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  • L.A. County Sheriff's Department, coroner's office to investigate handling of Mitrice Richardson's remains

     
    Los Angeles County sheriff's and coroner's officials have agreed to launch an inquiry into the handling of Mitrice Richardson's remains, which a coroner's official said were removed from a ravine without his department’s permission. Assistant Chief...
  • L.A. County supervisors to start holding meetings outside downtown Los Angeles

     
    The Los Angeles County board of supervisors voted Tuesday to approve Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas’ proposal to hold its meetings in different parts of the county. The board currently holds its weekly meeting in downtown Los Angeles at the Hall of......
  • L.A. County supervisors to consider new limits on who can live in Vernon

     
    Los Angeles County supervisors next week will consider pursuing legislation that would drastically reduce Vernon's historic control over who gets to live and vote in the tiny city, marking the latest effort by outsiders to make changes to the industrial.....
  • Embattled head of L.A. County's child welfare office may be on the way out, sources say

     
    Los Angeles County officials are putting plans in place to remove Trish Ploehn as the director of their embattled Department of Children and Family Services, according to high-level officials familiar with the matter. Ploehn will likely be reassigned...
  • Whooping cough cases continue to rise in L.A. County

     
    The number of whooping cough cases reported in Los Angeles County has continued to increase in recent weeks, county public health officials said Friday. There were 429 cases of whooping cough, or pertussis, reported in October, more than any month......
  • Man shot at after brush with taggers in La Puente [Updated]

     
    An apparent good Samaritan was shot at by two gang affiliates after he tried to stop the duo from tagging a wall in La Puente, authorities said Monday. The man was driving near Main Street and Chatterton Avenue around 8:30......
  • L.A. County passes sweeping ban on plastic bags

     
    Enacting one of the nation's most aggressive environmental measures, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to ban plastic grocery bags in unincorporated areas of the county. The vote was 3-1, supported by Supervisors Gloria Molina,...
  • Plastic bags banned in unincorporated Los Angeles County

     
    Starting next July, residents of unincorporated Los Angeles County won't get the ubiquitous "paper or plastic" question when they check out their groceries, and if they request "paper," they'll pay a dime apiece for the the bags. In a 3-1......
  • Rowland Heights man arrested on suspicion of killing his wife

     
    A 64-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of killing his wife, whose body was found in a Rowland Heights home, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. Stanley Wang called 911 about 12:30 p.m. to report that his 41-year-old......
  • Suspected gang-related shooting in Bell leaves 1 dead

     
    Authorities Tuesday were investigating what is believed to be a gang-related shooting in Bell that left one man dead. Several men in a vehicle began arguing with a male pedestrian about 2:40 p.m. in the 5000 block of Gage Avenue,......
  • Rabid bats on the rise in Los Angeles County this year

     
    Due to an unusually high number of rabid bats found in Los Angeles County this year, public health officials are asking all residents to avoid touching any wild animals and to make sure their pets have up-to-date vaccinations. Officials do......
  • Times responds to criticism of foster care coverage

     
    Over the past two years, The Times has written some four dozen articles about child abuse and problems in the Los Angeles County agency whose mission is to combat it. The articles have documented computer systems that don’t properly communicate......