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  • Former Newport man pleads guilty in mail fraud case

    A former Newport Beach man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to two counts of mail fraud for his role in running a fraudulent Internet company that raised nearly $13 million from investors in the late 1990s. James S. Eberhart, 73, has been in...
  • Police: Fugitive nanny gave children medicine to sleep

    Police are looking for a Newport Beach nanny who they say gave two children cold medicine to help them nap and then skipped an August court date on child abuse charges. Elizabeth Norma Sanchez, 41, was a baby-sitter for a Corona del Mar couple, according...
  • Man pleads not guilty in 'white power' assault case

    A Costa Mesa man denied charges that he attacked a group of men outside a pool hall in what police say was a racially motivated crime. Claude Wyman, 36, pleaded not guilty Friday in Orange County Superior Court to attempted murder, assault with a deadly...
  • Man arrested after reports of flasher at thrift store

    Police arrested a 43-year-old man suspected of flashing shoppers in a Costa Mesa thrift store Tuesday. When officers arrived at the Goodwill store on West 19th Street, a female employee told them she had seen a man expose his genitals to a group of...
  • 4th arrest in sexual mutilation case

    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...
  • Police: 'Personal space' argument leads to injury, arrest

    A man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of kicking and robbing a woman in her 70s after a disagreement about "personal space issues," Newport Beach police said. The woman and 52-year-old man apparently began arguing while waiting at a...
  • ICE starts deportation proceedings against Costa Mesa immigration activist

    ICE starts deportation proceedings against Costa Mesa immigration activist
    Costa Mesa immigrant-rights activist Luis Bravo was detained by federal immigration agents early Thursday, triggering an outcry from his supporters demanding that he be set free. He was released hours later. Bravo, a 22-year-old community organizer with...
  • Police: Man posing as real estate agent tried to sell house

    Police have arrested a Costa Mesa man after he allegedly posed as a real estate agent and tried to sell a residential property to which he had no connection. Daniel Gallimore, 52, was arrested Friday after he falsely presented himself as the listing...
  • Trial delayed in 2 OCC students' slayings as defense assembles misconduct allegations

    Trial delayed in 2 OCC students'  slayings as defense assembles misconduct allegations
    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...
  • Man held in Costa Mesa knife attack

    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...
  • 3 plead not guilty to running brothel in Irvine

    3 plead not guilty to running brothel in Irvine
    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...
  • Mental-health questions delay trial in handyman's slaying

    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...