(CN) – A federal judge on Monday rejected former L.A. County Sheriff Leroy Baca’s bid to move his obstruction trial to another court and replace the prosecutor who has led several related cases against department officials.
U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson denied the motions at an afternoon...
[CN] – A judge has denied former LA County Sheriff Leroy Baca’s move to disqualify a federal judge who has overseen several high-profile cases involving sheriff’s officials obstructing an FBI investigation into civil rights abuses at county jails.
In September, Baca moved to recuse...
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[CN] – Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca says he will not get a fair trial on charges he obstructed an investigation into jailhouse abuses because a federal judge is already convinced of his guilt and media coverage has prejudiced him.
The court on Tuesday referred Baca’s...
(CN) — A federal judge has entered a $1.1 million judgment in favor of veteran Los Angeles County Sheriff Department officials who accused former Sheriff Leroy Baca of retaliation because of their support for his rival.
In early 2014, eight of Baca’s officers sued him in state court claiming...
[CN] – Former LA County Sheriff Leroy Baca faces a December trial on charges that he obstructed an investigation into civil rights abuses after a federal judge said Wednesday that delaying the trial is not in the public’s interest.
U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson ignored the pleas of Baca’s...
[CN] – Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca pleaded not guilty on Friday afternoon to charges he obstructed a federal investigation into civil rights abuses and brutality at two jails.
Baca, 74, who says he is suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, also denied charges that...
[CN] – Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca on Monday withdrew a guilty plea of lying to federal investigators, a decision that means he will face a trial and potential obstruction of justice charges.
Baca returned to U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson’s courtroom after the judge...
[CN] – A federal judge on Monday rejected former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca’s plea agreement, ruling that a six-month sentence would be too light for his part in a conspiracy to obstruct an investigation into jailhouse abuses.
U.S. District Judge Percy Anderson delivered the bombshell...
Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal investigators during a probe of the county’s jail system.
In a plea agreement filed Wednesday morning in United States District Court, Baca admitted that he lied to the FBI and the United States Attorney’s...
Does everyone read the entire voter’s information guide that is mailed out each election? I didn’t think so. It might be something the drug companies want to use as a sleep aid. About halfway through the second page, I was starting to doze.
So I stood up and read through the vote-by-mail instructions....
William S. Hart Union High School District sent an email to parents regarding a social media post by a former Saugus High School volunteer football coach, in which "target practice" was mentioned in reference to the Santa Clarita protest Thursday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,469 new cases of COVID-19 and 44 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,874 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 117 more than reported Wednesday.
In light of the peaceful protests we have seen today in our City, and in consultation with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the City of Santa Clarita is rescinding the curfew for this evening. There will be no curfew tonight in #SantaClarita.
After several hundred protesters gathered for what had been a peaceful afternoon demonstration Thursday, law enforcement officials cleared a corner at Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway in response to a report of a possible safety hazard.
In an emergency meeting at City Hall Wednesday afternoon, the Santa Clarita City Council unanimously adopted a resolution declaring a local emergency amid civil unrest in the Southern California region and set a 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew for the city Thursday night.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 1,155 new cases of COVID-19 and 46 new deaths due to the virus countywide, as Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 11th COVID-19 fatality.
The city of Santa Clarita and the city's Art Commission are recognizing the recent milestone of 2020 graduates in a virtual “Graduation Cap Showcase,” with a deadline for entries extended to Monday, June 8.
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation Wednesday declaring a statewide General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, and signed an executive order to ensure that Californians can exercise their right to vote in a safe, secure and accessible manner during the upcoming election.
Black church leaders in Los Angeles marched to LAPD headquarters Tuesday in a sign of unity with the community after several days of unrest across the nation and a day after peaceful protesters and clergy members were tear-gassed outside the White House.
After serving the Santa Clarita Valley for 23 years as a Board member for the Newhall County Water District, Castaic Lake Water Agency and SCV Water, Tom Campbell resigned his position, effective May 27.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
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