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A comedy about a narcissist who meets his match, an actioner about a high school student out for revenge, dramas about an abused girl caring for her cancer-striken father and a lonely, self-harming girl with an imaginary friend, as well as documentaries about an adult female surfing club, the craft ... More >>
Glenda's Bail BondsAndrew CervantesAndrew Cervantes, who at 14 was believed last year to be the youngest person charged as an adult for murder in Orange County, today received what is likely the stiffest sentence handed to a 15-year-old here: 40 years to life in state prison.Cervantes was convict ... More >>
Dead: Rodrigo Valle, 13Killer: Ramon Diaz, then just shy of 17.Dead: Manuel Raul Orozco, 17.Killer: Andrew Cervantes, then 14.What do the two murders have in common other than they happened two years apart in Santa Ana and the teen killers were tried as adults?Stare downs.
UPDATE, SEPT. 12, 8:16 A.M.: Charged as an adult last year at the ripe young age of 14--the lowest age allowed under law--Andrew Cervantes was convicted last week of second degree murder and gang sentencing enhancements for gunning down Manuel Raul Orozco, 17, steps from his Santa Ana home and Fr ... More >>
UPDATE: A second 14-year-old has been arrested for murdering Manuel Raul Orozco (updates throughout) . . . Manuel Raul Orozco, 17, was just steps from his Santa Ana home about 5:30 p.m. June 22 when he was approached by two younger teens on bicycles.A gun was whipped out, a shot was fired into O ... More >>
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