| Aug 12, 2011
| 2:25 PM
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...
| May 30, 2010
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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 11:21 AM
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.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 10:12 PM
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,...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 4:27 AM
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...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:51 PM
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...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 10:49 PM
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...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:54 PM
Four members of a Vietnamese street gang will be tried in court Thursday in connection with the 1995 cold case slaying of a fellow gang member in Costa Mesa, authorities said.
Anthony Paul Johnson Jr., 35, of Westminster, Giang Thuy Nguyen, 36, of...