| Jul 29, 2010
Reviving a cold case from 2004, Huntington Beach detectives have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a 19-year-old downtown.
David Cunningham, 29, was arrested in Texas on suspicion of the December 2004 murder of Jason Williams, said Lt. Russell...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:58 PM
An accused murderer told a nurse, "Call the police, I'm insane, call the police," moments after he shot a Newport Beach doctor multiple times in the chest early last year, a police detective testified Wednesday.
Stanwood Elkus, 76, used a fake name to...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:08 PM
A man charged with killing a Newport Beach doctor told an Orange County Superior Court judge Wednesday that he needs a public defender.
"I can't afford a lawyer," Stanwood Fred Elkus said.
Judge Craig Robison delayed the scheduled arraignment on...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 6:09 PM
Hit-and-run drivers convicted of vehicular manslaughter without gross negligence could face up to five more years behind bars if a bill proposed by Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) makes it through the Legislature.
Assembly Bill 956, which was...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 1:19 PM
For first-time novelist A.G.S. Johnson, inspiration struck like lightning and immediately slowed to a crawl.
"I was awakened one night, maybe 15 years ago, by this cocky female voice that was so intriguing to me that I jumped out of bed, literally, and I...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:43 PM
A man was sentenced to 46 years to life in state prison Friday for killing a man in a park after breaking into a Newport Beach home.
Derek Christopher Adams, 24, of Huntington Beach, was found guilty in August of one felony count each of second-degree...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 9:07 PM
A Fountain Valley man was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his part in the 1995 death of a fellow Vietnamese street gang member.
Giang Thuy Nguyen, 37, had been found guilty April 10, 2012, of murder and...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 8:42 PM
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,...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 8:12 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 5:05 AM
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.
| May 23, 2011
| 4:52 PM
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...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 8:10 PM
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...