Ranking House Republicans in Washington, D.C. gave Orange County Congressman Dana Rohrabacher a subcommittee to ponder emerging threats in Europe and Eurasia, a move on par with Sheriff Andy Taylor giving Deputy Barney Fife a flashlight and putting him on a nightly UFO watch in Mayberry. GOP big bo ... More >>
UPDATE, JAN. 25, 10:36 A.M.: Ex-soccer coach and accused child pornography hoarder Robert Vincent Peace pleaded not guilty at arraignment Tuesday to 16 felonies and a sentencing enhancement allegation for substantial sexual conduct with a child. The judge set Peace's bail to $500,000. He fa ... More >>
OC Register media pool photoProsecutor Matt Murphy nabs another murdererIn most respects, today was a typical day in Orange County: Surfers hit Pacific Ocean waves under a cloudless sky. Shoppers crammed into South Coast Plaza. The notorious 55 freeway wrecked people's schedules. Excited tourists ... More >>
Photo by Beth StirnamanArpaio, CCIR head Barbara Coe, and random weirdoOur sister paper, the Phoenix New Times, has covered Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio longer and more truthfully than any publication. Its coverage is so thorough it remembers when Know Nothings were attacking Arpayaso for h ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local crimes and police calls--now with waaaaaay more armed robberies, bike-riding/-taking bandits and indoor pot busts. MONDAY, NOV. 16Wee Hour Party Goes to Pot During a party in a home in the 700 block of Maplewood Avenue in Fullerton, a resident whipp ... More >>
Doesn't marijuana go stale? I dunno, but Jim Spray, 51, and Felix Cha (the person, not the tea), 22, want the government to return the pot police officers confiscated two years ago, according to Christine Hanley at the Times. Lawyers for both men told the Santa Ana-based Court of Appeal yesterday th ... More >>
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Slosh fund revelation helps fuel mass exodus of veteran investigators
Mike Sheldrake figured he was dead when Starbucks opened two stores near his indie coffeehouse. Now his business is up 40 percent.
When did Barney Fife transfer to the Costa Mesa PD?