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  • Tutor in Corona del Mar hacking scandal pleads not guilty

    A private tutor accused of hacking into Corona del Mar High School computers to change students' grades pleaded not guilty Tuesday to five felonies. Timothy Lance Lai could face up to five years and eight months in jail if he's convicted on one count of...
  • Charges dropped in convenience store theft

    Charges dropped in convenience store theft
    Authorities this week dropped charges against a man who had been accused of helping steal $32,000 from a Costa Mesa convenience store. Felony counts of conspiracy and grand theft against 37-year-old Jose Zarate Alvarez were dismissed Tuesday, but the...
  • Personal trainer pleads guilty to extorting ex-employer for $350,000

    A personal trainer from Corona del Mar pleaded guilty Monday to his part in an extortion plot that threatened to smear a former employer if she and her husband didn't turn over hundreds of thousands of dollars. In 2008, Michael Earl Roberts, 49,...
  • Police: Driver trying to flee triggers chain-reaction crash; 6 hurt

    A man suspected of drunken driving who was trying to flee from Costa Mesa police caused a chain-reaction crash that sent six people to hospitals Tuesday evening, according to authorities. An officer tried to pull over a Toyota Corolla on Harbor...
  • Irvine man convicted of murdering father so he could visit girlfriend

    A jury Wednesday convicted an Irvine man of murdering his father so he could meet with his Internet girlfriend across the country. Steven Bruno, 23, a former Corona del Mar High School student, shot his father in the chest and head in August 2012...
  • Police seek 3 men who robbed victim behind Newport Boulevard bars

    Costa Mesa police are looking for three men in their 20s who are believed to have been involved in a robbery in an alley outside two Newport Boulevard bars Friday night. After a night of drinking in the 1800 block of Newport Boulevard, a Long Beach...
  • Suspect in 2 Irvine burglaries arrested

    Suspect in 2 Irvine burglaries arrested
    Irvine police said a bystander who noted a suspicious car's license plate helped them track down a burglary suspect this week. An Irvine resident heard glass breaking around 1 p.m. Wednesday and saw a car near a neighbor's home, police said in a news...
  • Driver charged with murder, hit-and-run in cyclist's death

    Authorities on Tuesday filed a murder charge against a self-described drug counselor who they say killed a cyclist while driving drunk in Newport Beach. Neil Storm Stephany, 23, of Huntington Beach did not stop after slamming into Shaun Eagleson, a 30-...
  • Irvine police: Man posed as woman on Craigslist to lure teen boys

    A 34-year-old man posed as a woman online to lure teenage boys — including one from Irvine — into sexual situations, according to authorities. Irvine police arrested Tustin resident Sherwin Ngo at his workplace in Irvine on Friday on...
  • Driver suspected of DUI in crash that killed bicyclist

    A Fountain Valley man was hit and killed by a motorist suspected of driving under the influence on Sunday in Newport Beach, police said. Authorities said Neil Storm Stephany, 23, of Huntington Beach was traveling west on East Coast Highway in a Toyota...
  • Corona del Mary Today: Bus incident will not result in criminal charges

    The Orange County district attorney's office has rejected a criminal case against the owner of a party bus that was transporting Corona del Mar High School students when one fell from the moving vehicle onto the 73 toll road. "The case was rejected...
  • Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer

    Irvine lawyer gets jail sentence in drug-planting scheme against PTA volunteer
    An Irvine lawyer was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for his part in a revenge scheme that involved planting drugs in a school volunteer's car. An Orange County Superior Court judge also ordered Kent Easter, 40, to serve three years of informal...