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  • Lawyer for defendant in sex-trade case won't pursue complaint of rights violation by Newport police

    Lawyer for defendant in sex-trade case won't pursue complaint of rights violation by Newport police
    The lawyer for a Santa Ana man accused of running a lucrative pimping and human trafficking operation said Wednesday that he will drop allegations that Newport Beach police violated his client's rights when they physically forced him to unlock his...
  • Rearview Mirror: OC Week in Review

    Rearview Mirror: OC Week in Review
    Sunday, 05.03.15 Medina, Keating win OC Marathon Ivan Medina of Mexico won the 11th annual U.S. Bank OC Marathon. Medina passed the finish line alone to win his first marathon — in 2 hours, 30 minutes, 21 seconds at the OC Fair & Event Center in...
  • Judge lets challenge to Costa Mesa motel law proceed

    A lawsuit claiming that Costa Mesa is discriminating against poor residents by banning most long-term stays in local motels cleared a preliminary hurdle this week. At a hearing Wednesday, Orange County Superior Court Judge Sheila Fell finalized a...
  • Former district HR director files appeal to have records released

    Former district HR director files appeal to have records released
    Newport-Mesa Unified School District's former personnel chief filed an appeal in Orange County Superior Court Thursday after a judge denied his request for documents under the state's public records law. John Caldecott, the district's former director of...
  • Suspect's refusal to cooperate with doctors stalls trial

    Suspect's refusal to cooperate with doctors stalls trial
    The brother of a slain Costa Mesa man said Monday that he's frustrated with the suspected killer repeatedly delaying any possibility of a trial by refusing to speak with two court-appointed psychologists trying to determine if the accused murderer is...
  • Ex-dentist pleads guilty to 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies

    Ex-dentist pleads guilty to 'rolled-sleeves bandit' bank robberies
    A former Newport Beach dentist admitted in court Monday that he robbed seven banks along the Southern California coast, according to federal prosecutors. As part of an agreement with the U.S. attorney's office, Damian Newhart, 41, pleaded guilty to three...
  • Steinberg: Aaron Hernandez — justice possible with a wealthy celebrity?

    Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriot tight end Aaron Hernandez. Hernandez is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, who was dating his fiancee's sister. Hernandez is also charged with another double murder...
  • Defense in double-murder case plans to take fight to remove judge to state Supreme Court

    Defense in double-murder case plans to take fight to remove judge to state Supreme Court
    The lawyer for a Costa Mesa man accused of double murder said Friday that he will petition the California Supreme Court to consider his attempt to bar an Orange County judge from overseeing the trial. A day earlier, a three-judge panel of California's...
  • Death sentence for man who murdered ex-girlfriend's dad, sister in Irvine

    Death sentence for man who murdered ex-girlfriend's dad, sister in Irvine
    A Van Nuys man was sentenced to death Tuesday for murdering the father and sister of his ex-girlfriend and leaving their charred bodies in an Irvine park, according to the Orange County district attorney's office. Iftekhar Murtaza, 30, also left his ex-...
  • Defense in double murder plans appeal in attempt to remove judge from case

    Lawyers for a Costa Mesa man accused in a double murder said Friday that they will appeal a decision that left the trial in the hands of a judge whom the defense team tried to remove from the case. A Los Angeles judge last week denied a motion asking...
  • Judge denies request to hold special vote on marijuana

    An Orange County Superior Court judge this week denied an emergency request to force Costa Mesa to hold a special election regarding whether to allow medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Fullerton attorney Randall Longwith, who authored a...
  • Newport plastic surgeon is sued for half of health-care analysis business

    A prominent Newport Beach plastic surgeon is facing a lawsuit by a former business partner who alleges the doctor cheated him out of his share of a multimillion-dollar tech start-up. Dr. Jay Calvert is the co-founder of MD Insider, a company that says...