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Crime

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  • Murderer's parole is denied

    A man who was convicted of the murder of his friend and the attempted murder of a Huntington Beach Police sergeant during a robbery almost 30 years ago was denied parole Wednesday after Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas challenged it, according to...
  • Three head to trial on attempted murder charges

    A Fountain Valley man and woman were scheduled to go to trial Wednesday on charges of attempting to murder the woman's husband. Mary Katheryn Sharpski, 48, and Michael Calvin Shores II, 40, and Antonio Cinco Ortega, 25, of Santa Ana, are each charged...
  • City sex offender ban proposal creates debate

    A proposal to ban registered sex offenders from municipal beaches and parks in Huntington Beach would violate Constitutional protections by restricting the right to be in public places, the founding dean of the UC Irvine School of Law said. "A city can't...
  • Showing 'the face of Islam'

     Showing 'the face of Islam'
    Before the Huntington Beach City Council meets every other week, someone walks up to the podium to lead a prayer after the flag salute. Prayers in public meetings often end with a phrase like "in Jesus' name," which reflects the country's dominant...
  • Arsonist gets six years, four months for church fires

    A man who started a fire at a church three times because he disagreed with its teaching against masturbation was sentenced Friday to six years and four months in state prison. Huntington Beach resident Izad Chavoshan, 32, pleaded guilty Aug. 9 to...
  • Fire Department rules Woman's Club fire accidental

    The fire that gutted the Woman's Club of Huntington Beach's headquarters April 30 was accidental, according to a release from the Huntington Beach Fire Department. Deputy Fire Marshal Jeff Lopez said arson did not cause the fire, which burned the...
  • Community Commentary: Amnesty for illegal immigrants not the answer

    Editor's note: This corrects the headline. In a recent speech, President Barack Obama called the border between the United States and Mexico "secure." He offered an illegal immigration reform plan that gives amnesty to those currently here illegally...
  • Stalker sentenced for threatening detective

    A man was sentenced to five years and four months in prison Friday for stalking a Huntington Beach police detective and attempting to make criminal threats against him. Brian Dopler, 28, was convicted of two felony counts for attempted criminal threats...
  • Man charged with killing his father during argument

    The arraignment of a man who was arrested after calling Huntington Beach police to report he shot his father was continued to June 17. Jeremy Dwayne Martin, 35, is charged with killing his father after the two had an argument over his firearm, which he...
  • Police ID bodies in apparent murder-suicide

    Police have released the names of the two bodies found in the upstairs bedroom of a Huntington Beach home May 25 after an eight-hour standoff. John Steven Raeuchle, 55, died from a self-inflicted single gunshot wound, said Lt. Russell Reinhart. Valerie...
  • Cucina Alessa's patio alcohol permit up for review

    A downtown restaurant owner who had a public battle with a local activist for wanting to serve alcohol in his outdoor dining area may soon get what he wants. Huntington Beach Zoning Administrator Ricky Ramos was expected to determine Wednesday whether...
  • Mailbag: Children are the answer in immigration issue

    We all can agree that immigration reform is a very complicated issue. Assemblyman Jim Silva's recent column, ("Amnesty for illegal immigrants not the answer," Community Commentary, May 19) illustrates the complexity of immigration reform particularly for...