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  • Chase, standoff end with arrest of Irvine man suspected of threatening wife

    A police chase and standoff over the weekend began when an Irvine man threatened his estranged wife and then fled from officers when they tried to speak with him, Tustin police officials said. Officers drove to 46-year-old Daniel Hall Taylor's home...
  • Irvine City Council spotlights human trafficking

     In an effort to raise public awareness of human trafficking and the fight against the problem in Orange County, the Irvine City Council received a comprehensive report detailing prevention and law enforcement measures related to the crime. "I know that...
  • From luxury to lockup

    From luxury to lockup
    In Santa Ana last April, a team led by Newport Beach vice detectives staked out two luxury high-rise buildings towering above MacArthur Boulevard near John Wayne Airport. One detective, according to court transcripts, announced that the team's target...
  • Apodaca: Variety of school scandals all victimize students

    Newport-Mesa residents may be wondering if there's something inherently different about our school district that makes it prone to scandal. It sometimes seems as if we roll from one mishap to another without pause — from controversies over student...
  • 2 arrested after high-speed police chase in Newport, H.B.

    A driver was arrested after being pursued at high speeds Sunday by Newport Beach police while his passengers yelled at him to stop, authorities said. Officers said they saw a gray Chevrolet sedan with its headlights off speeding along West Coast...
  • Suspect tries to grab officer's gun during arrest, Costa Mesa police say

    Costa Mesa police say they arrested a 50-year-old man who tried to grab an officer's gun during a late-night scuffle in a convenience store. A report of a man running in and out of traffic while screaming and flailing his arms drew officers to Harbor...
  • Man suspected of stealing copper piping arrested after chase

    Officers chased and arrested a man suspected of stealing copper piping from a vacant building, according to the Costa Mesa Police Department. Police responded around 2:30 p.m. Friday to a building at 765 W. 16th St. to investigate why a man was in the...
  • Irvine police seek man who grabbed woman in parking lot

    Irvine police are looking for a male suspect who grabbed a woman from behind in a parking lot. Around 10:15 p.m. Thursday, a 20-year-old woman pulled into the parking lot of the San Remo Villa Apartments in the Westpark area of Irvine, according to a...
  • Man dies after being hit by car in Newport Beach

    Man dies after being hit by car in Newport Beach
    A 41-year-old man died Sunday night after he was struck by a car in Newport Beach, according to the Orange County coroner's office. Authorities said the man, identified as Eric Williams, was on foot at about 8:30 p.m. when he was hit on West Coast...
  • Costa Mesa picks department veteran to be its new police chief

    Costa Mesa picks department veteran to be its new police chief
    A 22-year veteran and current captain in the Costa Mesa Police Department will take over as its next chief, city officials announced Wednesday. Rob Sharpnack, who briefly led the department after former Chief Tom Gazsi's retirement in late November,...
  • 2 women plead guilty in plot to spend fake $100 bills in Irvine

    Two women have pleaded guilty to conspiring to spend counterfeit $100 bills at stores around Irvine. Tawny Chandler, 20, and Niresha Collins, 26, drove to three restaurants and a Carter's children's clothing store in April and tried to pass off the...
  • Newport man charged in $13.5 million Ponzi case

    A Newport Beach man is facing 197 felony charges on allegations that he defrauded investors and banks of more than $13.5 million through a Ponzi scheme. Brandon Walton Stewart, 30, was extradited Thursday from Texas to Orange County, where he is charged...