The former girlfriend of a wealthy Newport Beach man was sentenced today to life in state prison without the possibility of parole for the 1994 cold case shooting-murder of him that has also been pinned on a former NFL linebacker. Nanette Ann Packard (formerly Johnston), 46, of Ladera Ranch, was f ... More >>
A random collection of this week's randomness randomly tagged with random observations of what we learned from it.JAN. 21: Orange County's Democratic establishment is thrown into a tizzy as Julio Perez, formerly of the Orange County Labor Federation, handily gets more votes than his 69th Assembly ... More >>
Accused murderer Nanette Ann Packard entered a hushed Santa Ana courtroom this afternoon from her holding cell and, if her frown and slouching shoulders were any indication, didn't believe she'd be receiving happy news.Packard's instincts were right. During a hearing that lasted nine minutes, an ... More >>
Former New England Patriot's linebacker Eric Naposki, now a convicted murderer, took a break from his seemingly continual jailhouse network TV interviews to appear today in court, where he asked that his punishment be delayed until May 18.Naposki entered Superior Court Judge William Froeberg's co ... More >>
Pool photograph by Paul Bersebach/OC RegisterPackard: But I'm "a good mom""He was perfect for Nanette. He was very rich. Why was he so perfect? He was gone three days a week. What better person to cheat on? You've got no eyes watching you and you can cheat on him over and over and over again."--O ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] The criminal defendant hopes to convince a jury she's a greedy slut—but not a murderer
Naposki: Suit up, boy. It's game time!One-time linebacker for the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts, Eric Naposki had been hoping that an Orange County judge would dismiss the murder case against him and an ex-girlfriend in the gun slaying of a wealthy Newport Beach businessman.Defense ... More >>
[Moxley Confidential] Was the cold-case homicide of William McLaughlin cold for so long that exculpatory evidence disappeared?