22,000 Closed Cases Under Review In OC Sheriff's Investigation Into Improperly Handled EvidenceSheriff’s officials say 15 deputies have been investigated for the evidence booking issues, resulting in the firing of five deputies have been fired and nine disciplined.
OC Grand Jury: Sexual Relationships In DA’s Office Creating Perception Of FavoritismSeveral employees told the grand jury they believed that promotions and job assignments in the bureau over the past two years may have resulted from “sexual encounters.”
Orange County DA's Office Warns Of IRS Phone ScamThe Orange County District Attorney's office warned citizens Tuesday against falling prey to an IRS phone scam timed to coincide with tax season.
O.C. DA Creates Committee To Review Use Of Jail InformantsThe 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.
Lawyer Sentenced To 9 Months For Attempting To Extort $350K From Client's Former EmployerJames Toledano, 70, Newport Beach, was found guilty by a jury Nov. 26, 2014, of one felony count of conspiracy to commit a crime and one felony count of attempted extortion by threat.
Attorney General To Appeal OC District Attorney's Recusal From Dekraai CaseThe state Attorney General’s Office said Friday it would appeal a judge’s decision removing the Orange County District Attorney’s Office from the case of Scott Dekraai, who has been charged in the worst mass killing in the county’s history.
Judge: Prosecutors Can't Use Statements Scott Dekraai Made In Jail For Salon Meritage TrialAn Orange County judge ruled on Monday that prosecutors could not use statements made in jail by convicted mass killer Scott Dekraai during the penalty phase of his trial.
OC DA Charges Pharmaceutical Companies For 'Knowingly Harming Public Health'The makers of OxyContin, as well as other prescription drugs that are considered potentially dangerous and addictive, are the targets of Orange County District Attorney Anthony Rackauckas, who alleged they duped doctors into believing the benefits of time-released, semi-synthetic opioids outweighed the risks.
Man Charged After Allegedly Kidnapping, Holding Girl For 10 Years A Bell Gardens man who allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend's 15-year-old daughter and sexually assaulted her for a decade was charged Thursday, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office.
Man Charged With Murder Of Girl, 12, In High-Speed PursuitAleksandar Apostolovic, 26, is charged with one felony count each of murder, aggravated assault on a peace officer and hit-and-run causing death or permanent injury, among other charges.
Garden Grove Police Ask DA To Review Case Of Man Who Died After Allegedly Attacking ParamedicsThe Garden Grove Police Department is asking the Orange County DA's office to review the case of a 31-year-old man who died of a heart attack after they say he attacked and punched paramedics.
Irvine Man Charged In Death Of Girlfriend Who Tumbled From Car With Toddler
Three-Striker Released From Prison Over Orange County DA's ObjectionsA 48-year-old man serving a life sentence was released Monday over the objections of prosecutors under a new law that gives judges more leeway in the three-strikes law.
CBS2 Exclusive: Caregiver Backs Up Allegations Of Child Abuse In Octomom HomeRossmoor woman has backed up allegations of child neglect and sexual abuse in the home of Nadya Suleman, known as “Octomom.”
CBS2 Exclusive: Ex-Nannies Allege Child Neglect, Sexual Abuse In Octomom HomeTwo nannies who worked for Nadya Suleman claim they witnessed child neglect and sexual abuse in her La Habra home, CBS2 reported Thursday.