| Apr 20, 2014
| 6:45 PM
A legal fight over the use of jailhouse informants has thrown the emotionally charged trial of the man accused of committing the deadliest shooting in Orange County history into jeopardy and will probably have repercussions in other high-profile cases....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011 will plead guilty to eight counts of special circumstances murder and one count of attempted murder, his lawyer said Monday.
Scott Dekraai, who, according to prosecutors,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:17 AM
An Orange County prosecutor says an effort to dismiss the death penalty against alleged Seal Beach mass killer Scott Dekraai should be denied because the defense failed to show that prosecutors engaged in the type of egregious misconduct that could lead...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:59 PM
A Fountain Valley man was convicted Wednesday of causing an explosion that started a fire inside his Santa Ana hotel room.
Thanh Van Quang, 39, was found guilty by an Orange County Superior Court jury of one felony count each of arson of an inhabited...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Huntington Beach police have arrested six additional suspects on charges related to the disturbance at the end of the U.S. Open of Surfing in July.
According to a statement from police, the arrests, made since August, bring to 20 the number of people who...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 1:12 PM
A Northern California woman is suing Groupon and a Huntington Beach day spa claiming she purchased online vouchers for a treatment that left her with chemical burns.
Rebecca Fisher of Hayward has taken action against an owner and employee of CloudMover...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:47 PM
A panel of California appeals court judges found Friday that state law trumps Orange County's regulations on sex offenders that ban them from parks and beaches.
The decision by the 4th District Court of Appeal reverses the conviction of Hugo Godinez,...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 2:23 PM
A Huntington Beach teen accused of exchanging lewd photos with and soliciting sex from minors over a one-year period pleaded not guilty Thursday to 12 criminal counts.
Jackson Roland Westermeyer, 18, of Huntington Beach entered his plea at the Orange...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Two women charged with killing a woman outside a Santa Ana nightclub were in court Tuesday, but the hearing to determine whether there’s enough evidence to prosecute them was postponed to Monday.
Candace Marie Brito, 27, and Vanesa Tapia Zavala,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Whatever happened to class? Well, it's spread all over the stage at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, where the hit musical "Chicago" is setting playgoers' hands and feet tapping once again.
Headlined by John O'Hurley as the flashy defense lawyer...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Two women were ordered Tuesday to stand trial for murder in the death of a 23-year-old woman who was beaten during an altercation outside a popular Santa Ana nightspot.
The ruling followed a two-day hearing with attorneys dissecting the shaky and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A Huntington Beach man has admitted to stealing ATMs, containing thousands of dollars in cash, across Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Richard Allen Clements, 50, pleaded guilty in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday to one count of grand theft....