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  • Suspect arrested in string of Costa Mesa, H.B., other bank robberies

    Suspect arrested in string of Costa Mesa, H.B., other bank robberies
    Police arrested a homeless man suspected of robbing 11 Orange County banks in the span of two months, including four in Costa Mesa and one in Huntington Beach, the FBI said. Authorities said Friday that they used forensic evidence to identify Mark...
  • 8 arrested or cited at DUI checkpoint in Costa Mesa

    Costa Mesa police arrested a motorist on suspicion of drunk driving and cited or arrested seven others for suspected license violations during a DUI check over the weekend. About 2,600 vehicles passed through the checkpoint, which was set up from 8 p.m....
  • Costa Mesa woman arrested in attack on another woman

    Costa Mesa woman arrested in attack on another woman
    Officers arrested a parolee Thursday afternoon on suspicion of attacking another woman in a Costa Mesa parking lot two days earlier, police said. Authorities allege that Stacy Overton, 37, of Costa Mesa threw a 64-year-old woman to the ground Tuesday...
  • Man with gun at UCI called police after seeing alert, authorities say

    Man with gun at UCI called police after seeing alert, authorities say
    A man with a gun on the UC Irvine campus called police Tuesday to tell them where he was, officials said, but not before officials locked down the school, including the theater in which the new chancellor was being officially installed. University...
  • Records requests in Costa Mesa at all-time high

    Records requests in Costa Mesa at all-time high
    Requests for public records in politically charged Costa Mesa have skyrocketed to an all-time high, costing the city thousands of dollars and stretching the resources of the city clerk's office, according to interviews and documents reviewed by the...
  • 90 mph chase through Newport, Costa Mesa ends in man's arrest near Trinity Broadcasting

    A driver whom police suspect was on drugs was arrested after a chase through Newport Beach and Costa Mesa that reached 90 mph early Tuesday, authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine whether Luis Alfonso Rivera, 21, of Huntington Beach...
  • Sting nabs 14 in unlicensed contractor investigation

    In the span of two days, an undercover sting caught 14 unlicensed contractors illegally bidding on remodeling work at a Costa Mesa home, according to an announcement Wednesday from California's Contractors State License Board. The agency's fraud...
  • Arrest warrant upped to $5 million for murder suspect who disappeared

    Arrest warrant upped to $5 million for murder suspect who disappeared
    An Orange County judge Wednesday increased an arrest warrant to $5 million for a missing man accused of killing his wife in their Newport Beach home. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 50, who is charged with murder in his wife's strangulation in 2012, disappeared...
  • From the Boathouse: Fish around for the rules of sport fishing

    Ahoy! We are having perfect summertime weather for the start of spring, with the sea conditions very favorable for boating, and many people are offshore fishing. Everyone who likes to fish should review the current regulations published by the...
  • After series of burglaries, man may avoid jail time

    After series of burglaries, man may avoid jail time
    A serial burglar who led Costa Mesa on a chase through the Mesa Verde neighborhood last year pleaded guilty Thursday to half a dozen felonies but could avoid being locked up. An Orange County Superior Court judge sentenced Marc Christopher Marchetti...
  • Police arrest burglary suspects after car chase

    Newport Beach police arrested a trio of burglary suspects after a short car chase Wednesday ended with a crash in Laguna Beach, according to authorities. The incident started in Newport when a resident returned home around 2:15 p.m. and found two men...
  • 3 arrested in Costa Mesa probation sweep

    Costa Mesa police arrested three men Tuesday during a sweep designed to ensure that people on probation in the city are obeying the terms of their release. Officers checked on 11 probationers throughout Costa Mesa between 4 and 10 p.m. Eight were...