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  • Crash causes power outage near East Bay Street in Costa Mesa

    A driver suspected of being impaired knocked out power to a Costa Mesa neighborhood when he slammed into a utility pole around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. Power in the area is not expected to be restored until Thursday morning....
  • Man arrested after rooftop pursuit in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach police arrested a man who they said was a fugitive who used the rooftops of homes near Jamboree Road and Coast Highway in an attempt to evade officers during a pursuit early Thursday. The case started Wednesday afternoon when police...
  • Tutor charged in Corona del Mar High hacking scandal waives hearing

    Tutor charged in Corona del Mar High hacking scandal waives hearing
    An Irvine tutor accused of orchestrating a hacking campaign to change Corona del Mar High School students' grades waived his right to a preliminary hearing, effectively speeding the case toward trial, according to court records. Timothy Lance Lai, 29,...
  • Police were justified in shooting Newport man, D.A.'s office finds

    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...
  • Costa Mesa man arrested in fatal Irvine crash after intense search

    Costa Mesa man arrested in fatal Irvine crash after intense search
    Irvine police arrested a Costa Mesa man suspected of running away after his vehicle crashed into two cars, killing a 54-year-old woman and injuring four others, including two children, .authorities said Thursday afternoon. Alec Scott Abraham, 20, was in...
  • Woman killed in Irvine hit-and-run crash was Lake Forest resident

    Woman killed in Irvine hit-and-run crash was Lake Forest resident
    The woman who died in a hit-and-run crash in Irvine on Wednesday night has been identified as a 54-year-old Lake Forest resident. Katherine Hampton was driving a Chevrolet Cruze about 9 p.m. when a Ford Mustang slammed into it near Muirlands Boulevard...
  • UCI student comes to the rescue as another is stabbed on campus; suspect is arrested

    UCI student comes to the rescue as another is stabbed on campus; suspect is arrested
    A UC Irvine student may have saved a woman's life Thursday evening when he stopped a man who was stabbing his ex-girlfriend in a campus parking lot, according to a university official. The male student intervened when he saw a man attacking the female...
  • Lawyer for defendant in sex-trade case won't pursue complaint of rights violation by Newport police

    Lawyer for defendant in sex-trade case won't pursue complaint of rights violation by Newport police
    The lawyer for a Santa Ana man accused of running a lucrative pimping and human trafficking operation said Wednesday that he will drop allegations that Newport Beach police violated his client's rights when they physically forced him to unlock his...
  • High-speed chase ends with arrest of man with woman, kids in van

    A man arrested after a high-speed chase that ended in Costa Mesa on Saturday night may have intended to drive off a cliff with a woman and children in the car with him, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials did not immediately...
  • Suspect in UCI stabbing charged with trying to murder ex-girlfriend

    A 22-year-old man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend in a UC Irvine parking lot was charged Monday with attempted murder and other felonies. Rosendo Aguilar of Solana Beach was arrested Thursday evening after a female UCI student was attacked near...
  • Trial starts for man accused of serial rapes in Newport

    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...
  • Costa Mesa man charged in Irvine crash that killed girl, grandmother

    Costa Mesa man charged in Irvine crash that killed girl, grandmother
    A Costa Mesa resident accused of killing a woman and her 2-year-old granddaughter in a hit-and-run crash last week in Irvine was charged Monday with two counts of vehicular manslaughter. Alec Scott Abraham, 20, also faces felony counts of hit-and-run...