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Wyclef Jean detained during robbery investigation

WEST HOLLYWOOD — Deputies investigating an armed robbery here March 21 briefly questioned and handcuffed rapper Wyclef Jean but released him after determining he was not one of the two suspects in the crime, who were arrested a short time afterward. “It is unfortunate that Mr. Jean was detained for six minutes during this investigation,…

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Former Sheriff Baca convicted of obstructing justice

LOS ANGELES — Ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was convicted March 15 of obstruction of justice and two other federal charges for orchestrating a scheme to thwart an FBI investigation into inmate mistreatment in the jails he ran and of lying to the bureau. After about two days of deliberations, a jury found that…

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Bellflower honors heroes at BRAVO Awards

BELLFLOWER — Sports announcer Roy Firestone used humor, impersonations, songs and even a hip hop dance in his stint as keynote speaker Feb. 9 as the city honored 25 people for acts of valor and outstanding public-safety-related services at the 23rd annual BRAVO awards program in the William and Jane Bristol Auditorium. BRAVO stand for…

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