| 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,...
| 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 25, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:45 AM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...