Federal Jury

Deon Dirks has been awarded $6 million by a federal jury. (credit: CBS)

Federal Jury Awards Compton Bus Driver $6 Million For 2007 Sheriff’s Beating

A Los Angeles federal jury awarded $6 million in damages to a Compton bus driver who claimed he was racially profiled by sheriff deputies who beat him after a traffic stop, attorneys said Friday.


(credit: AP Photo/Sacramento Bee/Chris Crewell, POOL)

$3.25M Settlement For Parents Whose Children Were Wrongfully Taken

A federal jury has awarded $3.25 million to a family that accused San Jose police officers of wrongly putting their children in protective custody.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2011


5 Convicted In International Bank Fraud, Identification Theft Ring

Five people were convicted Friday of federal charges for their part in an international Internet-based operation that was set up to defraud American banks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2011