Human Remains Found Off 91 Freeway In CerritosCalifornia Highway Patrol is investigating the possible scene of a crime, after human remains were found off the 91 Freeway on Tuesday evening.
Coroner's Inquests Ordered Into Deaths Of Dijon Kizzee, 2 Others Fatally Shot By LA County Sheriff's DeputiesThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to direct the coroner’s office to conduct the inquests into the fatal shootings, all of which happened in 2020.
Rand Study Finds Hundreds Of LA County Sheriff's Deputies Recruited To Join Department CliquesThe existence of cliques within the department has been rumored for years, and Sheriff Alex Villanueva has denied their existence. But a Rand study commissioned by the Board of Supervisors in 2019 has been completed, and the findings are damning.
LASD Releases Video Of Fatal Shooting Of David Ordaz Jr., Villanueva Says Deputy Suspended Pending InvestigationThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Friday released body camera video of the fatal deputy shooting of 34-year-old David Ordaz Jr. the day after his family filed a lawsuit against the county. Sheriff Alex Villanueva said one of the deputies involved has been relieved of duty pending an investigation.
Family Of Nicholas Burgos, Man Killed By LASD Deputy At Harbor-UCLA, Files Civil Rights SuitThe family of 38-year-old Nicholas Burgos, who was fatally shot last year by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.
LASD Investigating After Man Fatally Shot In South LAAuthorities said the shooting happened at about 1:40 p.m. in the 9100 block of Juniper Street, near 90th Street.
District Attorney Says LASD Can Provide Necessary Medical Care For Harvey WeinsteinThe L.A. County District Attorney's Office says in court papers that the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is capable of providing necessary medical care to former film producer Harvey Weinstein that would allow him to be extradited to face local charges.
Family Of Baldwin Park Man Who Died By Suicide At Men's Central Jail Sues LA County, SheriffThe family of an inmate who killed himself in his jail cell has filed suit against Los Angeles County and Sheriff Alex Villanueva alleging jail staff denied him proper care before his death.
'I Really Feared For My Life': Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed Against LASD After Traffic Stop Ends In BeatingTwo bystanders shot cell phone video of the aftermath that showed Christopher Bailey being loaded into an ambulance, his face visibly bruised and bloodied.
LASD Seizes Thousands Of Marijuana Plants, Arrests 23 In Raids Targeting Illegal Grow OperationsSheriff's deputies Tuesday seized thousands of marijuana plants and arrested more than 20 in raids targeting illegal pot farms in the Antelope Valley.
LASD Investigating After Body Found Near Castaic LakeThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Tuesday was investigating after a body was found near Castaic Lake.
Policing In SoCal: Activist, Former Sheriff Discuss Future Of Law EnforcementIt has been a little more than a year since the murder of George Floyd sparked global protests and calls for change from the highest levels of government, but the question of what comes next remains.
'We Have To Nip This In The Bud': Officials, Law Enforcement Cracking Down On Illegal Pot GrowsAn undercover sergeant on the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Marijuana Eradication Team described the county's illegal grow operation problem as "a cancer that's spreading throughout someone's body."
LA Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Honea Charged With PerjuryA Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy was charged Thursday for allegedly lying about finding a gun in a vehicle two years ago.
LASD Searching For 13-Year-Old Raymond James Last Seen In LynwoodThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is looking for 13-year-old Raymond James who was last seen Wednesday afternoon at his Lynwood home.