Tony Rackauckas

(credit: CBS)

OC DA: Toyota To Pay $16M Settlement

A California district attorney has reached a $16 million settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. over a safety recall of vehicles that were at risk for unintended acceleration.

04/05/2013

Manuel Diaz, 25, was fatally shot by Anaheim police on July 21 as he fled from officers. (CBS)

DA Says Police Were Justified In Fatally Shooting Suspect Last July

The Orange County District Attorney announced Wednesday that police in Anaheim were justified in the fatal shooting of a suspect last July.

03/20/2013

Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante (courtesy OCSD)

OC District Attorney Details Sex Allegations That Prompted Councilman’s Arrest

District Attorney Tony Rackauckas Tuesday described Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante as a sexual bully, who cornered women in his office and groped them, apparently without fear of being caught.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2012

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

Preliminary Hearing Begins For Officers Accused In Kelly Thomas’ Death

Two Fullerton police officers charged in the beating death of a schizophrenic transient appeared to be in shock immediately after the confrontation, saying the man wouldn’t stop fighting them, a police forensic specialist testified Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2012

(source: Orange County D.A.)

Woman Arrested In Alleged Fraud Scheme Had Been Profiled In CBS2 News Investigation

Two women were charged Wednesday in connection with a massive real estate scheme in Orange County and one of those women had previously been featured in a CBS2 News investigation.

02/22/2012

(credit: CBS)

Arraignment Postponed For Iraq War Veteran Suspected In Murders Of 4 Homeless Men

Itzcoatl Ocampo’s hearing was rescheduled for Feb. 17 after a judge granted the defense’s motion for a continuance.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2012

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

911 Tape Reveals Frantic Moments After Seal Beach ‘2-Minute Massacre’

The tight-knit community of Seal Beach continues to come together in the wake of a deadly rampage at a salon this week.

10/15/2011

(credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

Kelly Thomas’ Father Reacts To Fullerton Officer’s Release From Jail

The Fullerton police officer accused of beating a 37-year-old homeless man to death has been released from jail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2011

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

Fullerton Officer Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Death Of Homeless Man

A 37-year-old Fullerton police officer pleaded not guilty Monday morning to homicide charges in the death of a schizophrenic homeless man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2011

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

2 Fullerton Police Officers Charged In Beating Death Of Kelly Thomas

Two Fullerton police officers have been charged in the beating death of Kelly Thomas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2011

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

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

OC District Attorney Continues Probe Into Homeless Man’s Beating Death

The Orange County District Attorney is halfway through his investigation into the death of Kelly Thomas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2011

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