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Facebook helps Placentia police catch suspected robber

A suspect has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a Placentia gas station Monday night at gunpoint "Courtesy of Placentia Police Department" PLACENTIA - A Facebook post by police is being credited with helping to nab a suspected gunman who robbed a gas station Monday night. Mauricio Eraldo Esquive

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-16 04:52:15

Placentia teen creates nonprofit to get younger kids interested in sciences and math

Sharleen Loh of Placentia has always been impassioned by subjects such as science, technology, engineering and math. As she advanced through elementary school and then middle school, Loh, a Girl Scout from Troop 330, noticed that many of her classmates weren't getting as excited about the so-called


Santa Ana coin laundry burglarized

Vision Coin Laundry at 1312 W. First St. in Santa Ana was burglarized around 12:55 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. (Google Street View) SANTA ANA - A coin-operated laundry was burglarized early today in Santa Ana. Officers responded to a burglary alarm at Vision Coin Laundry at 1312 W. First St. aroun

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-16 13:48:52

Man charged with vehicular manslaughter in 2016 crash that killed motorcyclist in O.C.

SANTA ANA - A Trabuco Canyon man made his first court appearance Thursday on vehicular manslaughter and hit-and-run charges stemming from a crash that killed a motorcyclist and injured his wife in Modjeska Canyon. Arraignment was rescheduled to Dec. 1 for Damon Ellery Block, 43, who was arrested Wed

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-17 02:22:11

Orange County restaurants shut down by health inspectors (Nov. 10-17)

Health permits are suspended for major violations. Restaurants must remain closed until inspectors determine problems have been fixed. Thai California Kitchen, 676 S. State College Blvd., Anaheim; cockroach infestation; closed Nov. 16.Oke Poke, 2500 E. Imperial Highway, Brea; cockroach infestation;

OCREGISTER - 2017-11-17 20:09:12

House tax plan would mean higher borrowing costs for hospitals, schools, affordable housing

Hospitals, university buildings and affordable housing projects could become markedly more expensive to develop if the tax plan approved Thursday by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives becomes law. The plan calls for eliminating a tax break on a type of bond financing used to build th

LA TIMES - 2017-11-17 11:00:00

10 Great Craft Beers: What the Ale!

Orange County is experiencing a virtual explosion in Craft Beer with breweries and brew pubs opening almost weekly. Whether you live in Ale-aheim, Suds Clemente or somewhere in between, you may have a favorite craft-beer spot, but in case you don't, here are 10 great locations to check out. Cheers!

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-11-17 14:23:00

What $700,000 buys right now in three Orange County communities

FULLERTON: Built in 2014, this two-story home features wood floors and crown molding across 2,024 square feet of interior space. Address: 415 Colony Drive, Fullerton, 92832 Listed for: $669,000 for three bedrooms, three bathrooms in 2,024 square feet (2,523-square-foot lot) Features: Plantation shut

LA TIMES - 2017-11-17 14:00:00

Longtime local business owner dies at 87

Brian Briscoe recalled his father, Jack Edward Briscoe, as a devoted businessman who told masterful stories and volunteered in Denton schools long after his own children graduated. Jack Briscoe, the former owner of Briscoe Alignment & Tire, died Wednesday. He was 87. "Dad built his business, which

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2017-11-17 00:33:00

Here's how Keller plans to make North Tarrant Parkway safer

To reduce the number of crashes along a treacherous part of North Tarrant Parkway, Keller officials are proposing to lower the speed limit and add traction to the road's surface. Councilman Ed Speakmon, City Manager Mark Hafner, Police Chief Michael Wilson and Public Works Director Alonzo Linan rec

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 18:26:00

Alleged hacker back in slammer; says judge jailed him for criticizing FBI

Justin Shafer's blog post landed him behind bars. The North Richland Hills man had been free after being arrested in March for alleged online stalking and harassment of an FBI agent who was trying to link him to a notorious computer hacker or hacking group called TheDarkOverlord. Among the condition

DALLAS NEWS - 2017-11-16 23:21:04

North Richland Hills Republican Will Challenge Sen. Ted Cruz

North Richland Hills Republican Bruce Jacobson Jr. says he will challenge Republican Sen. Ted Cruz for his seat in Cruz's 2018 re-election bid. "We have a fractured family in the Republican Party, and a divided family cannot stand," Jacobson said. Asked if it is good for the party to take on a fello

NBC DALLAS-FORT WORTH - 2017-11-17 01:47:59

Grapevine teen was sold for sex in 20 states. Here's her story

Julia Walsh was forced into sex trafficking when she was 18 by her boyfriend, who needed money for his drug habit. Then a young Grapevine teen, she trusted him in the dark world of sex trafficking, where half of the victims are children. "He pretty much took me to an apartment and said, 'You're stay

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 21:05:00

A Grapevine victim of sex trafficking tells her story

"Are we not better than this?" Arlington church responds to gun violence Prayer and reflection service for gun control at Greater Community Missionary Baptist Church brought clergy together from Arlington and Fort Worth. Latest News It was the Shemar Show against Southwest Richland wideout S

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 08:00:00

Naked man walked past Hurst students headed to school, police say

A naked man was spotted by Hurst Junior High School students on their way to school on Wednesday morning, according to the Hurst Police Department. Police said officers responded to the school yesterday at 7:57 a.m. in reference to an indecent exposure report by office administrators. Some of the s

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 00:28:00

Haltom City police arrest knife wielding woman for robbery

A woman who walked around a convenience store for 20 minutes before threatening to kill the store clerk with a large kitchen knife on Saturday was arrested by Haltom City police. Sasha Jack, 30, was taken to the North Richland Hills detention center after she confessed to robbing the store, a news r

FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM - 2017-11-17 21:20:00

Wiggins PD ready to move back into permanent home

Moving back into a permanent home has been a dream for the Wiggins Police Department for years. Now, that dream is getting closer to reality. It has been four years since the Wiggins Police Department relocated to what was supposed to be a short-term spot. The department moved out of its building an

WLOX - 2017-11-16 17:23:46

Stone County hears request to remove state flag

The debate continues about whether or not our state's flag should fly over government buildings. This time, the issue was brought to the attention of leaders in Stone County. President of the area's chapter of the NAACP the Rev. Robert James approached the county's board of supervisors and the Wiggi

WLOX - 2017-11-16 19:59:02

Touching of a child and exploitation of a child

A 41-year-old man pleads guilty to touching of a child and exploitation of a child. According to the district attorney's office, George Ramp will serve an entire 45 year sentence in prison. The investigation began when two Harrison County sheriff's deputies stopped to talk to Ramp who was in a park


She's accused of assaulting and robbing two men. Now she and two others are in custody.

An 18-year-old Gulfport woman has been arrested with two juveniles accused of robbing two men by force, police said. Madison Marie Parker was with several juveniles who assaulted and robbed two 18-year-old men, causing injuries to their heads, Police Sgt. Clayton Fulks said in a news release. Fulks

BILOXI SUN HERALD - 2017-11-16 22:20:00