Man Dies After Being Thrown From Wheelchair By Hit-And-Run Driver In Costa MesaThe 50-year-old man suffered “significant injuries," police said. He was taken to a nearby hospital, but later died. His name has been withheld pending notification of his family.
Shortage Of Drivers Leaves Garbage Piling Up In Costa Mesa StreetsThe Costa Mesa Sanitary District, which serves Costa Mesa and parts of Newport Beach and unincorporated county areas, says they are short on drivers due to the ongoing surge of COVID cases.
Costa Mesa Begins Bait Car Sting To Catch Catalytic Converter ThievesAs catalytic converter theft continues to dramatically increase, police in Costa Mesa have devised a few ways to catch these thieves, from etching unique marks onto the parts to now starting a bait car operation.
Costa Mesa Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Causing Fatal CollisionCosta Mesa Police arrested Jon Scott Weir on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, which caused a fatal collision that killed a pedestrian on Tuesday.
Stephen Scarpa Sentenced To 15 Years To Life For Drugged-Driving Crash Which Killed Costa Mesa Fire CaptainIn September, Stephen Scarpa was convicted by a jury of second-degree murder in the death of Costa Mesa Fire Capt. Mike Kreza, a husband and father of three.
Group Running Free Mini Train Rides In Costa Mesa Gets Boost After Finding Junction VandalizedFoley presented the Orange County Model Engineers with a $15,000 check Thursday to help pay for repairs to the tiny Goat Hill Junction depot and a new security system. The group had arrived at the train depot Wednesday to find it vandalized.
Costa Mesa Woman Ekatarina Zharkova Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Over $300,000 In Retail ItemsThe Costa Mesa woman stole over $300,000 worth of high-end goods from retail stores in Southern California.
Mylar Balloon Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Costa Mesa, Newport BeachTwo outages were reported in the Costa Mesa and Newport Beach areas just before 1:30 a.m., according to Gabriela Ornelas of SoCal Edison.
OC Marathon Runners Take Over Newport Beach, Costa Mesa SundayThe OC Marathon usually takes place in May, but was rescheduled to November due to the ongoing pandemic.
Barricade Suspect With 2 Children Surrenders After 9-Hour Standoff On Residential Costa Mesa StreetThe suspect, who owns a registered firearm, barricaded himself inside the home and then threatened officers, police said.
LA Man Killed In Single-Car Crash On 405 Freeway In Costa MesaA 23-year-old man from Los Angeles sustained fatal injuries in a crash on the 405 Freeway in Costa Mesa, police said Wednesday.
Caught On Video: Burglar Enters Tented Costa Mesa Home To Steal More Than $4,000 Worth Of PropertySome of the items taken included perfume bottles, a leather backpack, designer glasses, a belt bag, and an electric massage gun. In total, the burglar got away with property valued at more than $4,000.
At Least One Person Dies In Fiery Crash In Costa MesaAt least one person died Sunday in a fiery single-vehicle crash just off the Costa Mesa (55) Freeway in Costa Mesa.
Stephen Scarpa Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder In Death Of Fire Captain Mike Kreza In Mission ViejoA former addiction care center employee was convicted Wednesday of second-degree murder for driving under the influence of various drugs when he struck and killed an off-duty Costa Mesa Fire captain in 2018.
Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Brush Fire In Costa Mesa ParkCrews arrived to find flames burning in heavy brush in Talbert Regional Park.