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2 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Los Angeles County held steady at 8.7 percent in March, compared to the previous month, the state Employment Development Department announced today.
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6 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
A man who fired dozens of bullets outside an Orange County shopping mall the day after a deadly school shooting in Connecticut has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.
10 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles at his business has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
14 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
An Orange County man accused of hiring hit men to murder his wife so he could avoid a costly divorce has been convicted of murder.
19 hrs ago | Patch.com
BY JEFFREY SPRING City News Service The streak of increases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County ended today at 13 days with a decrease of two-tenths of a cent to $4.303.
The trial of a San Clemente man accused of sexually assaulting two women who believed his claims of being a spiritual cleanser was underway Thursday.
A Garden Grove woman has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for posing as a nurse and kidnapping a newborn baby from a hospital after scouting several rooms looking for an infant to grab.
The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings.
OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF POLICE Public Information Office 1 Civic Center Plaza Irvine, CA 92606 724-7216 www.irvinepd.org arch 17, just after 8:00 p.m. on Main Street just west of Paseo Westpark.
By PAUL ANDERSON City News Service A 39-year-old man promised a bizarre "spiritual cleansing" ritual before raping two women on separate occasions in a Santa Ana motel, a prosecutor told jurors today, but the defendant's attorney said her client did not attack anyone.
A statement from the Signal Hill Police Department said police were taking members of the suspected "liquor theft crew" into custody Wednesday.
Originally posted at 12:04 p.m. April 16, 2014. Edited with new details. By PAUL ANDERSON City News Service A jury deadlocked today in the trial of a woman accused of being too distracted by her cell phone while driving to avoid a rear- end freeway crash in Westminster that killed the other motorist.
Board spokeswoman Cassandra Hockenson tells the Orange County Register that officials are seeking to suspend or revoke the medical license of Dr. John Petraglia, a Newport Beach-based pain management specialist.
Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, a central figure in a sweeping San Francisco organized crime and public corruption case, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to money laundering and other charges related to the investigation.
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Two sex offenders charged with killing four women faced a judge for the first time Tuesday, while police canvassed Orange County streets known for prostitution for information about a fifth victim who has not yet been identified.