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Social Media Linked To Record Year For Sheriff’s Rescue Teams

Rescue teams in Los Angeles County performed a record number of rescues in 2014, a trend many credit to the rise of social media, authorities announced Tuesday.

01/20/2015

Milton Darrell Osteen is missing. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Is Missing 71-Year-Old Palm Desert Man In San Bernardino?

Milton Osteen is believed to be driving a red, 2005 Mitsubishi Outlander SUV with a California license plate #5LXJ990.

01/17/2015

A La Puente homeowner said deputies shot her dog. They said the dog attacked them. (credit: Rosaleen Banner)

Deputies Fatally Shoot Woman’s Pregnant Pit Bull After Going To Wrong La Puente Home

As she got to her house, Rosaleen Banner said she heard a third shot and her dog in a pool of blood.

12/05/2014

Police have a suspect behind bars but lack an alleged victim to keep him there. (credit: CBS)

Sheriff’s Deputies Have Attempted-Kidnap Suspect Behind Bars, But No Victim

Thanks to an eyewitness, the suspect is in custody.

11/12/2014

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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

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