Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted On Federal Charges Alleging Corruption, Along With Former USC DeanProsecutors contend a Ridley-Thomas relative received substantial benefits from the university in exchange for Ridley-Thomas supporting county contracts and lucrative contract amendments with the university while he served on the county board.
Councilman Mike Bonin's Effort To House Venice Boardwalk Homeless To Start This WeekAs a political turf war over what to do about the growing homelessness crisis on the Venice Beach Boardwalk heats up, Councilman Mike Bonin announced plans this week to respond to the urgent safety needs of the housed and unhoused alike.
Activists Protesting LA County Sheriff's Department Briefly Stopped Traffic, No Arrests Were MadeA protest against the LA County Sheriff's Department stopped traffic on a southland street Saturday.
Sheriff's Deputies Step In To Help Address Homelessness Crisis In Venice AreaResidents and Los Angeles city leaders and officials are growing fed up with what they're calling a lack of action toward the homelessness crisis in the Venice area.
LA County Sheriff's Department Holds Vaccine Clinic For Deputies, Employees At Pomona FairplexThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Pomona Fairplex Friday for deputies and other employees.
LA Hotel Workers Union, ACLU SoCal, BLM-LA Call For Sheriff Villanueva To ResignThe groups will officially launch their #AdiosVillanueva campaign Thursday outside of the Hall of Justice as they call for the sheriff's immediate resignation.
LA County Sheriff 'Will No Longer Enforce' Curfews; Officials Say Decision Not Linked To ACLU LawsuitCounty officials said Thursday they will no longer enact or enforce curfews after several days of protests and looting across Southern California.
Southland Law Enforcement Agencies, Political Leaders Respond To Mass ShootingsSouthland law enforcement agencies and political leaders offered messages of support and outrage Sunday after this weekend's mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
Report: Sheriff Villanueva's Son Hired As LASD DeputyThe Los Angeles Times reports that Sheriff Alex Villanueva's son, Johannes, is a 33-year-old army veteran who was reported convicted of DUI in 2009. He is expected to graduate from the academy next fall.
Deputy Solano Dies 2 Days After Being Shot In The Head At Jack In The BoxAt an emotional press conference Wednesday Solano's son, step-daughter and longtime girlfriend all spoke. choking back tears.
LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva Grilled By Oversight CommitteeLess than six months after he was sworn in, LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva was in the hot seat today. The civilian oversight committee grilled him about ongoing issues. Dave Lopez reports.