Ongoing coverage of events in Anaheim after a series of police shootings

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.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012 at 10:01 PM PDT

Anaheim to Weigh Election Changes

Anaheim to Weigh Election Changes

At a meeting designed to get public feedback after police shootings, the council could takes steps that activists say will increase Latino political power. At issue is a proposed new election system that...

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"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After Lightning Strike

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon.

Lightning Strike Kills Venice Beachgoer

Lightning Strike Kills Venice Beachgoer

A 20-year-old man has died in the hospital after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday, officials said. Seven other beachgoers were also hospitalized, including one with critical injuries.

"Century Crunch": Crews Complete Project Near LAX

"Century Crunch": Crews Complete Project Near LAX

The "Century Crunch" project that forced the closure of a busy intersection near Los Angeles International Airport has finished ahead of schedule, Metro officials said Sunday night.

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man

A Los Angeles police patrol car struck and killed a man Sunday night while responding to reports of him running naked in the streets in the Jefferson Park area.

Tow Truck Driver Gunned Down After Car Repo

Tow Truck Driver Gunned Down After Car Repo

A tow truck driver who had just repossessed a car was shot and killed in the street after being chased by a vehicle across several cities in Los Angeles County early Sunday morning.

Officers Beat Burglary Suspect in Surveillance Video

Officers Beat Burglary Suspect in Surveillance Video

Santa Ana police officers are being accused of using excessive force after surveillance video emerged showing officers punching and using a baton on a burglary suspect who fled arrest.