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KNX Hero Of The Week: Nursing Student Saves Child From Choking

Nursing student Barbara Decker, of Mission Viejo, happened upon an emergency situation a few weeks ago that put her training to the test.

07/30/2015

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Feds Charge Retired LAPD Detective With ‘Snowbird Bandit’ Robbery

Federal prosecutors on Friday charged a retired Los Angeles police detective with bank robbery after members of his family called authorities with information about a series of holdups linked to a thief dubbed the Snowbird Bandit.

07/24/2015

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Retired LAPD Detective Arrested In Series Of ‘Snowbird Bandit’ Bank Robberies

A 70-year-old former LAPD detective has been arrested on suspicion of being the “Snowbird Bandit,” a bank robber who struck at least five times since March in south Orange County.

07/23/2015

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‘Snowbird Bandit’ Wanted In 5 Orange County-Area Bank Robberies

The public’s help is needed Wednesday to capture a bank robber dubbed the “Snowbird Bandit” who has committed five robberies in Orange County, FBI officials said.

07/22/2015

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Man Fatally Shot By Deputies In Rancho Santa Margarita

It’s unclear what prompted deputies to shoot the man.

05/12/2015

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School Bus Catches On Fire Outside OC Middle School; Driver Hailed As ‘Hero’

Firefighters rushed Friday to put out a school bus that caught fire outside a middle school in Rancho Santa Margarita.

03/27/2015

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O.C. Student Accepting Award On Behalf Of Soldier Brother Gets Special Surprise

A Tesoro High School junior accepting an award on behalf of his brother, who’s stationed overseas, was stunned Friday when the soldier surprised him.

02/27/2015

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Rancho Santa Margarita Could Become 1st California City To Outlaw Bullying

Orange County attorney and Rancho Santa Margarita Mayor Pro-Tem Brad McGirr spoke to a crowd of school kids about being bullied, after the suicide resulted from a case of online bullying in-part motivated him to write an anti-bullying ordinance.

06/23/2014

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Parents Want OC Teacher Axed For Alleged Skateboard Attack

Some parents want an Orange County teacher fired after he was allegedly caught on video pushing a teenager off a skateboard and attempting to assault another last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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Prohibition Era Eatery ‘The Blind Pig’ Opens Wednesday In OC!

Jarryd Graaff, co-owner of The Blind Pig, and Chef Joshua Han visited the KCAL9 studios Monday to talk about the new Rancho Santa Margarita hot spot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

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Husband Chases Down Man Who Allegedly Pleasured Himself In Front Of Wife

A husband chased down a suspect who exposed himself in front of his wife outside the couple’s Mission Viejo home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/16/2013

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Boy, 17, Accused Of Attempted Murder In Attack On OC Deputy Sheriff Dad

A 17-year-old Orange County boy accused of attacking his father has been charged as an adult with attempted murder.

05/24/2013

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OC Girl Organizes Fundraisers For Cancer-Stricken Friend

An 11-year-old Ladera Ranch girl is doing her part to help her best friend battling cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2013

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Former OC College Official Convicted Of Slaying Wife

A former Southern California college district administrator has been convicted of second-degree murder in the bludgeoning death of his wife.

12/10/2012

McKay, 53, of Lake Forest, had been missing since Labor Day when she took off in her SUV without telling friends or family where she was going. (credit: OC Sheriff's Department)

Autopsy Set After Body Of Missing Lake Forest Woman Is Found Under Bridge

The body of a missing Orange County woman who had been the subject of a week-long search has been found, authorities said.

09/10/2012

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