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L.A. Jail Violence Blamed on Overcrowding, Budget Cuts

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L.A. Jail Violence Blamed on Overcrowding, Budget Cuts

L.A. Jail Violence Blamed on Overcrowding, Budget Cuts

L.A. Jail Violence Blamed on Overcrowding, Budget Cuts

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Rachael Myrow reports on a series of brutal attacks and murders in the Los Angeles Men's Central Jail. The violence has upset local lawmakers, but jail officials argue that budget cuts have left them unable to keep the jail safe.