| Dec 1, 2010
| 4:04 PM
A Long Beach man was sentenced Monday to life in prison for the 1988 stabbing of a Sunset Beach man to death before setting him and his apartment on fire.
Paul Gentile Smith, 50, was sentenced to life in state prison without the possibility of parole...
| Dec 29, 2010
| 12:27 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 4:09 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:08 PM
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,...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 11:40 AM
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...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 3:49 PM
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...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:22 PM
For years, Thomas Goethals has weighed the fates of some of Orange County's most violent criminals. But since the judge began presiding over heated hearings probing the misuse of jailhouse informants, dozens of prosecutors have steered criminal cases away...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 10:16 PM
Long Beach police said the slaying of a baby earlier this year was part of a bizarre kidnapping plot masterminded by a woman who was trying to convince her boyfriend that she had given birth to twins.
The woman, Giseleangelique Rene D'Milian, 47, had...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:30 PM
A self-described drug counselor accused of killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty to murder Friday.
Police said Neil Storm Stephany, 23, of Huntington Beach kept driving after slamming his truck into...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:43 PM
When Sandra Eagleson describes how much her late husband loved her, she uses her celiac disease as an example.
Shaun Eagleson didn't need to go gluten-free, but he decided to do so to eliminate the slim chance that he could cross-contaminate his wife'...