Taco Bell Voted America's Favorite Mexican RestaurantSo while the study did not necessarily call Taco Bell the best Mexican restaurant in the U.S., it did determine it was a favorite – based on familiarity, quality and purchase consideration.
Mother Killed, 9 Hurt In Violent Chain-Reaction Wreck On 5 Freeway In IrvineThree children were among the injured. The southbound 5 Freeway reopened after being shut down for more than 10 hours.
Person Killed, 2 Hurt In 5 Freeway Wreck In IrvineThe two injured patients are in critical condition.
Irvine Man Arrested For Making Bomb Threats Against OC JailsPejman Zanjani, 39, called the Orange County Sheriff’s Department’s Dispatch center last Wednesday and made at least two bomb-related threats against county facilities in the 11-minute call, sheriff’s spokeswoman Carrie Braun said.
OC Rep. Dana Rohrabacher Gets Testy About Reporters' Russia Questions After Tour Of ICE Facility, Invokes 'Fake News' ChargeRohrabacher was in Irvine touring an ICE detention facility when reporters asked him about his involvement with suspected covert Russian agent Maria Butina.
Renowned UC Irvine Geneticist Resigns Over Sexual Harassment; Name Removed From School BuildingsAn investigation determined that Dr. Francisco J. Ayala, a former Dominican priest, sexually harassed three faculty members and a graduate student.
Residents Get Taste Of Alexa-Powered Living At Irvine HomeA Lennar home in Irvine doubles as an “Amazon Experience Center,” where customers can test the convenience and ease of a home with internet capabilities built right into the walls and floors.
Driver Charged With Murder In Irvine DUI Crash That Killed One, Injured 3A mother was killed and her husband and two children were seriously hurt. Kamal Akwette Attoh had two prior DUI convictions, prosecutors said.
Pregnant Woman Hospitalized After Being Sideswiped During Shuttle Bus ChaseThe shuttle bus, which was empty, was taken about 6:20 p.m. Thursday in the area of Barranca Parkway and Harvard Avenue in Irvine and led police on an approximately 30-minute chase. It ended when it crashed into a freeway guardrail in Costa Mesa.
Mother Dead, Family Injured In Irvine CrashTonight a family of four out for a walk were mowed down by a car. The mother of the family died in the hospital. 
Irvine Man Charged With Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes After Being Turned In By Family MemberOfficials said on or about April 16, 2018, Rose told a family member that he wanted to kill people while making threats against Jewish people.
Renowned Orange County Water Polo Coach Accused Of Molesting 7 Girls; More Victims SoughtBahram Hojreh coached on a military base in Los Alamitos before being kicked out. He also coached at University High School in Irvine and Kennedy High School in Anaheim.
Wild Rivers To Reopen In Irvine By Summer Of 2019Plans are in motion to reopen the Wild Rivers Water Park in Irvine’s Great Park by the summer of 2019. The park had been closed in 2011 to make way for an apartment complex.
Wanted Man Shot By Police Following 405 Freeway Chase, Crash In IrvineThe suspect was speeding at more than 100 mph when he crashed on the 405 Freeway, police said.
Irvine Residents Protest Homeless PlanThe fight over where to move the homeless in Orange County is heating up. Laurie Perez reports on the big protest that was held Sunday morning in Irvine.