| Feb 18, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The scene opens on images of twisted metal, deflated airbags and glass on asphalt.
What resembles the opening scenes of the California Highway Patrol's "Red Asphalt," meant to deter drunk and irresponsible driving, is actually a new public service...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:11 PM
A Newport Coast woman who killed a cyclist while driving drunk and texting pleaded guilty Tuesday in Orange County Superior Court to one felony count of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Danae Marie Miller, 23, was sentenced to four years...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:11 PM
A speeding teenage driver caused a fatal collision last year that killed a former Corona del Mar High School cheerleading coach along with three others, according to a recently released California Highway Patrol investigation report.
Wendy Rice perished...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:39 PM
A car crash in Newport Beach sent two people to the hospital Monday morning, authorities said.
The crash at 23rd Street and Irvine Avenue about 8 a.m. involved a Porsche and an older-model station wagon, said Newport Beach Police Department spokeswoman...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:18 PM
Despite a visit by Israeli President Shimon Peres, former Costa Mesa Police Chief Dave Snowden was not at his current post at the Beverly Hills Police Department on Friday morning.
Instead, he was back at Costa Mesa police headquarters, standing on the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:15 PM
About 800 Corona del Mar High School students walked to Mar Vista Drive on Tuesday to find four of their classmates injured and lying near shattered glass at the site of a bloody car crash.
The staged scene was part of the Every 15 Minutes national...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Police cleared the driver involved in a September crash that killed a 29-year-old cyclist, police said Wednesday.
Sarah Leaf, a nutritionist from Corona del Mar, died Sept. 14 after a crash at Bayside Drive and East Coast Highway, authorities said at the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Four people were hospitalized Thursday after a driver allegedly ran a red light in Costa Mesa, triggering a crash that launched one vehicle into the air.
"I saw it go tumble, tumble all over the place," said John Durio of Newport Beach, who was on his...
| 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...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:52 PM
A truck struck and killed a bicyclist about 10:35 a.m. Friday at Bayside Drive and East Coast Highway, a Newport Beach fire official confirmed.
The woman, who was not immediately identified, was in her 20s or 30s, said Battalion Chief Jeff Boyles.
| Sep 17, 2012
| 9:24 PM
A cyclist killed in a weekend hit-and-run accident in Newport Coast was remembered Monday as an empathetic physician who practiced at Newport Family Medicine on Superior Avenue.
Dr. Catherine "Kit" Campion Ritz, 57, of Irvine was described by her...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The Orange County district attorney's office announced charges Wednesday against a man accused of hitting a Newport Beach doctor with a truck and fleeing the scene.
Michael Jason Lopez, 39, of Anaheim faces one felony count of hit-and-run causing death...