A driver found guilty in February of murder, DUI and forging prescriptions was sentenced today to 17 years to life in state prison.Asked in January if a murder count for the DUI-related slaying of a pedestrian was proper, Weekly readers engaged in a lively debate in our comments section.
Trial began last week for a 29-year-old Placentia man facing a murder count for allegedly raging on methamphetamine, Diazepam,
Nordiazepam, Alprazolam, Hydroxyalprazolam, Oxazepam, Temazepam,
amphetamine, Morphine, and 11-nor-9-carboxy-delta-9-tetrahyrocannabinol (THCA) before causing a car crash ... More >>
One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you incredibly horny. But if jail time is in the cards for suspects Cody Horn, 29, of Yorba Linda and Troy Olson, 44, of Norco, it's the former pill they'll want to keister. Both men face multiple charges related to a drug transaction involvin ... More >>
The Washington Post compared the annual financial disclosure reports filed by every
member of Congress over the past decade to various public
records and discovered that nearly 50 senators and House representatives directed millions of dollars in
earmarks to projects that could either enhance ... More >>
UPDATE, AUG. 11, 12:22 P.M.: Crystal Cathedral's former chief financial officer, Fred Southard, strolled into a recent bankruptcy hearing in federal court in Santa Ana and shook his head. It just won't work, he commented to assembled reporters about the Robert H. Schuller family plan to turn to c ... More >>
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It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more girlie knife fights, un-tartared waters, pranksters with bullhorns, real-looking fake-gun scares and dogs stolen, smashed, smelling marijuana and taking bites out of crime
Probably not the d ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more beer bandits, wild chases, ripped-off stripper drivers, bowling alley knife fights and men without pants.TUESDAY, SEPT. 8Strippers' Backup Needs Backup A man who told police he was hired to be a driver for strippers met with anot ... More >>
My sole Moreno Valley experience happened in 1998, when some methed-out gabacho stole my run-down 1983 Camaro from the parking lot of the former Huish Family Fun Center in Anaheim right next to Camelot (it's now an industrial park). When the cops told me that they found my car in Moreno Valley, m ... More >>
The must-have fashion accessory of the season for robbers in Irvine and San Juan Capistrano.It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of Orange County police calls . . . TUESDAY, JUNE 16Forest Firebug is a Pot Farm Exposer to Boot: Seven fires were ignited within a short distance of each other in Trabuco Ca ... More >>