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2 burn victims rushed to hospital after bedroom fire in Santa Ana

Two people were transported to the UCI Burn Center early Saturday after a fire broke out in a bedroom in Santa Ana, fire officials said. The burn victims were described as a man and woman in their 40s. The man had critical burns and the woman’s burns were moderate, said Orange County Fire Capt. Tony


Recording Breaking Snow Shuts Down Highways in California

Winter weather enveloping California’s mountains for a fifth straight day Saturday kept skiers from hitting the slopes, closed down highways and even broke a record. California Department of Transportation officials on Saturday afternoon closed down Highway 20 just east of Nevada City due to heavy s


Homebuying’s sluggish 2018: Sales in Santa Ana drop 7%

Homebuying in Santa Ana fell 7 percent in a year with the steepest countywide drop in sales in 11 years. Last year saw the fewest Orange County homes sold since 2014 and the 8.6 percent drop in sales vs. 2017 was the largest year-over-year percentage decline since 2007. Key culprits in the slowdown


A 13-year-old boy put out a house fire with a garden hose early this morning in Santa Ana

A 13-year-old boy saved the day early this morning when he grabbed a garden hose and extinguished a fire at a home located at the 4100 block of W. 5th St., in Santa Ana, according to the OCFA.


Essential California: See you in court, Trump

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Feb. 16. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend:. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that California was planning to sue the Trump administration over its declaration of a national emergency on the southern border


Mapped: Orange County homes sales plunge 31% — how’d your ZIP fare in mid-January?

For the 22 business days ending Jan. 17, Orange County home sales fell 31.4 percent in a year as prices rose 0.1 percent, CoreLogic reported. Countywide, 2,102 homes sold vs. 3,064 a year earlier. Of 83 Orange County ZIPs tracked, sales rose in 12.


Son allegedly killed parents and their housekeeper in upscale Southern California community

A Southern California man in an upscale neighborhood allegedly killed his parents and their housekeeper, police say. Camden Burton Nicholson, a 27-year-old from Newport Beach, California, was arrested Wednesday for the killings of his mother Kim Nicholson, 61, father Richard Nicolson, 64, and their


Orange County restaurants shut down by health inspectors (Feb. 7-14)

Restaurants and other food businesses closed by health inspectors in Orange County from Feb. 7 to Feb. 14, 2019:. Nam Giao Restaurant, 10145 Westminster Ave., Garden Grove. Reopened: Feb. 13 (report)


Man's body found near Santa Ana railroad tracks

SANTA ANA, Calif. (FOX 11) - The body of a man in his 20's was found near railroad tracks in Santa Ana Thursday afternoon prompting an investigation by homicide detectives. Police were called to the 3400 block of W. Sagerstrom Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. and located a deceased Hispanic man.


Proposed law would require more drug testing in fatal accidents

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Assemblyman William Brough (R-Dana Point) have introduced Senate Bill 283 and Assembly Bill 551 to require law enforcement to drug test in cases of fatalities occurring within 48 hours of a traffic collision. Current state law only requires medical examin


OC Coroner reports two dead in separate vehicular accidents

The Orange County Coroner reports the death of two people in separate vehicular accidents on consecutive days. According to the Coroner, 54-year-old Louis Rosales of Fresno was injured shortly after 11 p.m. on Satruday, February 9, when he was struck by an automobile in Anaheim.


48 California Hospitals Ranked Among America's Best: LIST

Forty-eight hospitals in California are among the top 250 hospitals in the country for 2019, according to a new list released by Healthgrades. Published on Tuesday, the list identifies the top 250, the top 100 and the top 50 hospitals in the United States.


Three suspects arrested in murder on East Anaheim Street in Long Beach

A third suspect was taken into custody on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, in the City of Long Beach. 31-year-old Sharell Johnson of Long Beach was booked for accessory after the fact and is being held on $1,000,000 bail.


After heavy rains batter Orange County, crews work to clean and clear the mess left behind

Cleanup crews got to work Friday, a day after heavy rains battered Southern California, flooding some areas and leaving behind a mess of mud, rocks, tree branches and other debris that led to road closures and other problems.


Feds find more than 200 pounds of cocaine in floor boards of ship at California port

Federal agents uncovered more than 200 pounds of cocaine hidden beneath the floorboards of two cargo ships at a California port, according to the Customs and Border Protection department (CPS).


Man Extradited From Spain Faces Charges in Santa Ana Charter School Embezzlement Case

More than a decade ago, an audit uncovered that the executive director of a Santa Ana charter school had funneled millions in state funds to several businesses he owned. After being extradited from Spain, Emilio Vazquez arrived in Orange County recently to face decade-old felony charges that include


Police Investigating Shooting In Highland Park

HIGHLAND PARK (CBSLA) — Police are investigating a shooting in the 600 block of Avenue 65 in Highland Park in which there may be four victims. The suspect is in custody. The conditions and genders of the victims is unknown.


Two Sides of a Mirror: Santa Ana and Michoacán

I am often confronted by two colliding worlds: Santa Ana, my hometown and Mexico, my parents’ motherland. Born to Mexican parents from Michoacán and navigating life as a first-generation child, I live on both sides of the border.


Murder investigation underway after man found stabbed in middle of roadway in Long Beach

LONG BEACH, Calif. (FOX 11) - Police are conducting a murder investigation in Long Beach after a man was found stabbed in the middle of the roadway on Friday. At approximately 8:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to 900 block of East Anaheim Street regarding a battery call which resulted in the death


Selena Gomez Looks Gorgeous During Solo Outing Amid Zac Efron Dating Rumors

Selena Gomez is enjoying the single life. The singer was recently spotted flying solo in Orange County amid reports that she may be dating Zac Efron. Earlier this week, Gomez was photographed arriving at a studio in Orange County with a friend, People reported. The "Hands To Myself" singer looked go