| Feb 10, 2015
| 2:22 PM
Police on Sunday arrested a Fullerton man suspected of sneaking into a Newport Beach house and taking a car key from the kitchen counter so he could steal a Toyota Camry parked on the street.
Newport Beach police allege that Keith Richard Freeman, 32,...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Two private investigators accused of conducting illegal surveillance on a pair of Costa Mesa city councilmen during the 2012 election season pleaded not guilty Friday to felony charges of conspiracy and false imprisonment.
The defendants, Christopher...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:04 PM
Police on Monday arrested a Costa Mesa man who they say had been hiding from them for more than a week after an attack with a "bladed weapon."
Police would not identify the weapon but said Brandon Doherty, 30, severely injured a man's left hand during...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 2:35 PM
Less than two weeks after one Orange County judge removed himself from the double murder trial for Daniel Wozniak, defense attorneys are trying to disqualify another judge from hearing the case.
Wozniak is a community theater actor accused of killing...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Newport Beach police arrested a 45-year-old Buena Park man suspected of masturbating on the beach Thursday morning, authorities said.
Police said they received a call around 8:15 a.m. that a man was touching himself inappropriately near the 28th...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 4:46 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 8:09 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:19 PM
The tutor, the students recalled, had a plan to help them improve their grades.
It wouldn't require additional studying.
He couldn't say on the phone, according to official accounts that the students submitted to the Newport-Mesa Unified...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:03 AM
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....
| Jan 28, 2015
| 11:59 AM
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...