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Vandals Tag Palmdale High School, Damage Vehicles

Several teenagers, who used white bandanas to conceal their identities, spray-painted more than three dozen locations at Palmdale High School with graffiti late Saturday night, authorities said.

01/25/2015

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Shooting At Norwalk Residence

A man has died and a second was wounded when shots were fired inside a home in Norwalk, authorities said.

01/15/2015

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Sheriff: LA County Crime Down In 2014

Crime in Los Angeles County was down overall in 2014, according to crime data released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

01/14/2015

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2 Sickened As Inmates Set Numerous Small Fires At Men’s Central Jail

Numerous small fires were reported at the Men’s Central Jail on Sunday evening, authorities said.

01/11/2015

Herbert Vaughn. (credit: LASD)

Authorities Searching For 79-Year-Old Windsor Hills Man

Authorities are looking for a 79-year-old man who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions and has been missing since Friday afternoon.

12/27/2014

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Deputies Spread Holiday Cheer With Special Toy Delivery

Deputies spread holiday cheer Tuesday by delivering toys to children in East Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

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LA Sheriff Agrees To Oversight Of Jails To Settle Abuse Lawsuit

The nation’s largest sheriff’s department agreed to federal court oversight and will adopt a new use-of-force policy to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by jail inmates who said they were beaten by guards.

12/16/2014

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LA Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Injured In Motorcycle Crash

A Los Angeles County motorcycle deputy was injured Wednesday morning in a crash on Topanga Canyon Road.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/10/2014

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Supervisors Approve Creation Of Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission

The county’s Board of Supervisors approved the creation of a civilian oversight commission for the Sheriff’s Department Tuesday.

12/09/2014

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Agreement: L.A. Jails To Improve Wheelchair Access

A federal judge has given initial approval to an agreement that requires the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to improve conditions in its jails for inmates using wheelchairs and others with impaired mobility.

11/25/2014

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4 People Sickened At Apparent Drug Lab In Palmdale

An apparent drug lab was busted on Saturday night in Palmdale, but not before four people, including three Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies, became ill.

11/22/2014

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Officers Shut Down Illegal Street Race In Carson

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies and California Highway patrol officers shut down an illegal street race at 190th and Figueroa streets early Saturday morning, the latest example of a growing problem in several Southland communities.

11/15/2014

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Former LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced For Taking Bribes For Fixing Traffic Tickets

A former sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Tuesday to community service and probation for receiving bribes in exchange for fixing traffic tickets, officials from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said.

11/04/2014

Shirley Mitchell was last seen walking near her home on Monday. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Department)

Public Asked To Be On Lookout For Missing 74-Year-Old Woman

Shirley Mitchell suffers from dementia and authorities said she is easily confused.

10/29/2014

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Coroner IDs Man Killed In El Monte Car-To-Car Shooting

The driver whose shooting death precipitated a a multi-vehicle crash on East Garvey Avenue on Tuesday has been identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.

10/24/2014

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