Lenny Dykstra, the Santa Ana-born baseball phenom out of Garden Grove High who went on to Major League glory with the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies in the early to mid-1990s, has completed his state and federal incarcerations."Nails" was released Thursday from Victorville Federal Correctio ... More >>
Long Beach police detectives are investigating a "horrific" murder pinned to a homeless man who allegedly burned a 63-year-old man to death inside his SUV parked in a convenience store lot along Pacific Coast Highway. Cops, hoping witnesses will come forward, have released surveillance footage from ... More >>
Which accused LA crime figure is a friend of a friend of ex-Los Angeles DA Steve Cooley?
At what was expected to be a preliminary hearing, the accused murderer of Fullerton College student Lynsie Ekelund pled guilty today. Christopher Michael McAmis, 31, will serve a sentence of 15 years to life for murdering 20-year-old Ekelund in 2001 at his Whittier apartment.Ekelund disappeared ... More >>
UPDATE, JAN. 19, 1:30 P.M.: From the Los Angeles Times: "Long Beach police said they believe that Ponce is responsible for other killings, including two in the Long Beach area. Authorities did not release details on those two cases but said the slaying occurred in the downtown Long Beach area ... More >>
UPDATED, AUG. 15, 2 P.M.: Irvine veterinary technician Kimberly Nizato was sentenced today in Norwalk to 30 days in Los Angeles County Jail, three years of probation and an order to pay restitution for leaving Courage the German shepherd to die.The dog, who weighed only 37 pounds when he was turn ... More >>
For Buena Park's James Ochoa, the indescribable agony of spending 16 months locked in the Orange County Jail and a California prison for crimes he did not commit is a bit less painful today. This afternoon, a state board in Sacramento voted 3 to 0 to award Ochoa nearly $30,000 in compensation in o ... More >>