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  • 500 pounds of illegal fireworks seized, man arrested

    500 pounds of illegal fireworks seized, man arrested
    Costa Mesa police seized 500 pounds of illegal fireworks Thursday from a man who they say brought them from Nevada and tried to sell them to kids. The thousands of pyrotechnics included 11,000 firecrackers, 3,600 bottle rockets, 300 mortars, 300 Roman...
  • Newport taking a 'proactive' approach to keeping things calm on the Fourth

    When it comes to keeping tabs on Fourth of July revelry in Newport Beach, the city's police force will be patrolling on horse, bike and foot. They'll also be online. For the first time, the Newport Beach Police Department has enlisted a special social...
  • 2 injured in doughnut shop crash

    Two late-night doughnut shoppers were injured this weekend when a pickup truck crashed into a Costa Mesa storefront. About midnight Saturday, a Ford F150 hit the Dippity Donuts at 1854 Newport Blvd., said Costa Mesa Police Department Sgt. Zack Hoferitza....
  • Two held in attack, theft of cellphone

    Two held in attack, theft of cellphone
    Costa Mesa police last week arrested a 17-year-old girl and a man in his 20s in connection with an attack on a teenager and the theft of his cellphone. The victim, an 18-year-old Costa Mesa resident, knew the teenage girl but not her partner,...
  • LoJack device helps officers find stolen car in Costa Mesa

    A Newport Beach resident arrested on suspicion of car theft was expected to be arraigned Thursday at the Orange County Central Jail complex. Costa Mesa police said in a news release that Jay Bagramian, 25, admitted to the theft. He also was found to have...
  • Teen rescued from 55 Freeway overpass

    Police pulled a teenage girl from a freeway overpass in Costa Mesa where she was taking pills while perched 30 feet above southbound lanes Tuesday evening, according to authorities. Around 6:30 p.m., police found the teen inching along the outer edge of...
  • Police officer revives 4-year-old swimmer

    Police officer revives 4-year-old swimmer
    Quick action from a Costa Mesa police officer saved the life of a 4-year-old girl who nearly drowned in the family pool Monday evening, according to city officials. After a frantic 911 call from the mother, who reported her daughter wasn't breathing,...
  • Driver crashes Jeep into Upper Newport Bay

    An apparently intoxicated Costa Mesa resident drove her car into a Newport Beach nature preserve and then crashed into a marshy area of Upper Newport Bay early Wednesday, police said. About half an hour after midnight Tuesday, the woman drove down a...
  • Woman claims robbery

    A woman told Newport Beach police that she was robbed in a parking lot near Fashion Island Tuesday but was unable to give police a consistent description of her alleged assailant, an official said. The robber allegedly strong-armed a purse and watch away...
  • Fashion Island shooter sentenced to 12 years in prison

    Fashion Island shooter sentenced to 12 years in prison
    A man who fired a handgun 54 times at Fashion Island because it reportedly made him "feel better" was sentenced Friday to 12 years in state prison. Marcos Gurrola, 42, of Garden Grove pleaded guilty to 54 counts of shooting at an occupied building and...
  • He battles, but disease defeats him

    He battles, but disease defeats him
    Third of three parts. In Part 2 on Wednesday, Orange Coast College student Jon Ludlow decided to stop following his medication schedule, skipping some doses. His behavior became erratic when he stopped taking the prescriptions altogether. He hailed a...
  • Model train area hit again

    Model train area hit again
    For the second time this month, the Orange County Model Engineers group has reported major vandalism at its ridable train setup in Costa Mesa's Fairview Park. Six park tables at Goathill Junction, which is what the nearly 40-acre rail attraction is...