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  • Hoag Hospital singled out as popular choice for 'birth tourism' scheme

    Newport Beach's Hoag Hospital and luxury apartments in Irvine this week were linked to a federal investigation that has targeted suspected "birth tourism" schemes involving pregnant Chinese women on fraudulent visas giving birth in the United States so...
  • Police: DNA used to link Costa Mesa man to stolen car's crash into home

    Costa Mesa police said Wednesday that they arrested a man after finding DNA evidence linking him to a stolen car that crashed into a house last year. Alfonso R. Campos, 19, of Costa Mesa was arrested about 2 a.m. Tuesday, police said. Investigators...
  • Man arrested, another sought in Costa Mesa stabbing

    Two attackers stabbed a man in Costa Mesa on Thursday afternoon, but the victim fought back and sent one of the assailants to a hospital, police said. Officers responded around 3:45 p.m. to Placentia Avenue and Victoria Street, where they had been...
  • Rally supports Costa Mesa police and firefighters

    Rally supports Costa Mesa police and firefighters
    Dozens of Costa Mesa residents took to the grounds outside City Hall on Tuesday to rally in support of the city's public safety officers. More than 65 people gathered along Fair Drive and Vanguard Way, near the headquarters of Costa Mesa's police and...
  • Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run

    Taxi driver pleads not guilty in fatal New Year's Day hit-and-run
    A 56-year-old taxi driver accused in a pedestrian's death early New Year's Day in Newport Beach pleaded not guilty Monday to a felony count of hit-and-run. Ronald Aviles of San Clemente, who is out of jail on $50,000 bail, entered his plea in Orange...
  • Illegal card skimmer found at Costa Mesa bank ATM

    Costa Mesa police are investigating the circumstances surrounding an illegal card skimmer discovered last weekend at a Chase ATM at 196 E. 17th St. Officers went to the bank at about 4 p.m. Sunday after being notified that a device was attached to the...
  • Newport Coast man charged with murdering wife disappears

    Newport Coast man charged with murdering wife disappears
    A man accused of killing his wife in their Newport Beach home in 2012 has disappeared, prompting an Orange County judge to issue a warrant for him Wednesday, according to court records. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 50, faces one murder charge on...
  • Newport Beach man arrested in 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

    Newport Beach man arrested in 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies
    A Newport Beach man is suspected of being the "rolled-sleeves bandit" responsible for stealing more than $21,000 from seven banks on the Southern California coast, authorities said Friday. Police arrested Damian Newhart, a former dentist, on Thursday at...
  • Effort to alter Corona del Mar High grades detailed

    Effort to alter Corona del Mar High grades detailed
    The tutor, the students recalled, had a plan to help them improve their grades. It wouldn't require additional studying. But how? He couldn't say on the phone, according to official accounts that the students submitted to the Newport-Mesa Unified...
  • Mailbag: Attacks on Monahan are unfair

    Re: "Costa Mesa police supporters plan rally on same day as 'wake'": Columnist Barbara Venezia seems to think Councilman Gary Monahan should know more about Jay Pinson than the police. I met Pinson once at the councilman's business, Skosh Monahan's....
  • Couple sentenced for attempted murder of her ex-boyfriend

    A young couple from Santa Ana will spend years in state prison for trying to kill a man at his Costa Mesa home in 2012. Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals on Tuesday sentenced 20-year-old Fernando Sanchez to 20 years behind bars and 21-...
  • Irvine man charged in passenger's death after crash

    An Irvine man is facing a possible 10 years in prison for allegedly driving drunk and causing the death of a female passenger when the car they were in flipped over, according to charges filed by the Orange County District Attorney's office Thursday....