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  • Detectives track down murder suspect in 2004 cold case

     Detectives track down murder suspect in 2004 cold case
    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...
  • Man accused of killing doctor will go to trial

    Man accused of killing doctor will go to trial
    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...
  • Doctor's accused killer requests counsel

    Doctor's accused killer requests counsel
    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...
  • Bill could increase sentence for hit-and-run convictions

    Bill could increase sentence for hit-and-run convictions
    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...
  • From feminist to banker to novelist

    From feminist to banker to novelist
    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...
  • Man gets 46 years to life for murder

    Man gets 46 years to life for murder
    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...
  • Gang member gets life in Costa Mesa murder

    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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...