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SWAT team responds to hours-long barricade situation in Westminster
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities and a SWAT team responded to an hours-long barricade situation Monday night in Westminster involving a man who said he was armed, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Department.
The best music events in Costa Mesa this week | Hoodline
If you love to take advantage of the live music offerings near you, this week offers several great reasons to leave the house. From a jazz ensemble performance to a holiday chorale concert to a quintet of piano-playing siblings, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.
Orange County school lockdowns: Man detained after report of armed person on campus
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- A man has been detained after reports of a person with a weapon prompted lockdowns at two Orange County schools on Tuesday. The Orange County Sheriff's Department said calls came in shortly before 8 a.m. regarding an unsubstantiated report of a person on campus with a wea
Orange County Middle School Locked Down For Weapon Search
TUSTIN, CA — Orange County Sheriff's Department Deputies investigated reports of a person with a weapon seen near the Hewes Middle School campus in Tustin. "Thus far there are no injuries, and no shots have been fired," OCSD spokesperson Carrie Braun said.
Powerful waves damage Ventura Pier as high surf pounds Southern California for a 2nd day
The Ventura Pier will remain closed indefinitely after powerful waves slammed California’s coast Monday and damaged the 146-year-old structure. Strong and potentially destructive waves stemming from a deep low-pressure system centered in the Gulf of Alaska and storm-driven winds are expected to cont
Anti-Trump Protest in Little Saigon
“Hundreds of People rallied in Little Saigon, Orange County on Saturday to defend the large 300,000 Vietnamese-American community that reside in City’s like Santa Ana, Westminster and Garden Grove against the Trump Administrations efforts to deport refugees of the Vietnam War, specifically those who
Man stabbed in Old Towne Orange; treated for life-threatening injuries
A man sustained life-threatening injuries, but was expected to recover, after he was stabbed near Plaza Square Park in the Old Towne area of Orange on Monday, Dec. 17. Dispatchers received a 911 call at 8:36 p.m. reporting an unspecified incident near the intersection of West Chapman Avenue and Glas
SWAT team arrests barricaded domestic violence suspect in Midway City
MIDWAY CITY — A sheriff’s SWAT team burst into an apartment in Midway City early Tuesday and arrested a barricaded domestic violence suspect to end a standoff lasting almost eight hours, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Loved Ones Remember Orange County Man, 21, Killed In Colorado Skiing Accident
NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA) — A tragedy on the slopes has taken the life of an Orange County man. Danny Giger was killed in a skiing accident in Breckenridge, Colorado, where he was attending college.
Patient claims California plastic surgeon ‘experimented’ on her and altered medical records to hide it
If money was her only goal, Wendy Knecht could have walked away when she settled her lawsuit against a Pasadena plastic surgeon for $1 million. Instead, the Studio City woman is taking her case to the state, encouraging authorities to prosecute Dr. Max Lehfeldt’s for altering her medical records aft
Santa ejected from sleigh during Disneyland parade
Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A visitor to California's Disneyland was shooting video of a Christmas parade at the park when they captured footage of Santa taking a tumble. The video, filmed during a parade at the Disneyland resort in Anaheim, shows Santa Claus riding in on a sleigh situated atop a float.
SEC says Orange County money manager lied to investors, misspent client funds
Federal regulators have accused an Orange County money manager of lying to clients about an investment fund, alleging that investors were told their money would be used to make loans to doctors but that the fund was instead used for loans to a used-car dealership and a mobile-home seller.
Man dies in crash following deadly California rampage
PORTERVILLE, Calif. – A man who went on a deadly shooting, carjacking and robbery rampage in California's Central Valley died Monday during a high-speed highway chase during which he intentionally tried to smash into other cars, authorities said.
Huntington Beach man dead after being thrown from motorcycle in crash and hit by 2 vehicles
A Huntington Beach man was killed when he was struck by two vehicles after being thrown from his motorcycle in a collision in Long Beach, police said. The rider was identified as Edward Eldon Thorpe, 58, according to the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. The cause of death was not yet determined,
Huntington Beach fire, deemed suspicious, displaces 3 people
Investigators sought the public’s help on Monday, Dec. 17 in determining the cause of a suspicious fire last week in Huntington Beach that displaced three residents. The blaze was reported at 7:13 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13 and scorched a house located at 16692 Wanderer Ln., according to Huntington B
City park is bad home for Santa Ana man’s guns
A burgled storage room at Carl Thornton Park in Santa Ana was turned into a den of stolen weapons by a local man. The situation came to light when a concerned citizen called the Santa Ana Police Department on the evening of December 10th, 2018 in regards to criminal threats that had been made to him
Crowds rally in Westminster over Vietnamese deportation concerns
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (KABC) -- Large crowds are gathering in Westminster Saturday to rally for Vietnamese refugees. The group is marching out of a growing concern of the Trump administration's possible re-interpretation of a 2008 agreement protecting immigrants arriving before 1995.
City of Los Alamitos holiday tree collection
(Click above for more information.) At no additional cost, commencing on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 through Saturday, January 12, 2019, Republic Services will be collecting clean and bare holiday trees. Collection day for holiday trees will be on the same day as regular residential trash pick-up d
Police ID Motorcyclist Killed In Long Beach Crash
LONG BEACH, CA – Authorities identified a motorcyclist Monday who was killed in a Long Beach crash last week. Edward Thorp, 58, of Huntington Beach died at the scene of the collision, which occurred about 8 p.m. Thursday on Ocean Boulevard east of the Terminal Island (47) Freeway, according to the c
Police Investigate Phoned-In Bomb Threats in Fullerton, Glendale
Police searched a high school in Fullerton and two Glendale elementary schools on Monday afternoon after receiving reports of telephoned bomb threats against the three campuses, officials said.