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  • Fullerton city council candidate withdraws after all...

    Wednesday Oct 17 | via The Wave 

    Paulette Marshall-Chaffee's campaign sign for Fullerton City Council District 5 remains on the corner of Orangethorpe Avenue and Lemon Street on Oct. 16 although she has suspended her campaign on Oct. 8. Paulette Marshall-Chaffee has reportedly suspended her campaign for the Fullerton City Council District 5 seat, after a local activist accused her of stealing political signs and carpetbagging. Her campaign announced its suspension in a statement to the Fullerton Observer on Oct. 8, saying her candidacy "has generated so much animosity, negativity, and corrosive discourse in our community."

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  • Police seek owner of red truck seen leaving scene of...

    Tuesday Oct 16 | via The Wave 

    A photo of a red Dodge Ram 1500 4-door pickup truck with a matching camper shell that was seen leaving the area of a fatal shooting in Fullerton on the morning of Sunday, October 7. Detectives say that a red Dodge Ram with a matching camper shell left the area of Ford and West Avenues, where a man was shot sometime before 9:16 a.m. on Oct. 7, according to the Fullerton police officials. Paramedics took the victim to a hospital, but he died.

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  • Holy Fire suspect to undergo psychiatric review

    Friday Oct 5 | via Lake Elsinore Valley News 

    Forrest Gordon Clark is charged with aggravated arson damaging at least five inhabited structures, arson of inhabited property, arson of forest and criminal threats, all felonies, as well as two misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest. SANTA ANA - An Orange County Superior Court judge ordered a third psychiatric doctor to analyze a defendant accused of setting the 23,000-acre Holy Fire in August because two other experts disagreed on whether he is mentally healthy enough to face arson charges.

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  • Recent APD fatalities: Is Homeless the new Latino?

    Thursday Sep 27 | via Orange Juice 

    As the first meeting of Anaheim's new Police Review Board is tonight , as well as our "Public Awareness Gathering: Dangerous Police " tomorrow night at 6 outside the Harbor Blvd Police Station, it seems a good time to look back at, even though it's only September, the APD-involved fatalities that have occurred so far this year. And this year has been a pretty bad one so far: following 2017 which had NO fatalities , these past nine months have seen four fatalities and one near fatality.

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  • Parolee cleared of involvement in Placentia stabbing...

    Sunday Sep 23 | via The Wave 

    Investigators no longer view James Carrera, 19, a parolee from Placentia, as a suspect in the assault Saturday about 3:30 p.m near the intersection of Kraemer and Yorba Linda Boulevards, according to Placentia Police Sgt. John Gomez.

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  • Against Doug Chaffee for Supervisor.

    Sunday Sep 23 | via Orange Juice 

    What a dismal choice the north-county 4th Supervisorial District is faced with this year, between the two candidates vying for termed-out Shawn Nelson's place on a Board of Supervisors that desperately needs change. Any notable change seems unlikely with the Republican candidate, garden-variety conservative La Habra Mayor Tim Shaw - although the OJ is going to interview him next week.

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  • Man stabbed at Fullerton park; two arrested

    Sep 18, 2018 | via The Wave 

    Officers responded at 1:26 p.m. to Independence Park at 801 W. Valencia Dr. and found a 52-year-old man with a deep but non-life-threatening cut across his back, Sgt. Jon Radus, a spokesman for the Fullerton Police Department, said in an e-mail.

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  • Driver who hit two pedestrians, killing one in Redon...

    Sep 6, 2018 | via The Daily Breeze 

    A 28-year-old male driver who hit two pedestrians, killing one of them, in Redondo Beach, turned himself in and was arrested, authorities said Thursday, Sept. 6. Nathan Greenberg of Redondo Beach surrendered to police Wednesday after allegedly hitting a man and woman, who were crossing Artesia Boulevard, and then fleeing the scene.

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  • Fullerton police confiscate loaded handgun from driv...

    Aug 26, 2018 | via The Wave 

    Officers confiscated a .22 caliber Beretta handgun during a routine traffic stop in Fullerton from a motorist who had been previously arrested for the same offense, police said Sunday, Aug. 26. Officers pulled over a black GMC Denali at 7:05 p.m. Saturday in the 2600 block of West Orangethorpe Avenue for vehicle code violations, the Fullerton Police Department reported.

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  • Meet Indiana Bones, Los Angeles County coroner's det...

    Nov 9, 2014 | via San Gabriel Valley Tribune 

    Los Angeles County Department of Coroner human remains detection dog Indiana Bones and handler Karina Peck at their office Thursday, September 4, 2014. Peck and her highly-trained German Shepherd, affectionately known as “Indy,” have been a team since 2009, during which time they´ve found lost human remains more than 130 times.

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