| 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
| 10:24 AM
Prosecutors have filed charges against a 75-year-old man who is accused of murdering his urologist during an appointment in Newport Beach.
Stanwood Fred Elkus of Lake Elsinore has been charged with one felony count of special circumstances murder by...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:56 PM
A Huntington Beach man accused of embezzling more than $3 million from customers at a luxury car business pleaded not guilty to 41 felonies Monday, authorities said.
Prosecutors allege Farhad Ebadat, 37, promised clients of his Costa Mesa business that...
| 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 12, 2011
| 2:25 PM
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KTLA) -- A medical student convicted in the sexual assault and murder of an Orange County man has been sentenced to life in prison.
Philong "Phillip" Huynh, was convicted in June on all counts in the 2008 murder and sexual assault 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...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:21 PM
The two fishermen who hauled a massive black sea bass to shore at the Balboa Pier pleaded guilty Wednesday and were sentenced to 120 hours of community service.
They had faced up to six months in jail for catching the endangered species. Prosecutors had...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 8:29 PM
His funeral at Crystal Cathedral drew thousands of friends and fans. People talked about how his ambition forced him to risk it all, leaving his job as a sheriff's deputy to sell TapouT shirts out of the back of his car. No one had even heard of his brand...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 8:13 PM
SANTA ANA — With a drunk driving conviction already on his record, Jeffrey David Kirby of Costa Mesa chose to drink and drive again in March 2009, a decision that contributed to the death of a mixed martial arts icon, prosecutors said in opening...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 9:18 PM
Pre-trial hearings are set to begin Wednesday morning in the October killing of a Newport Beach man over a romantic relationship.
Derek Christopher Adams, 22, and Marissa Star Bilotti, 19, both of Huntington Beach are charged with stabbing Cody Masher to...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 1:28 PM
WESTMINSTER ( KTLA) -- Orange County prosecutors are looking for additional victims of a taxi driver charged with sexually assaulting a female passenger and knocking her unconscious.
Orlando Bruce Bosley, 57, of Westminster, faces a maximum sentence of...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 7:49 PM
A Lake Forest man is scheduled to go on trial next week on charges that he sexually assaulted multiple women in Orange County — including one in Newport Beach — over the last decade.
Sekayi Rudo White, 33, is charged with 14 counts of rape,...