Family of Dijon Kizzee, who was killed by deputies, files claim against L.A. County

Attorneys for the family of Dijon Kizzee allege that L.A. County failed to properly train the deputies who shot him on how to avoid using unreasonable force.

L.A. Sheriff’s Department made a helipad near Villanueva’s home. The landowner wants it gone

L.A. County was served with a cease-and-desist letter over the construction of a helicopter pad near Sheriff Alex Villanueva's home.

Long Beach cuts off gas service to restaurant that refused to stop serving patio diners

It's the latest in a string of enforcement efforts officials have lodged against Restauration and its owner in recent weeks.

California attorney general launches civil rights probe of L.A. County Sheriff’s Department

California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra's office says it will look at whether the department has engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional policing.

Sheriff rejects finding that top aide used racial slur

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are refusing to turn over documents to department watchdogs related to their investigation into Undersheriff Tim Murakami's alleged use of a Japanese racial slur to refer to employees of color.

‘No credible threat’ to Los Angeles ahead of inauguration, law enforcement leaders say

Law enforcement leaders across Los Angeles County are beefing up patrols and are on high alert for any threat that may arise ahead of the inauguration Wednesday of President-elect Joe Biden.

Judge drops contempt hearing after Villanueva agrees to attend oversight meeting

A Superior Court judge canceled a hearing set for next month where lawyers for Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva were going to have to explain why he should not be held in contempt of court for his refusal to comply with a subpoena and testify...

Deputies involved in Andres Guardado shooting relieved of duty in unrelated case

L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva has ordered Deputies Miguel Vega and Chris Hernandez to be suspended pending the outcome of an investigation into an unrelated crash.

Sheriff’s officials knew about a massive house party in Palmdale. Why didn’t they stop it?

The Sheriff's Department knew about the event hours in advance, according to records and interviews.

Detective’s ‘end run’ to seal autopsy deepens divisions between L.A. County sheriff and coroner

After a Los Angeles County deputy killed a man, sheriff's officials tried to keep the coroner's autopsy report under seal. The ensuing legal battle has stoked tensions between the Sheriff's Department and other county officials.