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Two arrested after woman found dead in Santa Ana apartment

Officers wait for a search warrant in Santa Ana on Monday morning outside an apartment building after a man calls police and says there's a woman injured. Officers arrive to find a woman on the floor and force their way inside. She's dead and he's taken in for questioning. (Photo by Ken Steinhardt,

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 17:58:11

Man Arrested on Suspicion of Murder After Woman's Body Found in Santa Ana Apartment

Mark Lewis Amacher is seen in a photo provided by the Santa Ana Police Department. Police have arrested a man suspected in the death of a woman whose body was found in a Santa Ana apartment early Monday morning. The victim, described only as a woman in her 50s, was found by Santa Ana police officers

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-19 17:19:43

Murder charge for Santa Ana man ordered to stay away from the victim

A Santa Ana probationer with a lengthy criminal history was charged Wednesday with fatally stabbing his companion, whose body was found Monday in an apartment known to police for drawing multiple complaints regarding narcotics and other disturbances. Mark Lewis Amacher, 38, was charged with murder a

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:26:36

Santa Ana man charged with murder in alleged stabbing of his wife

SANTA ANA - A man accused of stabbing his wife to death in the living room of a Santa Ana apartment was charged Wednesday with murder, the Orange County District Attorney's Office announced. Mark Lewis Amacher Jr., 38, of Santa Ana stabbed his wife, Carrie Beckett, 58, multiple times in the chest, t

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 20:58:21

Santa Ana City Council adopts resolution urging Congress to pass Dream Act

SANTA ANA - Orange County's first sanctuary city has strengthened its support for residents regardless of whether they are documented, by adopting a resolution calling on Congress to immediately pass the Dream Act of 2017 to protect immigrant youth and families from deportation. The resolution was a

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 19:51:41

Increase in mosquito population throughout Orange County - particularly in Santa Ana - has vector officials on alert

SANTA ANA - Wilshire Square resident Raul Ramos was tossing out trash in his backyard on a Saturday two weeks ago when he noticed some standing water. Then he noticed he had mosquito bites. A few hours later, he was rushed to the hospital with symptoms that included nausea and aching all over his bo

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 01:36:44

Santa Anas Brewing, But First, Drizzle - Housing Prices Up, Supply Down - David Torrence Services Set

Santa Ana winds are on tap for Sunday and Monday. The Coastal Commission is threatening 20 million dollars in fines ... in a beach access case up north. Housing prices shooting up ... almost 10 percent in L-A County. And services set fro David Torrence ... the Olympic runner from Malibu. This is Mal

MALIBU TIMES - 2017-09-20 16:31:00

Felon Stabs Wife To Death In Santa Ana Apartment, Prosecutors Say

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) - A convicted felon with a long rap sheet has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of his wife earlier this week. Mark Lewis Amacher Jr., 38, entered the apartment of 58-year-old Carrie Beckett and stabbed her in the chest several times at around 2:45 a.m. Monday in the 2

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 20:53:00

Santa Ana Approves New Plan To Battle Homelessness

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) - The City Council in Santa Ana, which has one of Orange County's largest concentrations of homeless people, has unanimously approved a homeless prevention, intervention and mitigation plan and created a city homeless services manager position, it was reported Wednesday. Earlie

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

Santa Ana homebuying up 13%: What you should know

Santa Ana homebuying heated up as pricing firmed in August. Here are highlights of ReportsOnHousing house-hunting data for resales of existing detached and attached residences in the community. Analysis includes August trends based on closed sales: sale counts; average price vs. average list price;

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-19 21:57:33

Housing Activists Kick Off "Renters Week of Action" in Santa Ana

Housing Activists Kick Off "Renters Week of Action" in Santa Ana Remember when SanTana topped the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government's nationwide "urban hardship" list in 2004 as America's toughest place to live in? After gentrification in downtown followed, Forbes recast the city as the

OC WEEKLY BLOGS - 2017-09-19 14:32:00

Santa Ana woman's death prompts police investigation

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Police are investigating the death of a woman who was found dead inside her Santa Ana apartment. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/2fh5c4h ) that a man called police early Monday morning to report that a woman was possibly injured inside the apartment. Santa

CCENTERDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 15:54:00

Woman Found Dead in Santa Ana Apartment; 1 Detained

A woman was found dead in a Santa Ana apartment on early Monday, and a male who was with her at the time has been detained for questioning, police said. Police respond to a death investigation at a Santa Ana apartment on Sept. 18, 2017. (Credit: KTLA) About 3 a.m. Santa Ana police responded to a cal

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-18 16:45:24

Fire damages 4 units in Santa Ana commercial building

A two-alarm fire damaged four units of a commercial building in Santa Ana early Monday, Sept. 18. It took 50 firefighters to put out the 2 a.m. blaze in the 1500 block of East McFadden Avenue, according to the Orange County Fire Authority. The fire was put out in about 40 minutes and caused smoke an

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-18 14:07:24

Santa Ana Businesses Destroyed In 2-Alarm Fire

SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) - Flames blazed through a warehouse in Santa Ana, destroying two businesses and severely damaging a third that sells fire resistant clothing for electrical workers. The fire was reported at 2 a.m. in the 1500 block of East McFadden Avenue, Orange County Fire Authority Capt. Ste

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 16:56:00

Santana: Inaction Can Kill

The time to act is now. Year after year, taxpayers have watched Orange County Supervisors just stand idly by and watch homeless communities sprout in local streets, parks, riverbeds and civic centers - as if powerless bystanders from the governing dais. Supervisors are great at taking credit for "so

VOICEOFOC.ORG - 2017-09-20 04:59:56

Floods are a serious threat to Southern California, say CSUF geologists

Seeing the devastation that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma inflicted, it's tempting to take solace that Southern California escapes anything but the rare remnant of a tropical storm. But that doesn't mean we're spared flooding, reminded two Cal State Fullerton geologists in the wake of Harvey and Irma.

WHITTIER DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 03:22:41

Cauldron, home to the viral Puffle Cone ice cream, plans major expansion

Cauldron Ice Cream, a Santa Ana-based dessert concept, is growing through franchising with new stores opening over the next year in Southern California. The scoop shop sells small batch ice cream made on-site using liquid nitrogen. The first shop opened in 2015 in Santa Ana near South Coast Plaza. I

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 14:00:07

Invasive Mosquito Population Spikes 330 Percent in O.C.; Residents Warned

The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District alerted residents this week to a large spike in the number of invasive Aedes mosquitoes. Female mosquitoes need just a teaspoon of standing water to lay eggs, which can survive without water for six months or more. (Credit: Tom Ervin/Getty Image

KTLA.COM - 2017-09-20 12:31:36

Therapy dogs, children partner for 'Special Fishies Adaptive Beach Day'

Gabe Duggan, 10, of Tustin meets Ricochet, during a service dog in training during a program with Special Fishies in San Clemente on Saturday, September 16, 2017. (Photo by Matt Masin, Orange County Register, SCNG) Sawyer Powell, 4, of Dana Point is led back to shore by Cori, a one-year-old service

OCREGISTER - 2017-09-20 18:40:31