Feds had a win streak in LA jails scandal. Then they took on the former boss - Los Angeles Times

The team of federal prosecutors was on a roll. For nearly five years, the Public Corruption and Civil Rights section of the U.S. attorney's office had been building and winning cases against a group from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department ...

Ex-Sheriff Lee Baca trial: Juror explains mistrial deliberations - KABC-TV

One of the 12 jurors who deliberated in former Sheriff Lee Baca's corruption trial, which ended in a mistrial, spoke to Eyewitness News and explained what went on during deliberations. (KABC). KABC. By Miriam Hernandez. Friday, December 23, 2016.

Jury 'Hopelessly Deadlocked' in LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Trial - Breitbart News

A mistrial was declared in the trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy “Lee” Baca, who was indicted for working to thwart an FBI criminal investigation into inmate abuse within his jails, after jurors told the federal judge they were ...

The story behind the mistrial in the Lee Baca corruption case - Los Angeles Times

Good morning. It's Friday, Dec. 23, and here's what's happening in California: TOP STORIES. Corruption mistrial. It was supposed to be the culmination of an expansive prosecution of corruption and misconduct in the Los Angeles County jail system.

Los Angeles County sheriff corruption case ends in mistrial - The Mercury News

David Hochman attorney, with Leroy Baca, and attorney Nathan Hochman speaking to media after judge declares mistrial in Federal corruption trial of former Sheriff Lee Baca Thursday, December 22, 2016. (Photo by Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News/SCNG).

Ex-LA County sheriff touts corruption mistrial as victory - Chicago Daily Herald

LOS ANGELES -- Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said he wanted to set the record straight when he withdrew his guilty plea in a federal corruption case earlier this year and chose to go to trial. Baca wasn't fully vindicated at trial, but he ...

'No smoking gun': Mistrial declared in LA County Sheriff corruption case - RT

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca's corruption trial ended after jurors said they were deadlocked when all but one were in favor of acquittal. The judge declared a mistrial, and now Baca is free pending the prosecution's decision to retry him.

Corruption Trial for Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca Ends in Mistrial - The Root

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca arrives to announce his unexpected retirement on Jan. 7, 2014, in Los Angeles. David McNew/Getty Images. The corruption trial for former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca ended in a mistrial Thursday after jurors ...

Mistrial in ex-Sheriff Baca corruption case: 'Hard-working deputies should not be judged' - MyNewsLA.com

The mistrial declared in the federal corruption trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca should not be viewed as absolving leadership failures in the department, the heads of the sheriff's deputies' union said Thursday. Ron Hernandez ...

Mistrial declared in trial of ex-Los Angeles County sheriff - OCRegister

In this Oct. 3, 2012, photo, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca speaks in Los Angeles. A federal judge has declared a mistrial in Baca's corruption trial after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked. The judge made the decision Thursday, Dec.

Former LA Sheriff Lee Baca's Corruption Case Declared Mistrial - KQED

Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca, center, leaves the federal courthouse on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016. His attorney, Nathan Hochman, is on his left. (Frank Stoltze/KPCC). By Brian Melley Associated Press December 22, 2016. Share. Click to share on ...

Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca's obstruction trial ends in mistrial; jurors hopelessly deadlocked - Los Angeles Times

A mistrial was declared Thursday in the corruption case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca after a jury failed to reach a verdict on charges that he tried to obstruct an FBI investigation into allegations that deputies abused jail ...

Jury Deadlocked in Lee Baca Corruption Trial; Judge Declares Mistrial - L.A. Weekly

A federal jury was deadlocked today in the corruption trial of former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca. The judge in the case declared a mistrial. Baca faced charges of obstructing a federal investigation, committing criminal conspiracy and lying to ...

Judge declares mistrial in ex-Sheriff Lee Baca's corruption trial - LA Daily News

Leroy Baca, and Attorney Nathan Hochman speaking to media after judge declares mistrial in Federal corruption trial of former Sheriff Lee Baca Thursday, December 22, 2016. (Photo by Walt Mancini/Pasadena Star-News/SCNG). Former Los Angeles County ...

Mistrial in ex-Sheriff Baca corruption case: Jurors 'hopelessly' deadlocked - MyNewsLA.com

Sheriff Lee Baca accepting the award for the 2013 Sheriff of the Year from the National Sheriffs' Association on June 23, 2013. Photo courtesy of LASD. With jurors saying they were hopelessly deadlocked, a judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the ...

Lee Baca's trials aren't over yet - Los Angeles Times

Lee Baca presented himself as a reform-minded sheriff who brought education programs to his jails and campaigned for improved human relations in Los Angeles County and around the world, yet he presided over a jail system in which deputies brutally beat ...

Mistrial Declared in Former LA County Sheriff's Case - Wall Street Journal

LOS ANGELES—The federal judge in the obstruction-of-justice case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca declared a mistrial Thursday, after jurors informed him they were hopelessly deadlocked. The outcome, on the fourth day of jury ...

Mistrial declared in corruption case against ex-Los Angeles sheriff - Reuters

LOS ANGELES A federal judge declared a mistrial on Thursday in the corruption case against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca after determining jurors were hopelessly deadlocked in trying to reach a unanimous verdict, a spokesman for the U.S. ...

Mistrial Declared In Corruption Case Against Former LA Sheriff Lee Baca - NPR

The judge has declared a mistrial in the corruption trial against former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca. The jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked after three days of deliberations, according to The Associated Press. It is now up to prosecutors ...

Mistrial in Baca Case Declared After Jury Deadlocks - Courthouse News Service

LOS ANGELES (CN) – A federal judge on Thursday declared a mistrial in the obstruction trial of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, after concluding the six men and six women of the jury were hopelessly deadlocked. The jury had deliberated since ...