The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 on Tuesday to look at options for removing elected Sheriff Alex Villanueva as the county's top lawman, rather than waiting to see if voters will do so in 2022.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday to vote on whether to look at options for removing elected Sheriff Alex Villanueva as the county's top lawman, rather than waiting to see if voters will do so in 2022.
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey's office is reviewing allegations that Sheriff Alex Villanueva falsely reported a crime when he accused the county's former Chief Executive, Sachi Hamai, of violating conflict of interest laws in a referral to the state attorney general's office.
Los Angeles County Inspector General Max Huntsman Monday accused Sheriff Alex Villanueva of promoting a "code of silence" around secret societies within his department.
Lakers star LeBron James has finally responded to comments made by Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who challenged James to contribute to a reward to find the man who ambushed two deputies in Compton on Sept. 12, and criticized James' previous comments about racial profiling.
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant, is suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva and his department after his deputies allegedly took personal photographs on their phones of the bodies of Kobe and Gianna Bryant at the scene of the deadly helicopter crash in Calabasas, according to a lawsuit obtained by FOX 11 Tuesday.
Several Los Angeles County and city officials have called on Sheriff Alex Villanueva to resign, including members of the County Board of Supervisors and members of a civilian commission that oversees the sheriff's department.
The family of a man who was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies is now calling for Alex Villanueva to resign as sheriff.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva on Monday challenged NBA star LeBron James to match and double the reward money being offered for information on the gunman who ambushed and shot two deputies over the weekend.
On Monday, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva spoke on Good Day LA after two deputies continue to recover after being ambushed and riddled with bullets over the weekend. A manhunt is underway for the gunman and authorities are offering a $100,000 reward in the investigation.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva insisted again on Wednesday that "disruptive groups" from outside the area have inflamed recent protests outside the South Los Angeles sheriff's station, and only one of the three dozen people arrested over the past four nights was an area resident.
An LA County Sheriff’s whistleblower claims the deputy who shot 18-year-old Andres Guardado was trying to get into the alleged law enforcement gang known as 'The Executioners.'
A top official with the Department of Homeland Security said that Sheriff Alex Villanueva's new policy banning the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department from turning over any undocumented immigrants who commit crimes to ICE, no matter the severity of the crime, will result in the deaths of innocent people.
Los Angeles County leaders have agreed to pay outgoing CEO Sachi Hamai a sum of $1.5 million and provide her private security following her claims that she was repeatedly harassed and intimidated by L.A. County Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva blasted Inspector General Max Huntsman Wednesday, two days after Huntsman reported to the County Board of Supervisors that sheriff's deputies are failing to follow public health orders that require them to wear masks on the job.