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Deputies Arrests Ex-Boyfriend Of Monrovia Woman Found Dead In Her Car

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives on Thursday arrested a man in connection with the death of a 31-year-old Monrovia woman whose body was bound in her car in June, authorities said. The man is the ex-boyfriend of the victim.


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El Monte Man Who Died After Police Struggle Identified

A 44-year-old El Monte man who became unresponsive and then died after being handcuffed by police on Saturday for allegedly stealing an American flag and a flagpole in Irwindale was identified on Thursday as Oscar Ruiz.


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Retired LA County Sheriff’s Captain Makes Plea Deal In Federal Corruption Probe

A retired Los Angeles County sheriff’s captain charged with obstructing a federal probe into corruption in the county jails will plead guilty Wednesday to a lesser charge.


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Ex-LA County Sheriff’s Captain To Plead Guilty In Corruption Case

William Carey, the retired Los Angeles County sheriff’s captain whose job was to root out misconduct, has agreed to plea guilty in a sweeping corruption case.


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Couple Accused Of Aiming Laser Pointer At Sheriff’s Helicopter

A couple has been arrested after a laser was allegedly pointed at a Los Angeles County sheriff’s helicopter during a training exercise.


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Pair Accused Of Pointing Laser At Sheriff’s Chopper Arrested In Agoura Hills

Authorities say two people accused of aiming a laser pointer at a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter have been arrested.


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Detectives Investigate Maywood Shooting

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives were investigating the scene of a Maywood shooting on Friday afternoon.



Authorities Continue Dig For Missing Person In San Gabriel Valley Backyard

Following up on a tip, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives and personnel from the Los Angeles County Coroner’s office were digging for human remains in the backyard of a residential home in the San Gabriel Valley on Thursday.


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L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy Wants More Women To Enter Law Enforcement

Sheila Brown, a senior deputy at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, says women should not shy away from seeking and securing mutually-benefiting jobs in law enforcement.



2 Men Arrested After Shots Fired At Deputies In Compton

Two men who led officials on a brief car chase and exchanged gunfire with sheriff’s deputies on Friday night in Compton have been arrested.



Sheriff: New California Law Plays Significant Role In Crime Rise

A recent change in California law making certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies played “a significant role” in the rising crime rate in Los Angeles County and has taken away the incentive for addicts to seek treatment, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.


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31-Year-Old Mother Of 2 Found Dead In Car Days After Disappearance

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden and suspicious death of a woman who was found dead in her car, days after she had disappeared.


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Group Claiming To Be Descendants Of Knights Templar Arrested In Impersonating Police Officers

Three individuals claiming to be part of the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” and descendants of the “Knights Templar” have been arrested for impersonating peace officers.



Bicyclist Killed By Suspected Drunken Driver In Lakewood

A bicyclist was struck and killed early Sunday morning by a motorist who then struck a utility pole on Del Amo Boulevard in Lakewood, authorities said.


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Coroner Identifies Man Who Shot Himself At Universal Theme Park

The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified a man who shot and killed himself at the Universal Studios theme park on Friday afternoon as a Fullerton resident.