District Attorney Tony Rackauckas

(credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

OC DA To Appeal Lightened Sentence For Man Judge Said Didn’t Mean To Rape 3-Year-Old Girl

The shortened sentence for a man who a judge said didn’t mean to sexually assault a 3-year-old girl will be appealed, Orange County’s top prosecutor said Wednesday.


A flyer posted following the alleged assault of Kelly Thomas. (credit: CBS)

DA Gets Autopsy Report On Death Of Kelly Thomas

Prosecutors said Tuesday they have received a report on the cause of death for a mentally ill homeless man who died this summer after a violent confrontation with six police officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/20/2011

(credit: CBS)

Orange County DA Talks Exclusively About Kelly Thomas Death

Fullerton police are under fire after the violent death of a schizophrenic homeless man. Six police officers are suspected of beating Kelly Thomas, 37, to death and the police department is being accused of withholding video evidence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2011