Half of the pair of alleged serial killers of prostitutes in Orange County confessed to police about the murders, the disposal of bodies in trash bins and how there was a fifth, yet-to-be-identified victim, according to a grand jury transcript unsealed Monday.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that a wrongful death lawsuit of a man gunned down by Anaheim police should be decided by a jury. On December 11, 2009, five officers opened fire, killing 35-year-old Caesar Cruz in a Wal-Mart parking lot. Chief Judge Alex Kozinski cited "curious and ma ... More >>
The city of Anaheim settled a lawsuit earlier this month filed by the family of David Raya. The 23-year-old man was unarmed when shot to death on August 16, 2011 by detective Bruce Linn near the 100 block of West Guinida Lane. The Orange County District Attorney's office (OCDA) ruled the shooting ... More >>
Maria Lopez has filed a federal civil rights and wrongful death lawsuit today nearly two years after her 23-year-old son was gunned down by Anaheim police. David Raya, a Fullerton resident, was staying at his girlfriend's West Guinida Lane apartment on August 16, 2011 when the Anaheim Police Departm ... More >>
After the police killings and riots in Anaheim this past summer, Theresa Smith wanted one day for the city of Anaheim to get together for a day of peace and healing. After taking her request to the Anaheim City Council for a community event during a public comment session on Aug. 8, fellow com ... More >>
See the Update on the connection of the officer-involved shooting of Caesar Cruz in 2009 at the bottom of this post. ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 3, 7 A.M.: The actions leading to the fatal officer-involved shooting of David Raya on August 16, 2011 in Anaheim have been determined to be "reasonable and justif ... More >>
Families of police-shooting victims protest their plight