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  • Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife

    Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife
    A former UC Irvine graduate student was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering his ex-wife on campus after a child-support dispute. Judge William Froeberg also ordered Brian Hughes Benedict to pay almost $200,000 in...
  • Jury finds UCI grad student guilty of killing ex-wife

    The UC Irvine graduate student accused of shooting and killing his ex-wife outside of his campus apartment was found guilty in Orange County Superior Court Thursday. Brian Hughes Benedict, 40, was found guilty of one felony count of special-...
  • Man charged with murdering doctor will fall back on insanity defense

    Man charged with murdering doctor will fall back on insanity defense
    A man facing murder charges in the shooting death of a Newport Beach doctor in an exam room entered an insanity plea in Orange County Superior Court on Friday. Stanwood Elkus, 76, cupped his ears and leaned forward as Judge Gregg Prickett explained that...
  • Jury awards $3.8 million to former Newport-Mesa student for mangled fingers

    Jury awards $3.8 million to former Newport-Mesa student for mangled fingers
    Nearly three years after the accident at Estancia High School that left him without full use of his right hand, 19-year-old Bryan Zavala can still recall the smell of metal from the machine that claimed three of his fingers. "It's still so vivid," he...
  • Lawsuit: 'Biggest Loser' salad dressing not as healthy as advertised

    A salad dressing made popular on the weight-loss reality television show "The Biggest Loser" is not nearly as healthy as advertised, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court in Los Angeles. The lawsuit, filed Monday by New York resident and "Biggest...
  • Man accused of contaminating co-worker's water

    Man accused of contaminating co-worker's water
    SANTA ANA — A Fullerton man was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of ejaculating into his female co-worker's water bottle on two separate occasions at their company's offices in Newport Beach and Orange. Michael Kevin Lallana, 31, was charged...
  • Resident chases down theft suspect

    Apparently saying that someone needed money wasn't a good enough excuse for one Newport Beach man who chased down a burglary suspect he found allegedly rummaging through his friend's car early Wednesday. Police hope the arrest of Robert Schweickert, 20,...
  • Former priest's trial is in January

    COSTA MESA — A former priest is set to go on trial in January for allegedly molesting a boy four times at St. John the Baptist Church in Costa Mesa. The trial of Denis Lyons, 76, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 10 in courtroom C-35 in Santa Ana's...
  • NextG sues Newport Beach

    Wireless antenna company NextG Networks has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Newport Beach to try and force the city to allow five of the company's antenna poles to stand on East Coast Highway. In the lawsuit filed last week in federal court...
  • Former Bell official pleads guilty in DUI

    WESTMINSTER — Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo pleaded guilty to drunk driving in a Westminster court Wednesday following his March arrest in Huntington Beach. Rizzo, 56, of Huntington Beach, accepted a court-offered deal in which he pleaded...
  • Suspect extradited from Austria

    Suspect extradited from Austria
    COSTA MESA — One of Orange County's 10 Most Wanted men, who is accused of raping several women, including one in Costa Mesa, was expected to be extradited to the United States Friday from Austria, where international police tracked him down. Ali...
  • Kruger gets 25 to life

    Kruger gets 25 to life
    SANTA ANA — A former Newport Harbor High School football player was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for killing a Newport Beach liquor store owner and clerk during a shoplifting dispute over an adult magazine. Weston Scott Kruger,...