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  • Irvine man sentenced for sexual assault

    A 21-year-old Irvine man was sentenced Friday to 25 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting a woman in 2010, authorities said. Victor Gillespie's conviction in August was his third strike, according to prosecutors. Authorities said Gillespie...
  • Child molester denied parole

    An Irvine man who kidnapped and raped a child and molested two others was denied parole Tuesday, according to prosecutors. Drew David Lambert, 32, formerly of Irvine, was sentenced to 15 years to life in August 1996 and is serving his sentence at...
  • Community & Clubs: Casino night fundraiser will get 'wild'

    Harbor Mesa Lions will hold their annual "Wild West Casino Night" fundraiser on Friday at the Neighborhood Community Center in Costa Mesa. The evening includes a chuck wagon buffet dinner, country and western dancing, silent auction and gaming tables....
  • Rapist who met victims in Costa Mesa convicted

    A registered sex offender who targeted women he met in a Costa Mesa nightclub was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting four women in 2007 and videotaping his crimes. James Ernest Bledsoe, 30, of Huntington Beach was found guilty of felony forcible...
  • Man charged with attempting to kill infant

    COSTA MESA — A 24-year-old man was allegedly caught on video attempting to kill his 2-month-old son by shaking, punching and swinging him by the neck with a blanket, authorities said. Joshua Allen Robey, who was living in a Costa Mesa motel, was...
  • Letters From The Editor: Carve out time for Pumpkins and Pancakes

    I like Halloween. Not for the sweets. Not for the costumes. Not for the haunted houses. I like it for the pancakes. Pumpkins and Pancakes, really. Two things that go together about as well as chicken and waffles. The annual event by the same name...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Newport man pleads guilty to molesting girls

    A Newport Beach man was convicted of molesting two girls, ages 13 and 15, and possessing graphic child pornography, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Alex Bassinne, a 51-year-old former Santa Ana teacher, pleaded guilty Tuesday to one felony count of a...
  • The Crowd: A memorable party at The Duke's old home

    The Crowd: A memorable party at The Duke's old home
    They did it again. The stylish Beverly and Bob Cohen opened their art nouveau-inspired Bayshores estate last week on behalf of Childhelp donors and underwriters supporting the Childhelp 2012 Spring Fashion Luncheon and fundraiser. Dressed in a chic...
  • The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children

    The Crowd: Reaching out to abused children
    The numbers are still coming in a week after the event. Organizers hope to reach a grand tally of $250,000 raised at the annual "For The Love of A Child" fashion show and luncheon, held at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa on March 5, and chaired by...
  • Costa Mesa man pleads not guilty to sexual battery

    A 65-year-old Costa Mesa man pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he sexually assaulted a 28-year-old woman while she received massage therapy, according to court records. Dennis Scott Durbin could face up to four years in state prison, and a...