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Defense attorney for former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos,  John Barnett, shows a diagram portraying Kelly Thomas as an unpredictably violent person during opening statements on Dec. 2, 2013 in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers, Pool)

Defense rests in Kelly Thomas trial

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A heart specialist testified today that a homeless man who struggled with Fullerton police officers died because of heart failure brought on by years of methamphetamine abuse. Dr. Steven Karch, who […]

12/18/2013

Defense attorney for former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos,  John Barnett, shows a diagram portraying Kelly Thomas as an unpredictably violent person during opening statements on Dec. 2, 2013 in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers, Pool)

Prosecutor: Fatal beating followed police threat

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A bloody beating by police that left a California homeless man dead began when one of the officers on trial in his death grew frustrated with his evasiveness, snapped on […]

12/02/2013

This undated photo provided by Ron Thomas shows his son, Kelly Thomas, while he was homeless. (AP Photo/Courtesy Ron Thomas)

Trial opens for officers in death of homeless man

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two California police officers escalated a routine encounter with a homeless man into a beating that left him lying unconscious in a pool of blood and caused his death days […]

12/02/2013

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Trial delayed for ex-Fullerton officers in beating death

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – The trial for two former Orange County police officers charged with beating to death a mentally ill homeless man has been delayed until December. Former Fullerton officer Manuel Ramos is […]

10/26/2013

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