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  • Serial killer Alcala faces trial in slaying of N.Y. women

    Serial killer Alcala faces trial in slaying of N.Y. women
    California serial killer Rodney Alcala arrived in New York on Wednesday to stand trial in the killings of two women in the 1970s. Manhattan prosecutors announced that Alcala was being extradicted to face charges in the slayings of  Cornelia Crilley and...
  • Huntington Beach man accused of stabbing roommate

    A Huntington Beach man is facing a murder charge for allegedly stabbing his roommate with a knife, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Alexandre Louis Antal, 22, is accused of killing Michael Urso, 32, about 12:20 a.m. July 17...
  • City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them

    City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them
    It's rare that I remember a magazine cover a decade and a half later, but one that has stuck in my mind — and not in a good way — is the issue of Time from the week after the Columbine High School massacre. Anyone from the class of 1998,...
  • Trial begins for park shooting suspect

    Trial begins for park shooting suspect
    Opening statements began Monday in the trial of a Huntington Beach man who is accused of shooting and killing another man at a city park, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Derek Christopher Adams, 23, is accused of shooting...
  • Judge orders release of grand jury testimony

    An Orange County judge on Friday ordered the release of portions of grand jury testimony in the case against a former tugboat crewman accused of fatally shooting eight people in a two-minute burst of violence last October at a Seal Beach hair salon....
  • Mom of son accused of killing father testifies

    Arguments continued Thursday in the trial of Jeremy Martin, 37, who is accused of killing his father with a shotgun at their Huntington Beach home two years ago. Martin is charged with one count of murder and, if convicted, faces 50 years to life in...
  • Jury finds man guilty of killing his father

    Jury finds man guilty of killing his father
    A Huntington Beach man intentionally shot and killed his father during a struggle over a gun, an Orange County Superior Court jury found Tuesday. Jeremy Martin, 37, was convicted of one felony count of first-degree murder for shooting his father,...
  • Secret jail tapes of Seal Beach murder suspect must be handed over

    An Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a jailhouse informant's recordings that captured the Seal Beach salon shooting suspect talking about the October 2011 mass slaying must be turned over to the defense. Prosecutors had said that...
  • Man gets 25 years in machete attack

    A Santa Ana man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Friday for attacking a Fountain Valley man with a machete, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office. Antonio Cinco Ortega, 26, was found guilty of conspiring to commit murder...
  • D.A. opposes parole for killer

    Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas issued a press release Thursday opposing the parole of a woman convicted of murdering her husband with the help of her boyfriend in 1984. Jeanette Lynn Hughes, now 58, was convicted in 1986 of the first-...
  • Elderly couple's deaths ruled a murder-suicide

    Police have closed an investigation into the death of an elderly Huntington Beach couple that appears to be a murder-suicide. Officials found the bodies of Ronald Otto Jurs, 79, and his wife, Berit Jurs, 80, in a car Sunday with a bullet in each head,...
  • Wanted man may have killed self

    A Canadian man wanted on suspicion of a 1984 Huntington Beach murder appears to have committed suicide after a judge upheld his extradition to Orange County, officials said Friday. Gerald Su Go, 53, formerly of Torrance, was wanted in connection with the...