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  • Man fatally stabbed in Costa Mesa neighborhood is ID'd; but where is he from?

    Man fatally stabbed in Costa Mesa neighborhood is ID'd; but where is he from?
    Authorities have identified a man who was stabbed to death in Costa Mesa more than a week ago, but investigators haven't been able to determine where he lived, police said Tuesday. Floriberto Villasenor Cortes, 44, died at 5:30 p.m. May 30, about an...
  • Man with history of lewd conduct arrested again in Costa Mesa

    Man with history of lewd conduct arrested again in Costa Mesa
    A man who has bounced in and out of jail on charges that he repeatedly harassed and groped women in Costa Mesa was arrested again over the weekend on suspicion of lewd conduct, according to police. Mark Marroquin, 25, was released from Orange County...
  • Costa Mesa council puts off vote on anniversary party audit

    The Costa Mesa City Council did not vote on a forensic audit into the troubled 60th anniversary party Tuesday night as expected, but council members say the matter will come up again for review. Councilwoman Katrina Foley asked during an April council...
  • Trial to begin Monday for man accused of sexually abusing boys

    Trial to begin Monday for man accused of sexually abusing boys
    The trial for a former church volunteer accused of sexually abusing young boys will begin Monday with jury selection, an Orange County prosecutor said Wednesday. It was unclear until this week whether the trial would be delayed while the district...
  • 8 would-be drivers cited outside courthouse after their licenses were suspended

    Orange County sheriff's deputies waiting in disguise outside the Newport Beach courthouse cited eight people who got in their cars to drive despite having suspended licenses after being convicted of driving under the influence, the Sheriff's Department...
  • Mailbag: Councilman went the wrong way on police, library and fire station

    In April, I asked the Orange County district attorney and California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) to investigate campaign finance issues surrounding Newport Beach Councilman Scott Peotter ("Newport Councilman Peotter says he returned Woody's...
  • Police seek Irvine bank robber

    Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a bank branch inside an Irvine grocery store last week. Around 7 p.m. Wednesday, the suspect walked into a U.S. Bank in a Ralphs in the 5300 block of Alton Parkway, police said in a news release. While...
  • Venezia: Bad blood surfaces with 'spit and hit' incident

    Sometimes the process of flushing out a column raises more questions than the story itself. Like when I attempted to find out what really happened between former Costa Mesa City Council candidate Chris McEvoy and former city Planning Commissioner Jim...
  • Costa Mesa man arrested in fatal Irvine crash after intense search

    Costa Mesa man arrested in fatal Irvine crash after intense search
    Irvine police arrested a Costa Mesa man suspected of running away after his vehicle crashed into two cars, killing a 54-year-old woman and injuring four others, including two children, .authorities said Thursday afternoon. Alec Scott Abraham, 20, was in...
  • Woman killed in Irvine hit-and-run crash was Lake Forest resident

    Woman killed in Irvine hit-and-run crash was Lake Forest resident
    The woman who died in a hit-and-run crash in Irvine on Wednesday night has been identified as a 54-year-old Lake Forest resident. Katherine Hampton was driving a Chevrolet Cruze about 9 p.m. when a Ford Mustang slammed into it near Muirlands Boulevard...
  • UCI student comes to the rescue as another is stabbed on campus; suspect is arrested

    UCI student comes to the rescue as another is stabbed on campus; suspect is arrested
    A UC Irvine student may have saved a woman's life Thursday evening when he stopped a man who was stabbing his ex-girlfriend in a campus parking lot, according to a university official. The male student intervened when he saw a man attacking the female...
  • 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...