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Orange County Superior Court

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  • Schools trustee sues H.B. over campaign sign restriction

    Schools trustee sues H.B. over campaign sign restriction
    Ocean View School District Trustee John Briscoe has sued the city of Huntington Beach, claiming its ordinance regarding campaign signs is unconstitutional. Briscoe, who is running for reelection in November, was fined $250 by the city this month for...
  • 3 accused of pimping plead not guilty to torture, kidnapping

    Three suspects accused of kidnapping and torturing a woman in a Costa Mesa motel room pleaded not guilty Monday to human trafficking and other felonies. Renice Stevenson Flores-Davis, 26, Oscar Gonzalez-Salinas, 33, and Cierra Rose Thompson, 27, were...
  • Founder Chuck Smith's family sues Calvary Chapel

    A daughter and the widow of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa founder Chuck Smith have sued his former church, alleging a conspiracy to commandeer Smith's ministry and deny him emergency medical attention on his deathbed. Smith died last year at age 86 after...
  • Council candidate Ramos sues city contractor

    Council candidate Ramos sues city contractor
    Costa Mesa City Council candidate Lee Ramos is suing a city construction contractor, alleging that the company's negligent work in front of his Eastside home caused him to fall and sustain permanent injury. The lawsuit, which will be reviewed Oct. 27 in...
  • Teacher who questioned cat dissections sues school district, claims retaliation

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher is suing Newport-Mesa Unified, alleging that district administrators retaliated against her after she publicly questioned the need for students to dissect cat carcasses in class. Karen Coyne claims...
  • Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife

    Ex-UCI student gets life sentence for killing ex-wife
    A former UC Irvine graduate student was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for murdering his ex-wife on campus after a child-support dispute. Judge William Froeberg also ordered Brian Hughes Benedict to pay almost $200,000 in...
  • Long delays in accused killer's prosecution frustrate victim's family

    Long delays in accused killer's prosecution frustrate victim's family
    Steve Herr keeps a list in a notebook of every court hearing that's been held for the man accused of killing his son. So far — four years, three months and 17 days after Sam Herr's death — court has been brought to order 41 times in the...
  • Murder and dismemberment case's delays frustrate slain man's family

    Murder and dismemberment case's delays frustrate slain man's family
    In a notebook, Steve Herr keeps a list of every court hearing for the man accused of murdering his son. As of Aug. 29 — four years, three months and eight days after Sam Herr's death — there have been 40 in the case against Daniel Patrick...
  • Trial delayed in 2 OCC students' slayings as defense assembles misconduct allegations

    Trial delayed in 2 OCC students'  slayings as defense assembles misconduct allegations
    An Orange County Superior Court judge Friday set a deadline for the defense team of a man accused of double murder to lay out a sweeping motion alleging misconduct by prosecutors and law enforcement. Judge James Stotler gave public defender Scott...
  • Two judges censured after admitting having sex with women in chambers

    Two judges censured after admitting having sex with women in chambers
    Two California judges — one in Orange County, the other in Kern County — avoided removal from the bench after they admitted to having sex with women inside their respective chambers and showed remorse, according to a judicial oversight panel...
  • Woman sentenced for having sex with teens

    A 44-year-old Irvine woman was sentenced Friday to three years and four months in prison for sexually assaulting two teenage boys who spent time at her house with friends. An Orange County Superior Court Judge also ordered Nicole Ethel McMillen to...