| 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...
| 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 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 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 1, 2013
| 12:49 PM
Two teenagers and a 23-year-old woman were charged with human trafficking in Orange County for allegedly luring a 17-year-old girl on Facebook and forcing her to work as a prostitute.
According to the Orange County district attorney’s office, 19-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A Newport Beach ordinance that restricts group homes for recovering addicts may have been motivated by illegal discrimination and may be challenged at trial, a federal appeals court ruled unanimously Friday.
The decision by the U....
| Sep 11, 2013
| 12:20 PM
A 40-year-old Santa Ana forklift driver is set to be arraigned on murder charges in the gunshot-slaying of a young mother whose body was found face-down under the Newport Bay bridge on Labor Day.
Jaime Prieto Rocha appeared in court Tuesday but did...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Criminal charges will not be filed against an Orange County Superior Court judge who was investigated on suspicion of improper sexual conduct, the state attorney general's office said Friday.
The investigation into Scott Steiner, a former prosecutor and...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Family members of those killed in a shooting at a Seal Beach salon two years ago urged a judge Friday to end their "agony" by ordering the accused killer to stand trial this fall.
But the judge, though expressing sympathy to family members gathered...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Anaheim prosecutors have decided not to file charges against singer Chris Brown over allegations that he assaulted a woman at a nightclub near Disneyland in June, according to a city spokeswoman.
Deanna Gines alleged that Brown pushed her during a...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:54 PM
The legal case over whether Anaheim’s election system denies Latinos fair political participation has been ordered to go to trial.
The case had been put on hold while the Anaheim City Council voted on changes to the city’s at-large...