After turning 18 years old days earlier, Brian Paul Landry broke into his teenage girlfriend's Santa Ana home while wearing a mask in Sept. 2008, fired three shots into the skull of the girl's mother as she prepared food in the kitchen, shoved a knife deep into the woman's neck and then sent a text ... More >>
My reaction to a news item about the Orange County Sheriff's Department considering the use of drones is pretty much the same as my reaction to the recent re-revelations about the federal government spying on U.S. citizens. I figured cops were already using drones here, just like I figured NSA spyin ... More >>
Hate to say it, but some of you at Coachella (which starts today!) are going to be approached by police officers assuming you have drugs. Well, you just may, but guess what? You still have rights, man. Cameron Bowman is here to help! As a music festival lover and attorney at San Jose firm Valencia, ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Our esteemed punk-rock columnist Exene Cervenka decided she wanted to share a short story with you. It comes in parts, starting this week. Since most everything she does is badass, we figured this would be no different. The following is part one of "I Had a Dream That I Woke Up, But ... More >>
For several months leading up to early 2010, a woman on her way to work routinely dropped off her three children at her sister's house in Santa Ana where she assumed they would be safe.One day in February, one of the kids, an eight-year-old boy, told his mother that he had been repeatedly sodomized ... More >>
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas didn't want convicted sex offender Manuel Flores freed from prison after serving a 16-month sentence for throwing rocks and a bottle of beer at a police officer, and then speaking in tongues when he was read his Miranda rights.By labeling Flores a ment ... More >>
[Hey, You!] Drunk driver seeks exposure
This weekend I got a DUI. The way the cop stopped me seemed weird to me though. He said he pulled me over for speeding. I knew I wasn't speeding because I saw him behind me and when I asked how fast I was going he said 66 mph!!! He immediately started asking me questions about how much I ha ... More >>
Hi Mr. Glew, This past weekend, my girlfriend and I were out at the bars for a bit of fun. We wanted to keep the fun going past 2 A.M., so we decided to pick up a white energy supplement...and by white energy supplement, I mean cocaine. Shortly after leaving my "friend's" house, I was ... More >>
One day in April 2006 in the City of Orange, wanted criminal Tyrone "Thumper" Christopher Rye got high on marijuana and stood at a street intersection holding a sword.What Rye--an uneducated, convicted felon tied to the Orange Varrio Cypress gang and the Mexican Mafia--was planning may never be k ... More >>
For the UC Irvine School of Law's first-ever Supreme Court Review Wednesday, the assembled panel was saddled with a reportedly "boring" 2010-2011 term. Fortunately, the legal all-stars who enlightened about 170 lunching students, lawyers and professors on campus (and an equal number watching the ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 28, 1:39 P.M.: The same day the third and final defendant was sentenced in the 2008 shooting death of a 22-year-old Lake Forest father, the shooter in that case lost an appeal over his confession.The California Court of Appeals, Fourth District, disagreed with the contentions of Edg ... More >>
Mohammad Yaqoob, rapistVillage Inn Restaurant manager Mohammad Yaqoob may not have had any prospects for a Valentine's Day date in February 2007, so he decided he'd focus his lust on a 17-year-old high-school girl who was working for him part-time.Indeed, there's evidence the then-29-year-old Yaq ... More >>
Olarte: Should I try a different excuse?Israel Antonio Olarte offered what he thought was a valid explanation for sexually molesting an 11-year-old Orange County girl in April 2008:She wanted it.I'm not making this up.
If you're a daughter, there are probably thousands of things you hope you'll never hear from your father.One of them might be, "I promise you that I'm not going to have sex with you."But one 18-year-old Orange County woman actually wanted her father to utter those alarming words.
Three men go wilding; the gays made them do it