Uriel Cortezchavez, 31, Charged With Stabbing Lover's Husband And The Man's 14-Year-Old SonOn Thursday, 31-year-old Uriel Cortezchavez, accused of stabbing his lover's husband and the man's 14-year-old son in Placentia in April, was charged with attempted murder.
Arrest Made After Attempted Kidnapping Of 6-Year-Old Boy In PlacentiaA man attempted to kidnap a 6-year-old boy Monday outside Peewee's Market at 703 West La Jolla Street in Placentia.
Man Fatally Wounded During Shootout With Police In PlacentiaA man was fatally wounded Saturday during a shootout with police officers behind a vacant business in Placentia, authorities said.
People Making A Difference: Isabella Dominguez Beats The Odds To Achieve Her GoalsIsabella Dominguez was born with Down Syndrome and is on the autism spectrum, but she doesn't let any of that get in the way of achieving her goals.
20-Year-Old Lizandro Diaz Salgado Charged With Rape, Kidnapping and Carjacking One Day After Release From JailOne day after being released from jail, 20-year-old Lizandro Diaz Salgado disobeyed protective orders and kidnapped, carjacked and raped an ex-girlfriend in Placentia, according to a complaint filed on Friday.
Man Shot Twice In Leg At 100-Person Party At Placentia Dance StudioOne man was found to have been shot twice in the upper leg at what turned out to be a party at a dance studio. The man is expected to survive.
4-Year-Old Placentia Boy Hailed As A Hero After Saving Little Brother From Drowning In PoolA 4-year-old hero has been named an honorary Placentia firefighter after rescuing his little brother from drowning in his family’s pool.
Father, 2 Young Daughters Killed In Suspected Murder-Suicide In PlacentiaNeighbors told CBSLA the sisters were twins.
Placentia Launches City Fire DepartmentFor the past 23 years, the city contracted with the Orange County Fire Authority.
Police: 3 Men Who Believed They Were Taking Cocaine Overdose On FentanylThe men confirmed to the officers that they had ingested the powder believing it to be cocaine.
Arrest Made In Road Rage Attack That Critically Injured Motorcyclist, Broke Pedestrian's LegPolice say the driver of a dark blue Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck purposely clipped the rear tire of a motorcyclist, sending the rider flying into a retaining wall and the motorcycle onto a sidewalk where it hit a pedestrian whose leg was broken in the impact.
2 SUVs Slam Into Placentia Goodwill StoreTwo SUVs involved in a crash in a Placentia parking lot wound up slamming through the front of a Goodwill store, leaving five people with minor injuries, including an 88-year-old woman behind the wheel of one of the vehicles.
Search Continues For Stabbing Suspect Who Attacked Off-Duty Fullerton OfficerA suspect was taken into custody late Saturday but police determined 19-year-old parolee James Carrera was not involved in the Saturday afternoon incident.
Off-Duty Fullerton Police Officer Stabbed By AssailantThe officer was attacked with some type of sharp object, authorities said.
Police: Transient Broke Into Placentia Home To Take A ShowerOfficers were called out to the 1000 block of Powell Drive at about 7:30 a.m. after the elderly female homeowner, who was the only person in the house, woke up to the sound of the shower running.