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  • 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...
  • Teen detained in illegal-fireworks case

    Teen detained in illegal-fireworks case
    A 15-year-old Newport Beach resident was detained Sunday on suspicion of attempting to sell 51 pounds of illegal explosives on Craigslist, authorities said Monday. After the Los Angeles County Fire Department's arson unit seized illegal fireworks from a...
  • 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...
  • Police: no clear link to serial killings

    Newport Beach police are looking for connections between an unsolved homicide in their city and recently revealed serial killings in Orange County but have not found any links, a department official said Tuesday. "At this point it does not seem that...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police make assault arrest outside of Sharkeez

    Newport Beach police Friday arrested a Colton resident who they say tried to attack another man with a bottle during a bar fight. The fight started when Yanotan Casas, 22, was arguing with the man inside Baja Sharkeez on the Balboa Peninsula about 1:30...
  • Police offer reward in 2012 murder case

    Police offer reward in 2012 murder case
    The city of Costa Mesa is offering a $10,000 reward for information on a 2012 murder case. The City Council on Tuesday authorized the reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for killing 50-year-old Costa...
  • 'Problem motels' less of a problem

    A task force focusing on quality-of-life issues in Costa Mesa says the city has made progress in curbing the number of times police are called to so-called problem motels. In a report released this week, Costa Mesa's Neighborhood Improvement Task...
  • Commentary: Police make life in Newport possible

    March 28's 43rd annual Police Appreciation Breakfast celebrated the concept that "city matters." Hosted by the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Maseeh family and Hoag Hospital, more than 500 people attended to honor the heroic...
  • Irvine man kidnapped, found injured in Yorba Linda house, police say

    A 49-year-old Irvine man who was forced into a car and kidnapped in broad daylight was discovered inside a Yorba Linda residence suffering from fractures and contusions, authorities said Friday. Police said they have arrested multiple suspects in...
  • DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza

    DUI suspect captured before 2-story drop at South Coast Plaza
    A DUI suspect who was running from police nearly fell two stories at South Coast Plaza before officers detained him and possibly saved his life, authorities said. Costa Mesa police said Francisco Novela, 37, of Santa Ana crashed his 1972 Ford Ranger...