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Cops Who Beat Homeless Man Claim He Died Of A Drug-Damaged Heart

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A 37-year-old California homeless man's death after a violent confrontation with police drew attention largely because of s...

THIRD Police Officer Arrested In Homeless Man's Beating Death

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 11.27.2012 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A third former Fullerton police officer has been charged in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man after a violent...

Why We Should Care About the Death of Kelly Thomas

Christine Schanes | Posted 07.14.2012 | Crime
Christine Schanes

What happened in that bus depot parking lot? Can we learn anything from the death of KellyThomas? Why should we care about the death of one homeless person?

Officer Pleads Not Guilty In Beating Death

AP | Posted 11.26.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — One of two police officers charged with killing a mentally ill, homeless man pleaded not guilty Monday to second-degree murd...

Cause Of Death Revealed (Warning: Graphic Video)

Posted 11.07.2011 | Los Angeles

By THOMAS WATKINS, Associated Press. LOS ANGELES -- A mentally ill homeless man who died following a confrontation with Fullerton police officers ...

DA Protects Fullerton Cops In Homeless Man Beating

AP | Posted 10.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors declined to release the names of six Fullerton police officers involved in a violent fight that left a mentally...

Entire City Of Fullerton Scrutinized After Alleged Police Brutality

AP | By GILLIAN FLACCUS and GREG RISLING | Posted 10.22.2011 | Los Angeles

FULLERTON, Calif. -- Until last month, the most pressing issues in this quiet Southern California suburb were whether to build homes on rolling hills ...

Fullerton Hires Special Examiner To Investigate Death

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles

FULLERTON, Calif. — The mayor of a California city where residents are outraged over the death of a mentally ill homeless man following a police...

WATCH: District Attorney Sees No Evidence Of 'Intentional Killing'

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — A California prosecutor said he hasn't seen evidence suggesting police tried to kill a homeless schizophrenic man who died a...

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...

WATCH: Shocking Eye Witness Accounts Of Homeless Man Beating

Posted 10.02.2011 | Los Angeles

New video has emerged of eye witnesses recounting the July 5th beating of homeless man Kelly Thomas in Fullerton, California. Friends of Fullerton obt...