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  • 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...
  • Growing by a Sunset

    Surf City, here they come. Here comes expansion, as tiny Sunset Beach, one of the last unincorporated islands of Orange County, joins the 200,000-resident fold of Huntington Beach. Here comes the culture of one of the Southland's most offbeat...
  • Purse removed from cold case

    Huntington Beach police determined Wednesday that a purse long believed to be evidence in an unsolved 1968 murder is unrelated. The Police Department on Tuesday posted seven photographs found inside the purse that was abandoned about a quarter of a...
  • Death penalty sought in execution-style double murder

    Death penalty sought in execution-style double murder
    The Orange County district attorney's office said Monday it was seeking the death penalty for a Garden Grove man charged in the execution-style slaying of two people so he could steal a car. Hilbert Pineil Thomas, 39, is charged in the February 2009...
  • H.B. man sentenced in inmate's death

    H.B. man sentenced in inmate's death
    A Santa Ana man was sentenced last week to 20 years in prison for beating to death a fellow inmate believed to be a child molester with eight other inmates, including a Huntington Beach man. Michael Stewart Garten, 25, pleaded guilty to felony...
  • Dane Williams murder trial delayed until May

    Dane Williams murder trial delayed until May
    The trial for the San Diego man accused of murdering and sexually assaulting Huntington Beach resident Dane Williams has been pushed back to May. Philong Huynh, 40, is expected to begin trial in San Diego Superior Court on May 23 for allegedly drugging,...
  • Arraignment for driver in Christmas Eve 2009 crash set for Friday

    Arraignment for driver in Christmas Eve 2009 crash set for Friday
    A Huntington Beach man accused of killing his cousin and injuring two others while allegedly speeding down East Coast Highway is scheduled to be arraigned Friday. Luicci Nader, 19, is expected to be arraigned at 9 a.m. Friday at the Central Justice...
  • Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after death of 4-month-old

    A Huntington Beach man was charged Jan. 20 with killing a 4-month-old girl in an alleged car crash that ejected the infant from the stroller her mother was pushing through a crosswalk. Robert Anthony Casares, 50, is charged with one misdemeanor count...
  • On Theater: Agatha Christie's 'Hollow' playing in Westminster

    On Theater: Agatha Christie's 'Hollow' playing in Westminster
    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,"...
  • 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...
  • Community Commentary: Breathe your way past life's disasters

    As a community, we have all been shaken to our core with the Seal Beach mass murder incident. We all deal with stress, pressure, tension and friction on an everyday basis. We have all been in deeply chaotic situations in our life at one time or another,...