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  • Motels' calls to police are down

    Motels' calls to police are down
    For a second time this year, Costa Mesa officials are lauding the success of a law aimed at curbing the amount of police attention required at city motels and hotels, saying that it has contributed to a "dramatic decrease" in police calls from the...
  • Police: Fugitive nanny gave children medicine to sleep

    Police are looking for a Newport Beach nanny who they say gave two children cold medicine to help them nap and then skipped an August court date on child abuse charges. Elizabeth Norma Sanchez, 41, was a baby-sitter for a Corona del Mar couple, according...
  • I.D. still a mystery of young man whose body washed ashore on Balboa Peninsula

    Authorities are still trying to identify the body of a man pulled from the ocean in Newport Beach, coroner's officials said Monday. The body, which appears to be a young male in his late teens or early 20s, was found ashore at 32nd Street on the...
  • Man pleads not guilty in 'white power' assault case

    A Costa Mesa man denied charges that he attacked a group of men outside a pool hall in what police say was a racially motivated crime. Claude Wyman, 36, pleaded not guilty Friday in Orange County Superior Court to attempted murder, assault with a deadly...
  • No grade audit results at Corona del Mar High after cheating scandal

    Corona del Mar High School teachers either did not perform an optional grade audit recommended by the Newport-Mesa Unified School District in the wake of the Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal or simply failed to turn in results, officials...
  • Arraignment today for tutor in cheating scandal

    Arraignment today for tutor in cheating scandal
    The private tutor who is believed to be at the center of an elaborate, years-long cheating scheme at Corona del Mar High School is set to be arraigned Wednesday in Santa Ana. After eluding authorities for 10 months, Newport Beach detectives arrested...
  • Woman charged with running brothels in Irvine

    Authorities this week charged a Los Angeles woman with pimping five women in multiple Irvine brothels. In July, Irvine police began investigating a home in Irvine that allegedly was being used for prostitution, according to the Orange County district...
  • Arraignment delayed for tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal

    Arraignment delayed for tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal
    The arraignment for a private tutor suspected of being at the center of a Corona del Mar High School cheating scandal was delayed Wednesday. Timothy Lance Lai, 29, had been scheduled for a court date while in custody at Orange County Jail, but he posted...
  • Suspect arrested in Irvine school burglary

    Police arrested an Irvine man on suspicion of breaking into an elementary school classroom Tuesday and said he could be tied to recent burglaries at a half-dozen schools. Around 5 a.m., a security guard at Canyon View Elementary School in Irvine noticed...
  • Police arrest tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal

    Police arrest tutor in Corona del Mar High cheating scandal
    The private tutor who allegedly assisted Corona del Mar High School students in a grade-fixing scheme was arrested when he arrived at Los Angeles International Airport Monday afternoon, authorities said. Timothy Lance Lai, 29, is charged with one felony...
  • Teen driver: No decision yet on criminal charges in Irvine crash that killed 5

    Teen driver: No decision yet on criminal charges in Irvine crash that killed 5
    Authorities said Monday that they have not determined whether they'll seek criminal charges against the 16-year-old driver of a car that crashed in the predawn hours Saturday in Irvine, killing five. Bradley Morales, the lone survivor of the fiery...
  • Corona del Mar Today: City to replace dolphin topiaries with slimmer versions

    Corona del Mar Today: City to replace dolphin topiaries with slimmer versions
    Corona del Mar's dozen dolphin topiaries will be replaced with younger, svelte versions, probably in November, a city spokeswoman said. The existing topiaries date to 1993, when early members of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District added...