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L.A. Now Live: Sheriff Baca appoints jail manager, FBI probe expands

March 20, 2013 |  8:16 am

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has appointed a new head to the county's jail system.

Join us at 9 a.m. as we discuss the latest on Baca's selection and the federal investigation with reporter Robert Faturechi.

Terri McDonald, a reform-minded veteran of the state prison system, will help guide the nation's largest jail system through a series of reforms adopted after a federal probe into deputy misconduct and inmate beatings.

Her appointment comes on the heels of news the FBI is investigating two new allegations of unprovoked inmate beatings.

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