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  • Officer cleared in H.B. shooting death

    The Orange County district attorney's office determined Thursday that the fatal shooting last year of a 26-year-old by a Huntington Beach police officer was justified. Prosecutors cleared Officer Jason Heilman in the death Aug. 3 of Eric Marquez of...
  • Commentary: Remember Kelly, and help increase penalties for drunk driving

    As long as I walk this earth, I will never forget the exact moment, 11:45 p.m. June 1, 2013, when the call came in. It was Chanel Fugnetti with news that just moments earlier, Kelly Blue Morehouse had succumbed to injuries suffered in a motorcycle...
  • Man arrested in woman's clothes he allegedly stole a day earlier

    Man arrested in woman's clothes he allegedly stole a day earlier
    A man was arrested on suspicion of ransacking a home in Seal Beach after he was spotted by police hours later wearing the alleged evidence -- women's clothing. Antonio Maitreye Nelton, 41, of Long Beach was arrested on suspicion of burglary and...
  • Seal Beach hair salon massacre suspect to plead guilty to 8 slayings

    Seal Beach hair salon massacre suspect to plead guilty to 8 slayings
    The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011 will plead guilty to eight counts of special circumstances murder and one count of attempted murder, his lawyer said Monday. Scott Dekraai, who, according to prosecutors,...
  • 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....
  • 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....
  • Nightclub beating suspects appear in court but hearing is delayed

    Nightclub beating suspects appear in court but hearing is delayed
    Two women charged with killing a woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub were in court Tuesday, but the hearing to determine whether there’s enough evidence to prosecute them was postponed to Monday. Candace Marie Brito, 27, and Vanesa Tapia Zavala,...