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MONTEREY PARK, Calif. (AP) — In a story Jan. 8 about Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Baca was the first Hispanic to hold the department's top post. The Sheriff's Department said he's the fourth Hispanic to hold the office. In a March 2002 story about Baca, the AP also reported erroneously that Baca was the first Hispanic to be Los Angeles County sheriff in more than 100 years. Eugene Biscailuz also was Hispanic and served as the county's sheriff between 1932 and 1958.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers on Friday raided Southern California auto parts shops and other businesses suspected of illegally selling nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug, in what federal authorities said was the nation's largest such raid ever.
Hundreds of law enforcement officers on Friday raided Southern California auto parts shops and other businesses suspected of illegally selling nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug, in one of the nation's largest such raids to date.
Authorities say the use of nitrous oxide as a recreational drug has grown from a rave party phenomenon to mainstream use, propelled by the ease of social media to reach young people.
The deputy who arrested Mel Gibson for drunken driving and later claimed he suffered religious discrimination at work settled his lawsuit Tuesday against the Sheriff's Department.
An elementary-school teacher suspected of taking bizarre bondage-style photographs of children in his class was investigated in 1994 for allegedly trying to fondle a 10-year-old girl, authorities disclosed Thursday.