Fullerton Beating Case Takes a Surprising Turn

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The liberal OC Weekly says conservative Orange County will never be the same.  Republican District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has charged one Fullerton policeman with murder and another with involuntary manslaughter. We talk with the DA and the father of victim Kelly Thomas, a homeless schizophrenic. Why are do many mentally ill people live on the streets of California cities? Also, UCLA students talk about the burden of increasing tuition. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, how is Google changing our lives?

Banner image: Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas demonstrates how Fullerton, California police officer Manuel Ramos confronted Kelly Thomas, during a news conference to announce charges against two Fullerton police officers in connection with Thomas' death on September 21, 2011 in Santa Ana, California. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

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Host:
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