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LA County Jail Beating Case Settled For $1M

A man who said he was beaten by sheriff’s deputies while visiting his brother at a Los Angeles County jail will receive more than $1 million to settle a civil rights lawsuit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2014

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LA County Officials OK $2 Billion Jail Plan

County supervisors have approved a nearly $2 billion plan to tear down and rebuild the Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles and also build a new women’s facility.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

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Conrad Murray Set For Release From Jail Monday

After serving two years of a four-year sentence, Conrad Murray is tentatively scheduled to be released from jail Monday.

10/25/2013

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Federal Jury Finds Sheriff Lee Baca Liable For Failing To Stop Inmate Abuse

A federal jury has found Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca personally liable for failing to stop inmate abuse in Men’s Central Jail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/17/2013

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Conrad Murray Says He Cried When He Heard Verdict In Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death, is speaking out one day after a jury cleared AEG Live of wrongdoing in the pop star’s demise.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2013

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Bobby Brown Serves 8 Hours Of A 55-Day DUI Sentence At Twin Towers Jail

Singer Bobby Brown was released from jail Wednesday after serving only eight hours of a 55-day sentence for a driving under the influence conviction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2013

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Woman Questions Boyfriend’s Death At Twin Towers Jail In Downtown LA

A woman is devastated by the death of her boyfriend while he was in custody at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2013

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Sheriff Baca To Propose New $1B Jail Facility

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will present a $1 billion plan this week to replace the antiquated the Men’s Central Jail.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/18/2013

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Inmate Dies At Men’s Central Jail

The death of an inmate at the Men’s Central Jail in downtown was under investigation Monday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

01/28/2013

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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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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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Sheriff Baca Considering Plan To Close Portion Of Men’s Central Jail

As the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department faces allegations of brutality in its jails, Sheriff Lee Baca is reportedly thinking about shutting down part of the old men’s facility.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2012

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Former Jail Deputy Admits To Accepting Bribery To Smuggle Contraband Inside Jail

A former Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy will plead guilty to accepting a bribe in exchange for smuggling a cell phones, cigarettes and a note into the Men’s Central Jail.

01/13/2012

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Inmates At Men’s Central Jail Take Part In Christmas Mass

About a hundred jail inmates took part in a special Christmas mass at Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles.

12/25/2011

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Homicide Detectives Investigate Inmate’s Death At Men’s Central Jail

An inmate was found dead Friday in a cell at the Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles, and sheriff’s homicide detectives set out to investigate.

12/09/2011

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