| Sep 1, 2015
| 12:28 PM
Fifty-five people were arrested in Orange County last week by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers as part of an operation in six Southern California counties targeting undocumented immigrants with criminal records.
It is unclear where...
| Aug 31, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Irvine police on Sunday arrested a former doctor who they say used a wig and scrubs to pose as an employee at a hospital so he could steal valuable medical equipment.
Authorities say Roy Chiwing Lung, a 48-year-old Aliso Viejo resident, went into the...
| Aug 28, 2015
| 5:30 PM
FBI agents on Friday morning arrested a Downey woman who they say embezzled more than $1.2 million from an Irvine-based real estate investment company.
Trisha Chopin, 48, was the only payroll administrator for Steadfast Cos., where, according to the...
| Aug 27, 2015
| 7:16 PM
An Orange County judge Thursday threw out charges that two private investigators conspired to make a false drunk-driving report about Costa Mesa Councilman Jim Righeimer in 2012 and, in doing so, caused a police officer to hold the councilman against...
| Aug 26, 2015
| 6:30 PM
As part of a deal that protects its officers from prosecution, the former head of the Costa Mesa police union testified Wednesday at a hearing for two private investigators accused of spying on city councilmen in the run-up to a contentious 2012 election....
| Aug 24, 2015
| 5:17 PM
An Irvine engineer who pleaded not guilty Monday to murdering a man who apparently was having an affair with his wife previously told police he had "nothing to live for," according to court documents.
Hongli Sun, 38, entered the plea in an Orange County...
| Aug 22, 2015
Disability rights advocate dies
Disability rights activist Richard Devylder, who was born without arms or legs, has died of natural causes. Devylder, 46, worked at the U.S. Department of Transportation and several state agencies...
| Aug 20, 2015
| 12:57 PM
Orange County prosecutors dropped charges Tuesday against a 56-year-old Newport Beach man accused of killing a prominent Laguna Beach architect decades ago, but officials say they plan to refile the case in the next few months.
Law enforcement alleges...
| Aug 18, 2015
| 7:27 PM
Newport Beach police said Tuesday that they are working to wrap up an investigation of three minors and an adult who authorities say were involved in a prank in which moviegoers were scared by the starting of a leaf blower in a theater.
| Aug 18, 2015
| 4:40 PM
A Huntington Beach man who authorities said swung from trees in the Santa Ana Zoo while claiming to be Tarzan may not be mentally fit to stand trial on robbery and burglary charges related to other incidents, according to his attorney.
| Aug 11, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Police on Tuesday arrested a 16-year-old boy who they believe broke into a Costa Mesa Starbucks in the middle of the night and stole food.
The teen told officers that he was homeless, Costa Mesa police Sgt. David Casarez said.
Police said they got a...
| Aug 13, 2015
| 1:31 PM
A Huntington Beach man who authorities said claimed to be Tarzan as he swung from trees this month at the Santa Ana Zoo is suspected of trying to enter a government building the same day by posing as a worker, and then stealing equipment from the building...