| Jul 16, 2015
| 7:17 PM
Police say they've arrested a man on suspicion of attacking a woman he was dating and then stealing her car Tuesday night in Irvine.
Tarrin Joseph Rippel, 29, was driving with his victim at about 7 p.m. near the intersection of Alton Parkway and Jeffrey...
| Jul 16, 2015
| 7:18 PM
Police arrested a Gardena man Wednesday at an apartment complex just across the street from an Irvine bank he's suspected of robbing a day earlier.
Authorities allege Michael Ladon Sheppard, 53, walked into a Union Bank at 5311 University Drive and...
| Jul 14, 2015
| 3:47 PM
An Irvine man who tried to strangle a police dog during a standoff with officers after he threatened to kill his estranged wife pleaded guilty Monday to several charges including injuring a police animal, according to court records.
An Orange County...
| Jul 10, 2015
| 7:04 PM
Construction of a pocket park beneath the Hobie Surf shop mural is finally underway.
The park, at 3140 East Coast Hwy., will feature five benches, planters, a trash container and low-maintenance plants.
Construction was due to begin in mid-June, but...
| Jul 10, 2015
| 5:17 PM
A 22-year-old man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend at UC Irvine pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges Friday.
Prosecutors allege Rosendo Aguilar of Solana Beach attacked an unidentified UCI student in a campus parking lot on June...
| Jul 9, 2015
| 7:30 PM
Irvine police Wednesday arrested two men, a woman and a boy who allegedly stole iPads and other electronics from dozens of stores during a three-state crime spree.
In their latest heist, the crew allegedly stole 17 iPads from a Target store at Irvine...
| Jun 19, 2015
| 6:47 PM
Two Newport Beach police officers were justified when they shot and wounded a man who opened fire on them at a beachside condo last year, the Orange County district attorney's office concluded.
A letter from investigators released Friday outlines what...
| Jul 8, 2015
| 4:48 PM
A Los Angeles gallery owner was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for his part in a Costa Mesa home invasion gone wrong that ended with him dumping the body of his stepbrother, shot during an encounter in the house, and fleeing to Mexico.
| Jul 7, 2015
| 2:20 PM
An Irvine woman died after an intoxicated driver slammed into the Uber car that picked her up at a Costa Mesa bar early Tuesday morning, police said.
Julia Gardner, 29, had just left The Huddle bar at 741 Baker St. with a 29-year-old Huntington Beach...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Murder and arson charges were filed Thursday against a known gang member accused of stabbing a man to death in Costa Mesa and burning his car.
John Breceda, 36, of Santa Ana was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, but the hearing was postponed until...
| Jul 6, 2015
| 5:09 PM
A rental car and a ransacked home in Irvine led police to a suspected burglar last week, but two of his alleged partners remain at large.
Friday afternoon, Irvine police received a call about three men and a car that was idling on Tall Oak. Police say...
| Jun 16, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Trial began Monday for an accused serial rapist who allegedly preyed on women he met at bars, parties and elsewhere in the Newport Beach social scene
Adel Regragui, 46, raped or tried to rape seven women between March 2005 and November 2011, according...