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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.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:20 AM PDT

Police Shootings Spark National Protests

Police Shootings Spark National Protests

A series of protests sparked after two fatal police shootings in Anaheim have caught on nationally, as several cities including New York, San Francisco and Seattle have planned demonstrations in solidarity.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:22 AM PDT

Anaheim Shootings Prompt Meeting, Rallies

Anaheim Shootings Prompt Meeting, Rallies

The Anaheim Police Chief held an emergency meeting on Friday with an advisory board to talk about ways to keep the peace in the wake of two fatal weekend police shootings that sparked protests across the...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT

Mother Wants Peaceful Resolution to Anaheim Unrest

Mother Wants Peaceful Resolution to Anaheim Unrest

Genevieve Huizar lost her son in a shooting involving the Anaheim Police Department, but she says the unrest that followed, in protest of the shooting, is not the answer.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:15 AM PDT

Anaheim Cop Shootings Protest Turns Violent

Anaheim Cop Shootings Protest Turns Violent

Shortly after 9 p.m., a disperal order was issued to a group of demonstrators that began gathering outside Anaheim City Hall around 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to rally against recent fatal officer-involved...

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:14 AM PDT

Family of Anaheim Victim Files $50M Lawsuit

Family of Anaheim Victim Files $50M Lawsuit

The family of an unarmed man shot and killed following a foot chase with Anaheim police over the weekend is suing the city and police department for $50 million, an attorney announced Tuesday.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:13 AM PDT

Anaheim Residents: Cops are "Murderers"

Anaheim Residents: Cops are "Murderers"

Two shootings by Anaheim police this weekend left two men dead. Police say it because of a significant gang problem, but some residents say the cops have gotten out of hand.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:12 AM PDT

Police Shooting Aftermath Details Emerge

Police Shooting Aftermath Details Emerge

One of the men arrested in a protest of a fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Anaheim is being held in custody in connection with a gang-related homicide in the city in May.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:09 AM PDT

Man Killed in Second Anaheim Police Shooting

Man Killed in Second Anaheim Police Shooting

Anaheim officers shot and killed a man who displayed a gun at the end of a pursuit late Sunday, according to police.

Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:08 AM PDT

Anaheim Mayor Asks AG to Probe Cop Shooting

Anaheim Mayor Asks AG to Probe Cop Shooting

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait has called for an independent probe into a fatal police shooting and has asked the state Attorney General’s office get involved in the case.

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