Public Safety

H.B. man, 89, dies after car crash

An 89-year-old Huntington Beach man died Thursday after his car was hit while he was leaving a parking lot near Huntington Harbour.

Man sentenced to prison for groping women

A Westminster man was sentenced Thursday to three years in state prison for sexually harassing women in public, including three in...

Families seek damages over 'dangerous' asbestos at 3 closed Ocean View schools

Damages are being sought by the families of some students who attended three elementary schools in the Ocean View School District that...

Have you seen this house burglar who struggled with resident?

Have you seen this house burglar who struggled with resident?

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who burglarized a home in December and was confronted by a resident.

Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

Measles case: Unvaccinated students barred from H.B. High till Jan. 29

Students at Huntington Beach High School who have not been vaccinated for measles are being kept out of school until Jan. 29 after a student...

Fireworks sticks in van cause bomb scare in Huntington Beach

Fireworks sticks in van cause bomb scare in Huntington Beach

An intersection in Huntington Beach was closed for about two hours Monday while police investigated a van containing what looked like a...

Murder trial to start in 2012 strangling of woman

A Huntington Beach man accused of fatally strangling a 21-year-old woman in 2012 is to go to trial Tuesday.

Newport TV doctor denies he threatened to kill H.B. man

A Newport Beach physician who is a panelist on the daytime TV talk show "The Doctors" denied a Huntington Beach man's allegation that he...

Father, son face charges in sales of counterfeit electronics in Fountain Valley

A Westminster man and his son are scheduled to be arraigned Friday on charges of selling counterfeit electronic devices valued at about...

Huntington Beach man killed in crash in Buena Park

A motorcyclist from Huntington Beach died Tuesday after crashing into a car while traveling at high speed, officials said.

Measles case at H.B. High is O.C.'s 10th; not tied to Disneyland outbreak

The Orange County Health Care Agency on Wednesday reported a case of measles in Huntington Beach, the 10th confirmed case in the county in...

Stink, grit and sea gulls: Schools argue against waste company's permit renewal

An attorney representing the Ocean View School District argued during an appeal hearing Monday that an Orange County agency incorrectly...

Police Files for Jan. 14

AREA 1: Viewpoint Lane: Burglary was reported in the 16700 block at 12:18 a.m. Jan. 13.

Huntington woman arrested in Iowa DUI, drug case

Authorities in Iowa arrested a Huntington Beach woman Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Have you seen this man wanted in H.B. bank robbery?

Have you seen this man wanted in H.B. bank robbery?

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Monday.

Pedestrian dies after she's hit by SUV in Huntington Beach

A 62-year-old pedestrian died after a car struck her late Saturday on Beach Boulevard in Huntington Beach, police said.

Lockdown lifted at H.B.'s Edison High after bomb threat; students back in class

Lockdown lifted at H.B.'s Edison High after bomb threat; students back in class

Edison High School in Huntington Beach was placed on lockdown for about three hours as explosives-sniffing dogs helped investigate an...

Burglar moves furniture at H.B. homes, but nothing is stolen

Huntington Beach police are looking for someone who burglarized several homes without stealing anything, officials said.

Meth suspect arrested after running naked in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach police Tuesday arrested a Santa Ana man who was found running naked on the streets, reportedly after taking...

Police Files for Jan. 7

AREA 1: Goldenwest Street: Petty theft was reported in the 16000 block at 1:08 p.m. Jan. 3.

Murder defendant pleads not guilty in fatal Huntington Beach stabbing

A Santa Ana man charged with murder in the stabbing death of a Huntington Beach resident pleaded not guilty Monday in Orange County Superior...

LAPD officer pleads not guilty to lewd conduct in H.B.

A Los Angeles Police Department officer from Huntington Beach pleaded not guilty to charges of indecent exposure and attempting a lewd act...

Man sought in Huntington bank robbery

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Saturday.

Man who used stolen credit card sought

Man who used stolen credit card sought

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who used a stolen credit card to make purchases.

Burglar breaks into Huntington medical offices

Burglar breaks into Huntington medical offices

Huntington Beach police are looking for a man who burglarized several medical offices at Hoag Medical Center this month.

Huntington Beach's top stories of 2014: asbestos, coyotes and changes at City Hall

Huntington Beach's top stories of 2014: asbestos, coyotes and changes at City Hall

From the Ocean View School District's asbestos problems to the groundbreaking of a long-awaited senior center, the past year has been a busy...

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Fountain Valley

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Fountain Valley

A Westminster man died Monday, two days after being hit by a vehicle in Fountain Valley, officials said.

Man rescued after nighttime fall into ocean from Huntington Beach Pier

Huntington Beach safety officials rescued a man who fell into the water off the city's pier Sunday night, authorities said.

4 H.B. store clerks cited in underage-alcohol sting

Four Huntington Beach convenience store clerks were cited for selling alcohol to minors during a Police Department sting operation,...

3 hurt after pouring flammable liquid into fire pit

Three Huntington Beach adults were injured after pouring a flammable liquid into a fire pit, officials said.

Huntington man killed in Garden Grove crash; driver arrested

A Huntington Beach man died after a vehicle he was riding in crashed into a utility pole Saturday in Garden Grove.

Appeal on Rainbow permit delayed amid questions about hearing officer

An appeal hearing regarding the operation permit for Rainbow Environmental Services was postponed Friday because of concerns about the...

Huntington police step up DUI deterrents

With New Year's Eve – one of the most alcohol-filled days of the year – just around the corner, the Huntington Beach Police...

Man killed in multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach

Man killed in multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach

A 73-year-old man was killed and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle accident in Huntington Beach on Friday morning,...

Convenience store robber sought in H.B.

Huntington Beach police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a convenience store early Wednesday after trying to...

Whistle-blower sues H.B. airplane parts company over his firing

A Huntington Beach aviation equipment manufacturer is being sued by a former employee who says he was illegally fired for whistle-blowing...

Police Files for Dec. 17

AREA 1: Sher Lane: Theft from a vehicle was reported in the 16100 block at 12:22 p.m. Dec. 16.

H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and...

Man suspected of DUI in H.B. crash

A Huntington Beach man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he crashed into a telephone pole Tuesday.

H.B. woman pleads guilty to role in fatal shooting at park

A Huntington Beach woman pleaded guilty to playing a role in a fatal shooting at Murdy Park in 2010.

H.B. woman loses $64,000 in online dating scam

A Huntington Beach woman was scammed out of about $64,000 by a man she met on a dating website, police said.

Flooded section of PCH open again in Huntington Beach

Flooded section of PCH open again in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach police have reopened both...

Package thieves strike homes in Huntington Beach

Package thieves strike homes in Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach police are looking for people who have been stealing packages from the doorsteps of homes.

Costa Mesa woman hurt when ejected from crashed vehicle in H.B.

A woman was injured when she was ejected from a vehicle that crashed in Huntington Beach after the driver lost control.

H.B. district school getting bullet-resistant protection for windows, doors

A Fountain Valley high school will be getting additional equipment to help protect students and staff in case of a shooting like those...

Police Files for Dec. 10

AREA 1: Hooker Drive: Burglary was reported in the 6200 block at 8:26 a.m. Dec. 8.

Girl with special needs is returned to family after going missing

A Huntington Beach girl with special needs who went missing from her home Monday was reunited with her family about eight hours after she...

Citibank robbed in Huntington Beach

A man wearing sunglasses and a pink button-down shirt robbed a Citibank branch in Huntington Beach on Saturday, police said.

H.B. man sentenced to 36 years to life for recorded sexual assaults on boy

A Huntington Beach church leader was sentenced to 36 years to life in prison Friday for sexually assaulting a young male relative and...

Huntington Beach man arrested in sex assault, robbery

Huntington Beach police arrested a man on suspicion of a sexual assault and robbery that occurred about three months ago near where he was...

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