In a rare move, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has sided with a Los Angeles-based federal judge and against the California Supreme Court to rule that a wealthy Orange County defendant convicted of savagely murdering his wife did not receive a fair trial in 2007. U.S. Distr ... More >>
An Orange County Fire Authority retiree who'd been represented in court by the district attorney's former wife pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing $40 from a co-worker's wallet at the Irvine station. Former firefighter-paramedic Gregory Mark Konishi, 49, entered his plea to two misdemeanor counts eac ... More >>
The firefighter who pleaded not guilty to four misdemeanor counts tied to his alleged theft of $40 from a fire captain's wallet at their Orange County Fire Authority station in Irvine has reportedly retired.It's also been disclosed Gregory Mark Konishi, 49, of Rancho Santa Margarita, is being repres ... More >>
Wagner: I'm guilty. Wait, I'm not guilty if it means prison time.Bradley Stewart Wagner--the prize embarrassment of the Anaheim Police Department for using his badge to violently sexually assault three women he believed were illegal immigrants near Disneyland--is baaaaaaack.Well, to be precise, W ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Anaheim cop Bradley Stewart Wagner's former lawyer dooms his chances of getting out of his guilty plea to sexually assaulting illegal immigrants.
Marvin V. SmithJustice can take many twists--if it ever arrives.Take the case of Marvin Vernis Smith, the wealthy liquor store owner who viciously murdered his lovely wife Minnie with a fireplace poker and then made the bloody crime scene at the couple's Cypress residence look like a burglary gon ... More >>
Dirty copAdd "cheap" and "pitifully subservient" to the long, disgusting list of descriptions--rapist, habitual liar, dirty cop, drug addict--you can say about Bradley Stewart Wagner, the veteran Anaheim officer who repeatedly used his badge in an illegal sex-crimes scheme that targeted illegal-i ... More >>
Marvin V. SmithThe California Attorney General has decided to appeal a Court of Appeal ruling that overturned the first degree murder conviction of Marvin Vernis Smith, a wealthy liquor store owner who police say murdered his wife with a fire place poker and then staged the crime scene to look li ... More >>
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 >>
An OC jury ponders this question: Who is the right-handed man who murdered Minnie Smith?
One man has four girlfriends and eight children, all of whom live in separate houses within four miles of each other. In Utah? No, Irvine
Grand jury-sought spouses of DA, GOP leader no longer missing
Exhaustive grand-jury investigation confirms DA corruption
May just be home