Orange County Sheriff’s Department (California)

A teacher receives firearms training (AP Photo)

Schools in Orange Co. teach ways to combat gunmen

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Teachers at school districts in southern Orange County are being taught that if they can’t hide or get away from a campus gunman, they should try to take him out. […]

09/07/2013

(AP Photo)

Schools, sheriff partner in OC for school safety

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A new partnership between The Orange County Sheriff’s Department and school district officials aims to improve safety within the county’s 28 school districts in the event of a violent attack. […]

08/01/2013

(AP Photo)

Granny’s got a gun

STANTON, Calif. (AP) — A 72-year-old Southern California woman who shot at — and narrowly missed — a man trying to break into her home said Tuesday she was shocked at the attention but doesn’t […]

06/12/2013

Locator on Holy Jim Trail in the Cleveland National Forest, Santa Ana Mountains, Calif. (Google Maps)

Search for Calif. hikers focuses on light glimmer

(AP) — Helicopter crews took advantage of clear skies Wednesday in the hunt for two hikers lost for days in Southern California’s Cleveland National Forest, as searchers focused on an area where a glimmer of light was spotted the night before.

04/03/2013

Immigration detention center to close in LA area

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Federal authorities say they will cease using a 1,400-bed detention center in Los Angeles County to house immigration detainees after failing to reach an agreement with the sheriff on standards. Immigration […]

10/19/2012

Hidden camera in dressing room

(CNS) – Orange County sheriff’s investigators were checking surveillance footage today in an attempt to determine who placed a hidden camera in a dressing room of a clothing store at the Shops at Mission Viejo. […]

08/15/2012

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