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Anaheim High School on lockdown after reports of shots heard near campus

Anaheim High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning due to reports of shots heard near campus, police said. Anaheim police said there were reports of shots being heard in the area near the school - not on school grounds - and the school was placed on lockdown as a precaution. The department

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-21 14:06:51

Huntington Beach officials vow to fight county proposal for temporary homeless shelter in city

Huntington Beach City Attorney Michael Gates has vowed to fight a proposal by the Orange County Board of Supervisors to move up to 100 homeless people to a county-owned site in Huntington Beach. (File Photo) Huntington Beach officials are pushing back against an Orange County proposal to temporarily

LA TIMES - 2018-03-20 23:50:00

Costa Mesa police seek public's help identifying driver suspected of hit-and-run

Costa Mesa police are seeking help identifying a driver suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run that injured a cyclist on Tuesday, March 20. At about 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, Costa Mesa police officers were dispatched to the intersection of Bristol Street and Red Hill Avenue and found a 56-year-old m

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-20 22:20:52

Irvine to take legal action against Orange County over temporary homeless camps

The Irvine City Council voted to take legal action against Orange County to stop the possible creation of a homeless encampment near the Orange County Great Park. Todd Spitzer is the only supervisor who voted no on Monday for the plan to create temporary homeless camps, with one being in Irvine. The

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-03-21 07:13:50

Man from well-known Huntington Beach surf family pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot

A 32-year-old man from a well-known Huntington Beach surf family pleaded guilty Tuesday to an attempted murder-for-hire plot in which he paid undercover police officers posing as hit men. Joseph Jordan Taylor pleaded guilty to felony counts of attempted murder and solicitation to commit murder. He f

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-21 00:00:54

Lanes on 55 freeway in Costa Mesa closed after big rig crashes, spills gravel and fuel on lanes

All the lanes of the southbound 55 freeway at the connection to the 73 in Costa Mesa were closed Tuesday afternoon after a truck crashed into the center divider and spilled gravel and fuel on the highway. The crash was reported at about 11:40 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. At 11:5

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-20 19:53:23

More California Cities Seek to Defy 'Sanctuary State' as Revolt Spreads

More California cities may consider defying the state's "sanctuary state" laws, after the city council of Los Alamitos passed an ordinance defying the state's controversial new legislation preventing cooperation with federal immigration authorities. Leaders of Los Alamitos, in Orange County, passed

BREITBART - 2018-03-21 13:05:35

Flash Flood Watch: Powerful Storm Headed To Lake Forest

LAKE FOREST, CA - A powerful storm is expected to hit the greater Orange County area beginning Wednesday, promoting weather officials to issue a Flash Flood Watch for the area. The National Weather Service said the "large and powerful" storm is expected to last through Friday. Orange County area res

PATCH - 2018-03-21 18:45:16

California family of four found dead in parked van

Garden Grove, California (KTLA) - Two adults and two young children were found dead inside a van parked in a CVS Pharmacy parking lot in Garden Grove Thursday evening. Police were sent to the 12000 block of Brookhurst Street about 8:30 p.m. after a woman walking in the parking lot noticed a strong


2 Children, 2 Adults Found Dead in Vehicle in Garden Grove Parking Lot

Both children, one boy and one girl, appeared to be under the age of four. OnScene.TV Two children and two adults were found dead in a vehicle Thursday, March 15, 2018 at a CVS parking lot in Garden Grove. Two children under the age of four, along with two adults, were found dead in a vehicle Thursd


Santa Ana gang member sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after murder retrial

A Santa Ana gang member was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after three trials for the same murder. Eric Vasquez Ortiz, 28, is one of several defendants impacted by Orange County's jail-snitch controversy. He originally was convicted of first-degree murder and faced life in prison


Driver killed when car veers off road, crashes into tree in Santa Ana

The driver of a silver Toyota Camry was killed early Saturday, March 17 when his vehicle veered off the roadway and struck a tree. The accident, on the south side of the 600 block of W. Santa Clara Ave., happened at about 2:40 a.m., the Santa Ana Police Department said in a news release. The driver


Daughter wakes up to find stranger standing in her bedroom, mother says

IRVINE, Calif. - Authorities asked for the public's help Wednesday in identifying a woman who allegedly fled after breaking into an Irvine, California home and being chased out by a resident. Surveillance video captured the woman ringing the doorbell of a residence in the 14000 block of Fir Street o


Explosion at Cypress mobile home park caught on camera

An explosion at a mobile home park in Cypress was caught on camera, and police were able to rescue someone from inside moments before. The incident happened on Lincoln Avenue Thursday afternoon. Cypress police officers had their dash camera rolling when they were the first to arrive. "It was very da


Forced out of Santa Ana riverbed, homeless ask federal judge for extended motel stays

Attorneys representing transients moved off the Santa Ana riverbed in Anaheim asked a federal judge Thursday to extend the motel stays of their homeless clients, arguing that some, including a pregnant woman, are being shuffled off to inappropriate shelters. The transients who were given 30-day mote


Los Alamitos Weighs Opting Out of So Called Sanctuary Law

A Southern California city will consider an ordinance to exempt itself from a state law that limits cooperation between local police and federal immigration agents. The Orange County Register reports Saturday that the city of Los Alamitos will discuss the proposal at a meeting on Monday. The propos


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Boulder Pushed Off Freeway Overpass Kills Passenger in a Car

The pregnant wife of a young father killed by a boulder that crashed through the windshield of their car after being dropped from a freeway overcrossing in Pasadena tearfully pleaded Thursday for information that leads authorities to whoever is responsible for her husband's death. Guadalupe Gutierre


Rain on the Way to SoCal This Weekend

The last of this week's Pacific storms is poised to strike SoCal Friday, bringing a chance of rain this morning, a virtual certainty of rain this afternoon and snow at relatively low elevations Saturday. Rain takes a pause Saturday morning, and then the chance returns late Saturday afternoon and eve


Police Release Images of Man Suspected of Fatally Stabbing Woman in Westminster Hotel Room

Investigators on Wednesday released images of a man suspected of fatally stabbing a woman in her Westminster hotel room in February. Treeanna Nichols is seen a photo provided Westminster police on March 14, 2018. The Westminster Police Department said officers found Treeanna Nichols, a 22-year-old f