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How is LA's new sheriff doing after nearly 4 months on the job?

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| This story aired on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Videos shot by Mandoyan's accuser are released

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This story aired on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

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Villanueva wins round in court fight over rehiring of deputy

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This story aired on March 6, 2019.

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LA Sheriff, supes square off in court tomorrow

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This story aired on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

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LA County still has work to do to provide adequate care to mentally ill inmates

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A federal monitor says L.A. County still faces "significant challenges" in providing adequate care to its more than 5,000 mentally ill jail inmates.

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LA Sheriff says he's on track to more than double the number of new recruits

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L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says the department is on track to more than double the number of new recruits this year.

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Some on oversight panel question impact of LA sheriff's plan to kick ICE out of the jails

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Some members of the L.A. Sheriff Civilian Oversight Commission are calling Sheriff Alex Villanueva's policy of kicking ICE out of the jails nothing more than smoke and mirrors.

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LA supes vote to replace Men's Central Jail with psychiatric hospital

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The L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to tear down the dilapidated Men's Central Jail - but the board abandoned a plan to replace it with a jail for people with mental health problems. Instead, the board voted to use the $2 billion budgeted for the project to build a psychiatric hospital, winning mixed reviews from advocates for the mentally ill.

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Former Sheriff Baca one step closer to prison

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Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca is one step closer to going to prison after a three-judge appeals panel rejected his appeal of his conviction on charges of obstruction of justice and lying to the FBI.

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