The father of a homeless California man who died after being beaten by Fullerton police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the city, its police chief and the six officers allegedly involved in the fatal incident.
Three members of the Fullerton City Council were ousted from office in a recall election generated by public outrage over the death of a homeless man allegedly beaten last year by city police officers, election officials said Wednesday.
A graphic video played at a hearing Monday to determine whether two California police officers should stand trial in the beating death of a homeless man showed them kicking and punching the mentally ill man as he lay on the ground -- screaming in pain and begging for help.
The dispute between the NCAA and the University of North Dakota over its Fighting Sioux nickname and logo took a new turn Wednesday when the school said the filing of petitions requires it to use the nickname and logo while the issue plays out, possibly in a statewide vote.
A Fullerton, California, police officer charged with second-degree murder in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man was released from jail Thursday after posting a bond in lieu of $1 million bail, the Orange County Sheriff's Department spokesman said.
A Fullerton police officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of involuntary manslaughter and felony use of excessive force in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man who died after a police arrest.
A police officer in Fullerton, California, whom an attorney accuses of brutality in the death of a homeless man this summer and two arrest cases last year, has been placed on paid leave, a police spokesman announced Friday.
A homeless man who sustained injuries in a confrontation with police in Fullerton, California, died from brain injuries as a result of head trauma, according to medical records made public Wednesday by an attorney for the man's family.
The City Council of Fullerton, California, approved Tuesday evening the hiring of an independent consultant to reform the city's police force and review last month's arrest and subsequent death of a homeless schizophrenic man, a spokeswoman said.
The Fullerton City Council directed its attorney Friday to prepare an agreement with an independent consultant to review last month's police arrest of a homeless man who sustained injuries and later died.
A California district attorney promised Thursday a "just and fair result" soon as his office probes the death of a homeless, schizophrenic man who succumbed to injuries following a "a violent and desperate struggle" with police officers.
A man whose homeless, schizophrenic son died last month from injuries sustained in police custody told CNN on Thursday that he turned down a $900,000 settlement offer from the city of Fullerton, California, and intends to sue.
Six Fullerton, California, police officers were placed on involuntary administrative leave as the FBI and Orange County District Attorney investigate the death of a homeless man who was in police custody, authorities said Wednesday.
Change will be evident from start to finish during the 2011 college baseball season, beginning with the bats. NCAA-mandated restrictions have removed the ping and the pop from them, to the point that coaches are predicting lower scores and shorter games as pitchers dominate the hitters. The road to the national championship still leads to Omaha, Neb., but it detours downtown, where TD Ameritrade Park, built at a cost of $128 million, has replaced historic Rosenblatt Stadium. Expect to see some familiar faces during opening ceremonies of the College World Series, however. Half of the teams in the top 10 here reached Omaha last year.
LOS ANGELES, California (CNN) -- Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart was among three people killed in a crash in Fullerton, California, early Thursday, according to the team and a hospital spokesman.
Time, it seemed, had stood still on the corner of Orangethorpe Ave. and Lemon St. More than 12 hours after Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart and two friends had been killed in a hit-and-run accident, nothing had changed on the normally quite intersection that divides a strip of mini malls and fast food restaurants.
Friday kicks off a 10-day adventure in Omaha, Neb., known as the College World Series. The field is littered with surprises, from old favorites to new members of the CWS. One familiar team is Rice on top of the bracket. While the Owls are the odds-on favorite to win another championship, things in Omaha never go as expected. Running down the brackets, here's a breakdown of each team in Rosenblatt Stadium this week, followed by a prediction for who will win it all.