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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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LAPD Dive Team Joins Search for Missing 14-Year-Old Boy
LAPD Dive Team Joins Search for Missing 14-Year-Old Boy

The search for a missing 14-year-old boy, who vanished while walking home from school during one of the worst storms to hit Southern California in years, continued Saturday with help from the LAPD Underwater Dive Unit and about 100 volunteers.

Trump Says He'll Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner
Trump Says He'll Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner

President Donald Trump announced that he would not be attending the 2017 White House correspondents' dinner in a tweet Saturday evening. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted. The announcement comes a day after Trump's spat with the media sharply escalated after he slammed the media in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference. In the speech Friday, Trump unloaded on the news media for using anonymous sources, just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.

Song and Dance, Protest and Politics to Mingle at Oscars
Song and Dance, Protest and Politics to Mingle at Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards should be a very schizophrenic affair: equal parts pomp and politics. The only thing expected to take the stage more often than the frothy front-runner "La La Land" at Sunday's ceremony is protest (and probably some punchlines) over the policies of President Donald Trump. For largely liberal Hollywood, his election has proven a rallying cause-celebre throughout an awards season that has otherwise been a parade of honors for Damien Chazelle's celebrated musical. Just how political things are going to get at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles may be the biggest question of Sunday night's show, to be broadcast by ABC beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST, with red carpet coverage starting earlier. The current forecast for Sunday is only a slight chance of rain, though the inside of the Dolby Theatre is expected to be far stormier.

Body Found on Island in Los Angeles River in Los Feliz
Body Found on Island in Los Angeles River in Los Feliz

An investigation was underway Saturday after a body was found on an island in the Los Angeles River in Los Feliz, fire officials said.

Magician's Body Found Inside Hollywood's Magic Castle
Magician's Body Found Inside Hollywood's Magic Castle

The magic community was mourning the death of a celebrated magician Saturday morning after he was found dead inside of an iconic Hollywood magician's club Friday night.