| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:16 PM
An attorney for the family of one of two men killed in a head-on collision on Laguna Canyon Road has sued a driver who survived the wreck, a witness and multiple cities and public agencies.
Attorney Otto Haselhoff, who represents the family of Alberto...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:19 PM
Prosecutors this week changed the charges against a Newport Beach woman who had been accused of ramming an Orange County sheriff's deputy with her car at John Wayne Airport in July.
Rebecca Lee McLaughlin, 49, now faces an attempted murder charge...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 6:47 PM
In an internal email that quickly went public, a top Newport-Mesa Unified School District official accused school and district administrators of mishandling the cheating scandal at Corona del Mar High.
Jane Garland, who is in charge of discipline for...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Americans love their doctors. But Michele Monserratt-Ramos says love isn't always enough. When it comes to choosing a medical professional, she says, information is power.
As a patient advocate and Torrance-based activist for open records, she...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:50 PM
A Santa Ana detective testified Monday that she posed as an inmate, going undercover into the jail cell of a defendant in a high-profile beating case after the woman refused to talk with police and demanded an attorney.
Det. Patricia Navarro said she...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 5:39 PM
After less than a day of deliberations, a jury on Tuesday convicted a Garden Grove real estate agent of shooting two people in order to steal a Lexus, an execution-style double murder that could bring him the death penalty.
Prosecutors said Hilbert...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Two women were ordered Tuesday to stand trial for murder in the death of a 23-year-old woman who was beaten during an altercation outside a popular Santa Ana nightspot.
The ruling followed a two-day hearing with attorneys dissecting the shaky and...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 11:13 AM
A Huntington Beach man has admitted to stealing ATMs, containing thousands of dollars in cash, across Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Richard Allen Clements, 50, pleaded guilty in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday to one count of grand theft....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The Newport Beach City Council has opened a second front in the legal fight over the Newport Banning Ranch development.
Council members agreed in closed session Tuesday to appeal an Orange County Superior Court order related to their earlier decision to...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:47 PM
As long as I walk this earth, I will never forget the exact moment, 11:45 p.m. June 1, 2013, when the call came in. It was Chanel Fugnetti with news that just moments earlier, Kelly Blue Morehouse had succumbed to injuries suffered in a motorcycle...
| May 28, 2014
| 6:19 PM
There is enough evidence for the accused killer of a prominent Newport Beach doctor to stand trial on murder charges next month, an Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday.
Stanwood Elkus, 76, is facing a special-circumstances murder charge...