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  • Experts still deciding if man is fit to stand trial in bludgeoning slaying

    Two court-appointed psychologists disagree on whether a murder suspect is mentally fit to stand trial for a 2013 slaying in Costa Mesa but will have another chance to reach consensus. Christopher Leovy, 32, is accused of squatting in a Hamilton Street...
  • Driver killed in Newport rollover crash identified as Wildomar man

    Driver killed in Newport rollover crash identified as Wildomar man
    Coroner's officials have identified the man who died in a single-car crash near the Newport Beach Police Department as a 22-year-old Wildomar resident. Trent Morris was driving a Mazda Miata south on Jamboree Road when the car struck a concrete light...
  • Driver killed, passenger injured in rollover crash in Newport Beach

    Driver killed, passenger injured in rollover crash in Newport Beach
    A driver was killed and his passenger seriously injured Monday afternoon in a single-car crash near the Newport Beach Police Department, according to authorities. Their Mazda Miata was traveling south on Jamboree Road when it struck a concrete light...
  • Motorcyclist dies after high-speed crash in Costa Mesa

    Motorcyclist dies after high-speed crash in Costa Mesa
    A motorcyclist died after a high-speed, head-on crash at a Costa Mesa intersection Sunday afternoon, police said. According to police, the 20-year-old motorcyclist was riding a 2004 Suzuki sport bike south on Fairview Road near Adams Avenue when he...
  • Costa Mesa man sentenced in hit-and-run

    A 19-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to crashing a stolen car into the living room of a Costa Mesa home in September. Alfonso R. Campos, a Costa Mesa resident, was immediately sentenced to 180 days in jail and three years of probation, according...
  • Crash causes power outage near East Bay Street in Costa Mesa

    A driver suspected of being impaired knocked out power to a Costa Mesa neighborhood when he slammed into a utility pole around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to authorities. Power in the area is not expected to be restored until Thursday morning....
  • Man arrested after rooftop pursuit in Newport Beach

    Newport Beach police arrested a man who they said was a fugitive who used the rooftops of homes near Jamboree Road and Coast Highway in an attempt to evade officers during a pursuit early Thursday. The case started Wednesday afternoon when police...
  • Lawyer for defendant in sex-trade case won't pursue complaint of rights violation by Newport police

    Lawyer for defendant in sex-trade case won't pursue complaint of rights violation by Newport police
    The lawyer for a Santa Ana man accused of running a lucrative pimping and human trafficking operation said Wednesday that he will drop allegations that Newport Beach police violated his client's rights when they physically forced him to unlock his...
  • Intruder dumps chlorine at mammal center, injuring sea lions

    Intruder dumps chlorine at mammal center, injuring sea lions
    Police say they are searching for an intruder who broke into the Pacific Marine Mammal Center in Laguna Beach last week and attacked a group of recovering sea lions by dumping chlorine into an enclosure where they were being treated. The chemical hurt...
  • Pair arrested in store robberies in Newport, 7 other cities

    Police arrested two Inland Empire men suspected in a robbery spree across eight cities, including Newport Beach. San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies allege that Anthony Edward Oddie, 20, of Chino Hills and Richard Gomez-Quiroz, 20, of Riverside held...
  • Steinberg: Aaron Hernandez — justice possible with a wealthy celebrity?

    Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, who was dating his fiancee's sister. Hernandez is also charged with another double murder...
  • DUI suspect arrested after car smashes into store in Costa Mesa

    A man suspected of drunk driving smashed into a convenience store in Costa Mesa before speeding off Sunday night, authorities said. The crash destroyed the front doors of the Circle K at 111 Del Mar Ave. and left the building damaged enough that fire...