Articles Tagged With ‘Orange County’




California bill would make prosecutorial misconduct a felony

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Prosecutors will face felony charges for withholding or falsifying evidence if a bill that is currently making its way through the California Legislature becomes law. The bill calls for punishments of up to three years in prison for prosecutorial misconduct.... (Continue reading)

Tribune Co. loses out on California newspaper sale

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Following interference from the United States Department of Justice, the Tribune Publishing Company has lost its opportunity to corner the Southern California newspaper market. A competing publisher is now set to purchase a Southern California newspaper portfolio. [USA Today] At... (Continue reading)

DOJ trying to stop California newspaper sale

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The United States Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in attempt to block the Tribune Publishing Company from purchasing the Orange County Register. The DOJ is also trying to halt the sale of the Riverside County Press-Enterprise... (Continue reading)

Violent crime suspects escape California jail

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A murder suspect and a man accused of severing the penis of a medical marijuana dispensary owner are part of a trio who remain at large after escaping an Orange County Jail on Friday. [CBS News] The inmates escaped the... (Continue reading)

California judge reduces child rapist sentence

A California judge reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped a three-year-old girl, because the rapist did not seek out his victim, he just became sexually aroused. Last week, Orange County Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly reduced... (Continue reading)

California teachers accused of beach sex with students

Two female Southern California high school teachers are accused of luring a group of male students to the beach, giving them booze and then engaging in sexual acts. [LA Times] Orange County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested South Hills High School... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man arrested for murdering mother

A Santa Maria man is accused of murdering his mother, whose body turned up in the Orange County city of La Habra in July. [KEYT] Authorities arrested Gabriel Espinoza Tuesday at his Santa Maria home. In July, a man found... (Continue reading)

Orange County DA raids law firm accused of political bullying

Smear campaigns and legal threats directed at political reformers are beginning to draw the attention of law enforcement in California. [LA Times] Last week, Orange County District Attorney investigators raided a law firm that is accused of bullying political leaders... (Continue reading)

Oceano dunes rider returns $20,000 diamond bracelet

A retired firefighter from Modesto discovered a $20,000 diamond bracelet while riding his quad at the Oceano Dunes and then worked to return the bracelet to its owner. [ModestoBee] In June, Orange County resident Robyn Giranda brought her son to... (Continue reading)

California carjacking shootings kill four victims

A series of carjacking and shootings killed at least four people in Orange County Tuesday morning. [NBC LA] Tustin police initially responded to a report of a carjacking and shots fired just off the 5 Freeway around 5:30 a.m. A... (Continue reading)