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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Dekraai pleads not guilty

    SANTA ANA — The Huntington Beach man accused of walking into a Seal Beach salon and killing eight people pleaded not guilty Tuesday in front of a courtroom packed with emotional family members and friends of the victims. A preliminary hearing was...
  • Victims identified in apparent murder-suicide

    The victims of an apparent murder-suicide Dec. 14 in Huntington Beach have been identified as a married couple who were going through a divorce. Huntington Beach Police Sgt. Chad Nichols said the victims were Robert Saltarelli, 55, and his wife, Tonie,...
  • Man gets life in prison for beating death of veteran

    A Huntington Beach man was sentenced Friday to life in state prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of a World War II veteran during a Veterans Day robbery in 2003. Curtis James Hill, 29, Huntington Beach, was found guilty Nov. 1 of...
  • Grand jury indicts Seal Beach salon shooting suspect

    Grand jury indicts Seal Beach salon shooting suspect
    SANTA ANA — The Orange County Grand Jury on Tuesday indicted Scott Evans Dekraai for allegedly murdering eight people and attempting to murder a ninth in what is now known as the county's worst mass murder. The Huntington Beach resident faces eight...
  • Teenager pleads not guilty to park slaying

    The teenager charged with fatally stabbing a 19-year-old man at a Huntington Beach park pleaded not guilty last week. Jesse Shockey, 16, of Garden Grove is scheduled for a preliminary hearing March 2 at the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana. He is...
  • Judge temporarily seals Dekraai report

    Judge temporarily seals Dekraai report
    An Orange County Superior Court judge last week temporarily sealed the grand jury transcripts of the Huntington Beach man charged in the worst mass murder in the county's history. Scott Dekraai's defense team filed a motion to seal the report from public...
  • 'Dating Game Killer' faces two more murder charges

    Rodney Alcala, 68, who is on death row for the murder of a 12-year-old Huntington Beach girl and four others, will be extradited to New York to face charges of two other murders, a Marin County judge ruled Tuesday. The news about the infamous "Dating...