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  • Cyclist's widow: Newport crash 'took everything from me'

    Cyclist's widow: Newport crash 'took everything from me'
    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'...
  • Driver accused of killing bicyclist while DUI pleads not guilty

    Driver accused of killing bicyclist while DUI pleads not guilty
    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...
  • 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...
  • Four gang members convicted in 1995 slaying

    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,...
  • Transcripts: Costa Mesa man confesses to killings

    Transcripts: Costa Mesa man confesses to killings
    A Costa Mesa murder defendant told police that he killed two people in 2010 to gain access to one of his victim's bank accounts, according to Orange County Grand Jury transcripts released Friday. Within a Costa Mesa police interview room Daniel Patrick...
  • 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...
  • O.C. financial consultant to stand trial in Santa Monica killing

    O.C. financial consultant to stand trial in Santa Monica killing
    An Orange County financial consultant has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the 2008 slaying of a Santa Monica artist. Daniel Edward Becerril II of Huntington Beach was arrested last March on suspicion of murder, grand theft, forgery and...
  • 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 members accused of killing one of their own

    Gang members accused of killing one of their own
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...