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LA supes to take up issue of what to do with Men's Central Jail

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| The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday takes up one of the most pressing questions in the criminal justice system: What to do with the more than five-thousand mentally ill inmates in jail.

Oversight Commission presses Villanueva on deputy rehires

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This story aired on Jan. 22, 2019.

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Supreme Court Dances Around The F-Word With Real Potential Financial Consequences

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Is a clothing line called "FUCT" entitled to get trademark protection? The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said no. Now the Supreme Court must decide.

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Villanueva to kick ICE out of the jails, but transfers to ICE will continue

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This story aired on Jan. 30, 2019.

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Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli Plead Not Guilty In College Cheating Scandal

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Giannulli and Loughlin are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes arranged by admissions consultant Rick Singer to get their daughters admitted to USC as crew recruits, despite not being rowers.

LA supes poised to consider plan to replace Men's Central Jail with mental health jail

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This story aired on Feb. 11, 2019.

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Does Sheriff Villanueva want to change policy on handling jail inmates?

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This story aired on Feb. 1, 2019.

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Villanueva says he's cut the number of crimes that make inmates eligible for transfer to ICE

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This story aired on Feb. 15, 2019.

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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."

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