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  • Alabama slaying suspect had run-ins in O.C.

    Alabama slaying suspect had run-ins in O.C.
    A bloody slaying in June captured the attention of a rural swath of northwestern Alabama, but the crime went largely unnoticed in Costa Mesa, even though events in the city could help determine the accused killer's fate.
  • Killer, rapist gets death penalty

    A man convicted of one murder and multiple rapes, including one in Costa Mesa, will receive the death penalty. Waymon Livingston, 29, of Stanton, was convicted in February of one felony count of special-circumstances murder in the commission of sodomy,...

    Mailbag: The death penalty is not Christian

    I lament the defeat of Proposition 34, the initiative that would have replaced the death penalty with life in prison without the possibility of parole. As a pastor, Jesus' death is never far from my mind. State-sanctioned execution was wrong when Rome...

    Labor, religious leaders back Proposition 30

    Labor, religious leaders back Proposition 30
    ORANGE — Newport-Mesa Federation of Teachers President Kimberly Claytor joined Orange County clergy and organized labor leaders Wednesday to advocate for Proposition 30, which would raise taxes on high-income earners to pay for schools, and other...

    Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin

    Inmate facing execution in O.C. case commits suicide in San Quentin
    An inmate sentenced to death hung himself in his cell at San Quentin State Prison over the weekend, officials announced on Tuesday. The inmate, James Lee Crummel, 68, is the 20th death row inmate to take his own life since California reinstated capital...