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  • Driver killed in Newport rollover crash identified as Wildomar man

    Driver killed in Newport rollover crash identified as Wildomar man
    Coroner's officials have identified the man who died in a single-car crash near the Newport Beach Police Department as a 22-year-old Wildomar resident. Trent Morris was driving a Mazda Miata south on Jamboree Road when the car struck a concrete light...
  • Experts still deciding if man is fit to stand trial in bludgeoning slaying

    Two court-appointed psychologists disagree on whether a murder suspect is mentally fit to stand trial for a 2013 slaying in Costa Mesa but will have another chance to reach consensus. Christopher Leovy, 32, is accused of squatting in a Hamilton Street...
  • Suspect arrested for second time in Irvine package thefts

    Suspect arrested for second time in Irvine package thefts
    Police said they arrested for the second time this month a man they believe cruised through Irvine neighborhoods and stole packages from the doorsteps of homes. Anthony Palusso, 30, was taken into custody Wednesday after a resident reported his...
  • City employee interrupts burglary in Irvine; 3 arrested

    City employee interrupts burglary in Irvine; 3 arrested
    Irvine police said they arrested two men and a woman after a city employee scared them off in the middle of a burglary Thursday. According to authorities, a code enforcement officer was driving a marked city vehicle near Lorraine Way and Irvine Center...
  • 2 arrested after theft of copper wire cuts power to 35 light poles on Irvine trail

    Irvine police arrested two men over the weekend in connection with the theft of copper wire from an electrical box. Police said the theft cut power to about 35 light poles along a bike path between Sand Canyon Avenue and Jeffrey Road near the 405...
  • Commentary: Police shootings are a reminder of need for less-lethal force

    "You have the right to remain silent." That opening line from the Miranda warning is mostly common knowledge, and the motto of law enforcement we are most familiar with is "To protect and serve" the public. Has law enforcement consistently stuck to...
  • Man arrested in second theft of copper wire on Irvine bike path

    For the second time in three days, Irvine police made an arrest in connection with the theft of copper wiring along a bike path near the 405 Freeway, authorities said. At about 12:30 p.m. Monday, a contractor doing landscaping work for the city saw...
  • Rearview Mirror: OC's Week in Review

    Rearview Mirror: OC's Week in Review
    Sunday, 4.26.15 Corinthian College announces closure After years of government investigations, Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. announced that it will shut down more than two dozen of its remaining schools, displacing more than 10,000...
  • Rearview Mirror: O.C. Week in Review

    Sunday, 05.17.15 Loretta Sanchez issues an apology U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez apologized for making a stereotypical Native American "war cry" gesture that disrupted the opening phase of her campaign. In remarks to hundreds of delegates at...
  • 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,...