Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Sentenced To Prison For Probation Violations

The California filmmaker behind a controversial anti-Muslim film was sentenced to a year in prison on Wednesday for probation violations in connection with a 2010 bank fraud conviction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2012

Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Hearing Set For Alleged Filmmaker Of Anti-Islamic Movie

A man behind an anti-Islamic film that sparked violence in the Middle East is expected in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to determine whether he should be sent back to prison for violating his probation.


Mark Basseley Youssef, also known as Nakoula Nakoula,  was taken into federal custody last September on probation charges. (credit: CBS)

Anti-Islam Filmmaker Arrested Allegedly For Parole Violations

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the filmmaker behind the anti-Islam movie that sparked deadly riots around the globe, was arrested Thursday.


Father Zakaria Botros. (credit: FatherZakaria.net)

Local Cleric Seen As Major Influence On Anti-Islam Filmmaker

A third Southern Californian man might have a behind-the-scene connection to “Innocence of Muslims,” the anti-Islam film that has set off deadly protests around the world.


Is this Nakoula Nakoula ? "Inside Edition" believes so. (credit: CBS)

Embattled Anti-Muslim Film Producer Remains Locked Inside Cerritos Home

Nakoula Nakoula, the embattled producer of the anti-Muslim movie “The Innocence of Muslims,” remained locked behind the doors of his Cerritos home Friday.


Neighbors say this front door, shown in the movie "The Innocence of Muslims," belongs to Nakoula Nakoula, the film's producer. (credit: CBS)

Media Frenzy Continues Outside Home Of Alleged Anti-Muslim Filmmaker

Inside Nakoula Nakoula’s Cerritos home, all appears quiet, peaceful and calm.


(credit: CBS)

Cerritos Neighbors React After Anti-Islam Filmmaker Identified

A Cerritos home believed to belong to the producer of an anti-Islam movie credited for provoking attacks on U.S. embassies by Muslim extremists was the focus of international attention on Monday.


(credit: CBS)

‘$5K Bandit’ Allegedly Threatens Tellers With Butcher Knife In Bank Robberies

An Orange County bank was held up for the third time Tuesday by an alleged robber who threatens tellers with a butcher knife.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2012

(credit: FBI)

‘Plain Jane Bandit’ Robs 8th Bank In Two Weeks

A female bank robbery suspect known as the “Plain Jane Bandit” has robbed her sixth bank in eight attempts over the last two weeks.


Mary Sunada was determined to find out about the life of the father she never knew. (credit: CBS)

Woman Researching Father She Never Knew Finds He Was Owed Military Honors

A Cerritos woman spent 30 years researching her late Dad’s life.


(credit: CBS)

Officers Search For Suspect After He Crashes Into Car, Flees During Police Chase

Officers are actively searching for a suspect after he fled on foot during a police chase in Cerritos, police reported.


(credit: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Boy, 7, Dies After Being Kicked By Horse At Cerritos Stable

A 7-year-old boy was killed after he was kicked by a horse at a Cerritos stable, officials said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2012

Santa Ana Police say a part-time high school dance instructor sent one student inappropriate texts. (credit: Santa Ana Police Dept.)

High School Dance Instructor Arrested For Allegedly Sending Girl, 15, Inappropriate Texts

A former dance instructor for the Orange County High School of the Arts has been arrested for allegedly sending sexually suggestive text messages to a 15-year-old student.


(credit: CBS)

Cerritos Man, 21, Collapses Dead At Finish Line Of Philly Marathon

A Cerritos man was one of two runners who collapsed and died of apparent heart attacks during the Philadelphia marathon, police said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2011

(credit: CBS)

Off-Duty Deputy Shoots 2 Suspected Burglars In Cerritos

Two suspected burglars were injured Wednesday night in a deputy-involved shooting at a home that is tented for fumigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2011




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