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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 .
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.
An Orange County financial consultant was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for the killing of a Russian-born Los Angeles elementary school teacher who was defrauded out of several hundred thousand dollars in a complex money laundering scheme.
"I am a role model. I am the greatest martial artist on the planet," the actor and standup comic tells Zach Braff means well.
An Orange County man pleaded guilty to defrauding dozens of doctors and others of more than $2 million in separate schemes that promised large returns on investments in the medical and dental fields.
Suspects Vanesa Tapia Zavala, left, and Candace Marie Brito at a preliminary hearing in the beating death of Kim Pham outside a Santa Ana nightclub.
Four people are facing conspiracy and fraud charges for what authorities described as an Orange County-based loan modification scam targeting distressed homeowners.
By PAUL ANDERSON City News Service The proof that a 55-year-old man murdered his roommate because "if he couldn't have her no one could" lies in his online searches for information on the time it takes for a body to decompose and the location of the victim's grave in Modjeska Canyon, a prosecutor told jurors today.
The queen bee can be seen with green dot on her head in a see-through bee hive at the Orange County Bee Keepers Association tent at the OC Fair on Saturday.
But the sequence of events detailed in the District Attorney's nine-page report alleges Zion ambushed deputies with a knife when they responded to a Laguna Niguel condo, and stabbed sheriff's Deputy Juan Lopez multiple times on the ground.
It just so happens that for Los Angeles, 13 is a lucky number. Last Friday marked the 13th time in 14 days that the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline fell.
ALISO VIEJO Police in Aliso Viejo are keeping a more watchful eye on Iglesia Park after a recent increase in graffiti.
LAGUNA HILLS CASA of Orange County, which links children with special court-appointed advocates, held its inaugural 5K run/walk Saturday in Laguna Hills to raise money for its programs.
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A 20-year-old Orange County man who is accused of wanting to help an Islamic terrorist group in Syria pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts related to passport fraud.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 12:50 am
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