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It’s time to take John Wayne’s name off the Orange County airport

Most people familiar with the life story of John Wayne are aware that the late movie star was a dyed-in-the-wool right-winger — after all, he was still making a movie glorifying America’s conduct of the Vietnam War (“The Green Berets,” 1968) well after the country had begun to get sick of the confli


Police, prosecutors seek witnesses to 1973 murder of 11-year-old, release vintage photo of defendant

Police sought witnesses to the 1973 killing of an 11-year-old girl and, on Thursday, Feb. 21, released an old photograph of a man who had been identified as a suspect and arrested with the aid of DNA evidence.


California Autobahn? Orange County state Senator proposes speed-limit-free lanes to replace high-speed rail project

For Californians who dream of driving at top speeds, a new state bill could provide their fix: four speed-limit-free highway lanes, similar to Germany’s Autobahn, which would allow motorists to zoom up and down the state as fast as they want without penalty.


Rescheduled Orange County Black History Parade will fill streets in downtown Anaheim on Saturday

Previously postponed by heavy rains, the Orange County Black History Parade is expected to step off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in downtown Anaheim. “We are looking forward to it,” Shedrick Collins, president of the Orange County Heritage Council, which organizes the annual celebration, said of th


Lightning, Hail, Snow, Road Closures In Orange County

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA — Wild weather hit the Orange County coast, Thursday afternoon. Storm clouds brought in thunder, lightning, and pea-sized hail that battered much of the county.


Hit-and-Run Driver Remains At Large After Fatally Striking Grandmother, Injuring Grandchildren in La Mirada

The search continued Thursday for a male driver who struck a grandmother and her two grandchildren, killing the grandmother, before fleeing the scene on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.


Police Pursuit Stolen Vehicle in Orange County Area

Police were pursuing a vehicle in the Orange County area Thursday night. A white ford van, suspected to be stolen, began in the Santa Ana area norhtbound on the 5 freeway. Refresh this page for updates.


Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say

The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.


The Best Concerts in OC Feb. 22-28

Greer, Walter Etc., Psychic Barber, Archer Oh, Good San Juan, 6 p.m., $13, all ages, Garden Amp (The Locker Room), 12762 Main St., Garden Grove, (949) 415-8544, gardenamp.com. Bob Marley Birthday Celebration with One Drop Redemption, 7 p.m., $15, all ages, House of Blues Anaheim, 400 W. Disney Way,


Latest storm causing hail across the county, snow in mountains

SAN DIEGO (KUSI)-.Areas of frost are expected for much of the valleys and inland Orange county tonight, with areas below freezing in the Inland Empire and the San Diego Valleys. Temperatures will rise above freezing by mid-Friday morning.


Santa Ana Police Cleared in Death Of Suspect

Orange County prosecutors informed Santa Ana police that there was no wrongdoing on the part of officers in the arrest of a suspect, who struggled with them and later died. Prosecutors concluded that Terrall Magee, a 53-year-old transient, had a heart attack due to methamphetamine and amphetamine us


Pilot in Yorba Linda plane crash that killed 5 was warned about poor flying conditions, report says

The pilot of the airplane that crashed into a Yorba Linda neighborhood on Super Bowl Sunday, killing five people, was warned before takeoff from Fullerton that he was heading into worsening weather, a National Transportation Safety Board report released on Thursday, Feb. 21, says.


Missing California Woman Found Dead in Church Parking Lot

A California woman who went missing on Valentine’s Day was found dead on Feb. 20, authorities said. Brooke Harris, a 49-year-old mother-of-two, vanished on Feb. 14 in El Dorado Hills after calling her husband that morning.


For human trafficking victims, more help from the community beyond law enforcement, Orange County report says

A new report by the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force that looks at law enforcement and community support in the past two years highlights continued progress in arrests and convictions, along with positive outcomes of growing assistance for victims.


'Real Housewives of Orange County' Star Facing DUI Charges

A "Real Housewives of Orange County" cast member is facing DUI charges for allegedly driving under the influence, at nearly three times the legal limit, according to court records obtained Tuesday.


Huntington Beach woman convicted of lying to authorities to protect a boyfriend who sexually assaulted a girl

SANTA ANA – A Huntington Beach woman has been convicted of lying under oath in order to protect a boyfriend who slashed his throat in open court when he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenager.


Authorities Chase Stolen White Van Across 3 SoCal Counties

Authorities were chasing the driver of a stolen van across three Southern California counties Thursday night. Sky5 was initially overhead the pursuit at 11:05 p.m. in Orange County, as the driver of a white van was heading north on the 57 Freeway in Placentia.


Slain Newport Beach parents were concerned about behavior of son now accused of killing them, private investigator they hired says

Before a Newport Beach couple were found slain in their home last week, they became concerned about increasingly erratic behavior by the son who is now charged in their deaths, and they hired someone to investigate him, according to the private investigator on the case.


Review: Good sandwich, great sandwich, horrible sandwich at three new banh mi cafes

Everybody loves a good banh mi. Nobody likes a bad one, but the bad ones are everywhere and multiplying. The Vietnamese sandwich made with a crusty French baguette has become a staple in Orange County — not merely in Little Saigon. A good banh mi, of course, can be filled with just about anything: p


The SAPD is conducting a DUI and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday night

Advisory: SAPD conducting a DUI / Driver’s License checkpoint on Friday, February 22, 2019 in the area of 1000 N. Harbor Blvd. The Santa Ana Police Department will be conducting a DUI / Driver’s License checkpoint on Friday, February 22, 2019. It will begin at 9:00PM and is scheduled to conclude at