Steve Whitmore

Lt. Katherine Voyer

Investigation Of Alleged Murder-For-Hire Plot By Deputies Faces New Criticism

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s lieutenant who pushed the department to investigate charges that some deputies with ties to a Mexican drug cartel were involved in a murder-for-hire plot says she has serious doubts the department conducted a thorough investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/27/2013

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Family Reunites With 75-Year-Old Man Who Wandered Off From LA Hospital

A 75-year-old man who wandered off from a Los Angeles hospital early Tuesday morning was reunited with his family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2013

Capt. Louis Duran with Paul Tanaka. (credit: CBS)

Sheriff Lee Baca Accused Of Retaliating Against Deputies For Backing Opponent In Next Year’s Election

Some Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have accused Sheriff Lee Baca of retaliating against them for backing his opponent in next year’s election.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2013

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Family Of Azusa Man Shot To Death By Deputy Awarded $2M

The family of a 31-year-old Azusa man fatally shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy four years ago was awarded $2 million by a federal jury on Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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Sheriff’s Employee Arrested For Allegedly Distributing Meth, Heroin To Inmates

A 13-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department was arrested Tuesday for allegedly distributing drugs to inmates at a Castaic jail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

No Disciplinary Action Taken Yet In Probe Of Deputies Suspected Of Cheating On Promotional Exam

No disciplinary action has been taken yet in a probe of possible cheating on the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department sergeants exam.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/20/2013

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DOJ Opens Civil Rights Probe Into LA County Jails

Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2013

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Justin Bieber Issued Citation For Running Stop Sign, Not Having Valid License

Singer Justin Bieber was issued a citation early Wednesday morning for running a stop sign and driving without a valid California license in Calabasas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013


Sheriff’s Officials Under Fire For Promoting Racially Offensive Comedy Show

Officials from the Sheriff’s Department are under fire Wednesday for hosting what some called a racially offensive comedy show during a department luncheon.


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LAPD Officer Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 2 Girls Under 10

A Los Angeles Police Department officer was arrested at his Castaic home over the weekend for allegedly molesting two girls.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2013

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1 Dead, 3 Hurt After Small Planes Collide In Mid-Air Over Ventura County

Officials said two small planes collided in mid-air Monday afternoon in Ventura County, killing one person and injuring three others.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/29/2013

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2 LA County Sheriff’s Deputies Charged With Filing False Report

Authorities have charged two Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies with filing a false report.


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4 Injured In Alleged Racially Motivated Fight At Twin Towers Jail

An alleged racially motivated fight Tuesday involving dozens of inmates at Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles left four people injured.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2013

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Calabasas Neighbor Claims Justin Bieber Threatened, Attacked Him

Los Angeles sheriff’s detectives Tuesday are looking into an alleged heated dispute between singer Justin Bieber and one of his Calabasas neighbors.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2013

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Investigation Into Chris Brown, Frank Ocean Fight To Close

An investigation into a fight between Chris Brown and Frank Ocean will soon be closed without any charges being sought.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/04/2013