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Sgt. Manuel Loggins' Family Releases Statement In Response To Shooting Investigation

The family of Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins has released a statement in response to Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas' decision to clear the deputy who shot Loggins of any criminal wrongdoing.

The family's statement was sent to reporters by the Cochran Law Firm, which is representing Loggins' wife in a wrongful death lawsuit against the County of Orange and the Orange County District Attorney's office ...

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Deputy Who Shot Sgt. Manny Loggins Back on the Job

Sgt. Darren Sandberg of the Orange County Sheriff's Department is back on the job, after being placed on administrative leave February 7th, when he shot and killed Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr.

The Orange County Register reports Sandberg, a former Marine himself, went back to work March 2nd in a non-patrol capacity.

Home Post reported yesterday that the Loggins family has filed a claim with Orange County ...

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Sgt. Manuel Loggins' Widow Gives Birth to Baby Hope

The widow of Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. has delivered a healthy baby girl named Hope, according to the Associated Press. It was a name the couple chose for the baby before Loggins' death at the hands of an Orange County Sheriff's deputy on February 7th.

Family friend James Webb told the AP that baby Hope was born 3:30 Sunday afternoon at Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton ...

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Sgt. Manuel Loggins' Family May Sue OC Sheriff's Department

The family of slain Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. is considering a federal lawsuit against the Orange County Sheriff's Department, according to the Orange County Register, alleging wrongful death and civil rights abuses.

Loggins family attorney Brian T. Dunn of the Cochrane Firm told the Register his clients will file a claim against the county of Orange by the end of next week. The Loggins family will ...

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Family of Slain Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Files Lawsuit

The family of slain Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins, has filed a federal lawsuit against Orange County, the Orange County Sheriff's Department, and Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Sandberg, according to the Orange County Register.

Deputy Sandberg shot and killed the unarmed Loggins back in February in front of his two young daughters.

According to the Register:

The suit does not specify the amount of damages being ...

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Orange County Supes Agree To Settle Camp Pendleton Marine Lawsuit

The Orange County Board of Supervisors has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the family of Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins, according to the San Clemente Times.

Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Sandberg shot Loggins to death on February 7, 2012 in the parking lot of San Clemente High School. Loggins, 31, was standing near his vehicle when he was fatally shot, while his two young daughters ...

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Memorial Service Honors Pendleton Marine Killed by OC Deputy

Family and friends held a memorial service at Camp Pendleton for Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. last Friday afternoon, according to the Facebook tribute page "We Miss You Sgt. Manny Loggins."

Mourners at the service remembered Loggins for his gentle, soft-spoken demeanor. The Los Angeles Times reports civilian coworker Nils Bjorn eulogized Loggins as deeply religious:

Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Sandberg shot and killed Loggins in the early ...

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Fundraiser for Sgt. Manuel Loggins' Children Saturday

Friends of the late Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. are holding a fundraiser for his widow and four children Saturday night. The event will take place at the San Clemente Elks Lodge #2068 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

According to the Facebook page Manny's fundraising dinner:

Sgt. Loggins was shot and killed by Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Sandberg in the early morning ...

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Deputy's Union Blames Deadly Shooting on Pendeton Marine's Behavior

The union that represents the Orange County Sheriff's deputy who shot and killed Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. last week has come out with its own version of the deadly incident.

Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs president Tom Dominguez tells the Orange County Register that Loggins was behaving in a manner the deputy thought was threatening to Loggins' two daughters, ages 9 and 14, who were ...

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Camp Pendleton Marine Killed by OC Deputy Laid to Rest

Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr., the Camp Pendleton Marine shot and killed by an Orange County Sheriff's deputy on February 7th, will be laid to rest today in his home state of Illinois.

Sun-Times Media reported an honor guard escorted the body of Sgt. Loggins from its arrival at Midway airport Wednesday in Chicago to a Joliet funeral home.

The Loggins family held a private funeral at the Refuge Mission ...

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Outrage Over Sgt. Loggins Shooting Continues (Video)

Friends and colleagues of Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. have planned a memorial service for their fallen comrade on February 24th, according to a Facebook page set up in Loggins' memory. Aaron Banks, who administers the "We Miss You Sgt. Manny Loggins" page, writes that civilians will not be let on base for the service being held at the Marine Memorial Chapel on Camp Pendleton.

Banks is a former Marine ...

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Loggins Family Lawyer Says Daughters Held for 13 Hours After Shooting

The attorney for Sgt. Manuel Loggins' family has told the Los Angeles Times the Orange County Sheriff's Department held Loggins' two young daughters for 13 hours - after one of the department's deputies shot and killed the girls' father just a few feet from where they sat in the family car.

Loggins family attorney Brian T. Dunn of the Cochran Firm has filed a claim with Orange County, the ...

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New Video Shows Sgt. Manny Loggins' Vehicle Right Before Shooting

Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. was shot and killed by an Orange County Sheriff's deputy February 7th in the San Clemente High School parking lot. Now the Los Angeles Times has obtained surveillance video from that morning - video that's raising more questions about the controversial shooting.

According to the L.A. Times, the grainy video shows an SUV believed to be Loggins' vehicle slamming through the ...

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Family Of Camp Pendleton Marine Killed By OC Deputy Settles Lawsuit (Video)

The family of Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins has agreed to settle its federal lawsuit for $4.4 million.

The case stems from the February 7, 2012 shooting death of the 31-year-old Loggins at San Clemente High School. Orange County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Sandberg shot Loggins to death in front of his two young daughters when Loggins allegedly failed to comply with Sandberg's commands.

The Orange County ...

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Sgt. Manny Loggins' Friends Tie Case to Trayvon Martin

Loved ones of Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr., the Camp Pendleton Marine shot and killed by a Orange County Sheriff's Deputy on February 7th, are trying to connect Loggins' case with the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

Members of the Facebook group "We Miss You Sgt. Manny Loggins" are linking the two tragic deaths in order to get the media to pay more attention to Sgt. Manny Loggins' case.

Loggins ...

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Home Post Readers Outraged Over Marine Shooting by Deputy

The shooting death of Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. has sparked outrage among many Home Post readers.

Just to refresh: The 31-year-old Loggins was driving early Tuesday morning with his two daughters, ages 9 and 14. Loggins was shot and killed by an Orange County Sheriff's as he exited his car after allegedly crashing through a gate at San Clemente High School.

The Los Angeles Times is ...

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Pendleton Commanding Officer Critical of OC Shooting Probe

Col. Nicholas Marano, Commanding Officer of Camp Pendleton, has released a statement regarding the shooting death of Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Levi Loggins Jr. by an Orange County Sheriff's deputy.

Earlier this week, the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs (the union representing the deputy), claimed it was Loggins' own threatening behavior that caused the deputy to shot Loggins in front of his two daughters, ages 9 and 14 ...

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DA Says Deputy Shooting Of Camp Pendleton Marine Justified

The Orange County District Attorney's office says the fatal shooting last February of a 31-year-old Marine sergeant by a sheriff's deputy was justified.

District Attorney Tony Rackauckas announced the findings Friday.

Sgt. Manuel Levi Loggins Jr. was shot to death at San Clemente High School after crashing a GMC Yukon through a gate of the school's parking lot, with his 14-year-old and 9-year-old daughters in the back ...

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Camp Pendleton Marine Shot and Killed By Deputy (Video)

The Camp Pendleton Marine shot and killed Tuesday during a traffic stop at San Clemente High School has been identified by Camp Pendleton Patch as 31-year-old Sgt. Manuel Levi Loggins Jr.

The Orange County Register reports the fatal shooting took place at 4:40 a.m. in the San Clemente High School parking lot. Orange County Sheriff's Department spokesman Jim Amormino says the shooting victim drove through the school ...

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