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In this video image, Isidro Medrano Garcia, 42,  talks with his Defense attorney Charles Frisco as he appears before Judge Craig Robison Thursday, May 22, 2014  during his arraignment at the Orange County jail in Santa Ana, Calif. Prosecutors on Thursday filed five felony charges against Garcia, including rape and kidnapping to commit a sexual offense. He did not enter a plea, and his arraignment was continued until June. He is being held on $1 million bail.  (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Ken Steinhardt)

LA kidnapping case will test victim’s credibility

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors say Isidro Garcia is a doting father, loyal husband and good provider for his family. That doesn’t mean he’s not all the things prosecutors say he is: an abusive […]

05/23/2014

The home of suspect Isidro Garcia, the top floor, left apartment "G" is photographed in Bell Gardens, Calif., on Wednesday, May. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Police claim friendly neighbor was kidnap-rapist

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who says she was abducted by a man a decade ago who forced her to marry him and who fathered her child told KABC-TV that she’s happy and […]

05/22/2014

Candace Marie Brito, left. and Vanesa Zavala sit in the West Justice Center, Westminster, Calif., Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at a preliminary hearing.  (AP Photo/Los Angeles Times, Mark Boster,  POOL).

2 women to stand trial in Santa Ana nightclub killing

WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) — Two women were ordered Tuesday to stand trial on murder charges after a beating outside a nightclub took the life of a 23-year-old California woman. A judge ruled there was enough […]

02/11/2014

9-11 memorial flags at Pepperdine University

Attorneys Group Calls For Santa Ana To Remove Mississippi Flag From Civic Center

Some Southern California attorneys want the Mississippi state flag, the last in the nation to include the Confederate stars and bars, removed from a display at Santa Ana’s civic center.

01/02/2014

OC DA won’t charge police for deadly shooting

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – No charges will be filed against two Santa Ana police officers who killed a man and injured another in a shooting that followed a March car chase. A prosecutor from […]

12/21/2013

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Fire weather watch upcoming in SoCal counties

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forecasters say portions of Southern California can expect another round of high winds and hot, dry weather conditions that that will raise the threat of wildfire. The National Weather Service has […]

10/15/2013

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Garden Grove man charged with attempting to aid Al-Qaida

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A Garden Grove man was arrested and charged today with attempting to provide support to the al-Qaida terrorist network. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, 24, was arrested around 7:30 a.m. at a […]

10/11/2013

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2 children found dead in OC hotel room

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Two children have been found dead in an Orange County hotel room after police say an apparently suicidal woman made remarks that led authorities to them. Santa Ana police Cpl. […]

09/14/2013

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OC man who posed as policeman gets 10 years

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man who posed as a policeman, staged a phony arrest and then offered to let the man go in exchange for sex with his wife has been […]

09/13/2013

Driver in fatal OC crash turns himself in

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a driver who ran a stop sign and slammed into another vehicle, killing two people before fleeing the scene, has turned himself in. The Santa Ana Police Department […]

08/24/2013

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