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  • Prosecutor: Former L.A. deputy tortured wife, her lover

    Editor's note: This story contains graphic material that some readers may find offensive. * SANTA ANA — A formerLos Angeles County Sheriff's Departmentdeputy tortured his then-wife and her lover in an Irvine office after learning of their affair,...
  • Deputy who tortured wife, lover gets four life sentences

    A former Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy was sentenced to four life sentences and nearly 20 years in prison Friday for torturing his wife and her lover. Robert Avery McClain, 38, of Irvine was convicted of eight felonies, including aggravated mayhem,...
  • Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service

    Community & Clubs: Make a New Year's resolution of service
    As you make your New Year's resolutions, add this one to your list: Visit a service club and check one out for possible membership. Membership in a service club is an extra 30 minutes a week on a breakfast, lunch or dinner hour for a club meeting filled...
  • Irvine man convicted of felony child abuse

    SANTA ANA — An Irvine man who threw his 7-year-old son off a harbor cruise boat into Newport Harbor was convicted Monday of felony child abuse and a misdemeanor count of resisting an officer. Sloan Briles, 35, pleaded guilty to throwing his son...
  • Court extends grand jury application deadline

    The Orange County Superior Court has extended the deadline for those interested in applying to sit on the grand jury for the 2012-13 term. Serving on the grand jury is a full-time position for one year beginning in July, and jurors will investigate the...
  • Sunday school teacher accused of sex crimes

    A Sunday school volunteer at Rock Harbor Church in Costa Mesa allegedly formed relationships with boys in his congregation and went on to sexually abuse at least one of them multiple times between November 2009 and November 2011, according to a criminal...
  • Community Commentary: Trader Joe's should join the Campaign for Fair Food

    People often forget that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis, Tenn., while he was standing in solidarity with sanitation workers as they sought justice in their workplace. I could think of no better way to honor his legacy than by...
  • Man gets five years for molesting girl

    A 42-year-old Newport Beach man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for molesting a child he met on a social networking site in 2010. Samuel Brent Robertson pleaded guilty Thursday to 24 counts of lewd or lascivious conduct with a minor,...
  • Rock Harbor families allege abuse

     Rock Harbor families allege abuse
    A Sunday school volunteer at Rock Harbor Church in Costa Mesa allegedly formed relationships with children in his church and went on to sexually abuse at least one of them multiple times between November 2009 and November 2011, according to church leaders...
  • Rapist gets 61 years to life

    A man on the Orange County district attorney's Most Wanted list was sentenced to 61 years to life in prison Friday for sexual assaults that took place in Costa Mesa and other parts of Southern California, authorities said. Ali Achekzai, 34, formerly of...
  • Mailbag: Opposing views on column about Islam

    Re: "Unveiled: A Muslim Girl in O.C.: In Islam, men, women equals," Jan. 28: I wish to point out that the title is a tendentious lie. Women in Islamic countries do not enjoy equal rights with men. There is a mountain of evidence of that in books,...
  • Apodaca: Authorities must listen to and protect our children

    Once again, adults entrusted with the care of children have let them down. If you've been following the news lately, you've no doubt been horrified by accounts of a Los Angeles elementary school teacher who allegedly subjected students to lewd acts,...