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1 hr ago | KFI

Baby Death Verdict Overturned

A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman who was convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.

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6 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

a Quad Bandita sought for bank robberies in Los Angeles, Orange counties

The FBI is seeking the “Quad Bandit” for a series of bank robberies and attempted bank robberies in Los Angeles and Orange counties since March.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Buena Park, CA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBS Local

New Trial Ordered For Woman Accused Of Strangling Baby After Giving Birth In Restaurant Bathroom

A California appeals court has ordered a new trial for an Orange County woman convicted of killing her baby after giving birth in a restaurant bathroom.

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Related Topix: Anaheim, CA

NBC Los Angeles

Gas Leak Impacts 3,000 in Orange County

SoCalGas crews work to repair a gas line near West Oceanfront in Newport Beach on Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA

Patch.com

Cypress Man Accused of Using Social Media to Find Underage Victims

A Cypress man has been charged with using social media to contact underage girls with the intention of making lewd acts and authorities are looking for more victims.

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Related Topix: Cypress, CA, Seal Beach, CA

The Wave

Nearly 60 years later, Garden Grove, Westminster have grown up

Leo Zlaket, 71, and son David Zlaket, 41, stand in front of Zlaket's Market in Garden Grove.

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Related Topix: Westminster, CA, Garden Grove, CA

WILX-TV Lansing

Mystery Over Doorstep Dolls Solved

Authorities in Orange County, California say the person who left porcelain dolls on the doorsteps of several families wanted to spread cheer, not to creep them out.

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The Modesto Bee

Calif. dolls were meant to spread cheer, not chill

This image, date not known, provided by the Orange County Sheriff's Department shows one of several dolls that have been found left on doorsteps in the last week in San Clemente, Calif.

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Related Topix: San Clemente, CA, Modesto, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Police Probe Mysterious Porcelain Dolls Left in Front of Homes of Girls They Resemble

Police are investigating a strange case in a California community, where porcelain dolls are being left on the doorsteps of girls to which they bear an eerie resemblance.

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Related Topix: San Clemente, CA

Inside Bay Area

Oakland: Orange County man gets 15 years for meth bust

A Southern California man who had three-quarters of a pound of methamphetamine in his car when he was stopped by the California Highway Patrol on an Oakland freeway last year was sentenced to 15 years in prison Wednesday, federal officials said.

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Related Topix: Oakland, CA

SanLuisObispo.com

2 women guilty in California nightclub beating

Vanesa Zavala, who kept her head down and her face hidden behind her hair for the verdict reading, enters a Santa Ana, Calif., courtroom Thursday, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, State Prisons, Prison

The Modesto Bee

2 women convicted of deadly OC nightclub beating

Candace Brito and Vanesa Zavala were found guilty Thursday of voluntary manslaughter and assault for the Jan. 18 attack.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

Examiner.com

Dog nears the end of his life in boarding after owner's death

At 14-years of age, a 40-pound Labrador retriever mix named "Alfie," is nearing the end of his natural life...if a foster home is not found soon, his life will end inside of a California boarding facility.

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CBS Local

'KNX On Your Corner' Visits Northern Orange County Cities

"KNX On Your Corner , " KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO 's award-winning series profiling local communities, returns on Friday , July 25 from 5am - 7pm with an in-depth look at northern Orange County .

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Related Topix: Brea, CA, La Habra, CA, Yorba Linda, CA

KION 46

Chikungunya virus found in Monterey County resident

Health officials say three Orange County residents who traveled to the Caribbean this year have tested positive for a mosquito-borne virus.

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Related Topix: Monterey County, CA

The Modesto Bee

Bed-ridden woman killed in Orange County fire

Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi says one man used an ax to break open her front door while another tried to get in through the back of the residence.

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Related Topix: Fire, Laguna Niguel, CA

Inside Bay Area

Alameda: A farewell to schools Superintendent Kirsten Vital

With her time as superintendent of Alameda public schools winding down, friends, fellow administrators and city officials gathered Tuesday to say goodbye to Kirsten Vital and to wish her well.

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Related Topix: Alameda, CA, Education Etc.

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

La Habra police identify woman found dead in bushes

LA HABRA >> Police have identified a woman found dead by a man walking his dog Monday as 58-year-old Emma Posadas-Espinoza.

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Related Topix: La Habra, CA, Lompoc, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Orange County Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Banks and SBA by Illegally Obtaining Commercial Loans

An Orange County businessman has pleaded guilty to federal charges related to a series of fraud schemes that include one in which he worked with his criminal defense attorney to fraudulently apply for millions of dollars in loans backed by the Small Business Administration .

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Small Business, Personal Finance, Laguna Niguel, CA

Laguna News Post

Fire destroys boat off Newport Beach; couple, dog rescued

A fire burned a boat off Newport Beach on Wednesday afternoon, as a couple and their dog were rescued by a passing vessel, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Newport Beach, CA

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