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In an effort to counter what it sees lack of action by the state, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to create a "Toxic Threat Strike Team" to target toxin-emitting facilities wreaking havoc on public health.
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A Santa Monica doctor and two associates are due in court next month for a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to require them to stand trial on charges of orchestrating an alleged prescription fraud scheme.
Christopher Lee Brown, a 37-year-old transient known to frequent the Alhambra area, escaped fromt the Inmate Reception Center in Los Angeles shortly after he was sentenced to prison on Wednesday, March 12, 2013, for the theft of laptop computers from an Alhambra-based hospital chain.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says a sheriff's deputy has pleaded no contest to rape under color of authority and soliciting a bribe.
An elderly, golden Labrador retriever was surrendered to the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control in Lancaster, Calif., on March 10, and today, he spends his days crouched on his bed, shaking in terror.
NORWALK >> Officials have identified a Long Beach man found fatally stabbed in Norwalk last week and announced the arrest of a suspect.
VAN NUYS>> In their initial public campaign debate, the candidates to become Los Angeles County's first new sheriff in 16 years came out firing Wednesday, trading barbs over who was responsible for mismanaging the department and who was best equipped to fix the scandal-plagued agency.
IRWINDALE >> Of the 61 complaints made to the air quality board about smells coming from the Sriracha hot-sauce factory since October, investigators traced the smell to the Huy Fong Foods factory just four times, twice after the chili grinding season ended.
With Sheriff Lee Baca retiring after years of controversy at his agency, the race is expected to be a lively one.
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says 55-year-old John Drayman entered a plea Wednesday to felony charges of embezzlement, filing a false tax return and perjury.
The mother of the two toddlers found hungry and unattended on a South L.A. street last week was under the direct supervision of Los Angeles County's child protective services agency, officials said in remarks published today.
LONG BEACH >> Two brothers have been arrested and charged in connection with a gang-related shooting last month that left one man dead on the city's northside, Long Beach police said Tuesday.
Nearly two dozen law enforcement officials from across Southern California were honored by the Anti-Defamation League for their efforts to fight hate crimes.
A former volleyball coach at Esteban Torres High School in East Los Angeles pleaded no contest today to sex-related counts involving two 15-year-old girls he met at the school.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved the creation of a task force aimed at closing a battery recycling plant in Vernon and identifying other industrial health threats.
Three men were arrested for soliciting prostitution Friday in Castaic in a “john sting” and prostitution sweep by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detectives, authorities announced Monday.