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Legitimacy Of Secure Communities Program Weakened
Last week was a rough one for Secure Communities, a controversial federal deportation program that critics charge is counterproductive and unconstitutional. The most significant developments came from California, where the program has essentially lost support at the city and state levels. The
Judge Rejects Plea Deal of Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff
A federal judge has rejected a plea agreement by former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca in a corruption case, saying the sentencing guideline in the deal was too lenient for the "gross abuse of the public's trust."
The Latest: Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff Ready for Trial
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's attorney says he and his client are ready to go to trial after they were blindsided by a judge who rejected Baca's plea agreement in a corruption case
Los Angeles Bucks Federal Government on Secure Communities
When suspected undocumented immigrants are booked for low-level crimes in Los Angeles, they will not be held for immigration authorities, according to an announcement by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Wednesday. A spokesperson for Sheriff Lee Baca said that the department hopes to
LA County Deputy Francisco Gamez Arrested on Murder Charges
Cop Booked in Connection with a June Homicide in the Sylmar Section of L.A.
Calif Gov Jerry Brown vetos TRUST Act Immigration Bill
The governor says bill is "fatally flawed" and sends it back to legislature
Los Angeles Sheriff Captain Allegedly Took Inmate Golfing
A Los Angeles sheriff captain allegedly took an inmate on a golf outing and the incident is under investigation. Frank Carrillo, 41, was serving a two year sentence after pleading guilty to stealing from people at golf courses, according to ABC News Los Angeles station...
Malibu Residents Feel Fire Fatigue
Second Huge Fire of Season Again Threatens Expensive Homes Holding 'So Many Memories'
Racism Not Always Black and White
Atlanta jurors have found an India-born businessman guilty of masterminding the murder of his black daughter-in-law because he feared the mixed marriage would smear the caste-conscious family's name. Chiman Rai, 68, was convicted on seven charges, including felony murder and burglary. Prosecutors