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  • Dekraai pleads guilty in Seal Beach salon killings

    Dekraai pleads guilty in Seal Beach salon killings
    The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon pleaded guilty Friday, setting the stage for a legal battle over whether he should be put to death for the 2011 slayings. Scott Dekraai, who prosecutors said heavily armed himself...
  • Alleged car thieves arrested in Fountain Valley

    Fountain Valley police arrested two suspects in connection with the thefts of two SUVs last week, authorities said. Police tracked down Maria Navarro, 29, of Santa Ana on April 25 after she fled the Sam's Club on Brookhurst Street, Sgt. Ron Varner said....
  • Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run; driver arrested

    An alleged DUI driver was arrested after a bicyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run collision in Huntington Beach late Wednesday, according to police. The collision occurred just before 11 p.m. near the intersection of Edwards Avenue and Ellis...
  • Man held in theft of $1,800 bike

    Man held in theft of $1,800 bike
    Huntington Beach police arrested a suspect linked to the theft of an expensive bicycle from the downtown area over the weekend. Matthew Hewes, 38, of Las Vegas was taken into custody Tuesday on suspicion of grand theft and possession of burglary tools,...
  • D.A. ran illegal snitch operation in O.C. jail, attorneys say

    D.A. ran illegal snitch operation in O.C. jail, attorneys say
    Attorneys for the man charged with killing eight people in a Seal Beach salon three years ago have accused Orange County prosecutors and sheriff’s deputies of running an unconstitutional jailhouse informant operation that ensnared their client and...
  • Mayor, council clash over legal fees

    The Seal Beach City Council debated Monday whether it makes sense to continue outsourcing legal services or hire in-house counsel. Mayor Ellery Deaton said she would like staff to conduct a financial analysis of the city's current legal representation...
  • Injured teen, family not alone in struggle

    The community is rallying to help the family of a Huntington Beach teenager who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run car accident last month. Stephen Cureton, 17, suffered multiple injuries after he was hit by a vehicle near Yorktown Avenue and...
  • Seal Beach salon shooting case to be heard by two different juries

    Seal Beach salon shooting case to be heard by two different juries
    The trial for the man charged with killing eight people in a Seal Beach salon will split into two separate phases, with two different sets of jurors asked to decide the ultimate fate of the accused mass murderer, a judge ruled Monday. The first phase,...
  • Police seek help identifying suspects

    Police seek help identifying suspects
    Fountain Valley police are asking for the public's help identifying suspects involved in separate crimes. Authorities released photos of three individuals suspected in respective criminal actions, according to multiple press releases from police. On...
  • Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run identified

    Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run identified
    Officials have identified the 34-year-old bicyclist killed Sunday after a hit-and-run collision in Huntington Beach as Genevieve Hall. The accident occurred about 8:25 p.m. near Beach Boulevard and Utica Avenue. Officers found Hall lying in the street,...
  • In the Pipeline: 'Ghost bikes' mark earthly tragedies

    In the Pipeline: 'Ghost bikes' mark earthly tragedies
    It started in 2003, in St. Louis, after a man named Patrick Van Der Tuin saw a bicyclist fatally struck by a car. At the accident site, Van Der Tuin placed a bicycle painted white and a hand-painted sign that read "Cyclist Struck Here." The tribute...
  • Seal Beach shooting case casts spotlight on jailhouse informants

    Seal Beach shooting case casts spotlight on jailhouse informants
    A legal fight over the use of jailhouse informants has thrown the emotionally charged trial of the man accused of committing the deadliest shooting in Orange County history into jeopardy and will probably have repercussions in other high-profile cases....