LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva released a new campaign ad at a church with a voiceover of Villanueva saying a prayer for public safety. However, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles claims it never gave Villanueva permission to shoot the ad.
A fourth high-ranking official is set to file a lawsuit against LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva, accusing him of a coverup in connection with the leaked jail video showing a deputy with his department kneeling on a handcuffed inmate's head.
New documents dispute recent claims by top officials alleging a coverup by LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva in connection with a leaked jail video showing a deputy with his department kneeling on a handcuffed inmate's head.
Since Gascón took office in 2020, data shows Los Angeles has seen a 34% increase in homicide, 15.5% increase in violent crimes, 6.7% increase in property crimes and 67% increase in shooting victims.
Yet another lawsuit has been filed against Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva in connection to the leaked jail video showing a deputy with his department kneeling on a handcuffed inmate's head.
LA Times reporter Alene Tcheckmedyian joined Michaela Pereira on Good Day LA Friday to talk about her explosive coverage of an alleged coverup within the LA County Sheriff's Department and the subsequent investigation Sheriff Alex Villanueva has launched into the leaked jailhouse video.
A second top official has filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva in connection with the leaked use-of-force video that showed a LASD deputy kneeling on a handcuffed inmate's head.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva says the LASD has launched a criminal investigation into how the media obtained a use-of-force video that showed a deputy kneeling on a handcuffed inmate's head. The LA Times is calling it an attack on the First Amendment.
A whistleblower lawsuit filed Monday by a department commander alleges that Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is "corrupt" and that he has routinely blocked or stalled investigations and covered up misconduct to avoid bad press in his re-election campaign.
Los Angeles Sheriff Alex Villanueva has been scheduled to testify under oath on Friday regarding alleged gang-like groups of deputies accused of operating within the department for years.
The decision on whether and how to discipline sheriff's deputies for not complying with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate now rests with the county personnel director.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva backed up comments Monday, saying he'd send deputies to Hollywood to help fight homelessness and crime.
Alex Villanueva is claiming "abuse of subpoena" after a judge ruled the Sheriff must testify on allegations of LASD members possibly being connected to deputy gangs.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva will have to appear before the Office of Inspector General and answer questions about alleged deputy gangs within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department while under oath, a judge ruled Monday.
Villanueva conceded that procedural errors were made in the internal investigation of an altercation in which a deputy knelt on a handcuffed inmate's head for three minutes.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials attempted to cover up an altercation in a San Fernando courthouse where a deputy knelt on a handcuffed inmate's head for several minutes, according to a published report.
LASD took to social media to vehemently deny allegations that members of its department are involved in deputy gangs like the Banditos or the Executioners.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said county board 'couldn't care less' about residents' public safety concerns, predicts 'referendum on woke-ism'
Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is facing scrutiny as community organizations call for the Sheriff's accountability.
A coronavirus testing company is asking a judge to allow some discovery of Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva's cell phones and to take a limited deposition of the sheriff ahead of its plans to sue him for defamation.