| 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...
| 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'...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Authorities on Tuesday filed a murder charge against a self-described drug counselor who they say killed a cyclist while driving drunk in Newport Beach.
Neil Storm Stephany, 23, of Huntington Beach did not stop after slamming into Shaun Eagleson, a 30-...
| 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 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...
| 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...