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O.C. Man sentenced under state’s human trafficking law

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Prosecutors say an Orange County man has been sentenced to 17 years to life in state prison for luring a teenager into prostitution. Chuncey Tarae Garcia received the sentence Friday […]


Scott Dekraai, accused of killing eight people in a Seal Beach beauty salon, listens to the judge during a motion hearing on March 18, 2014 in Santa Ana, California. The hearing is underway to address the public defender's allegations of a widespread, unconstitutional jailhouse informant program that he feels affects the case of his defendant. (March 17, 2014 - Source: Pool/Getty Images North America)

Lawyer: Man will plead guilty to killings at salon

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California man charged with shooting and killing his ex-wife and seven others at a hair salon has agreed to plead guilty, his defense attorney said Monday. Scott Dekraai, 44, […]


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Orange County officials stress measles vaccinations

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Orange County public health officials today recommended measles vaccinations for anyone not already inoculated, in light of 21 confirmed cases of measles so far this year, compared to one or two […]


Anaheim Police K-9 Unit member Bruno. (Photo credit: Anaheim PD via Twitter)

Anaheim police dog, Bruno will retire

ANAHEIM (CNS) – The police dog shot during a fatal officer-involved shooting will be retired, it was reported today. Bruno, the SWAT-trained German shepherd was shot during a confrontation between Anaheim Police Department officers and […]


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President Obama to speak at UC Irvine’s commencement ceremony

A school that sits on land that was set aside by a US President 50 years ago, will be host to the current president for a special commencement ceremony in June. Dr. Thomas Parham, who […]


A doctor vaccinates a patient against measles.  (AP Photo/Thomas Kienzle)

7 cases of measles confirmed in OC

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Orange County officials today confirmed seven cases of measles this year, a substantial increase from the zero to one cases seen on average annually. “We expect to see additional measles cases […]


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Child annoyance suspect still at large

(CNS) – A man suspected of exposing himself to several teenage girls as he has tried beckoning them to his car apparently struck again today, Irvine police said. About 1 p.m., a man matching the […]


Fire Scorches OC Temple’s Kitchen, Torah Saved

SANTA ANA (CNS) – Fire raged for nearly an hour inside a building at one of Orange County’s largest Jewish temples Saturday. Flames were reported about 6:05 a.m. inside a structure at Temple Beth Sholom […]


Man taking photo in tree gets electrocuted, killed

TUSTIN, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old Tustin man was electrocuted and killed while perched in a tree to shoot a photograph of the sunset. The Orange County Register reports that family members spotted […]


Firefighter Troy Drouin takes a short break before mopping up hot spots near Yosemite National Park, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

2 Cabins Destroyed In Rural OC Fire

Crews have extinguished three wildfires that destroyed a pair of cabins in a remote area of eastern Orange County.


Body found on Orange County freeway transition

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are examining whether a 51-year-old woman found dead on an Orange County freeway transition road may have been pushed or jumped out of a vehicle. The Orange County Register  […]


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Streak of dropping gas prices ends at 35 days

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 35-day streak of decreases ended today when the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was unchanged, remaining at $3.783. The average price dropped 27.9 cents […]