An officer-involved shooting in Seal Beach concluded a police chase Saturday, according to Lt. Jeff Nightengale of Seal Beach the Garden Grove Police Department. The male suspect is believed to have died at a local hospital. The chase began in Garden Grove around 4:30 p.m. when officers responded to a report of a restraining order violation […]
Hold your hat! Either Orange County flipped upside down in a cosmic miracle or a sudden gust of hurricane force wind tossed District Attorney Tony Rackauckas on his head and gave him amnesia. Rackauckas first ran for the county's top prosecutor job in 1998 while promising to shift agency resources away from launching public corruption […]
[UPDATED: DA Seeks Photos From Witnesses] Anaheim Police Fire Rubber Bullets at Crowd After Officer-Involved Shooting
Latest updates at the end of this post. ANOTHER MAN SHOT AND KILLED BY ANAHEIM POLICE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT WATCH VIDEO OF IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH OF ANAHEIM POLICE SHOOTING DIAZ TO DEATH HERE. ORIGINAL POST, JULY 21, 10:08 P.M. A chaotic scene erupted in an Anaheim neighborhood on Saturday night when police fired rubber bullets beanbag and […]
[UPDATED with City Manager's Comments:] Is the Anaheim City Council the Next Target for Recall Over Police Abuse?
See update at the end of post where newly appointed Anaheim City Manager Bob Wigenroth makes a recommendation for the City Council. ORIGINAL POST, JUNE 5, 8:00 A.M. As Fullerton residents anxiously awaited their City Council recall results on Tuesday night, a group of about a dozen protesters gathered at an Anaheim City Council meeting. The protesters were family […]
When Theresa Smith lost her son, Caesar Cruz to a fatal December 11, 2009 officer-involved shooting in Anaheim, she hoped her family would be the last to have to endure the pain of such a devastating loss. “As soon as he was killed,” Smith, a resident of Fullerton, says, “I wanted awareness.” Her 35-year old […]