Crime & Justice

LA Sheriff, supes square off in court tomorrow

County Supervisor Kathryn Barger says Villanueva has discounted supervisors' arguments about his rehiring of Caren Carl Mandoyan because four of the five supervisors supported the sheriff's opponent in the Nov. election.
County Supervisor Kathryn Barger says Villanueva has discounted supervisors' arguments about his rehiring of Caren Carl Mandoyan because four of the five supervisors supported the sheriff's opponent in the Nov. election.
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This story aired on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors and Sheriff Alex Villanueva face off in court Wednesday. They're in an unprecedented fight over the sheriff's decision to rehire a deputy fired over allegations of domestic abuse and dishonesty.