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.
LA County Votes To Initiate Plan To Close Men’s Central Jail Within The YearThe Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Tuesday to initiate a plan to close Men’s Central Jail in within the year.
EXCLUSIVE: Sheriff Villanueva Offers Inside Look At Men's Central JailMen's Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles is at the center of a battle between Sheriff Alex Villanueva and the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors after the board voted Tuesday to cancel a $1.7 billion project to replace the dilapidated jail.
County Supervisors Cancel $1.7B Contract For Downtown Jail FacilityThe Los Angeles County Supervisors have voted to cancel plans for a new jail in downtown Los Angeles.
Man Who Was Shot Alongside Nipsey Hussle Released From JailA man who was shot alongside rapper Nipsey Hussle last month was released from jail Saturday morning after being arrested for breaking parole because he was with the slain rapper at the time he was fatally shot.
Inmate's Death After Being Pepper-Sprayed Under InvestigationThe death of an inmate who was pepper-sprayed to end an altercation at the Men’s Central Jail is under investigation.
Former LA County Undersheriff Sentenced To 5 Years For CorruptionPaul Tanaka was convicted of interfering with an FBI probe into alleged jail abuse at the Men's Central Jail.
Authorities Say Escaped OC Inmates Fought Over Killing Taxi DriverThree inmates planned their escape from an Orange County jail for at least six months then abducted a taxi driver and drove to Northern California, according to officials.
At Least 10 Inmates Injured In Fight At Men's Central Jail, No Deputies HurtA fight broke out involving about 120 inmates at the Men's Central Jail on the outskirts of downtown Los Angeles on Friday, the Sheriff's Department said today, but no deputies were injured.
LAPD Says Several Men Just Released From Jail Robbed Gas StationDetectives believe the suspects may be repeat offenders released under a law that allows certain non-violent felonies be reduced to misdemeanors, resulting in early releases from jail.
Caught On Video: Inmate Punches, Karate Kicks His Way Out Of Jail In Downtown LAKFI reported the brief-escapee is 22-year-old Christian Paulk who was booked on a robbery in Palmdale.
LA County Jails Closed To Visitors After Inmate Briefly EscapesAll Los Angeles County jails are closed to visitors on Saturday and Sunday to allow for a review of security practices in visiting areas after a prisoner briefly escaped from the Men's Central Jail on Friday afternoon.
Lawsuit Alleges Deputies Fatally Beat L.A. County Jail InmateThe mother of a Los Angeles County jail inmate has filed a $25 million lawsuit alleging guards fatally beat her son and then tried to cover up the attack.
2 Sickened As Inmates Set Numerous Small Fires At Men's Central JailNumerous small fires were reported at the Men's Central Jail on Sunday evening, authorities said.
Gay Wing Of Men's Central Jail Embraces Individuality, Inmate SaysApart from the general population, inmates say the gay wing of Men's Central Jail is a community of acceptance and support.