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  • 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,...
  • 2 women ordered to stand trial in Kim Pham beating death

    2 women ordered to stand trial in Kim Pham beating death
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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-...
  • HB Police: One dead in officer-involved shooting

    HB Police: One dead in officer-involved shooting
    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...
  • Children of salon shooting victim sue suspect

    Children of salon shooting victim sue suspect
    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...
  • Police identify men found dead in H.B. park

    Police identify men found dead in H.B. park
    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...
  • Man charged in mother's death

    A Fountain Valley man who pleaded guilty in 2010 for hitting his mother with a shovel was charged with murder, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Joyce Char, 74, died in December from blunt force trauma to the head as a result of...
  • Humanitarian's speech inspires students to help

    When Courtney Liss heard a humanitarian with first-hand experience of the Rwandan genocide was visiting her school to speak to students, she planned on going, but knew the subject would be depressing. By the end of it, the 16-year-old left feeling a...