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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 […]

12/30/2013

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)

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

Prospective jurors questioned in Kelly Thomas case

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Questioning of prospective jurors got under way today for the trial of two former Fullerton law enforcement officers charged in the beating death of a transient. The pool of about 115 […]

11/18/2013

Veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas smiles as she leaves the White House after attending a briefing in Washington on Oct. 16, 2007. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

Pioneering journalist Helen Thomas dies at 92

WASHINGTON (AP) — Helen Thomas, the irrepressible White House correspondent who used her seat in the front row of history to grill 10 presidents and was not shy about sharing her opinions, died Saturday. She […]

07/20/2013

Joey Chestnut poses for photographs during the weigh-in news conference for the Nathan's Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest Thursday, July 3, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo)

Joey Chestnut wins 7th contest with record 69 dogs

NEW YORK (AP) – Joey Chestnut downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the men’s Fourth of July hot dog eating contest while Sonya Thomas defended her title in the women’s competition. The […]

07/04/2013

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Judge rules for cheerleaders in Bible banner suit

HOUSTON (AP) — A judge ruled Wednesday that cheerleaders at a Southeast Texas high school can display banners emblazoned with Bible verses at football games. State District Judge Steve Thomas determined the Kountze High School […]

05/08/2013

Actress Kristen Bell

‘Veronica Mars’ campaign rattles movie industry

NEW YORK (AP) — After years of hope, stalled efforts and studio frustration, “Veronica Mars” creator Rob Thomas watched a long-held dream come to fruition in a sudden digital rush.

03/22/2013

Cops reassigned after death of woman arrested

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles police officers involved in the arrest of a 35-year-old woman who died after she stopped breathing in the back of a squad car were off field duty today. Police […]

08/31/2012

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