More than two years after his son died in a violent confrontation with police, Ron Thomas still hears the echoes of that night.
One of Rodney King’s daughters remembered him not as a civil rights figure, but as a “gentle giant” of a father, as he was buried Saturday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s investigators say El Monte police used flashlights, batons and a stun gun on a mentally ill man suspected of elder abuse who later died at a hospital.
A disabled man has filed a lawsuit against Fullerton police, saying he was abused by the same officer charged in the beating death of a homeless man.
The city of Fullerton told CBS2 that they mailed a letter to three of the police officers involved in the fatal beating of a homeless, schizophrenic man.
In court Monday, people gasped, screamed and some cried as they watched a video of Fullerton police beating a homeless man at a bus station. Kelly Thomas, 37, later died from the injuries he sustained that night.
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.
A Fullerton city council meeting turned into a shouting match with city leaders storming out Tuesday night.
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.
Former Pat McKinley, who served as Fullerton police chief for 16 years and currently serves on the city council, is speaking out about the death of Kelly Thomas and allegations that excessive force was used by police.
Six police officers suspected of beating a homeless man to death have been pulled from street duty, but are still working.