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  • On Faith: Better angels of our nature stronger than the demons

    How can one contemplate the slaying of eight people at a hair salon in Seal Beach and draw any meaning from such evil? I certainly cannot. As a professor of comparative religion, I can only offer a modest reflection on an act of violence that snuffed out...
  • 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...
  • Dekraai turns to public defender

    SANTA ANA — The man accused in Orange County's deadliest shooting rampage will be represented by a public defender. Scott Evans Dekraai, 42, told Judge Erick L. Larsh in a brief court appearance Monday that he could not afford his own legal...
  • H.B. man faces trial in veteran's death

    Opening statements were scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a Huntington Beach man accused of beating and causing the death of a World War II veteran during a robbery on Veterans Day in 2003, according to the Orange County district attorney's...
  • H.B. man found guilty for murder of WWII veteran

    A Huntington Beach man was found guilty Tuesday of murdering a World War II veteran during a robbery on Veterans Day in 2003, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Curtis James Hill, 29, faces life in prison without the possibility...
  • Salon victim's family seeks damages

    Family members of the ex-wife of Scott Dekraai, the man charged with killing eight people in a Seal Beach salon, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against him Friday seeking unspecified damages. Joseph and Geraldine Burke, the parents of shooting victim...
  • 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,...
  • City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them

    City Lights: Thoughts on gunmen, victims and the media that reports them
    It's rare that I remember a magazine cover a decade and a half later, but one that has stuck in my mind — and not in a good way — is the issue of Time from the week after the Columbine High School massacre. Anyone from the class of 1998,...
  • 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...
  • 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...