Geek Squad Truck Carjacked In Temecula, Used To Lead Police Pursuit Into Santa AnaAccording to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the truck was carjacked into Temecula Thursday afternoon. Deputies chased the truck into Orange County, where California Highway Patrol units took over the pursuit.
Former Irvine Attorney Gets Life Without Possibility Of Parole For Throwing Ex-Wife's Body From Mediterranean Cruise ShipLonnie Loren Kocontes, 62, was convicted in June of first-degree murder in the death of his ex-wife, Micki Kanesaki, while they were on a Mediterranean cruise in 2006.
Santa Ana Zoo Reopens Today With Limited Capacity, New Safety MeasuresSanta Ana Zoo, known for its population of monkeys, will reopen with a new schedule – Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the last admission at 4 p.m. The zoo will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Marijuana Deal, Robbery Led To Shooting At Santa Ana Luxury Apartments; 2 Men In CustodyThe two men, who have not been identified, are in the custody of Santa Ana police at a local trauma center, according to officials.
Spirit Airlines To Begin Flying At John Wayne Airport This NovemberThe discount airline says it will start with daily flights out of John Wayne Airport to Las Vegas and Oakland, starting Nov. 17. The airline already flies out of LAX and Burbank.
Mayhem Miller In Trouble Again; Ex-MMA Fighter Faces Charges Of Burglary, Grand Theft Auto In IrvineMiller, 39, who is on probation in a domestic violence case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a felony count each of first-degree burglary, unlawful taking of a vehicle and grand theft auto after being arrested Friday evening in the 3300 block of Loop Road.
Thefts From Distracted Shoppers On The Rise In Orange CountyAccording to the Orange County Sheriff’s Department, investigators have seen an uptick in wallets and other personal items being taken from purses while people are shopping.
Santa Ana Man Charged With Repeated Child Rape, Held On $1 Million Bail48-year-old Jose Manuel Cardososaldivar was arrested Wednesday for possession of child pornography, rape, and other charges.
Longtime Orange County Journalist Killed After Alleged Street Racer Crashes Into His Pickup Truck In Santa AnaSanta Ana police say a black BMW and another vehicle were racing northbound on Bristol when the BMW collided with a Ford F-150 pickup truck while making a left turn onto Santa Clara.
Former Santa Ana Councilman, School Board Member Rob Richardson Dies At 59Santa Ana city and school officials on Monday said Richardson died over the weekend. A cause of death was not released.
Police Release Surveillance Video Of Fatal Hit-And-Run In Santa AnaSurveillance video from a nearby McDonald’s show the vehicle appearing to lurch or drive over a bump as it passed by the restaurant’s drive-thru entrance.