Josh Cain, LB Press-Telegram

Josh Cain

LB Press-Telegram

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Josh:

Could Men’s Central Jail close in a year? LA County supervisors want to find out – Press Telegram

For years, both civil rights advocates and labor groups representing jail employees have said the county should close the dilapidated and dangerous jail first opened in 1963. → Read More

LA County firefighters surround 68% of Soledad fire near Santa Clarita

The fire, which started at around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, has so far burned 1,498 acres as it spread from the south side of the 14 freeway toward the Angeles National Forest. → Read More

Forecasters issue fire danger warnings for LA County, high winds continue in OC, IE

Temperatures hit 96 degrees Farenheit in Santa Clarita on Monday, near where firefighters were still battling the 1,300 acre Soledad fire burning adjacent to the Angeles National Forest. → Read More

Firefighters make gains in battling 1,300-acre Soledad wildfire near Santa Clarita; containment at 30 percent

As recently as Sunday night, the Soledad fire was burning out of control, with no containment at all. → Read More

Lancaster mayor sets off fireworks show himself after state fire marshal orders it shut down

“It was already set up set up and ready to go,” Mayor R. Rex Parris said by telephone on Sunday. “I ordered (the vendor’s workers) to leave the area, but they’d alread… → Read More

2 die, dozens of structures burn in possible fireworks related incidents across L.A. County

Police in Baldwin Park said the two men — a 33-year-old and a 24-year-old — died on Saturday while they were “handling illegal fireworks that detonated unexpectedly.” Both b… → Read More

LAPD searching for SUV driver who hit, killed man walking in North Hollywood

Los Angeles Police Department traffic detectives in the San Fernando Valley said the 35-year-old man was walking south across the street at around 8:30 p.m., where Victory Boulevard runs underneath… → Read More

Calls to Orange County firefighters jump 58% on July 4th

The week leading up to this year’s July 4th holiday was also heavy with fire calls. → Read More

Villanueva comments on cuts to Special Victims, Cyber Crimes bureaus were ‘false,’ OIG says

For about a week, Sheriff Alex Villanueva has repeatedly said the CEO’s office drafting the county’s budget suggested cutting the two bureaus, as well as the Parks and Major Crimes bure… → Read More

Police: Girlfriend says she killed man found in burning Woodland Hills house

She approached police at the scene and told them she killed the man, then set the house on fire, Los Angeles police said. → Read More

‘I saw the devil today’: Prosecutors, family members confront Golden State Killer in plea agreement hearing

With a plastic visor covering his face, Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. — mouth agape, seated between his attorneys and dressed in an orange jail jumpsuit, sitting behind a table on top of a stage … → Read More

1 adult, 4 teens taken into custody after allegedly throwing objects, shouting racial slurs at 2 girls in Azusa

Police said one of the teenagers had a gun on him, and two in the car face possible hate crime enhancements. → Read More

Man in 20s shot to death on side of road in Hacienda Heights

Someone called Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies after hearing shots in the area of Turnbull Canyon Road and Northview Terrace at around midnight on Sunday. → Read More

LA County’s ‘defund’ jails movement will have to wait even as sheriff’s department takes budget hit

L.A. County CEO Sachi Hamai said next year’s budget will include “a wide range of curtailments affecting virtually every…department” to cover a revenue shortfall of nearly $… → Read More

Investigation underway on woman’s death at LAPD Valley jail after arrest in North Hollywood – Daily News

Eleonora Kubansky, 48, died at the LAPD Valley Jail facility on Monday after she was held there for about 10 hours following her arrest in North Hollywood. → Read More

L.A. Sheriff’s Department could cut 1,000-plus positions amid budget crunch

All county agencies have been asked to submit potential cuts of 10 percent to 20 percent as Southern California reels from widespread shutdowns during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

CHP officer walking on 10 Freeway in L.A. County hit by vehicle

The crash occurred on the westbound side of the freeway at New Avenue near the border of Monterey Park and Alhambra at around 1:40 p.m → Read More

LAPD ending use of CalGang database after 2 decades

In practice, police making frequent stops of residents in predominantly Latino and Black communities ended up entering family and friends of gang members, who might otherwise have no connection to … → Read More

Family of man found hanging in Palmdale pursuing their own autopsy

An attorney for the family of Robert Fuller said he’ll oversee an independent investigation into the man’s June 10 death at a park near Palmdale City Hall. → Read More

No initial evidence of foul play in hanging death of black man in Palmdale, L.A. County coroner says

An autopsy was performed Friday, two days after the man was found dead in the early morning near Poncitlán Square, just east of Palmdale City Hall. → Read More