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Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka Announces Candidacy For LA Co. Sheriff

A former Los Angeles County undersheriff has entered the race to oust Sheriff Lee Baca in 2014.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2013

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Former LASD Commander Announces Candidacy For Sheriff In 2014

A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department commander will challenge Sheriff Lee Baca in the 2014 election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2013

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Argument Between 2 Brothers Leads To Fatal Stabbing

Authorities say a fight between two brothers in Long Beach led to a deadly stabbing.

07/28/2013

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4 LA Co. Sheriff’s Deputies Injured In Pico Rivera Crash

Four Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were injured early Friday morning after their patrol car crashed into a power pole in East Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/12/2013

1 Fatally Shot, 3 Wounded In South Los Angeles

The fatal shooting of a man was under investigation in South Los Angeles early Monday morning, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

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Authorities Investigating Justin Bieber For Reckless Driving

Singer Justin Bieber was under investigation Tuesday for allegedly driving recklessly inside his exclusive gated community.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/28/2013

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Son Of Clippers Owner Found Dead In Malibu

The 31-year-old son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was found dead at his Malibu home Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2013

Sheriff’s Patrol Car Hits, Kills Man In San Bernardino

Authorities say a Sheriff’s Department patrol car has struck and killed a pedestrian in San Bernardino County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2012

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6-Month-Old Baby With Suspicious Injuries Dies In Long Beach

A 6-month-old boy hospitalized in Long Beach with what police called suspicious injuries has died.

CBS Los Angeles–10/06/2012

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Death Of Man Rescued From Underneath Metro Red Line Train Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating the death of a 54-year-old man who had to be rescued from underneath a Metro Red Line train at the North Hollywood station.

09/05/2012

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LA County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka Grilled About Deputy Abuse Of Inmates

Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka has to face some tough questions concerning the abuse of inmates by deputies in the county jails.

07/27/2012

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LA Sheriff Faces Mounting Legal Challenges

Allegations and litigation continue to dog Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, who has acknowledged being out of touch about problems in his jails and failing to reform his massive department that oversees the largest county jail system in the nation.

07/14/2012

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Admits To Smuggling Drugs Inside Burrito Into Courthouse Lockup

A Los Angeles sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Monday to smuggling drugs inside a burrito into a courthouse lockup.

04/30/2012

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ACLU Study: Men’s Central Jail Can Be Shuttered By 2013

The Men’s Central Jail, which has been long plagued by allegations of violence and abuse against inmates, could be closed by next year by releasing thousands of low-risk offenders into community supervision programs and upgrading existing facilities elsewhere.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2012

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Report: ‘Breakdown Of Communication’ Prompted Mistreatment Of Mitrice Richardson’s Remains

A breakdown of communication between sheriff’s deputies and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office led to problems handling the remains of a woman who disappeared after her release from police custody, according to a report released Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/14/2012

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