (left), pictured here with Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez, was arrested on drug charges in October. (credit: City of Montebello)

Arraignment Postponed For Husband Of Montebello Mayor

Arraignment was postponed Thursday for the husband of the mayor of Montebello, who was scheduled to be in court on six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school.

11/07/2013

Paul Anthony Ciancia

FBI Officially Files Criminal Complaint Against LAX Shooting Suspect Paul Ciancia

“…he fired multiple rounds at point-blank range at a TSA officer who was on duty and in uniform. Ciancia began to walk up an escalator, looked back, saw [the officer] appear to move, and returned to shoot the wounded officer again.”

11/02/2013

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50 Cent Pleads No Contest To Vandalism Charges

Rapper 50 Cent has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to vandalism in a case filed after an alleged fight with his ex-girlfriend earlier this year.

CBS Los Angeles–10/28/2013

John Noguez (courtesy LA County District Attorney's Office)

New Embezzlement, Grand Theft Charges Announced Against Noguez

Noguez, who has served as the county assessor since 2010, was placed on leave in the wake of his arrest last October following a year-long corruption investigation by the District Attorney’s office.

10/28/2013

Dicarlo Bennett, accused of setting off dry ice bombs at LAX, faced a judge Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Suspect In LAX Dry Ice Bombs Pleads Not Guilty In Court

The 28-year-old LAX employee accused of planting dry ice bombs around the airport will be arraigned Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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Former Rialto District Accountant Charged With Embezzling $1.8M

Charges were filed Tuesday against a former Rialto Unified School District employee suspected of stealing $1.8 million over an eight year period, authorities said.

CBS Los Angeles–10/08/2013

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FBI: Mission Viejo Man In Custody On Federal Bomb Making Charges

A 27-year-old Southland man was in custody Tuesday on federal charges of making and possessing explosive devices, the FBI said.

CBS Los Angeles–10/08/2013

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Ex-Bell City Manager Rizzo Pleads No Contest To Corruption Charges

Robert Rizzo, the former city manager and accused mastermind behind a wide-ranging corruption scandal in the city of Bell, pleaded no contest Thursday to all 69 charges brought against him, officials announced.

10/03/2013

(credit: Riverside Co. Sheriff)

Gang Member Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Girl, 6

A gang member was formally charged Wednesday in the murder of a 6-year-old girl who was gunned down outside of a family party in Moreno Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2013

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Boyfriend Charged With Murder In Death Of Woman On 210 Freeway

A North Hollywood man was charged with murder Tuesday in the death of a woman who fell out of a car onto the 210 Freeway and was struck by multiple vehicles.

CBS Los Angeles–09/03/2013

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Lawyers Sign Deal To Drop Lawsuit Against Paula Deen

Lawyers signed a deal Friday to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against celebrity cook Paula Deen, who was dumped by the Food Network and other business partners after she said under oath that she had used racial slurs in the past.

08/23/2013

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