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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.

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Man, 55, Allegedly Dies As Result Of Fight During July 4 Block Party In Santa Ana

The cause of death will be determined pending an autopsy.

07/05/2015

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Homicide Detectives Investigating Shooting In Santa Ana That Left Man, 21, Critical

Officers were dispatched shortly after 2 a.m. to the area of 2300 West Harvard, after a female caller advised her boyfriend had been shot, according to Santa Ana police.

07/05/2015

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Man Arrested For Chasing Photographer With Pickax In Santa Ana

A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly waving a pickax around and threatening a photographer with it.

07/02/2015

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Police: Santa Ana Man Threw Makeshift Bottle Bomb At Juvenile

Police Thursday announced the arrest of a 37-year-old man who allegedly threw a destructive device at a juvenile in Santa Ana.

07/02/2015

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Anaheim Man Charged With Stabbing Girlfriend, 6-Month-Old Son To Death

A 24-year-old man will make his first court appearance Thursday on charges of fatally stabbing his girlfriend and their 6-month-old baby boy.

06/25/2015

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Man’s Body Found Floating In Santa Ana Lake

A man’s body was found floating in a lake in Santa Ana Wednesday morning, and police are investigating whether his death was accidental or if foul play was involved.

06/24/2015

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Santa Ana Man Suspected Of Importing, Trying To Sell Ferrets

A 23-year-old Santa Ana man was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of illegally possessing 16 ferrets, which are banned in California.

06/24/2015

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Santa Ana Man Suspected In Tussle With 10-Year-Old Girl Over Her Mother’s Wallet

An anonymous tipster who saw the van of a suspected robber broadcast on the news has led to the arrest of a Santa Ana man.

06/19/2015

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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.

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Father, Son Sentenced For Deadly OC Jewelry Store Robbery

Eddie Clark Sr. and Eddie Clark Jr. were each given 10 years in prison Friday.

06/13/2015

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Gang Member Sentenced To Life Without Possibility Of Parole For Gunning Down Student

A gang member who laughed about shooting a phlebotomy student in Santa Ana as he begged for his life was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

06/12/2015

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Caught On Video: OC Police Officers Being Investigated For Pot Shop Raid

A community is up in arms over surveillance video released by the OC Weekly capturing Santa Ana police raiding a pot shop.

06/11/2015

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Founder Of LA-Based Christian Stanley Gets 10 Years In Prison For Investment Scam

Prosecutors say Powell founded the Los Angeles-based Christian Stanley, Inc. telling investors he’d buy out peoples’ life insurance policies and later collect the death benefits when they died or by selling them on the life settlement market.

06/08/2015

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Homicide Victim, 19, Found On Construction Site Identified By Irvine Police

The victim was located face-down in a remote area of the construction zone.

06/06/2015

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