The LA County Board of Supervisors agreed to hire an independent consultant to analyze the need for new county jails, putting a nearly $1 billion proposal to replace the aging Men's Central Jail on hold for at least another 60 days. Sheriff Lee Baca envisions gutting the cells and adding classrooms in the remodel of the decade-old jail. Patrick Healy reports from Downtown LA for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on March 19, 2013.
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$1 Billion Jail Replacement Plan on Hold
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