Police: Michael Rhee Of Lake Forest Attacked Asian Woman, Believing She Was White, In Retaliation For Rise In Hate CrimesMichael Sangbong Rhee, 37, was arrested Thursday night at his home in Lake Forest. Irvine police say Rhee may have attacked a woman, believing she was white, in retaliation for the rise in hate crimes against Asian people.
OC Deputies Recover 50K Counterfeit Pills During Irvine Traffic StopDeputies with the Orange County Sheriff's Department got more than they bargained for during a Wednesday traffic stop in Irvine.
YouTube Stars Alan And Alex Stokes Plead Guilty In Connection With Fake Irvine Bank RobberiesAlan and Alex Stokes were each sentenced to 160 hours of community service, one year of formal probation and ordered to pay restitution.
Keven Quiroz Of Tustin Arrested In Assault On Elderly Man In Irvine; Police Say Dispute Was Over Unleashed DogKeven Quiroz was arrested Thursday in connection with an assault on an elderly man last Friday evening at Sierra Vista Middle School.
Help Needed To Find Jogger Who Attacked 69-Year-Old Man At Irvine School TrackIrvine police did not identify the man who was attacked, and did not indicate the attack may have been a hate crime, but say they have not ruled out the possibility.
Vigil Held In Garden Grove For Atlanta Spa Mass Shooting VictimsA prayer vigil was held in Orange County Wednesday night in response to a mass shooting that left eight people dead at an Atlanta spa.
Evacuation Orders Remain Thursday After Mudslide Hits Silverado Canyon During StormA fire-scarred neighborhood in hilly Silverado Canyon east of Irvine remained under evacuation orders Thursday after it was hit with a large mudslide during Wednesday's storm.
Irvine Man Used Romantic Relationships To Scam Over $1MHe scammed at least 10 people, federal prosecutors said.
Irvine Ranked 12 On List Of The ‘Happiest Cities In America’According to a new ranking, Irvine is the 12th happiest city in America.
Drone Used To Capture Arson Suspect In Spree Of Irvine Brush FiresUsing a drone, Irvine police located a man starting a third fire along the 261 Freeway.
UC Researchers Awarded $1.2 Million Grant To Develop Low-Cost, Easy-To-Operate Robots To Use In Post-COVID-19 WorldThe grant was awarded to researchers at UC Irvine, UC San Diego, and UCLA. The project’s goal is to develop easy-to-operate, low-cost robots, particularly with Latino communities in mind because they have been hit hardest by COVID-19 in California.
Firefighter Injured Battling Silverado Fire Released From Hospital After 17 SurgeriesDylan Van Iwaarden spent 114 days at the Orange County Burn Center in Santa Ana and underwent 17 surgeries.
Irvine Approves $4 Hero Pay Hike For Grocery Store WorkersThe cities of Long Beach and Montebello have approved similar ordinances. The city of L.A. is also moving forward with a $5 pay hike.
Walmart To Close Down Underperforming Irvine Supercenter Next MonthThere are six other Walmart stores within 15 miles of the supercenter.
Storm Triggers Mudslides In Silverado Canyon Burn AreasThe mudslides occurred in the burn scars for the Bond and Silverado fires, which both tore through the region late last year.