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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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Police Seek Thieves Responsible for Rash of Car Parts Thefts
Police Seek Thieves Responsible for Rash of Car Parts Thefts

Police asked for the public's help Wednesday in providing information that would lead to the arrests of the thieves responsible for a rash of vehicle tailgate, tire and wheel thefts in portions of the San Fernando Valley.

Sentencing Due for Newport Beach Doctor Who Faked Death
Sentencing Due for Newport Beach Doctor Who Faked Death

A Newport Beach physician who faked his own death to dodge an insurance fraud case and who was arrested after hiding in Russia and Egypt for 14 years faces sentencing Thursday for fleeing the district to evade justice.

Blake Griffin Wears Shoes Designed by 11-Year-Old
Blake Griffin Wears Shoes Designed by 11-Year-Old

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin wore a pair of sneakers designed by 11-year-old cancer patient Justice Griffith in the team's 133-124 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.

Driver Ditches Vehicle, Leads Second Pursuit Through Valley
Driver Ditches Vehicle, Leads Second Pursuit Through Valley

Police believe a man, after leading authorities on a high-speed chase through the San Fernando Valley, may have ditched the first car and jumped into a truck, kicking off another pursuit that ended in a crash in North Hollywood.

Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban
Judge in Hawaii Extends Order Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson issued the longer-lasting hold on the ban just hours after hearing arguments. Hawaii says the policy discriminates against Muslims and hurts the state's tourist-dependent economy. The implied message in the revised ban is like a "neon sign flashing 'Muslim ban, Muslim ban'" that the government didn't bother to turn off, state Attorney General Douglas Chin told the judge.

Clippers Escape With Win Over Wizards
Clippers Escape With Win Over Wizards

The Los Angeles Clippers lost a 19-point lead late in the fourth quarter, but escaped with a 133-124 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night at Staples Center.