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  • Death sentence for man who murdered ex-girlfriend's dad, sister in Irvine

    Death sentence for man who murdered ex-girlfriend's dad, sister in Irvine
    A Van Nuys man was sentenced to death Tuesday for murdering the father and sister of his ex-girlfriend and leaving their charred bodies in an Irvine park, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Iftekhar Murtaza, 30, also left his ex-...
  • Sting nabs three drivers at Harbor Justice Center

    Deputies impounded three cars and cited three drivers Monday for getting behind the wheel after they were told not to drive by a judge in Newport Beach. The Orange County Sheriff's Department periodically runs undercover stings at the Harbor Justice...
  • Woman arrested after shot fired during Irvine dispute

    Irvine police arrested a 57-year-old woman after a gunshot was fired during a domestic dispute Monday evening, according to a Police Department spokeswoman. The dispute started about 5 p.m. when a woman with a gun arrived in the 600 block of Hayes and...
  • 8 arrested or cited at DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa police arrested a motorist on suspicion of drunk driving and cited or arrested seven others for suspected license violations during a DUI check over the weekend. About 2,600 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, which was set up from 8 p.m....
  • Pickup crashes into house in Costa Mesa hit-and-run

    The driver of a pickup fled after the truck slammed into a house in Costa Mesa on Sunday night, police said. A Ford F-150 hit a parked car on Meyer Place just before 10 p.m. and the driver over-corrected, causing the truck to jump a curb, smash...
  • Homeless man pleads guilty to '2K bandit' bank robberies

    Homeless man pleads guilty to '2K bandit' bank robberies
    A homeless serial bank robber known as the "2K bandit" has admitted to heists at a dozen banks across Orange County. Mark Moore, 47, pleaded guilty Feb. 20 to 12 counts of second-degree robbery, with two sentencing enhancements for use of a firearm,...
  • Police: DNA used to link Costa Mesa man to stolen car's crash into home

    Costa Mesa police said Wednesday that they arrested a man after finding DNA evidence linking him to a stolen car that crashed into a house last year. Alfonso R. Campos, 19, of Costa Mesa was arrested about 2 a.m. Tuesday, police said. Investigators...
  • Couple sentenced for attempted murder of her ex-boyfriend

    A young couple from Santa Ana will spend years in state prison for trying to kill a man at his Costa Mesa home in 2012. Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Fernando Sanchez to 20 years behind bars and 21-...
  • Man, 19, arrested after string of thefts from unlocked vehicles in Irvine

    Police arrested a man suspected of stealing from a string of unlocked cars in an Irvine neighborhood early Sunday. Officers chased Matthew Kozlov, 19, of Anaheim Hills, after two cars were ransacked at a home on Winterfield Road about 3 a.m., Irvine...
  • Costa Mesa woman arrested in attack on another woman

    Costa Mesa woman arrested in attack on another woman
    Officers arrested a parolee Thursday afternoon on suspicion of attacking another woman in a Costa Mesa parking lot two days earlier, police said. Authorities allege that Stacy Overton, 37, of Costa Mesa threw a 64-year-old woman to the ground Tuesday...
  • Man, 84, injured in Newport boat fire

    Man, 84, injured in Newport boat fire
    A man was injured when flames engulfed a power boat Saturday afternoon while it was docked at a Newport Beach marina. The 84-year-old man was aboard the 34-foot boat moored near East Coast Highway and Bayside Drive when the blaze started around 4:15 p....
  • Seal Beach woman sentenced to nearly three years in investment scheme

    A federal judge has sentenced a Seal Beach woman to 2 years and 11 months in prison for running an investment scheme that cheated about 45 victims out of $1.4 million, according to authorities. Karen Hanover, 48, promised investors 100% return on...