Remember the room filled with pet cans in the classic documentary (and also HBO dramatization) Grey Gardens? Turns out Santa Ana has it's own version of this--times three!--as the discovery of a 73-year-old woman's body on her porch ultimately uncovered two dogs, dozens and dozens of feral cats and ... More >>
Little Saigon's Kathleen Thi Hoang Luong thought she could smuggle another woman's eight-year-old Vietnamese boy into the United States illegally, but she had no covert activity skills.Luong owns a small Garden Grove food catering business.On the night of March 17, 2009, she flew out of Vietnam  ... More >>
John Rodriguez, tried for stroking his penis at girls walking to school and grabbing one of them, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges today and was sentenced to a year in jail, five years of probation and lifetime registration as a sex offender.The 6-foot-1, 350-pound, 20-year-old dental assist ... More >>
UPDATE, SEPT. 8, 10:55 A.M.: Due to media coverage of the indecent exposure charges against John Rodriguez, a fifth female has come forward to accuse the 20-year-old Santa Ana dental assistant of flashing his penis at her as she walked to school, prosecutors say.Rodriguez, who is scheduled to be ... More >>
Our periodical Ugly Police Mugshot of the Week has featured clear winners--if by winners you mean losers--as well as clear winners and a few also-rans. We've also crowned souls who were not that physically unattractive, but their crimes put them over the top with our judges--if by judges you mean ... More >>
Have you seen the fellow at the right? I mean, picture that face on a real-life face first. (He's not made of charcoal.) For a larger view, continue past the jump. The Westminster Police Department is concerned a fellow matching this description is getting quite brazen in his attempts to pull fem ... More >>
The Santa Ana native is king of Orange County's handball courtsbut can he go further and bring the sport some much-needed respect?