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Is A Son's Life Only Worth $1M?

AP | Posted 05.16.2012 | Los Angeles

FULLERTON, Calif. -- The mother of a mentally ill homeless man who died after a violent confrontation with Southern California police has accepted a $...

Cause Of Death Revealed In Kelly Thomas Case

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 07.08.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A trauma surgeon said Tuesday that continuous compression of a California homeless man's chest during a confrontation with p...

WATCH: Shocking Police Brutality Beating Video Revealed At Hearing

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.08.2012 | Los Angeles

Never-before-seen surveillance footage of the beating of Kelly Thomas, a Fullerton, Calif. homeless man with schizophrenia, was revealed Monday during...

The Murder Of Kelly Thomas And The Effort To Bring His Murderers To Justice

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 12.29.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

Those who call the street home are mostly ignored as if they do not exist. From time to time a passerby will show compassion, offering food, money, a kind word. Yet, most of us find ways to harden our hearts to their plight.

After Death, Police Reassess Mental Health Training

AP | AMY TAXIN and GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles

FULLERTON, Calif. — A second City Council member is calling for the resignation of Fullerton's police chief following a fatal confrontation betw...

WATCH: Outraged Father Speaks Out About Son's Death

AP | By GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles

FULLERTON, Calif. -- In the nearly two decades since his son descended into madness, Ron Thomas has worried every day that the schizophrenic 37-year-o...

Community Outraged Over Deadly Beating Of Homeless Man

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 10.03.2011 | Los Angeles

FULLERTON, Calif. — In the nearly two decades since his son descended into madness, Ron Thomas has worried every day that the schizophrenic 37-y...