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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...
  • 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...
  • Intruder dumps chlorine at mammal center, injuring sea lions

    Intruder dumps chlorine at mammal center, injuring sea lions
    Police say they are searching for an intruder who broke into the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach last week and attacked a group of recovering sea lions by dumping chlorine into an enclosure where they were being treated. The chemical hurt...
  • Pair arrested in store robberies in Newport, 7 other cities

    Police arrested two Inland Empire men suspected in a robbery spree across eight cities, including Newport Beach. San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies allege that Anthony Edward Oddie, 20, of Chino Hills and Richard Gomez-Quiroz, 20, of Riverside held...
  • Newport man wounded by police is sentenced for firing gun at beach

    A Newport Beach man was sentenced Monday to 240 days in jail and five years' probation for firing a handgun at the beach last summer before police shot him. As part of a plea agreement, Scott Jay Abraham, 44, pleaded guilty to two felony counts of...
  • DUI suspect arrested after car smashes into store in Costa Mesa

    A man suspected of drunk driving smashed into a convenience store in Costa Mesa before speeding off Sunday night, authorities said. The crash destroyed the front doors of the Circle K at 111 Del Mar Ave. and left the building damaged enough that fire...
  • Rearview Mirror: OC's Week in Review

    Rearview Mirror: OC's Week in Review
    Sunday, 4.26.15 Corinthian College announces closure After years of government investigations, Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. announced that it will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000...
  • Man arrested in second theft of copper wire on Irvine bike path

    For the second time in three days, Irvine police made an arrest in connection with the theft of copper wiring along a bike path near the 405 Freeway, authorities said. At about 12:30 p.m. Monday, a contractor doing landscaping work for the city saw...
  • Commentary: Police shootings are a reminder of need for less-lethal force

    "You have the right to remain silent." That opening line from the Miranda warning is mostly common knowledge, and the motto of law enforcement we are most familiar with is "To protect and serve" the public. Has law enforcement consistently stuck to...
  • 2 arrested after theft of copper wire cuts power to 35 light poles on Irvine trail

    Irvine police arrested two men over the weekend in connection with the theft of copper wire from an electrical box. Police said the theft cut power to about 35 light poles along a bike path between Sand Canyon Avenue and Jeffrey Road near the 405...
  • Suspect arrested for second time in Irvine package thefts

    Suspect arrested for second time in Irvine package thefts
    Police said they arrested for the second time this month a man they believe cruised through Irvine neighborhoods and stole packages from the doorsteps of homes. Anthony Palusso, 30, was taken into custody Wednesday after a resident reported his...