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Orange County Man and Woman Identified After Bodies Found in Apartment

Police are investigating the slaying of a man and woman, the latter of whom was reported missing to Costa Mesa police over the weekend. The Orange County Sheriff's Department coroner identified the victims as 48-year-old Wendi Miller of Costa Mesa and 38-year-old Darren Partch of Newport Beach. The


First visitors to Disney’s Star Wars land will get just four hours to see it all

The first visitors to Disneyland’s highly anticipated new Star Wars attraction will each be given a four-hour window to take in the $1-billion expansion — but how that deadline will be enforced is still unclear.


7 hurt in 3-vehicle crash on 5 Freeway in South Orange County

A three-vehicle crash on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway on Sunday evening in the Capistrano Beach area injured seven people, authorities said. The crash happened about 8 p.m. on the northbound Santa Ana Freeway, just north of Camino De Estrella, the Orange County Fire Authority and California Highway Pat


Orange County softball hits leaders: Monday, April 22

Orange County softball hits leaders through Sunday, April 21.


Missing Mom 1 Of 2 People Found Dead At Newport Beach Home

NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — Authorities say a mom who was reported missing was among two people found dead at a home in Newport Beach. Coroner’s officials told CBSLA Wendi Miller, 48, and 38-year-old Darren Patch were the two victims found about 9:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the area of Irvine Avenue an


Fatal crash on the Ortega Highway in Orange County slows traffic

At least one person died in a crash on the Ortega Highway Monday morning, causing traffic backup on the major thoroughfare between Orange and Riverside counties. The crash between two vehicles was reported at 5:39 a.m. on the highway near Caspers Wilderness Park, according to the California Highway


Historic small plane crashes, bursts into flames at state prison in Norco

NORCO, Calif. (KABC) -- A historic small airplane crashed on the grounds of a state prison in Norco and disintegrated in flames on Monday, officials said. There were no indications that prisoners or anyone on the ground was injured. Only a pilot was on board the plane, according to the FAA, and that


Woman arrested in dumping of 7 newborn puppies into Coachella dumpster

COACHELLA, Calif. -- Authorities on Monday confirmed the arrest of a 54-year-old woman accused of dumping seven newborn puppies into a Coachella dumpster. The suspect was identified as Deborah Sue Culwell. She was arrested Monday by Riverside County Animal Services Commander Chris Mayer at her Coach


Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 15-Year-Old Boy in Santa Ana Lured Him Through Dating App: Police

Police in Santa Ana are seeking possible additional victims of a 59-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teenage boy he met through a dating app. Michael Komoto, a 59, was booked on suspicion of engaging in sex acts with a minor last Thursday, according to a news release from the Santa Ana


Montebello Officer Dies After Being Shot With His Own Gun at Police Jeadquarters

A Montebello police officer who had been on the force less than a year died of a gunshot wound Sunday after discharging his weapon inside police headquarters, authorities said.


Anaheim Donates $250K to Politically-Connected Nonprofit For City Study

Even with city council members elected by district, appointed boards, commissions and the plain ol’ public, Anaheim seems to need a lot of extra help deciding how to spend $250 million over 10 years for neighborhood improvements. That’s what mayor Harry Sidhu would have residents believe after annou


Victims Identified In Fiery Santa Ana Crash

Authorities Monday released the names of two victims killed during what investigators suspect was a vehicle race in Santa Ana. Jerman Marquez, 39, and Richard Inda, 29, were both killed in the Saturday night crash near Bear Street and Alton Avenue, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Coroner’s


Man found dead in truck on freeway in Lake Elsinore is identified

Authorities have identified the man found dead Saturday in a truck along the 15 Freeway in Lake Elsinore as 32-year-old Hosbaldo Davila Jr. of San Bernardino. A woman seen running along the shoulder of the freeway covered in blood was detained and questioned, California Highway Patrol officials said


Train derails, causing diesel spill in Anaheim

A Union Pacific Railroad freight train derailed Monday morning in Anaheim, causing it to leak diesel from its tank. It was not immediately known what led to the derailment, with Anaheim Fire & Rescue called to help with the leak at around 8:24 a.m. The train stayed upright.


Easter Brawl: Video Shows Men Fighting on Calif. Highway

A stretch of Highway 101 in the South Bay turned into a boxing ring Easter Sunday as two men traded blows during a fistfight on the gridlocked thoroughfare. A 14-second clip posted on Reddit shows the two men grappling and throwing punches while cars either stop or creep along slowly. At one point d


Driver Killed In Overturned Vehicle Crash In Cerritos

CULVER CITY, CA — A driver was killed when his Chevrolet station wagon overturned in the middle of a freeway off-ramp in Cerritos, the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. The crash occurred about 11:35 p.m. Saturday at the eastbound Artesia (91) Freeway to the Shoemaker Avenue off-ramp, the CHP r


Extreme shakes are coming to Downtown Disney when Black Tap Anaheim opens this spring

What could be more Downtown Disney than an ultimate burgers and shakes restaurant? Black Tap Anaheim is “coming soon” this spring to a spot downstairs adjacent to Ballast Point Brewery & Kitchen on the 50-yard line of the promenade, says founder Chris Barish.


2 Bodies Discovered In Newport Beach Apartment

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — A resident discovered the bodies of his roommate and an unknown woman inside his Newport Beach apartment, police reported Monday. According to Police spokeswoman Heather Rangel, a man arrived at his apartment to find his roommate and a woman he didn't know dead inside.


Teen Killed In Yosemite Fall Was Taking Photo

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS / AP) — Authorities say an Israeli teenager who fell to his death last year at an iconic waterfall in California’s Yosemite National Park was trying to mimic a popular social media photograph when he fell.


Promising Tustin High, SOCAL water polo coach Cesar Altamirano dies after car accident

Promising Tustin High and SOCAL water polo coach Cesar Altamirano, 26, who in the fall guided the Tillers’ boys to their first CIF-SS finals appearance since 1982, died Sunday morning after sustaining injuries in a serious car accident, the Tustin Unified School District said Monday.