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  • 3 charged with kidnapping, torturing prostitute

    3 charged with kidnapping, torturing prostitute
    Three people accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman who police say worked for the trio as a prostitute could face decades in prison if convicted, according to charges announced Wednesday by the Orange County district attorney's office. Renice...
  • Abandoned 30-foot boat found near Crystal Cove

    An abandoned 30-foot panga boat was found on a beach near Crystal Cove State Park just south of Newport Beach by a passerby Thursday morning, according to a U.S. Coast Guard news release. The Coast Guard's Los Angeles-Long Beach office received the call...
  • California Elementary School reopens after bomb threat

    Officials briefly evacuated an elementary school in Costa Mesa after an anonymous bomb threat was called in Wednesday morning, according to police. Fire and police personnel started ushering students and adults off campus at California Elementary...
  • Commentary: Drones can help control coyote population

    Paparazzi are utilizing aerial drones to invade the privacy of celebrities, and our state Legislature is considering legislation to address this matter. The Los Angeles Police Department has expressed an interest in possibly using aerial drones in police...
  • Costa Mesa reserve police get higher hourly pay than some full-timers

    At Costa Mesa's Police Department, a part-time reserve officer can now earn more per hour than a starting full-time officer. After a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday, a starting reserve will earn $38 an hour, up from $33. The beginning pay for a...
  • Man held in Costa Mesa knife attack

    Costa Mesa police said they arrested a man who slashed at another man with a knife during an attempted robbery over the weekend. Jose Espinoza, 19, of Costa Mesa is suspected of pulling the blade on a 36-year-old man shortly after midnight Saturday in...
  • Concealed-weapons permit holders concentrated in Huntington and Newport, records show

    In the six months since Orange County began issuing concealed-weapons permits under a relaxed standard, the number of people licensed to carry guns is close to doubling, and thousands more are awaiting approval. More than 700 new permits have been...
  • Fountain Valley High classes canceled after explosives threat, police say

    Fountain Valley High classes canceled after explosives threat, police say
    An investigation was underway Wednesday after an email from a student’s account apparently threatened violence on campus, police said. The school received an email around 10 p.m. Tuesday that allegedly stated there would be explosives hidden on...
  • Ease traffic, hire more cops, Costa Mesa residents say

    Too many palm trees. No electronic billboards. Too much development and traffic. "Feelings of insecurity" on East 19th Street. "Listen to the people." These were a few of the sentiments shared during Wednesday's meeting regarding the updating of Costa...
  • Three arrested in alleged brothel operations

    Three arrested in alleged brothel operations
    Police this week arrested two men and a woman who they say operated brothels at apartments in Irvine and Los Angeles. The arrests were the culmination of a yearlong investigation by detectives, the Irvine Police Department said in a news release. On...
  • Costa Mesa Police Department welcomes 5

    Costa Mesa will soon have five more cops on the streets. The new officers graduated from the Orange County Sheriff's Regional Training Academy in Tustin this week, the Costa Mesa Police Department announced Thursday. They'll be paired with experienced...
  • Abuse suspect worked at Hoag

    Abuse suspect worked at Hoag
    A former child-care worker at Hoag Hospital, UC Irvine and two private day-care centers in Irvine and Costa Mesa was arrested this month for allegedly sexually abusing a 3-year-old girl in Los Angeles County, according to authorities. Now police are...