| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Prosecutors have charged two men for allegedly stealing a Glendale Police Department patrol car and other valuables from the Orange County Sheriff’s Academy in Tustin.
William Menser, 22, of Palm Springs, and Kevin Sanchez, 21, of Tustin, face...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 6:11 PM
An Orange County Superior Court judge this month refused to hold Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Steve Mensinger in contempt of court for revealing evidence that someone put him under surveillance, court records show.
On Dec. 13, Judge David Hoffer denied...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:10 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 fourth appellate district decision reverses the conviction of Hugo Godinez, a registered...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:23 PM
The prosecution in the trial of two Fullerton police officers charged with beating a mentally ill homeless man to death rested its case Wednesday, one and a half weeks after the trial began.
Former officers Manuel Ramos and Jay Cicinelli are on trial...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:51 AM
The murder trial of a homeless man accused of bludgeoning a handyman to death in a Costa Mesa driveway is on hold while the court determines whether the defendant is mentally competent.
Christopher Leovy, 34, has been behind bars since Sept. 11, when...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:32 PM
An 18-year-old man who police have linked to the sexual assault of a teenager at a Santa Ana shopping mall and an attempted sex attack on a woman leaving an Anaheim church was arrested Friday.
Santa Ana police said they had been looking for Raymond...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 3:16 PM
The office manager for a police union in Anaheim was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison for embezzling more than $360,000 by using a typewriter to change the amount on her paychecks.
Cindy Ann Su’a of Whittier was the only paid...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Orange County district attorney investigators have raided an Upland-based law firm accused of bullying civic leaders in Southern California in their aggressive representation of police and their unions.
The search of Lackie, Dammeier, McGill & Ethir...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Police have arrested a UC Irvine student on suspicion of assaulting two people, battering two others, exposing himself and brandishing a fake gun in a campus residence hall.
Andrei Tatuiko, 18, has denied the allegations, pleading not guilty before an...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:17 PM
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy was convicted Tuesday of battering and threatening his former girlfriend on Christmas Day last year after she confronted him about another woman.
Mark Eric Hibner, 44, was convicted of two counts of...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:48 PM
A former Disneyland worker who planted two dry ice bombs outside Toontown at the amusement park last spring pleaded guilty Monday and was immediately sentenced to 36 days in jail.
Christian Isaiah Barnes, 23, of Long Beach was accused of planting two...