| Jan 4, 2012
| 1:47 PM
A new mayor. A new Assembly representative. For that matter, a new queen.
Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley have plenty of things to anticipate in 2012 —and leadership is only part of the picture. Here are stories to watch for in the coming...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 3:49 PM
A Huntington Beach man pleaded not guilty Tuesday for allegedly strangling a 21-year-old woman to death and then leaving her body in his RV parked outside his parents' house.
Police began searching for Ean Keith Brown, 38, on Sunday after his parents...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:36 PM
SANTA ANA — A hearing for the man accused of walking into a Seal Beach salon and killing eight people, including his ex-wife, was continued Friday to Jan. 25.
While Scott Dekraai's trial is still set for March 25, Judge Thomas Goethals said he...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 11:33 AM
A man charged with an attempted murder of a resident outside a Fountain Valley home went to trial Monday, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.
Antonio Cinco Ortega, 26, of Santa Ana is charged with one felony count of attempted...
| May 21, 2012
| 12:37 PM
It's refreshing to encounter an Agatha Christie mystery play that hasn't been overproduced to the point where most audience members are aware of the killer's identity before the lights come up.
Unlike the familiar "Ten Little Indians" or "The Mousetrap,"...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
A Santa Ana man was convicted Friday of the attempted murder of a resident outside a Fountain Valley home.
Antonio Cinco Ortega, 26, was found guilty of one felony count of attempted murder with premeditation and deliberation, one felony count of...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:05 PM
California serial killer Rodney Alcala pleaded not guilty Thursday after being charged in the killings of two New York women in the 1970s.
Alcala was extradited to New York on Wednesday after cold-case detectives spent a year reviewing the two slayings....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 3:41 PM
SANTA ANA — The Orange County Grand Jury on Tuesday indicted Scott Evans Dekraai for allegedly murdering eight people and attempting to murder a ninth in what is now known as the county's worst mass murder.
The Huntington Beach resident faces eight...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:44 PM
The teenager charged with fatally stabbing a 19-year-old man at a Huntington Beach park pleaded not guilty last week.
Jesse Shockey, 16, of Garden Grove is scheduled for a preliminary hearing March 2 at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana.
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:49 PM
An Orange County Superior Court judge last week temporarily sealed the grand jury transcripts of the Huntington Beach man charged in the worst mass murder in the county's history.
Scott Dekraai's defense team filed a motion to seal the report from public...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 4:42 PM
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...