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Car Crash Inadvertently Leads Riverside Sheriff’s To Home Containing 2 Dead Men

The deputies found a woman at the wheel, but she was unresponsive and showed signs of injury, he said.

10/19/2014

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Man Suspected Of Shooting Deputy In Lynwood Fatally Shot After Standoff

A suspect in the shooting of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed Tuesday following a three-hour standoff.

CBS Los Angeles–08/26/2014

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Thousands Of Firearms Destroyed In Annual ‘Gun Melt’ Event

Authorities say nearly 5,000 handguns, rifles and other weapons were destroyed Wednesday as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s 21st annual Gun Melt.

08/13/2014

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Supes Reject Plan To Establish Oversight Panel For Sheriff’s Department

Los Angeles County officials Tuesday rejected a plan to create a permanent civilian panel to oversee the Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2014

Authorities say Frank Mendoza (right) was killed by Sheriff's deputies during a near 8-hour standoff last Friday. (credit: Mendoza Family)

Civilian Oversight Committee To Review Deputy-Involved Shootings

Officials reportedly are calling on a civilian oversight committee to assist the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as they investigate how deputies could have accidentally shot hostages during two separate standoffs in the last four months.

08/04/2014

An attorney for the family of Milton Olin (pictured) is expected to file the lawsuit Wednesday. (CBS)

Family Of Attorney Killed In Deputy Collision Sue LA County

Attorneys for the family of a prominent San Fernando Valley attorney who was struck and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy while riding his bicycle announced the filing of lawsuit against the county Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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2 Die While In Custody Of LA County Sheriff’s Deputies

Two people have died in the custody of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.

06/28/2014

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Exclusive: Dog Suffering From Mysterious Chemical Burns Sparks Animal Cruelty Investigation

Jerod Simpson told CBS2’s Stacey Butler he first noticed strange blisters appear on the back of his seven-year-old Lab, Cash, Tuesday night after Cash spent the day in his backyard.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/07/2014

This and other photos were allegedly taken after a home invasion at the Artesia residence of Vivica Keyes in January.  (Photo credit: Jasmyne Cannick)

Woman Alleges Deputy Misconduct, Racial Bias After Artesia Home Invasion

An Artesia woman has filed a lawsuit alleging Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies violated the law when she fought off a man who invaded her home, attorneys said Wednesday.

05/28/2014

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Undergoes Sugery, Stable After Shooting In Long Beach

A Los Angeles County Sheriff deputy has been shot in Long Beach, authorities said Monday.

05/26/2014

Julio Sanchez (credit: Victorville Police Department)

Public’s Help Sought In Search For Missing Victorville Teen

Julio Sanchez was transported to Victor Valley Hospital Sunday, and was last seen voluntarily leaving the facility Monday at approximately 9:35 a.m.

05/19/2014

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty To Illegally Building Assault Rifle

One of 20 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies facing corruption and civil rights charges pleaded guilty Monday to a weapons violation.

05/12/2014

Alex the seal was just looking for a little sun. (credit: LASD)

Sun-Loving Seal Pup Decides To Hitch Ride With LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Boat Operators

“Since he looked comfortable sunning himself we decided not to disturb him any further. We let him stay on board and ride back to the station with us,” deputy Nancarrow said.

04/05/2014

Detectives say a gold necklace and two gold bracelets were found in a drug drop-off box at a Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station. (Photo courtesy LASD)

Deputies Find Gold Jewelry In Santa Clarita Drug Drop-off Box

Authorities say a drug drop-off bin at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Santa Clarita Valley station was – for at least one day – a sentimental treasure chest for one Southland family.

02/27/2014

Just a few of the weapons seized by Sheriff's in Littlerock. (credit: LA Sheriff's Dept.)

Sheriff Announces Arrest Of 3 For Having Huge Weapons Cache

Sheriff’s Deputies have announced the arrest of three men in Littlerock for weapons possession.

01/12/2014

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