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Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Ex-LA County Sheriff Lee Baca Convicted

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 21
Filed under News, Top Stories

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was found guilty March 15 on obstructing a federal investigation into corruption within county jails and lying to cover up the interference as reported by the Los Angeles Times. The verdict, that jurors reached on their second day of deliberations, leaves a ...

South Korea President Removed from Office

South Korea President Removed from Office

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under News

President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye, was formally removed from office due to a corruption scandal as reported by the New York Times. The decision brings an end to the career of South Korea’s first female president who was also the daughter of Cold War military dictator Park Chung-hee. Back in Dec. 20...

Romanians Rally Against Corrupt Goverment

Romanians Rally Against Corrupt Goverment

Xavier Alatorre, Reporter
February 16
Filed under News

Romanians gathered together to protest in the streets of Bucharest, Romania on Sunday, February 5, 2017 to defend their civil rights and to eliminate their city’s corruption. According to USA Today, protesters turned on their cellphone lights and protested in front of their government headquarters...

Police brutality: Citizens beware

Police brutality: Citizens beware

Rick Loza, Staff Writer
September 20
Filed under Opinion

A recent video surfaced online on Sept. 1, showing what appears to be a police officer assaulting a k-9 in front of nearby residents. The video, which can be viewed on thedodo.com, an animal friendly website, left visitors furious on the assault that took place and left many wondering why other of...

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