OC Sheriff No Longer Checking Immigration Status Of InmatesThe new custody operations are in response to the passage of SB54, otherwise known as the "sanctuary state" bill that goes into effect Jan. 1.
Watchdog Finds Spoiled Food, Safety Risks At OC Immigration Detention FacilityAn internal government watchdog has raised concerns about reports of spoiled food and other health risks at an Orange County immigration detention facility.
Authorities Hope Public Can Identify Woman Whose Remains Were Found In 2014The woman was petite, at least 30 years of age, and had shoulder-length wavy dark brown hair with light highlights. The decedent had a very distinct gold colored dental bridge on her left lower jaw.
Man Killed In Yorba Linda Deputy-Involved ShootingA man was shot and killed by an Orange County sheriff's deputy in the parking lot of a Yorba Linda hotel on Monday, authorities said.
Bomb Threat Called In To Orange Police DepartmentThe Orange Police Department’s headquarters were partially evacuated Wednesday morning after a bomb threat was called in, authorities said.
OC Sheriff: Jail Escapees Had Outside Aid, Kidnapped Cab DriverThree inmates who pulled off an intricate getaway from an Orange County jail had outside help from a man who slipped them escape tools and gave them a ride to safety before they kidnapped a taxi driver at gunpoint and held him captive for a week while arguing over whether to kill him, authorities said Monday.
Search Continues For Inmates Who Rappelled From Roof To Escape Santa Ana JailInvestigators are pursuing several leads in the search for three inmates who masterminded a brazen escape from a maximum-security jail in Santa Ana and are considered dangerous, authorities said Sunday.
Bones Identified With DNA Collected At OC Sheriff's 'ID The Missing' EventOrange County authorities say DNA samples collected from relatives last October at an "ID the Missing" event matches material from bones found in 1989.
Orange County Sheriff's Need Public's Help To Nab Driver In Fatal Hit-And-RunAuthorities said "numerous car parts" were left behind from the suspect vehicle but at this time they have not determined the car's make or model.
Woman Goes On Trial Monday For Allegedly Murdering Her 96-Year-Old MotherIf convicted, Christine Marie Reynolds faces a maximum sentence of 50 years to life.
Orange County Sheriff's Department Searches For Bank Robbery SuspectThe Orange County Sheriffs Department on Monday asked for the public's help in finding a suspect believed to have robbed several banks in Orange County.
Skateboarder Killed In San Juan Capistrano Hit-And-Run, Suspect ArrestedA 23-year-old skateboarder was struck and killed in San Juan Capistrano on Friday night by a hit-and-run driver, authorities said. The suspect has been identified as a 19-year-old Laguna Niguel man.