SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A drunken driver who killed a mother and father and seriously injured their three young children as they looked at Christmas lights in Southern California pleaded guilty Friday to second-degree murder.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A driver who struck and killed a 6-year-old girl as she played on a Southern California sidewalk was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder.
Maximino Delgado Lagunas, 56, of Anaheim, had a blood alcohol level that was more than three times the legal limit when his car went out of control on a Fullerton street on February 17, 2018, prosecutors said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A convicted sex offender has been sentenced in California to 20 years in prison for taking a 15-year-old girl on a three-month interstate road trip during which he gave the teen meth and had an unlawful sexual relationship with her, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they expect to drop additional charges against incarcerated lawyer Michael Avenatti after he pleaded guilty to multiple counts of wire fraud for swindling his clients out of settlement funds they were due.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a Las Vegas man of committing a hate crime by killing one person and wounding five in a mass shooting at a Taiwanese American church luncheon in California.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Incarcerated lawyer Michael Avenatti pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of wire fraud and a tax-related charge in a federal court case in Southern California accusing him of cheating his clients out of millions of dollars.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Incarcerated lawyer Michael Avenatti says he plans to plead guilty to charges in a federal court case in Southern California accusing him of cheating clients out of millions of dollars.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man was found dead following a fire in a Southern California mobile home that police believe was deliberately set, authorities said.
Firefighters responding late Friday in Santa Ana found the mobile home engulfed in flames, said Orange County Fire Authority Capt.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Two Southern California tax preparers each pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges they filed 433 phony tax returns using stolen identities as part of a $1 million fraud scheme, prosecutors said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California's Mater Dei High School will be closed through Friday after the discovery of a “credible threat” of violence, administrators said Tuesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man who drove onto a Southern California sidewalk and hit three children walking to school has been charged with premeditated attempted murder, prosecutors said Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Seven people were arrested on suspicion of running illegal gambling dens at Southern California homes after a years-long investigation uncovered crimes including drug trafficking, bribery and a shooting, authorities said Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man who had been kicked off a Southern California elementary school campus drove a car onto a curb and struck three children who were walking to school, police said Monday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A substitute teacher was arrested on suspicion of molesting four female students in a classroom at a Southern California elementary school, authorities said.
The alleged victims, ages 8 and 9 years old, told investigators the teacher touched them in appropriately in separate incidents at Adams Elementary in Santa Ana, according to police.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred of Taiwan dubbed himself a “destroying” angel in a seven-volume diary sent to a newspaper before the attack, the paper said Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man accused of opening fire on a Southern California church congregation because of his political hatred for Taiwan dubbed himself a “destroying angel" in a seven-volume diary sent to a newspaper before the attack, the paper said Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man charged with opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation of mainly elderly people in Southern California wanted to “execute in cold blood as many people in that room as possible,” a prosecutor said Tuesday in announcing murder, attempted murder and other charges for the shooting that killed one person and wounded five.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California piano teacher who molested students as young as 10 years old during lessons was sentenced Friday to 100 years to life in prison, prosecutors said.
John Mordecai Scott, 65, was sentenced in an Orange County courtroom after being convicted in March of more than 20 felony charges.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who dropped her 7-month-old son to his death from a Southern California hospital parking structure was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison.
Sonia Hermosillo, 42, of La Habra, told a judge that she was sorry for killing Noe Medina Jr.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ TTM Technologies Inc. (TTMI) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $17.2 million.
The Santa Ana, California-based company said it had profit of 17 cents per share.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ Ducommun Inc. (DCO) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $8.1 million.
On a per-share basis, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it had profit of 66 cents.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ First American Financial Corp. (FAF) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $98 million.
On a per-share basis, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it had net income of 88 cents.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ Banc of California Inc. (BANC) on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $48.5 million.
The bank, based in Santa Ana, California, said it had earnings of 69 cents per share.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California jury on Tuesday awarded $1.5 million to the family of a man who was mistakenly declared dead by authorities, resulting in a stranger being buried in the family plot.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police have captured a Southern California man who disappeared from a halfway house following an early release from prison five years after stabbing his mother to death, authorities said Sunday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors have charged two men after authorities allegedly found more than 20 pounds (9 kilograms) of fentanyl, nearly 200 pounds (91 kilograms) of cocaine and more than 800 pounds (363 kilograms) of methamphetamine in a minivan in Southern California.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man who assaulted security guards at a Southern California motel died at a hospital after he was arrested following a violent confrontation with police, authorities said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A convicted terrorist from Southern California was sentenced to more than 15 1/2 years in prison for selling drugs to an undercover FBI agent, prosecutors said.
Ahmed Binyamin Alasiri, 45, of Garden Grove was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty last fall to distributing methamphetamine, the U.S.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A jury has decided that Southern California police officers did not use excessive force when they shot and killed a man behaving erratically at a crowded sports complex five years ago.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are seeking a Southern California warehouse manager who is accused of stealing more than $1 million worth of COVID-19 tests from his employer's clinic.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) _ Ducommun Inc. (DCO) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $110.8 million.
On a per-share basis, the Santa Ana, California-based company said it had net income of $9.05.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An award-winning California prosecutor fired last week raised questions about racially tinged remarks made by his boss, Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer, when discussing a double-murder case in which a Black man was charged, according to documents released Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County sheriff's deputy won't face criminal charges for shooting a homeless man with mental health issues who was stopped for jaywalking, according to a review released Friday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Prosecutor of the Year in California who is campaigning to become a judge has been fired from his job in the Orange County district attorney’s office after an internal investigation into the withholding of evidence in a murder case.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter will look a lot like summer up and down California for the rest of the week as a heat wave stoked by bursts of Santa Ana winds builds in the south and unseasonable warmth sets in elsewhere, forecasters said Wednesday.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California multimillionaire who became an international fugitive after being accused of strangling his wife in 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years to life in prison.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County will pay $500,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging two deputies hit a man with a stun gun after he called 911 to complain they were harassing him.
The settlement was approved by county supervisors Tuesday and accepted by attorneys for David Andrews, the Orange County Register reported.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California man who killed two women with a meat cleaver after a New Year's Eve party while his wife and son waited in a car outside was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Santa Ana winds were expected to weaken slightly Thursday after causing damage in Southern California and making driving hazardous on some highways.
Gusts on Wednesday toppled a large pine tree onto a two-story dormitory on the campus of California Baptist University, the Riverside Fire Department said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A New Jersey man pleaded guilty to fraud for posing as a former New England Patriots player in order to buy and sell Super Bowl rings that he claimed were gifts to Tom Brady’s family.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A new round of gusty Santa Ana winds was expected to develop in Southern California on Tuesday as some cities were still cleaning up extensive damage from last weekend’s powerful winds.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Charges have been filed against a man who allegedly punched two medical assistants at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Southern California and groped a nurse providing him medical care, prosecutors said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing two men, one fatally, at a Southern California skatepark, authorities said.
Both victims were hospitalized with stab wounds to the chest following a fight Wednesday night at Centennial Skatepark in Santa Ana, police said.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A driver was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison on Friday for a drunken 100-mph crash on a California freeway that killed a woman and injured five other people.
Abel Aguilar-Calixto, 26, of Las Vegas was sentenced in Orange County Superior Court for causing the chain-reaction series of accidents in August 2018 on Interstate 5 in Irvine.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. Justice Department investigation of kickback schemes at substance abuse treatment facilities in Orange County has led to criminal charges against 10 defendants this year, the Los Angeles U.S.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Orange County sheriff's deputy is accused of throwing scalding water on a mentally ill inmate who didn't receive medical treatment for his burns for more than six hours, the county district attorney's office announced Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of Southern California electrical customers had their power cut Wednesday and more than 200,000 others faced the same prospect as utility companies sought to prevent wildfires as Santa Ana winds developed.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A lawsuit claims a player on a highly ranked Southern California high school football team suffered traumatic brain injury, gashes and a broken nose in a locker room hazing ritual in which players punch each other until one gives up.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gusty and dry Santa Ana winds will bring increased risk of wildfires to Southern California and possible public safety power shutoffs to nearly 141,000 utility customers through the Thanksgiving period.