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  • Secret jail tapes of Seal Beach murder suspect must be handed over

     
    An Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a jailhouse informant's recordings that captured the Seal Beach salon shooting suspect talking about the October 2011 mass slaying must be turned over to the defense. Prosecutors had said that the......
  • 'Irvine 11' Muslim students appeal conviction in free speech case

     
    Attorneys have filed an appeal in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of 10 of the so-called Irvine 11 convicted of two misdemeanor charges to conspire and then disrupt a 2010 speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren at UC Irvine....
  • Judge who said rape victim 'didn't put up a fight' later apologizes

     
    A longtime Newport Beach judge who said that a rape victim “didn’t put up a fight” and that her sexual assault was only “technical” apologized for his remarks when confronted by a state agency. Superior Court Judge Derek G....
  • Judge who said rape victim should have 'put up a fight' is rebuked

     
    The state agency that monitors judicial misconduct has publicly admonished an Orange County judge, saying his remarks in a sexual assault case breached judicial ethics and created an impression of bias against the victim....
  • Mater Dei-CIF legal fight continues

    Mater Dei-CIF legal fight continues
    A lawsuit filed in 2010 by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange and Santa Ana Mater Dei against the CIF Southern Section lives on, and attorney fees for the CIF have exceeded $109,000, CIF Executive Director Roger Blake said Monday. A status conference...
  • Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt dies at 63; former Black Panther whose murder conviction was overturned

    Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt dies at 63; former Black Panther whose murder conviction was overturned
    Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther Party leader whose 1972 murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he said he did not commit, has died. He was 63. Pratt, whose case became for many a...
  • David G. Sills dies at 73; presiding appellate judge in Santa Ana

    David G. Sills dies at 73; presiding appellate judge in Santa Ana
    Judge David G. Sills, presiding justice of California's 4th District Court of Appeal in Santa Ana who made significant rulings regarding surrogate parents, died Tuesday after a long illness, the court announced. He was 73. Sills was appointed presiding...
  • Many hospitals, doctors offer cash discount for medical bills

    A Long Beach hospital charged Jo Ann Snyder $6,707 for a CT scan of her abdomen and pelvis after colon surgery. But because she had health insurance with Blue Shield of California, her share was much less: $2,336. Then Snyder tripped across one of the...
  • Costa Mesa suspends city clerk for ‘professional failure’

     
    Costa Mesa suspended its city clerk on Wednesday, a day after a judge ruled that the city's charter proposal would not be allowed on the June ballot because her office missed a filing deadline....
  • State sues Orange County over school money

     
    A lawsuit filed by the state Thursday against Orange County says a diversion of money from education to balance the budget is unconstitutional. The lawsuit filed in Orange County Superior Court asks a judge to force the county put the......
  • Man sentenced in 2006 Halloween night murder in Anaheim

     
    A Lake Elsinore man convicted in February of killing his sister-in-law’s boyfriend on Halloween night in 2006 was sentenced this week to 25 years to life in prison, prosecutors said. An Orange County jury found that Hector Delio Aguilar Jaramillo,.....