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Riverside County Launches Campaign Against ‘Disturbing Number’ Of Child Drownings

The campaign comes in response to what officials are calling a “disturbing number” of recent drownings and near-drownings countywide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2015

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First South Bay, Now Ventura County: Tar Balls Wash Ashore More Beaches

Clean-up crews were checking several beaches along the Ventura County coastline Friday where oil has been reportedly seen washing ashore, authorities said.

05/29/2015

Francis Pusok's booking photo stemming from the April 9 incident. (credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept.)

Horse Pursuit Suspect Beaten By Deputies Agrees To $650,000 Settlement

San Bernardino county officials and attorneys for Francis Jared Pusok finalized the settlement in connection with Pusok’s April 9 arrest in Apple Valley.

04/21/2015

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Judge OKs Settlement In Class-Action Lawsuit Against LA Jail Deputies

A federal judge gave final approval Monday to a settlement in a class-action lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies engaged in violence and abuse against jail inmates.

04/20/2015

Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell (center) was joined by LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and other law enforcement officials in downtown Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy LASD/Twitter)

Calif. Attorney General Unveils Plan To Reduce Police Bias

Attorney General Kamala Harris says she wants to strengthen the trust between police and the public following recent slayings of unarmed civilians by officers nationwide.

04/17/2015

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LA County Officials Commission Study On Impact Of Minimum Wage Hike

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors followed in the footsteps of city officials Tuesday in calling for a study on how raising the minimum wage would impact the local economy.

03/31/2015

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LA County Supes Vote To Support Executive Order On Immigration

Los Angeles County officials voted by a narrow margin Tuesday to throw their support behind President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration.

03/17/2015

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LA County Launches Effort To Reduce Number Of Inmates Returning To Prison

Law enforcement officials said Wednesday they’re focused on reducing the number of inmates in Los Angeles County who return to prison.

03/11/2015

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LA County Health Officials ID 2 Possible Cases Of Ocular Syphilis

Southland doctors have been told to be on on the lookout for patients reporting unusual vision problems after clusters of syphilis that cause blindness have been reported on the West Coast.

03/10/2015

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Sheriff’s Deputies To Undergo Training To Handle Photographers In Public Places

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will undergo training for interacting with photographers or members of the public who are taking photos in public places as part of a court settlement.

03/05/2015

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LA County Supes Propose Higher Fines For Water Wasters

Los Angeles County officials were set to vote Tuesday on whether to increase fines for wasting water.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2015

L.A. County DA Jackie Lacey (left) and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield (Photo courtesy LA County District Attorney's Office)

LA County To Provide Training To Foreign Prosecutors, Law Enforcement

Los Angeles County is teaming up with the U.S. State Department to provide training to foreign prosecutors and law enforcement personnel.

02/09/2015

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Health Officials Alert Doctors, Hospitals Of Rare Mosquito-Borne Virus In LA County

Los Angeles County is alerting physicians and hospitals to be on the lookout for patients with symptoms of a rare mosquito-borne virus.

01/28/2015

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LA County OKs Online Database For Municipal Stats, Records

Los Angeles County officials have approved creation of an online database that will make municipal statistics and records available to the public for free.

01/22/2015

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Social Media Linked To Record Year For Sheriff’s Rescue Teams

Rescue teams in Los Angeles County performed a record number of rescues in 2014, a trend many credit to the rise of social media, authorities announced Tuesday.

01/20/2015

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