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  • D.A.: Police officers not culpable in teen shooting

    The Orange County district attorney's office has declared that four members of the Fountain Valley Police Department are not criminally culpable for the nonfatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in 2010. A May 15 letter from Senior Deputy District...
  • H.B. man found guilty in beating death of veteran

    A Huntington Beach man was found guilty Monday of beating and causing the death of a World War II veteran during a robbery on Veterans Day in 2003. A jury found John Kirk McKinney, 30, guilty of the second-degree murder of Cecil Warren, 77, according...
  • Man pleads guilty to hit-and-run

    A San Juan Capistrano man pleaded guilty Thursday to the hit-and-run death of a young Huntington Beach mother. Jason Michael Roberts, 32, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of hit-and-run with injury. He is scheduled to be sentenced at 9 a.m. Aug. 3...
  • O.C. man who sold vintage Porsches charged with grand theft

    An Orange County businessman will be in court Thursday after being accused of embezzling the proceeds of the rare and vintage Porsches that he sold on consignment, prosecutors said. John Calicchio, 63, of Costa Mesa, was charged with 14 counts of...
  • Former teachers sentenced to probation

    Two former teachers who pleaded guilty to sexual relations with a 17-year-old boy were sentenced to probation Thursday morning, which the district attorney's office has objected to as excessively light. Gay Davidson-Shepard, 60, and her husband Daniel...
  • Man guilty of attempted murder in Fountain Valley

    A Santa Ana man was convicted Friday of the attempted murder of a resident outside a Fountain Valley home. Antonio Cinco Ortega, 26, was found guilty of one felony count of attempted murder with premeditation and deliberation, one felony count of...
  • From The Boathouse: Search and rescue is not a toy

    Ahoy! Did it really cost the Coast Guard $50,000 to search for a boater claiming that his boat was sinking inside Newport Harbor? Apparently, this same person issued six fake mayday calls over the VHF marine band radio's distress Channel 16 last month...
  • H.B. man sentenced in veteran's death

    A Huntington Beach man was sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison Wednesday for the murder of a World War II veteran on Veterans Day almost a decade ago, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. John Kirk McKinney, 30, and Curtis...
  • Sex offender sentenced for roadside attack

    A registered sex offender was sentenced Friday to 14 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on the side of a road in Huntington Beach. Rasaan Raymon Patton, 31, attacked the girl in June 2008 after he crashed into a minivan...
  • Fountain Valley hospital fined $25,000 by state

    Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center was slapped with a $25,000 administrative penalty for not following policies on the "competency of a licensed vocation nurse," according to the California Department of Public Health. The fine was...
  • H.B. officer put on leave

    A Huntington Beach police officer charged with conspiring to illegally dismiss a traffic citation was placed on administrative leave from the department, a spokesman said. Officer Erik Krause was suspended more than a month ago as the department launched...
  • Serial killer Alcala faces trial in slaying of N.Y. women

    Serial killer Alcala faces trial in slaying of N.Y. women
    California serial killer Rodney Alcala arrived in New York on Wednesday to stand trial in the killings of two women in the 1970s. Manhattan prosecutors announced that Alcala was being extradicted to face charges in the slayings of  Cornelia Crilley and...