Fridays are always tough in Orange County's Central Courthouse at Santa Ana. That's when the majority of convicted defendants face sentencing. Of course, watching killers, rapists and robbers begin to pay for their crimes isn't tough. It's seeing the indescribable pain of victims and their families ... More >>
After only about four hours of deliberation, an Orange County jury of eight women and four men this afternoon found Marvin Vernis Smith guilty of brutally murdering his wife in December 2005.
Smith, a multi-millionaire apartment building owner, and his high-priced defense lawyer, Jennifer Keller, s ... More >>