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Three hundred people gathered in Hollywood Saturday to protest the acquittal of two Fullerton Police officers in the fatal beating of Kelly Thomas. (credit: CBS)

300 Demonstrators Gather In Hollywood To Protest Officers Acquittal In Kelly Thomas Fatal Beating

The protesters were peaceful and under the watchful eye of a phalanx of LAPD.

02/08/2014

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Fullerton Police Officer Cleared In Kelly Thomas’ Death Will Not Get Job Back

Former Cpl. Jay Cicinelli was acquitted last week of involuntary manslaughter and use of excessive force in death of Kelly Thomas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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FBI Opens Investigation Into Possible Violation Of Kelly Thomas’ Civil Rights

After two Fullerton police officers were acquitted of killing a homeless man, the FBI says it will look at the evidence for possible further investigation.

01/14/2014

Video of the beating of Kelly Thomas, who died 5 days later.

Shocking Images Of Unconscious, Bloodied Kelly Thomas Shown To Jury

A jury was shown gruesome photos Thursday at the trial of two former Fullerton police officers, who have been accused of beating a mentally ill homeless man to death.

12/05/2013

(L-R) Manuel Ramos And Jay Cicinelli are accused in the in-custody death of Kelly Thomas. (credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

Trial Opens For Ex-Fullerton Officers Charged In Kelly Thomas’ Death

Opening statements are underway in the trial of two Fullerton police officers charged in the death of a homeless man whose family says was schizophrenic.

12/02/2013

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Kelly Thomas’ Father Says He’s Fixed On Justice As Trial Continues

More than two years after his son died in a violent confrontation with police, Ron Thomas still hears the echoes of that night.

12/01/2013

Footage from a security camera that shows much of an alleged altercation between Fullerton police officers and Kelly Thomas at the Fullerton bus depot. (credit: Joshua Sudock-Pool/Getty Images)

Vigil Planned To Mark 2-Year Anniversary Of Kelly Thomas’ Death

Kelly Thomas’ father spoke out Friday on the two-year anniversary of an altercation with Fullerton police that allegedly led to his son’s death.

07/05/2013

Ron Thomas outside of the Santa Ana courthouse after a hearing in his son's death. (credit: Jon Baird/KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO)

Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Charges Against Fullerton Officers

A judge ordered two former Fullerton police officers to stand trial in June in the death of transient Kelly Thomas.

01/18/2013

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Fullerton City Officials Clear Kelly Thomas Of Wrongdoing In Arrest

The Fullerton Police Department’s acting police chief Tuesday cleared Kelly Thomas of any wrongdoing when he was allegedly beaten by officers more than a year ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2012

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Report Outlines Possible Changes In Fullerton Police Department After Kelly Thomas’ Death

The Fullerton City Council is holding a meeting Tuesday night to discuss possible changes in the police department in the wake of beating death of transient Kelly Thomas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2012

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Fullerton Council Rejects Proposal To Disband Police Department

The Fullerton City Council Tuesday rejected a proposal to consider disbanding its police force.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2012

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Officer Charged In Kelly Thomas’ Death Leaves Fullerton Police Department

One of two officers accused in the beating death of Kelly Thomas is no longer employed by the Fullerton Police Department, according to the Orange County Register.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/10/2012

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

Memorial Concert, Benefit Held In Honor Of Kelly Thomas

A memorial concert and benefit was held Saturday in Fullerton a little more than a year to the day a homeless man named Kelly Thomas was beaten to death by police.

07/07/2012

Tony Bushala has spent $200,000 of his own money to recall three city council members in Fullerton. (credit: CBS)

OC Businessman Spends $200K Of His Own Money To Recall 3 Fullerton City Council Members

An Orange County businessman has poured thousands of dollars — he says more than $200,000 — of his own money into a campaign to recall three members of the Fullerton City Council.

06/02/2012

Video of the beating of Kelly Thomas, who died 5 days later.

Judge Orders Fullerton Police Officers To Stand Trial In Kelly Thomas’ Death

Two Fullerton police officers were ordered Wednesday afternoon to stand trial for the beating death of schizophrenic transient Kelly Thomas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2012

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