Kelly Thomas

This July 5, 2011 file still frame from security camera video, released May 7, 2012, by the Orange County District Attorney, shows an altercation between Fullerton police officers and Kelly Thomas at the Fullerton, Calif., bus depot. (AP Photo/Orange County District Attorney, File)

Charges dismissed against 3rd ex-officer in Kelly Thomas case

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Four days after two former Fullerton police officers were acquitted of charges stemming from the death of transient Kelly Thomas, charges were formally dismissed today against a third ex-officer charged in […]


This July 13, 2012 file photo shows Fullerton police officer Jay Cicinelli, left, and former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos, right, appearing at Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Mark Rightmire, File)

Kelly Thomas case goes to the jury

SANTA ANA (CNS) – After five weeks of often-emotional testimony, the trial of two ex-Fullerton cops charged in the death of a transient following a violent arrest went to the jury today. Former Fullerton police […]


Ron Thomas, father of Kelly Thomas, homeless man who died after arrest by Fullerton police officers. (AP Photo)

Kelly Thomas’ father ticketed by Huntington Beach police

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CNS) – An outspoken critic of police was pulled over for a ticket on Christmas Eve, but the officer’s boss said today the citation was for bad driving and did not reflect any […]


Officers plead not guilty in death of Kelly Thomas

(AP) – A Southern California police officer and a former officer have pleaded not guilty in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man. Former Fullerton Officer Manuel Ramos and Officer Jay Cicinelli entered […]


Kelly Thomas one-year anniversary

(CNS) – On the one-year anniversary of transient Kelly Thomas’ deadly struggle with Fullerton police, his father has filed a lawsuit against the city in Orange County Superior Court. Ron Thomas’ lawsuit, filed this morning, […]



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