| Sep 4, 2014
| 6:34 PM
In a notebook, Steve Herr keeps a list of every court hearing for the man accused of murdering his son.
As of Aug. 29 — four years, three months and eight days after Sam Herr's death — there have been 40 in the case against Daniel Patrick...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 6:28 PM
An Orange County Superior Court judge Friday set a deadline for the defense team of a man accused of double murder to lay out a sweeping motion alleging misconduct by prosecutors and law enforcement.
Judge James Stotler gave public defender Scott...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
Costa Mesa police said they arrested a man who slashed at another man with a knife during an attempted robbery over the weekend.
Jose Espinoza, 19, of Costa Mesa is suspected of pulling the blade on a 36-year-old man shortly after midnight Saturday in...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Three people accused of running a brothel in Irvine pleaded not guilty Monday to dozens of felony charges, including pimping and human trafficking.
Authorities say Miyoun Kim, 36, of Newport Beach and two Los Angeles men — Gin Woo Park, 41, and...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:20 PM
Almost a year after the death of a Costa Mesa handyman, the trial of the man accused of killing him is still on hold because of questions about the defendant's mental health.
Christopher Leovy, 34, has been behind bars since Sept. 11, when Costa Mesa...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 12:27 PM
A Costa Mesa man was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of attempting to stab a black man in what police believe was a racially motivated hate crime.
Costa Mesa police arrested Claude Wyman, 36, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:50 PM
An Irvine police officer was legally justified in shooting a sexual assault suspect during an arrest last year, Orange County prosecutors concluded this week.
Det. Sean-Paul Crawford reasonably feared for his life when he believed that 35-year-old...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Police this week arrested two men and a woman who they say operated brothels at apartments in Irvine and Los Angeles.
The arrests were the culmination of a yearlong investigation by detectives, the Irvine Police Department said in a news release.
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:50 PM
A former child-care worker at Hoag Hospital, UC Irvine and two private day-care centers in Irvine and Costa Mesa was arrested this month for allegedly sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl in Los Angeles County, according to authorities.
Now police are...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 5:16 PM
Authorities announced Tuesday that they have in custody the last of four people they believe participated in a plan to torture and sexually mutilate a Newport Beach man in an attempt rob him of a large amount of cash they thought he'd buried in the...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Members of Corona del Mar High School's Vest-A-Dog club have been fundraising all summer, and last week six police dogs were fitted with protective gear as a result of the club's hard work.
"I've just always loved dogs," said Jenny Conde, a CdMHS...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Costa Mesa police and fire crews worked to remove an SUV that was stuck on the grass area at the Denny's on Harbor Boulevard Tuesday morning.
Paramedics and firefighters responded to the Denny's at 3170 Harbor Blvd. at 10:27 a.m. after receiving reports...