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Civil rights activist worried by increase in terminated LA Sheriff Dept. misconduct probes

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| Longtime L.A. civil rights activist and police reformer Connie Rice is concerned that the sharp increase in the number of internal misconduct investigations being short-circuited at the sheriff's department is a sign of a "rogue policing culture."

Trump Administration To Allow 2,700 Central American Children Into The U.S.

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A federal court settlement benefits those who had been conditionally approved to join their parents already residing legally in the U.S. under an Obama administration program.

Under Villanueva, LA Sheriff's Department ending far more ongoing internal misconduct probes

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The L.A. County inspector general issued a report citing a "sharp increase" in the number of ongoing administrative misconduct investigations cut short by Sheriff's Department officials in January and February.

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Sheriff Villanueva revives station logo his predecessor had banned

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Three years ago, L.A. Sheriff Jim McDonnell banned a logo used by the department's East L.A. station because he felt it was disrespectful to the community. New Sheriff Alex Villanueva has revived the logo and it's once again displayed prominently at the station.

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Seven LA Sheriff's deputies claim they were harassed, attacked by colleagues

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This story aired on Friday, March 8, 2019.

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LA Supes to escalate legal fight with Sheriff over his discipline policies

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This story aired on Monday, March 11, 2019.

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A Van, An Excavator And A Slew Of ATM Thefts, Northern Ireland Police Plead For Help

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With the help of heavy construction equipment and a van with an ATM-size hole cut out of its roof, thieves are clawing entire cash boxes out of local businesses and disappearing into the night.

Michael Avenatti Indicted For Allegedly Stealing Paraplegic Client's Settlement Money

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The lawyer who represented Stormy Daniels, who is already facing federal financial crimes charges, has been indicted for 36 counts of embezzlement and fraud by a California federal grand jury.

Greg Craig, Ex-White House Counsel, Expects Charges In Ukraine Case, Lawyers Say

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The heavyweight Democratic lawyer and former top Obama counsel has been on the watch for an indictment connected to his onetime work with Paul Manafort. Now his own attorneys say it's at hand.