Monday, December 2, 2013
NORWALK, Calif. (AP) — LA County authorities are investigating the death of a man found shot in a car. City News Service reports the shooting occurred last night behind an oil change and brake service station in Norwalk. While searching the area, deputies found the man with a gunshot wound sitting in the driver's seat.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators say speed was a factor in a one-car crash in Southern California that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker have erected a makeshift memorial near where the 40-year-old actor died in a car crash in Valencia on Saturday. The crash also killed Walker's friend and financial adviser Roger Rodas. Walker was a passenger in the Porsche Carrera GT.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two Fullerton police officers accused in the death of a homeless man are heading to trial more than two years after the violent confrontation. Manuel Ramos goes on trial today on charges of second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the death of Kelly Thomas after an encounter with six officers. Jay Cicinelli also heads to trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter and excessive use of force.
UNDATED (AP) __ "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" earned a prodigious $75 million, while 3-D animated musical "Frozen" opened with $67 million. The films bested the previous Thanksgiving record holder, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," which earned $57.5 million in 2001 over a three-day period. "Frozen" is now the biggest Thanksgiving wide release opener ever.