Joel Rubin

Los Angeles Times

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Reporter covering federal courts and agencies for the Los Angeles Times

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The FBI raided the home and offices of Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on Wednesday. He represents the 14th District, which includes Downtown LA, Boyle Heights and Eagle Rock.

Why did the FBI raid LA councilman’s office?

The FBI raided the home and offices of Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on Wednesday. He represents the 14th District, which includes Downtown LA, Boyle Heights and Eagle Rock.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

On Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his pick for the new LAPD chief: Michel Moore. Moore is currently an assistant chief. He’s been with the LAPD for 36 years.

Longtime LAPD vet Michel Moore picked as new chief

On Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his pick for the new LAPD chief: Michel Moore. Moore is currently an assistant chief. He’s been with the LAPD for 36 years.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Arrests of undocumented immigrants are up 30 percent since President Trump took office, but not in LA. Why are immigration agents having a tough time arresting and deporting people?

A ride-along with ICE as they try arresting undocumented immigrants

Arrests of undocumented immigrants are up 30 percent since President Trump took office, but not in LA. Why are immigration agents having a tough time arresting and deporting people?

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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