| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The husband of a 58-year-old cyclist who was killed while biking in Newport Beach has filed a damages claim against the city.
In August, Debra Deem of Laguna Beach was riding west on East Coast Highway when she and a white minivan collided just east...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Police are looking for two men who started a fight outside Goat Hill Tavern that required four people to seek medical treatment, two of them for stab wounds, authorities said Monday.
Costa Mesa police responded to reports of gunshots fired in the Costa...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Costa Mesa police say they found 20 pounds of marijuana and small amounts of other drugs in a man's car after he crashed into a parked truck.
According to a news release sent out Tuesday, 22-year-old Derek Felton of Chandler, Ariz., hid from police...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:16 PM
A Costa Mesa man fell asleep while driving and crashed into the front wall of an Albertsons supermarket over the weekend, authorities said Monday.
Costa Mesa police Lt. Greg Scott said Alan Edward Roberts, 48, was asleep when he rammed his car into the...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 11:37 AM
A motorcyclist was seriously injured Wednesday night in Newport Beach when he and an SUV crashed near Fashion Island, police said.
The motorcycle and a Toyota 4Runner were traveling opposite directions on Coast Highway and collided when the SUV's driver...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 10:32 PM
A memorial service for a Costa Mesa police detective killed in a car crash is scheduled for Friday.
The service for Det. Mike Delgadillo is set for 11 a.m. at the Saint Thomas More Catholic Parish, 51 Marketplace, Irvine. Delgadillo, 57, died Wednesday...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:22 PM
It's time to put away those cell phones or risk getting a ticket.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Costa Mesa and Newport Beach police departments are keeping an eye out for drivers who focus more on their cell phones than on the...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 6:46 PM
West Baker Street: Assault and battery was reported in the 800 block at 1:31 a.m. Friday.
West Baker Street: Burglary was reported in the 600 block at 8:43 a.m. Friday.
Peterson Place: Auto theft was reported in the 2700 block at 12:09 p.m....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Three drivers escaped uninjured Tuesday after two cars caught fire in separate incidents and third was involved in a collision, according to authorities.
Costa Mesa firefighters responded to a call that a silver Ford Focus was on fire at 12:35 p.m. at...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Two trains collided in Chatsworth.
The death toll would reach 25. More than five times that were injured.
Peering through a home's chain-link fence, first responders saw fire licking twisted metal.
Soon they brought order to the chaos with color-...
| Jun 19, 2013
Even on his days off, Luis Adrian Torres was known to visit his co-workers at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Costa Mesa and lend a hand.
The grill needed to be cleaned at closing time after a busy day, and Torres did that and everything else enthusiastically...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:07 PM
The mother of a Costa Mesa teenager killed in a car wreck this week said a resident near the crash site ordered her to take down the makeshift memorial she and others built in his memory.
Monica Soto, whose son, Luis Adrian Torres, 19, died after a...