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  • Trial begins for park shooting suspect

    Trial begins for park shooting suspect
    Opening statements began Monday in the trial of a Huntington Beach man who is accused of shooting and killing another man at a city park, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Derek Christopher Adams, 23, is accused of shooting...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • Hearing for salon shooting suspect postponed

    Hearing for salon shooting suspect postponed
    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...
  • Man charged with attempted murder, conspiracy

    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...
  • 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...
  • Huntington Beach man accused of stabbing roommate

    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...
  • Man guilty of attempted murder in Fountain Valley

    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...
  • 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-...
  • 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,...
  • Trial for man charged in 1988 death begins

    The man accused of stabbing to death a Sunset Beach man and then setting him and his apartment on fire in 1988 began opening statements Wednesday. Paul Gentile Smith, 50, began trial for the murder of his long-time friend from high school Robert Haugen....
  • Man shot dead at park; suspects held

    Two Huntington Beach residents accused of fatally shooting a man in Murdy Park were charged Tuesday with murder. Derek Christopher Adams, 22, and Marissa Star Bilotti,19, were charged with felony murder for allegedly killing Garden Grove resident Gregory...