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Orange County Register: Fans gathered around a makeshift memorial outside Angel Stadium to honor pitcher Nick Adenhart, who died in a car accident. . . . A woman driving a car with a baby aboard was shot and killed in Santa Ana after leading police on a high-speed chase that began in Buena Park. . . . Another woman was not shot and killed in Rancho Santa Margarita after leading the CHP on a high-speed chase that began in Long Beach. . . . Orange County Transportation Authority spent nearly $96,000 over three years for board members' travel and conference expenses, which included $300-a night hotel rooms in New York City and $975-per-head conference fees in Washington, D.C. . . . Daniel Axtell, 38, Santa Ana, was sentenced to four years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old girl he taught at Talbert Middle School in Huntington Beach.

Los Angeles Times: The Angels unlocked their clubhouse and stadium so Jim Adenhart could mourn his son Nick. . . . The rookie's death reverberates around baseball and the nation. . . . A military jury at Camp Pendleton has aquitted 26-year-old Marine Sgt. Ryan Weemer of all charges in the fatal shooting of an Iraqi prisoner. . . . The settlement of the patient dumping case involving College Hospital, which has facilities in Costa Mesa and Cerritos, highlights the dearth of care for the homeless mentally ill. . . . Six more former executives of valve company Control Components Inc. of Rancho Santa Margarita were charged with conspiring to bribe foreign officials in return for lucrative contracts.

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