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Saturday, Dec 8, 2012 at 12:17 PM PST

Anaheim Officer Justified in Shooting: DA

Anaheim Officer Justified in Shooting: DA

An Anaheim police officer was justified in fatally shooting a man he said he saw drop a pistol and who refused to show his hands after a foot chase in 2011, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s...

Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 at 06:35 PM PDT

$20M Lawsuit Filed Against Anaheim Police

$20M Lawsuit Filed Against Anaheim Police

The family of a man shot by Anaheim police in January has filed a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit.

Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 at 02:46 PM PDT

Officer in Fatal Shooting was in Fight Club

Officer in Fatal Shooting was in Fight Club

One of the Anaheim police officers involved in a fatal shooting in July that sparked days of protests was an amateur boxer, according to a complaint by the dead man's family filed in Orange County Superior...

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 01:44 PM PDT

Group Demands Anaheim Police Arrests

Group Demands Anaheim Police Arrests

A prisoners' rights group on Friday called for the arrests and prosecutions of Anaheim officers involved in two fatal police shootings last month that sparked a series of protests and garnered national media...

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 12:21 PM PDT

Feds Crack Down on Eastside Anaheim Gang

Feds Crack Down on Eastside Anaheim Gang

Some 44 people were arrested in raids targeting an Anaheim gang responsible for at least a year-long string of crimes ranging from drug trafficking to homicide, federal officials said on Friday.

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Closing Arguments in Horse Pursuit Beating Trial
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Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Efforts to Curb Global Warming
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Strong Winds Down Trees, Power Lines in SoCal
Strong Winds Down Trees, Power Lines in SoCal

Strong and potentially damaging winds will lash away at mountain, valley, coastal and urban areas of Los Angeles County Monday and Tuesday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe
Schiff Calls for Nunes' Recusal From Russia Probe

Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called for its chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition team after news of the Republican's secret White House meeting on the issue emerged. Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly," NBC News reported.

Teen Escapes Human Trafficking in Ventura, 3 Arrested
Teen Escapes Human Trafficking in Ventura, 3 Arrested

A teenager escaped in Ventura County after being held for three days in San Diego against her will as a human trafficking victim, confirmed police.