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  • Judge blocks accused killer from transferring property

    Judge blocks accused killer from transferring property
    An Orange County Superior Court judge on Tuesday prohibited a man accused of killing a Newport Beach doctor from transferring ownership of his property to relatives, according to an attorney for the victim's family. Stanwood Elkus, 75, of Lake Elsinore,...
  • Man Gets Life in Rape, Murder of OC Hurley Intern Dane Williams

    Man Gets Life in Rape, Murder of OC Hurley Intern Dane Williams
    SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- A medical student convicted in the sexual assault and murder of an Orange County man has been sentenced to life in prison. Philong "Phillip" Huynh, was convicted in June on all counts in the 2008 murder and sexual assault of...
  • Head is found, name cleared

    Days after finding Samuel Herr's left arm and right hand, Costa Mesa detectives returned to a Long Beach park Saturday and found the Army veteran's severed head. The gruesome discoveries were part of a dramatic turn in local police's investigation...
  • The Coastal Gardener: The legend of O.C.'s wild tomatoes

    I often feel sorry for my daughter. But at least she'll have plenty of stories to tell her children. About five years ago, I recall doing my best to convince her to come with me on an all-day, far-fetched attempt to locate the last wild tomatoes in...
  • Story of Convicted Serial Killer Rodney Alcala Coming to TV

    Story of Convicted Serial Killer Rodney Alcala Coming to TV
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Convicted serial killer Rodney Alcala's 31-year court saga is coming to television, as a documentary on the Investigation Discovery Channel. Alcala's story will air on "True Crime with Aphrodite Jones" on Thursday. Alcala, a...
  • Kirby guilty in death of TapouT founder

    Kirby guilty in death of TapouT founder
    SANTA ANA — A Costa Mesa man was convicted of manslaughter Wednesday in a drunk-driving crash that killed mixed martial arts clothing icon Charles "Mask" Lewis. A Central Justice Center jury found Jeffrey David Kirby, 53, responsible for the March...
  • Huntington Beach Detectives Closer To Identifying Cold Case Victim

    Huntington Beach Detectives Closer To Identifying Cold Case Victim
    HUNTINGTON BEACH ( KTLA) -- Huntington Beach police investigators have asked for assistance from the New York Police Deparment after a Facebook post led to tips in the case of a woman who was found dead in a ditch more than 40 years ago. Detectives...
  • Four gang members convicted in 1995 slaying

    Members of a Vietnamese street gang were convicted Tuesday in a 1995 cold-case slaying in Costa Mesa, authorities said. The four men — Anthony Paul Johnson Jr., 35, of Westminster; Giang Thuy Nguyen, 36, of Fountain Valley; Tam Hung Nguyen, 36,...
  • "Austin Powers" Actor Suspected in Murder of Sex-Offender Cellmate

    "Austin Powers" Actor Suspected in Murder of Sex-Offender Cellmate
    HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- "Austin Powers" actor and former mixed martial arts fighter Joseph Hyungmin Son is suspected in the death of his cellmate at Wasco State Prison Reception Center in Kern County. Joseph Hyungmin Son, 40, allegedly...
  • Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing

    Suspect arrested in fatal stabbing
    COSTA MESA — A man who was found stabbed just after 6 p.m. Tuesday near the Mesa Verde Country Club has died, police said. The 40-year-old victim was discovered lying in the driveway of a home in the 3000 block of Capri Lane with stab wounds to his...
  • Stabbing victim identified as Costa Mesa resident

    Police have identified a man who was stabbed to death in Costa Mesa last week. Steven Craig DePhillips, 40, of Costa Mesa, was stabbed outside a home in the 3000 block of Capri Lane near the Mesa Verde Country Club, said Costa Mesa Police Lt. Paul...
  • Son Charged With Killing Father After Argument Over Gun

    Son Charged With Killing Father After Argument Over Gun
    HUNTINGTON BEACH (KTLA) -- A Huntington Beach man was charged with murder Monday for killing his father after arguing over a gun. Jeremy Dwayne Martin is charged with one felony count of murder with a sentencing enhancement for the personal discharge...