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Coach pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen boy in Seal Beach sports camp
SANTA ANA – A 54-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to sexually assaulting a teenage boy in one of the sports camps the defendant ran in Seal Beach. Scott Anthony Durzo, owner of Scott Durzo’s Total Sport Camp, pleaded guilty to nine counts of lewd or lascivious acts with a minor younger than 14, se
Game #32 Recap: Blue Jackets Can’t Solve Ducks, Fall 2-1 in Overtime
The Columbus Blue Jackets dominated the visiting Anaheim Ducks in scoring chances and possession on Saturday night, but John Gibson and the Ducks hung on to earn a 2-1 win with a Daniel Sprong goal in overtime.
Structure Housing Cars Collapses in Orange County
A structure housing four carports collapsed in Mission Viejo Saturday, but no one was injured, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said. The incident occurred on the 27200 block of Los Altos. It was not immediatley clear why the structure fell onto the parked vehicles.
Snoopy’s back in the house in Costa Mesa
Charlie Brown and friends returned to Costa Mesa City Hall on Friday for opening night of the annual Snoopy House holiday display. The community tradition, which began in 1966, features seasonal decorations and scenes populated by characters from Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” comic strip.
Man arrested in fatal three-car collision in Santa Ana
A three-car collision in Santa Ana has left a Bay Area pedestrian dead and one of the drivers in jail. Video recordings of the incident have allowed the Santa Ana Police Department Collision Unit investigators to precisely establish the events leading up to the fatality.
Huntington Beach man gets prison time after pleading guilty to helping Santa Ana psychiatrist sell prescription opioids
A Huntington Beach man accused of conspiring with a Santa Ana psychiatrist to sell prescription opioids was sentenced Thursday to more than five years in federal prison. William Jason Plumley, 41, was ordered to serve 70 months in behind bars, followed by five years of supervised release, after plea
Ex-Army Mechanic Gets Life Without Parole in Fullerton Furries Murders
A former Army mechanic got life without the possibility of parole plus 75 years in state prison as the first sentence was handed down today in the 2016 triple murder that included as victims a Fullerton couple who were part of the furry community.
Conviction For Mongols Motorcycle Club: Racketeering, Conspiracy
A federal jury in Santa Ana Thursday found the Mongols motorcycle club guilty of racketeering and conspiracy to commit racketeering in a trial seeking to revoke the club's trademarks and prevent members from wearing its logo on their jackets.
Small plane makes emergency landing on Doheny State Beach, no one injured
A small plane made an emergency landing on Doheny State Beach in Dana Point Saturday, Dec. 15, but no one was injured, authorities said. Just before 2:15 p.m., Orange County firefighters were dispatched to the 25000 block of Dana Point Harbor Drive where a small plane landed in the sand, Capt. Carlo
Real estate news: 552 affordable, workforce housing units coming to Santa Ana
A large affordable housing complex is coming to Santa Ana. NAI Capital’s Irvine office has completed a 99-year ground lease for the project on 6.84 acres. The lease transaction is valued at $287 million, according to a statement by NAI.
DUI Suspect Flees Mission Viejo Crash Cop & Citizen Take Him Down
MISSION VIEJO, CA —A Mission Viejo teen was recognized for his ability to help others, Friday. Orange County Sheriff's Department Mission Viejo Police Services invited him to the station in praise of his assistance to a person in need overnight.
Jury finds Mongols motorcycle club guilty of racketeering
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A federal jury has found the Mongols motorcycle club guilty of racketeering and conspiracy, opening the way for the government to seize its trademarked logo.
Orange County restaurants shut down by health inspectors (Dec. 7-14)
Restaurants and other food businesses closed by health inspectors in Orange County from Dec. 7 to Dec. 14, 2018:. Tebo Tebo Tea Lounge, 15556 Brookhurst St., Suite B, Westminster.
20 charged in federal indictments aimed at Santa Ana street gang
Twenty people face federal drugs and weapons charges stemming from a long-running investigation into a violent Santa Ana-based street gang, authorities announced Wednesday. In connection with a series of federal grand jury indictments primarily targeting the Alley Boys street gang, nine people were
Activists Seek to Halt Deportation of Santa Ana Father Before the Holidays
Immigrant rights activists gathered around 8 a.m. this morning outside Theo Lacy jail in Orange. They knew organizing an emergency press conference would be a race against time in calling for the release of Santa Ana resident Samuel Sixtos, who first fell into the hands of Immigration and Customs En
DUI Checkpoints Tonight in Anaheim and San Clemente
Under the likely theory that Christmas-New Year’s partying is already under way, two Orange County law enforcement agencies hold DUI checkpoints tonight. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department runs one somewhere in San Clemente from 7 p.m. through 3 a.m.
Napster’s Sean Parker Creates Beach Access App As Punishment For Lavish Wedding
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (CBSLA) — Napster founder and billionaire Sean Parker was levied an interesting penalty for his lavish multi-million wedding in Big Sur five years ago: create an app which shows the public how to find hundreds of beaches and coastal trails up and down California, some of which
OC Schools Locked Down During Bomb Threats
LADERA RANCH, CA - On Thursday, schools across Orange County and southern California received a wave of emailed bomb threats, part of a national hoax, officials have said. In Orange County, two schools were affected in the Capistrano Unified School District.
Bomb Threat at Stance Socks Causes Evacuation, Deemed ‘Not Credible’ as Police Cite Widespread Hoax
It appears that a bomb threat sent to Stance Socks employees earlier today is part of a nationwide hoax, said Lt. Mike Peters, chief of San Clemente Police Services. The threat came in Thursday morning, Dec. 13, demanding 20,000 in Bitcoin cryptocurrency or those responsible for the email would deto
Video shows suspects crash truck into California gas station, steal ATM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. – Sheriff's detectives are looking for three men who stole an ATM from a Rancho Cordova gas station early Thursday morning and dramatic surveillance footage reveals how it all played out.