Deputies Kill Half-Brother of Black Man Found Hanged in Park

ROSAMOND — The half-brother of a black man found hanged in a California park was killed in a gunbattle with Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies seeking him as kidnap and assault suspect, according to authorities and a family lawyer. A woman with him was woun...
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LA Sheriff Says Inmates Tried to Infect Themselves

LOS ANGELES — Two groups of inmates at a Los Angeles County jail tried to infect themselves with the coronavirus by sharing water and a mask, and within two weeks 30 prisoners tested positive, authorities said Monday. Sheriff Alex Villanueva at a briefing s...
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California and Judicial Watch Settle on Cleaning Up Voter Rolls

LOS ANGELES — State election officials and the conservative legal group Judicial Watch have reached a settlement over how California handles records of inactive voters. At issue was how election officials were handling records of voters who hadn't voted in ...