In July 2011, Fullerton Police responding to a routine call ended up in a deady altercation with 37-year-old Kelly Thomas, a schizophrenic homeless man. Thomas’ beating death was caught on camera, fueling national outrage. The trial of two police officers accused in the death began yesterday. In a Santa Ana courtroom, an eight-woman four man [...]
Friends of 36-year-old Army veteran Maribel Ramos thought it was unlike her to simply vanish. One friend started a thread on Yelp, where Maribel’s roommate, who would later be arrested for her murder, posted remarks hoping for her safe return.
On Monday, May 14, 2012, an Orange County jury found Robert McClain guilty of eight felony charges, including the most serious counts of torture, aggravated mayhem, spousal rape, sodomy by means of force, and false imprisonment.