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  • Parolee charged with murder and burning victim's car in fatal Costa Mesa stabbing

    Parolee charged with murder and burning victim's car in fatal Costa Mesa stabbing
    Murder and arson charges were filed Thursday against a known gang member accused of stabbing a man to death in Costa Mesa and burning his car. John Breceda, 36, of Santa Ana was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday, but the hearing was postponed until...
  • Police: Irvine woman dies after suspected drunk driver hits Uber cab

    Police: Irvine woman dies after suspected drunk driver hits Uber cab
    An Irvine woman died after an intoxicated driver slammed into the Uber car that picked her up at a Costa Mesa bar early Tuesday morning, police said. Julia Gardner, 29, had just left The Huddle bar at 741 Baker St. with a 29-year-old Huntington Beach...
  • Gallery owner sentenced in Costa Mesa home invasion that went fatally wrong

    A Los Angeles gallery owner was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for his part in a Costa Mesa home invasion gone wrong that ended with him dumping the body of his stepbrother, shot during an encounter in the house, and fleeing to Mexico. Jacob...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads not guilty in Irvine crash that killed grandmother and girl

    Costa Mesa man pleads not guilty in Irvine crash that killed grandmother and girl
    A Costa Mesa man accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 2-year-old and her grandmother last month pleaded not guilty Wednesday to two counts of murder, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office. Alec Scott Abraham, 21, could face...
  • Irvine police arrest 4 in multi-state iPads crime spree

    Irvine police arrest 4 in multi-state iPads crime spree
    Irvine police Wednesday arrested two men, a woman and a boy who allegedly stole iPads and other electronics from dozens of stores during a three-state crime spree. In their latest heist, the crew allegedly stole 17 iPads from a Target store at Irvine...
  • Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend at UCI pleads not guilty

    Man accused of stabbing ex-girlfriend at UCI pleads not guilty
    A 22-year-old man accused of stabbing his ex-girlfriend at UC Irvine pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and other charges Friday. Prosecutors allege Rosendo Aguilar of Solana Beach attacked an unidentified UCI student in a campus parking lot on June...
  • Corona del Mar Today: Pocket park construction begins under Hobie mural

    Corona del Mar Today: Pocket park construction begins under Hobie mural
    Construction of a pocket park beneath the Hobie Surf shop mural is finally underway. The park, at 3140 East Coast Hwy., will feature five benches, planters, a trash container and low-maintenance plants. Construction was due to begin in mid-June, but...
  • Charges upped to murder in hit-and-run crash that killed grandmother, 2-year-old

    Charges upped to murder in hit-and-run crash that killed grandmother, 2-year-old
    Orange County prosecutors Tuesday increased manslaughter charges to murder against a Costa Mesa man accused in a hit-and-run crash in Irvine that killed a woman and her 2-year-old granddaughter. Alec Scott Abraham, 20, now faces two counts of murder...
  • Man accused in 2 Irvine crash deaths told officers he'd 'only get 5 years,' police say

    Man accused in 2 Irvine crash deaths told officers he'd 'only get 5 years,' police say
    The Costa Mesa man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl and her grandmother in a hit-and-run crash this month in Irvine told officers who arrested him that he would "only get five years" for the crime, according to a written statement from a police...
  • Costa Mesa parolee suspected of shooting out car windows with BB gun

    Costa Mesa parolee suspected of shooting out car windows with BB gun
    Police arrested a 21-year-old man who they believe shot out more than a dozen car windows with a BB gun while driving intoxicated around a Costa Mesa neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. Around 5 p.m., police responded to an area near Mission and El Camino...
  • Trial in killings of two OCC students tentatively set for October

    Five years after the killings of two Orange Coast College students, attorneys said Friday that they're on the verge of beginning the trial for the Costa Mesa man accused in the case and set a tentative October start date. But it remains to be seen if...
  • Woman arrested in mysterious Costa Mesa neighborhood stabbing

    Woman arrested in mysterious Costa Mesa neighborhood stabbing
    A woman was arrested Wednesday in connection with a stabbing death last month in Costa Mesa, according to police, who released few other details. Investigators arrested Maricela Raye Gomez-Lee, 50, of Santa Ana at a Lake Elsinore home. She is being held...