Partially Burned Man's Body Found Along Santa Ana Riverbed TrailFirefighters responded to the report of a brush fire along the Santa Ana riverbed trail at 3:26 a.m. and quickly put out a small fire burning in shrubbery, where the body of a man was found.
Wind Storm Took Out 31 Trees, Broke Off 53 Tree Limbs In Santa AnaStrong winds with speeds in the range of 25 to 35 mph and gusts exceeding 50 mph hit Santa Ana on Oct. 26, resulting in the city’s public works maintenance services responding to 258 calls for tree service, city officials said Tuesday.
Pop-Up Mobile Voting Event In Silverado Fire Evacuation Zone CanceledAuthorities say any associated traffic for the event could prevent firefighting resources from entering the areas impacted by the fire.
Police: Male Nurse Accused Of Exposing, Rubbing Himself On Wheelchair-Bound Patient In Santa Ana May Have More VictimsA 73-year-old woman who was under Gabriel Arce’s medical care, told police he had exposed and brushed himself against her hand as he was providing medical attention, according to Santa Ana police.
Glass Doors, Window Shattered At Santa Ana Church During Outdoor Mass; Police Say 'No Indication' Of Hate CrimePolice are looking for two men caught on camera throwing what appear to be rocks or similar objects at a Santa Ana church - including during a Sunday morning service.
Santa Ana Zoo's 'Boo At The Zoo' Tickets On Sale NowHalloween is still happening at the Santa Ana Zoo, which has started selling tickets to its annual event.
Man Rescued From Santa Ana Storm Drain He Was Trapped In 4 DaysThe man was rescued at about 8 a.m. Monday after someone passing by heard a cry for help in the 2800 block of North Main Street and called 911, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.
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.