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Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012 at 08:13 PM PDT

Anaheim Cancels National Night Out Events

Anaheim Cancels National Night Out Events

In the wake of fatal police shootings that sparked days of violent protests in Anaheim, officials decided to cancel the city’s National Night Out, a crime-prevention event meant to introduce communities to...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 08:40 PM PDT

Residents Rage at Anaheim City Council

Residents Rage at Anaheim City Council

In the wake of rising tensions between police and local residents, the Anaheim City Council held a special session Thursday afternoon. Residents took their chance to express outrage.

Thursday, Nov 1, 2012 at 02:47 PM PDT

Anaheim Police Shootings Spike

Anaheim Police Shootings Spike

Anaheim police have wounded or killed people in 7 shootings so far this year, more than in four of the five previous years and matching the total for all of 2009.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:30 AM PDT

Shootings Reignite Calls for Latino Voice

Shootings Reignite Calls for Latino Voice

Anaheim community leaders appealed on Tuesday to the City Council to address the issue of Latino representation on the council in the wake of two fatal police shootings that have sparked protests and clashes...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:29 AM PDT

Anaheim Police Seek to Ease Tensions

Anaheim Police Seek to Ease Tensions

Despite ongoing protests that led to nine additional arrests over the weekend, Anaheim police said they are trying to start a dialogue with community groups to ease tensions over a spate of officer-involved...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:27 AM PDT

Mom Pleads for Calm in Anaheim

Mom Pleads for Calm in Anaheim

As the FBI prepares to step in to investigate a pair of fatal police shootings in Anaheim, the mother of one of the men who was killed is pleading for calm. Anger over a pair of fatal police shootings last...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:26 AM PDT

Arrests Made in Anaheim Shooting Protests

Arrests Made in Anaheim Shooting Protests

Tensions rose again Sunday as demonstrators protesting Anaheim police shootings clashed with police and several arrests were made.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:25 AM PDT

Victim's Mother: "I'm for Every Protest"

Victim's Mother: "I'm for Every Protest"

After members of Occupy Orange County on Saturday held a training session to keep demonstrations peaceful, protesters hit Disneyland and the site of a recent fatal police shooting.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:24 AM PDT

Anaheim's Tale of Two Cities

Anaheim's Tale of Two Cities

Orange County's most populous city is known for its professional sports and entertainment venues. Tensions with police have become evident in areas of Anaheim where residents feel neglected by City Hall.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:21 AM PDT

Shots Fired During Anaheim Burglary

Shots Fired During Anaheim Burglary

One person is in custody and authorities are searching for another after officers opened fire on a subject in a vehicle as they responded to a burglary call early Friday in Anaheim.

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