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  • Defense lawyer: UCI grad student didn't plan killing of ex-wife

    The trial for a UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting his ex-wife to death will focus more on his motivation than the facts of the case, lawyers for both sides said in opening statements Tuesday. Brian Benedict, 40, is accused of chasing...
  • Man accused of killing doctor will go to trial

    Man accused of killing doctor will go to trial
    An accused murderer told a nurse, "Call the police, I'm insane, call the police," moments after he shot a Newport Beach doctor multiple times in the chest early last year, a police detective testified Wednesday. Stanwood Elkus, 76, used a fake name to...
  • Lawsuit against police union may proceed

    An Orange County Superior Court judge has cleared the way for evidence gathering in a lawsuit filed by two Costa Mesa councilmen against the police union. That means a past president of the Costa Mesa Police Assn. and partners from its former law firm...
  • Police suspicions lead them to burglary suspect

    Police suspicions lead them to burglary suspect
    Costa Mesa police officers hopped fences and ran through backyards last week in Mesa Verde to chase down a serial burglar, but this was no accidental nabbing of a suspect. Police arrested Marc Christopher Marchetti — who just days earlier had been...
  • Man gets 107 years for sexual assault on two women in their homes

    An Orange County Superior Court judge Friday sentenced an Irvine mechanic to 107 years in prison for breaking into the homes of two women and sexually assaulting them. Judge Sheila Hanson called Travis Dewayne Batten, 32, a dangerous man who needed to...
  • Lobdell: Stay vigilant on fair happenings

    You've got to grudgingly admire Facilities Management West's moxie. The winning bidder to buy the 150-acre Orange County Fairgrounds property in Costa Mesa (at a bargain basement $20 million down and $80 million paid over 40 years) has gone for what...
  • Suspected 'tree branch' robber due in court

    A Buena Park man is due back in court Friday after being arrested for allegedly robbing an Irvine mini-mart where he threatened the clerk with a tree branch. On Tuesday, Irvine police arrested Herlin Mendez, 29, on suspicion of wielding a 3-foot-long...
  • Solorio wants details on fairgrounds

    COSTA MESA — Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) has introduced an urgency bill asking the state Legislature to address unanswered questions about the planned sale of the Orange County Fairgrounds. Solorio also is asking the Orange County Superior...
  • Newport men suing owners of pornographic website

    Two Newport Beach men have filed a class-action lawsuit against the owners of YouPorn, a website that streams adult movies over the Internet, accusing the site of searching through a user's web browser history to secretly collect data on what other...
  • Supt. charged with 2 felony counts

    Supt. charged with 2 felony counts
    Editor's note: This corrects an earlier version. Jeffrey Hubbard was not arrested and was not in jail. Newport-Mesa Unified School District Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard was charged Thursday with two felony counts of misappropriation of funds related to his...
  • School board seeks advice

    School board seeks advice
    COSTA MESA — The Newport-Mesa school board plans to meet in closed session at 6:30 p.m. Monday to discuss two felony counts filed this week against Supt. Jeffrey Hubbard. The charges, filed by the Los Angeles County district attorney, concern...
  • Group files new lawsuit over O.C. Fairgrounds

    COSTA MESA — Claiming that the state broke the law, local and state officials have filed a new lawsuit intended to stop a private investment group's purchase of the Orange County Fairgrounds. State Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana), Assemblyman Jose...