UPDATE, OCT. 29, 4:44 P.M.: After six hours of deliberation, a jury just found Steven Joseph Bruno guilty of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his adoptive father in the chest and head in his Irvine condo. The prosecution, which sought first-degree murder, claimed the slaying was premeditate ... More >>
A federal judge in Orange County has punished an ex-South African special-forces soldier for possessing an illegal cache of firearms and operating a $2.6 fraud scheme involving an ice-making business in Riverside. U.S. District Court Judge Cormac J. Carney sentenced South African Johannes Verma ... More >>
There's no dispute that Joseph Anthony Galarza pissed off gang cops in the Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD).During numerous vehicle stops as a passenger, Galarza--a low-level marijuana distributor--fled on foot, easily outran less fit officers and won the label "a runner"--in other words, someone ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] In recent police-brutality cases, jurors decided the violent cops are also brazen liars
Renowned forensics experts say a Pinal County, Arizona, deputy's high-profile tale about getting shot after encountering drug smugglers doesn't add up
Veronica Paz smoked pot with and repeatedly had public sex with Diego Gonzales, a 17-year-old high school wrestling champion, on a hillside perch overlooking Orange County. Yes, it is illegal for an adult to have sex with a minor, but that’s the least of Paz’s worries. The 26-year-old Stater Bro ... More >>
Amy Bril wants to make sure her kids dont grow up like she didinside the notorious cult known as the Family
Orange Countys 31 scariest cops!
What do you get when you combine paranoia, ego and almost limitless power?
Answer: DA Tony Rackauckas
Two weeks ago, he was oddly the harshest critic of local justice. Meet the new Tony Rackauckas
Exhaustive grand-jury investigation confirms DA corruption
Driving in OC, in your own words