LASD

Craig Fiegener
December 11, 2018 - 2:05 pm
(KNX 1070) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been charged with voluntary manslaughter for the deadly shooting of an unarmed driver at a Norwalk gas station two years ago. Luke Liu was taken into custody after turning himself in this morning to face the charges. The attorney for the deputy...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
December 07, 2018 - 4:26 pm
(KNX 1070) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff''s Department has suspended operations of a highway enforcement team that has been accused of racial profiling. The team searched for drug-runners on Interstate 5, and reportedly stopped thousands of innocent drivers. The Los Angeles County Inspector...
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September 26, 2018 - 4:52 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A safety campaign aimed at getting owners of firearms to keep them secure was launched today by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. At a news conference in downtown Los Angeles, Sheriff Jim McDonnell introduced three public safety announcements for the "If It's Not...
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Jon Baird
September 25, 2018 - 7:28 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS/KNX 1070) - A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy underwent surgery and is hospitalized in stable condition today after he was wounded in a shooting with three suspects in East Los Angeles that left one suspect dead at the scene. At about 11:30 p.m. Monday, two deputies spotted a...
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LASD Newsroom
September 24, 2018 - 4:08 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has a new brochure for students. It's called "Surviving an Active Shooter" and as of Monday, it will be available for elementary through community college-age students. “We are adopting the same philosophy about threats against our schools as the FBI...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:52 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Do a crime with a gun in Los Angeles County and you can count on serving a full sentence for that crime in the County Jail. Sheriff Jim McDonald is laying out new rules on which inmates will be held for longer terms. The change in protocols involves the adding of 50 charges to ones...
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September 11, 2018 - 12:25 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A woman was assaulted during a home invasion robbery in Rosemead, and Sheriff's detectives are hoping the victim can give them a better indication of who was involved. The home, located on Falling Leaf Avenue, is a distance back from the curb so neighbors may not have seen the three...
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Pete Demetriou
August 27, 2018 - 2:42 pm
(KNX 1070) - A Pico Rivera family, who lost their father in a mistaken shooting by Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputies in 2014, accepted a $14 million civil settlement Monday. They would also like to see proof of changes in department policies. KNX reporter Pete Demetriou: The family of Frank...
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LASD Newsroom
July 10, 2018 - 3:04 pm
(KNX 1070) - Is there a gang within the LA County Sheriff's Department? Some believe so. The Los Angeles Times reports that several deputies in the Compton station have matching skull tattoos and that could be a sign of a secretive clique. Some worry a gang could lead to racially motivated arrests...
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