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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 Chase Ends in Freeway Crash
Police Chase Ends in Freeway Crash

A chase ended Friday night in a crash on the 91 Freeway in Anaheim Hills.

Skirball Fire Fully Contained
Skirball Fire Fully Contained

The Skirball Fire was fully contained Friday after burning for 10 days in the Sepulveda Pass, destroying six homes. The fire was declared 100 percent contained about 6 p.m, according to the Los Angeles Fire...

Man Accused of Killing SDPD Officer to Face Death Penalty
Man Accused of Killing SDPD Officer to Face Death Penalty

Jesse Michael Gomez, 56, is charged with murder, attempted murder and a special circumstance allegation of murder of a police officer.

With Rubio, Corker Onboard, GOP Finalizes Huge Tax Package
With Rubio, Corker Onboard, GOP Finalizes Huge Tax Package

After weeks of quarrels, qualms and then eleventh-hour horse-trading, Republicans revealed the details of their huge national tax rewrite late Friday — along with announcements of support that all but guarantee...

Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life
Pilot in Clairemont Plane Crash Had Flown Most of His Life

The man piloting a small aircraft that suffered engine failure shortly after takeoff, crash-landing into a Clairemont home and killing two people, has been identified to NBC 7.

Five Hurt, Including 10-Year-Old Girl, in Pacoima Shooting
Five Hurt, Including 10-Year-Old Girl, in Pacoima Shooting

Five people, including a 10-year-old girl, were wounded Friday night in a shooting in Pacoima.