| Sep 19, 2014
| 5:58 PM
A Fountain Valley man was convicted of shooting to death a 17-year-old Santa Ana boy whom authorities described as his rival.
Reda Hassan Safieddine, 20, was found guilty by a jury Thursday of one count of second-degree murder and one count of...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A man shot and killed by Huntington Beach police on Saturday is suspected to have fired multiple shots from a handgun during a confrontation with an officer, according to the Orange County sheriff's department.
Eric Marquez, 26, of Orange, was shot...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The children of a woman who was killed two years ago during a mass shooting at a Seal Beach salon have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her alleged killer.
Chelsea and Chad Huff are suing Scott Dekraai, of Huntington Beach, for unspecified...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:27 PM
One of two dead men found Tuesday in Bartlett Park in Huntington Beach has been confirmed to be Abraham Felmley, 32, who was wanted in connection with a double arson homicide near Sacramento and a carjacking in Merced, according to the Orange County...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:24 PM
1) U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance
Huntington Beach police called it a disturbance while many in the community called it a riot. However it's labeled, the kerfuffle that erupted at the end of the U.S. Open of Surfing finals in July shook up the...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:21 PM
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,...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:55 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 6:45 PM
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....
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:53 PM
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,...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:38 AM
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,...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Two women were ordered Tuesday to stand trial for murder in the death of a 23-year-old woman who was beaten during an altercation outside a popular Santa Ana nightspot.
The ruling followed a two-day hearing with attorneys dissecting the shaky and...