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Boyle Heights Man Indicted For Aiming Laser Pointer At Sheriff’s Helicopter

Authorities say a Boyle Heights man has been charged with pointing a laser beam at a law enforcement helicopter.


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2 Additional Deputies Charged In Federal Civil Rights Probe

Two additional Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies Friday were indicted on federal civil rights charges in connection to alleged abuse at the Men’s Central Jail.

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Leo Figueroa says LA County Sheriff's Deputies beat him without provocation and caused excruciating injuries. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Man Breaks Silence About Excruciating Injuries He Says Were Caused By LA County Deputies

In federal court, he is only known by his initials: L – F.


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Indictment: Army Command Sergeant Major Claimed Purple Hearts, Bronze Star To Get $57K In Veterans Benefits

Prosecutors say an active-duty command sergeant major in the U.S. Army lied about his combat record and claimed to receive two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for valor in order get disability, medical and educational benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs.


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SoCal Gang Accused In Sham Marriage Scam

Authorities have arrested 18 people in a probe into a Southern California street gang accused of drug trafficking and arranging fake marriages to obtain green cards for immigrants.


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Salon Owner Indicted in Retirement Funds Scam

Joseph Wong of Rowland Heights faces up to 40 years in federal prison for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in pay from his workers.