The topic of bullying is quite prevalent online. Sometimes the stories pertain to youths that are taunted into suicide by their peers. Sometimes they are about the police vs the people. 1,015 more words
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The jury was selected. Opening statements were scheduled for this morning. However, the City of Fullerton, California reached a settlement, agreeing to pay $4.9 million in the wrongful death lawsuit. 770 more words
A $4.9 million settlement was reached Monday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of Fullerton-area transient Kelly Thomas.
The settlement was reached between Fullerton city officials, former and current police officers, and the man’s father, Ron Thomas, the day the civil lawsuit was set to go to trial. 172 more words
FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — A wrongful-death lawsuit brought against the city of Fullerton in the death of Kelly Thomas has been settled for $4.9 million, attorneys announced Monday. 448 more words
UPDATE: It is now being widely reported that Ron Thomas has accepted an offer by the City of Fullerton to settle his civil case for the amount of $ 4.9 million. 975 more words
FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — Fullerton’s City Council has scheduled a last-minute closed-door meeting with its lawyers Monday morning, the same time that a court trial is supposed to begin in a lawsuit filed over the 2011 death of transient Kelly Thomas at the hands of Fullerton police. 470 more words