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Woman, 46, found dead in Santa Fe Springs parking lot

A 46-year-old woman was found dead in a parking lot in an industrial area of Santa Fe Springs. The body of the woman - identified by the coroner's office as Marisol Santana, whose place of residence was not immediately available Tuesday - was discovered in the 13500 block of Rosecrans Avenue about 1

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-03-21 13:43:51

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

Anaheim sex offender sent to prison for possession of child pornography

SANTA ANA - A 36-year-old registered sex offender from Anaheim pleaded guilty Wednesday to possession of child pornography and was handed a two-year prison term. Santos Chris Hernandez entered his plea to one felony count each of the sale or distribution of child pornography and possession of child

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-22 08:08:44

Convicted serial killer goes on trial in Orange County for five Southern California killings

As Orange County detectives listened to an ex-Marine's confession to killing eight women, they struggled to understand why he chose to attack a Saddleback College student whose death marked the beginning of a decade of slayings. "I guess it could have been anybody," replied Andrew Urdiales, who expl

OCREGISTER - 2018-03-22 01:24:32

La Habra motorcyclist arrested after freeway chase from Cerritos to Santa Fe Springs

A La Habra motorcyclist who turned out to have a suspended license and a traffic warrant led officers on a chase Tuesday from Cerritos to Santa Fe Springs before he surrendered. California Highway Patrol Officer Jeremy Tolen said the motorcyclist was traveling 80 mph when he passed by a California H

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2018-03-22 01:28:46

Rain prompts mandatory evacuations in Corona's Canyon Fire burn area; voluntary evacuations in place for parts of Anaheim

Corona officials Wednesday issued a mandatory evacuation order for areas impacted by the recent Canyon Fire. Corona Police Officer Ed Tizcareno informs a resident about the mandatory evacuations for homes near the recently burned Canyon Fire area in the Sierra Del Oro community in Corona on Wednesda

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY SUN - 2018-03-22 05:32:38

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

Some Orange County residents are not happy about proposals to house homeless in their cities

Donahue Farrow works on a bike on the balcony of his motel room. He's staying at the motel with a 30-day voucher from the Santa Ana riverbed cleanup but doesn't know what he'll do after his 30 days are up. (Maria Alejandra Cardona / Los Angeles Times) One day after Orange County supervisors voted t

LA TIMES - 2018-03-21 11:00:00

Woman Dead, Man Injured Following Shooting at Thousand Oaks Mall

A woman was killed and a man was injured following a shooting at a Ventura County shopping mall Saturday afternoon. The victim was identified as a 30-year-old woman from Thousand Oaks and the suspect was identified as a 33-year-old man from Los Angeles. The victim and the suspect are a divorced coup


Man found dead in parked California van had criminal history

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) - A homeless man found dead with three others in a parked van outside a Southern California strip mall had a lengthy criminal history, including convictions for conspiracy to murder and child abuse, authorities said Saturday. Phunyouphone Kanyavong, a woman believed to be h


Woman Dies After Falling From 200-Foot Waterfall in Cleveland National Forest: OCFA

The Orange County Fire Authority seal is shown in a file photo. A woman died after apparently falling 200 feet from a waterfall in the Cleveland National Forest Saturday, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. Officials responded to the incident near the Blue Jay Campground off Ortega Highwa


Pastor Charged With Sexually Assaulting Girl

The pastor also has a connection to Seventh Day Adventist churches in Upland and Orange County San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Harold Dien was charged Thursday, March 15, 2018, with sexually assaulting an underage girl. A pastor has been charged with the alleged sexual assault of an under


1 Killed, 1 Critically Injured When Maserati Slams Into Tree in Long Beach, Appears to Be Split in Half

A man was killed and another was critically injured when a Maserati slammed into a tree in Long Beach Friday night, officials said. A Maserati appears to be split in half and badly damaged after the driver crashed into a tree in Long Beach on March 16, 2018. (Credit: KTLA) The crash was reported jus


Missing Chino inmate found on prison grounds

A missing inmate from the California Institute for Men in Chino was found early Saturday morning, March 17 on prison grounds, according to Chino police. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials were quick to point out the man, later identified as Juan Guzman had not escaped


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