| Aug 30, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Family members of those killed in a shooting at a Seal Beach salon two years ago urged a judge Friday to end their "agony" by ordering the accused killer to stand trial this fall.
But the judge, though expressing sympathy to family members gathered...
| 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...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
An overflow crowd of mourners gathered in Costa Mesa on Wednesday to honor a slain Newport Beach doctor on what would have been his 53rd birthday.
Hundreds of friends, colleagues and family members, many wearing yarmulkes, gathered at Harbor Lawn-Mt....
| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:58 PM
A state appellate court has agreed to review Orange County’s controversial law barring sex offenders from county parks and beaches, a move that may determine whether the ban is legal.
The county ordinance, passed in April 2011, prohibits all...
| 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 25, 2013
| 7:33 PM
Months before a Newport Beach man was kidnapped and severely beaten last year, he had traveled to Las Vegas with a business acquaintance he knew from his Orange County medical marijuana dispensary, according to court testimony given Wednesday by police...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:22 PM
The family of a Newport Beach doctor killed in January is accusing the suspected gunman of defrauding them in the weeks after the deadly shooting.
They have filed two lawsuits in the span of a week against Stanwood Elkus the Lake Elsinore man accused of...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 8:31 PM
SANTA ANA — As Jeffrey David Kirby walked into court from a holding cell just outside of the room, three of his friends and family members stood in support, their faces full of sadness and remorse.
They weren't alone in that eighth floor Central...