Orange County

Accused of killing eight people in a Seal Beach beauty salon listens, while his attorney Assistant Public Defender Scott Sanders addresses the court during a motion hearing on March 18, 2014 in Santa Ana, California. The hearing is underway to address the public defender's allegations of a widespread, unconstitutional jailhouse informant program that he feels affects the case of his defendant. (Photo by Mark Boster-Pool/Getty Images)

O.C. DA Creates Committee To Review Use Of Jail Informants

The Orange County district attorney’s office has formed a special committee to review its use of jailhouse informants following misconduct allegations that have sidetracked some criminal cases.

07/06/2015

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Protesters Greet Dalai Lama Visit To UC Irvine As Part Of 80th Birthday Celebration

The spiritual leader of about 20 million Tibetan Buddhists worldwide was in the Southland Monday to celebrate his 80th birthday.

07/06/2015

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Best After School Programs in Orange County

Our best OC picks for ways to keep the kids occupied in the hours between school letting out and dinner.

CBS Los Angeles–07/03/2015

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Ex-Sunday School Teacher Convicted Of Child Molestation

Christopher McKenzie, 51, of Costa Mesa was found guilty Wednesday of 20 felony counts, including committing lewd acts on a child and possessing child pornography.

07/01/2015

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Narcotics Suspect Surrenders After OC Pursuit Along 5 Freeway

Police took a suspect into custody Tuesday after a high-speed chase on the southbound Santa Ana (5) Freeway in southern Orange County.

06/30/2015

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The 2015 OC Fair – One Big Party

CBS2/KCAL9 is giving viewers a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of one-day general admission tickets and carnival rides to come and celebrate at the OC Fair.

06/29/2015

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3 Dead, 2 Seriously Hurt In Head-On Crash In O.C. That Also Killed Dog

Three people and a dog have been killed in a crash in southern Orange County.

06/25/2015

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Best Bars With Tropical Drinks In Orange County

The weather is heating up, and what better way to ring in summer than to grab a drink with an umbrella in it.

06/25/2015

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DNA Links Convicted Hit-And-Run Driver To 2004 Murder, Rape In South LA

A felon convicted in the hit-and-run death of a woman in Orange County has been linked through DNA evidence to the 2004 rape and murder of a woman in South Los Angeles.

06/24/2015

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Gone Country: Best Southern-Style Bars In And Around Orange County

Orange County might not seem like a region fit for country western fans, but there are a few spots that cater to exactly that crowd. From bars filled with hundreds of beer choices to low-key musical locales, enjoy enough options to fill an entire week’s worth of fun. Orange County is varied enough to cater to all aspects of the American tradition, from steaks and booze to Cajun and blues.

CBS Los Angeles–06/24/2015

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Gunman Fires At Fullerton Police During Traffic Stop

Officials have taken the driver into custody. They’ve also detained a man they suspect may be the gunman.

06/22/2015

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66 Surfers Set Record For Most People Riding A Board At Once

Surf champions and local heroes were among those who hung loose on a custom built, 42-foot board off Huntington Beach on Saturday.

06/20/2015

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Countless Red Tuna Crabs Cover Orange County Coastline

Countless red tuna crabs have washed ashore and are covering the Orange County coastline.

06/16/2015

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Santa Ana Police Searching For Robbery Suspect Stopped By 11-Year-Old Girl

Genesis Ramos was headed to school with her mother and older sister Monday morning when the family stopped at a 7-Eleven on East Warner and South Grand avenues.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2015

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Bicyclist Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver In Stanton

The man appears to have been riding out of an alleyway when he fell from his bicycle onto Beach Blvd. and was run over by a vehicle, the OCSD reports.

06/16/2015

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