Man Wanted For Groping 11-Year-Girl At Target In IrvineThe girl was with her family the 13200 Jamboree Road store last Monday when a man began following her. Police say she briefly separated from her family and went into another aisle, where the man approached her from behind and groped her.
Slow-Moving Brush Fire Burning Near Windy Ridge In IrvineThe blaze was reported at 3:35 a.m. at the 241 Toll Road, just south of Irvine Park. The Orange County Fire Authority says 60 firefighters are on the scene, but are making good progress on the slow-moving flames.
Feds: Mustafa Qadiri Of Irvine Used $5 Million In Fraudulent PPP Loans To Buy Ferrari, Bentley, And LamborghiniA federal grand jury indictment returned Wednesday named 38-year-old Mustafa Qadiri with four counts each of bank fraud and wire fraud, a count of aggravated identity theft, and six counts of money laundering.
18 More Regal Movie Theaters Reopen In Southern California's SuburbsEighteen more Regal theaters reopened Friday in Southern California’s suburbs, including Irvine, Santa Clarita, and Thousand Oaks.
42-Year-Old Irvine Man Calls His Probation Officer And Says He Killed His WifeYunlong Bai called his Orange County Probation Officer 1 p.m. Tuesday and stated that he had killed his wife and would be waiting for police at his residence.
OC School Board Adopts Statement Against Mandatory COVID Vaccinations For ChildrenThe Orange County Board of Education Wednesday adopted a statement against children being vaccinated without parental consent, something health officials have repeatedly said will not happen.
Woman Found Dead In Irvine Home, 2 Men DetainedPolice in Irvine were investigating Tuesday after a woman was found dead in a home in a neighborhood east of Eaglecreek and Royal Oak.
Man, Woman Suspected Of Stealing Car Taken Into Custody After Hours-Long Standoff In Irvine EndsA man who was barricaded in an apartment with a woman in Irvine for more than eight hours Wednesday following a high-speed pursuit of a stolen vehicle remained in custody Thursday.
4 Sought In Armed Robbery Attempt In Irvine Shopping CenterThe suspects tried to chase the victim into a restaurant.
New COVID Mass Vaccine Site Opens In IrvineOn Friday, OCHA announced that the vaccine super site at Disneyland will close April 30, which coincides with the same day that the massive theme park will reopen to visitors for the first time since March of 2020. The site has administered at least 220,000 vaccines.
'Iconic' But Not Recyclable: Taco Bell Launches Plan To Recycle Hot Sauce PacketsTaco Bell has joined forces with the recycling company TerraCycle which is known for collecting traditionally non-recyclable materials and making them into materials that can be used for new recycled products.
'Admiration And Respect': Irvine Seniors Thank First Responders With Free BreakfastResidents drew up signs of thanks and displayed them from their seats at the drive-thru event, while bagels, coffee, doughnuts and more were handed out to the first responders.
Jauhar Tajuddin Shuaib Of Irvine Faces Hate Crime Charge After Allegedly Punching Woman, Hurling Racial Comments At HerPolice say the hate crime attack happened Sunday at about 10:42 a.m. in the 1600 block of Valencia, where a woman said she had been attacked.
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.