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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Costa Mesa man sentenced in hit-and-run

    A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to crashing a stolen car into the living room of a Costa Mesa home in September. Alfonso R. Campos, a Costa Mesa resident, was immediately sentenced to 180 days in jail and three years of probation, according...
  • Motorcyclist dies after high-speed crash in Costa Mesa

    Motorcyclist dies after high-speed crash in Costa Mesa
    A motorcyclist died after a high-speed, head-on crash at a Costa Mesa intersection Sunday afternoon, police said. According to police, the 20-year-old motorcyclist was riding a 2004 Suzuki sport bike south on Fairview Road near Adams Avenue when he...
  • Driver killed, passenger injured in rollover crash in Newport Beach

    Driver killed, passenger injured in rollover crash in Newport Beach
    A driver was killed and his passenger seriously injured Monday afternoon in a single-car crash near the Newport Beach Police Department, according to authorities. Their Mazda Miata was traveling south on Jamboree Road when it struck a concrete light...
  • Driver killed in Newport rollover crash identified as Wildomar man

    Driver killed in Newport rollover crash identified as Wildomar man
    Coroner's officials have identified the man who died in a single-car crash near the Newport Beach Police Department as a 22-year-old Wildomar resident. Trent Morris was driving a Mazda Miata south on Jamboree Road when the car struck a concrete light...
  • Experts still deciding if man is fit to stand trial in bludgeoning slaying

    Two court-appointed psychologists disagree on whether a murder suspect is mentally fit to stand trial for a 2013 slaying in Costa Mesa but will have another chance to reach consensus. Christopher Leovy, 32, is accused of squatting in a Hamilton Street...
  • City employee interrupts burglary in Irvine; 3 arrested

    City employee interrupts burglary in Irvine; 3 arrested
    Irvine police said they arrested two men and a woman after a city employee scared them off in the middle of a burglary Thursday. According to authorities, a code enforcement officer was driving a marked city vehicle near Lorraine Way and Irvine Center...
  • 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...
  • 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...