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  • Effort to alter Corona del Mar High grades detailed

    Effort to alter Corona del Mar High grades detailed
    The tutor, the students recalled, had a plan to help them improve their grades. It wouldn't require additional studying. But how? He couldn't say on the phone, according to official accounts that the students submitted to the Newport-Mesa Unified...
  • Newport Beach man arrested in 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

    Newport Beach man arrested in 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies
    A Newport Beach man is suspected of being the "rolled-sleeves bandit" responsible for stealing more than $21,000 from seven banks on the Southern California coast, authorities said Friday. Police arrested Damian Newhart, a former dentist, on Thursday at...
  • Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run

    Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run
    A 56-year-old taxi driver accused in a pedestrian's death early New Year's Day in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony count of hit-and-run. Ronald Aviles of San Clemente, who is out of jail on $50,000 bail, entered his plea in Orange...
  • Illegal card skimmer found at Costa Mesa bank ATM

    Costa Mesa police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an illegal card skimmer discovered last weekend at a Chase ATM at 196 E. 17th St. Officers went to the bank at about 4 p.m. Sunday after being notified that a device was attached to the...
  • Rally supports Costa Mesa police and firefighters

    Rally supports Costa Mesa police and firefighters
    Dozens of Costa Mesa residents took to the grounds outside City Hall on Tuesday to rally in support of the city's public safety officers. More than 65 people gathered along Fair Drive and Vanguard Way, near the headquarters of Costa Mesa's police and...
  • Man arrested at beach on suspicion of indecent exposure

    Newport Beach police arrested a 45-year-old Buena Park man suspected of masturbating on the beach Thursday morning, authorities said. Police said they received a call around 8:15 a.m. that a man was touching himself inappropriately near the 28th...
  • Newport Coast man charged with murdering wife disappears

    Newport Coast man charged with murdering wife disappears
    A man accused of killing his wife in their Newport Beach home in 2012 has disappeared, prompting an Orange County judge to issue a warrant for him Wednesday, according to court records. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 50, faces one murder charge on...
  • Irvine man charged in passenger's death after crash

    An Irvine man is facing a possible 10 years in prison for allegedly driving drunk and causing the death of a female passenger when the car they were in flipped over, according to charges filed by the Orange County District Attorney's office Thursday....
  • Judge pulls himself off actor's murder trial; 'travesty,' says victim's dad

     Judge pulls himself off actor's murder trial; 'travesty,' says victim's dad
    An Orange County judge recused himself from a Costa Mesa murder trial Tuesday, citing doubts he could remain impartial in the case against Daniel Wozniak, a 30-year-old community theater actor accused of brutally killing two Orange Coast College...
  • Man held in lewd conduct case in Costa Mesa

    A homeless man with a history of legal run-ins in Costa Mesa was arrested this week on suspicion of sexual battery and lewd conduct, police said. About 9:15 a.m. Monday, officers responded to the 7-Eleven at 1673 Irvine Ave., where an 18-year-old...
  • Suspect arrested after Newport bank robbery

    Police arrested a man who they say used a pellet gun to rob a Newport Beach bank Tuesday afternoon. Vu Hoan Le, 39, of Garden Grove was arrested after a man entered a Bank of America branch at 4101 MacArthur Blvd. around 3 p.m., approached a teller,...
  • Venezia: Wake for wanted man is disrespectful to cops

    This week I received an email announcement regarding the upcoming memorial gathering for Costa Mesa antiques dealer Jay Pinson at 4 p.m. Jan. 28 at Skosh Monahan's Irish Pub. It didn't sit well with me. Why would a Costa Mesa councilman hold a wake at...