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Homicide

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Huntington resident arrested in 30-year-old murder case

    A Huntington Beach man was arrested Wednesday morning on suspicion of killing his wife 30 years ago. Torrance police officers arrested Michael Clark, 57, at his townhouse about 8:30 a.m. Clark is suspected of killing his wife, Carol Jeanne Lubahn, 28,...
  • Lawsuit hearings set for November in fatal crosswalk crash

    A court hearing has been scheduled for two lawsuits against the city of Huntington Beach following a fatal crash at a crosswalk. On Sept. 7, 2010, Robert Anthony Casares rear-ended Caryl Johnson, who had stopped at Croupier Drive while heading north on...
  • Victim wanted to be a police officer

    A woman who died from a gunshot wound to the head in February aspired to be a police officer someday, the Orange County district attorney's office said. Fountain Valley resident Philip Ngoc Nguyen, 25, has been charged in the death of Uyennie Ton....
  • 'Austin Powers' actor suspected in cellmate's death

    An "Austin Powers" actor convicted of torturing a woman in Orange County is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central Valley prison, authorities said Tuesday. Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, allegedly killed his 50-year-old cellmate, who was found dead...
  • City Lights: This time, we're the dot on the map

    As a reporter in Connecticut, I once covered the first homicide in years in the small town of Old Saybrook. A convenience store clerk had been shot in an armed robbery, and residents expressed disbelief that it could have happened in that sleepy enclave...
  • Shooting suspect's neighbors stunned

    Residents along the quiet Huntington Beach street where the suspected shooter in the Seal Beach rampage lived were in disbelief that their friendly and caring neighbor allegedly killed eight people. Scott Evans Dekraai allegedly walked into Salon...
  • Accused Seal Beach shooter faces charges, victims' families

    Accused Seal Beach shooter faces charges, victims' families
    SANTA ANA — The Huntington Beach man accused in the worst shooting rampage in Orange County appeared in court Friday, where he faced eight counts of first-degree murder, one count of attempted murder and the pained remarks of the victims' grieving...
  • Murderer's parole is denied

    A man who was convicted of the murder of his friend and the attempted murder of a Huntington Beach Police sergeant during a robbery almost 30 years ago was denied parole Wednesday after Orange County Dist. Atty. Tony Rackauckas challenged it, according to...
  • Three head to trial on attempted murder charges

    A Fountain Valley man and woman were scheduled to go to trial Wednesday on charges of attempting to murder the woman's husband. Mary Katheryn Sharpski, 48, and Michael Calvin Shores II, 40, and Antonio Cinco Ortega, 25, of Santa Ana, are each charged...