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3 hrs ago | SFGate

Family of man killed by police can sue, appeals court says

The suit by the estate of Ceasar Cruz against the city of Anaheim had been dismissed by a federal judge, who said no reasonable juror would have doubted the officers' claim that they fired in self-defense.

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Related Topix: Anaheim, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

O.C. reports 2nd West Nile death this year, 8th so far in the state

Held by a pair of tweezers, one of thousands of trapped mosquitoes is examined by Los Angeles County Vector Control officers.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Huntington Beach, CA

Los Angeles Times

Police investigating fatal shooting of woman in Rossmoor

Sheriff's detectives were investigating a shooting in a residential area of Rossmoor in Orange County on Thursday afternoon that left a woman dead, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Rossmoor, CA

Press-Telegram

Woman fatally shot in Rossmoor

Deputies responded about 4:20 p.m. to the shooting in the 11200 block of Wallingsford Road, according to Orange County sheriff's Lt.

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Related Topix: Rossmoor, CA

Star-Progress

Police seek two suspects in Fullerton fight that left man in a coma

Keep it civil and stay on topic. No profanity, vulgarity, racial slurs or personal attacks.

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Related Topix: Fullerton, CA

The Wave

Buena Park attractions are opposed to tourism tax

BUENA PARK Hoteliers and Knott's Berry Farm will not support the establishment of an entertainment district which would have allowed the creation of an additional tax on guests to raise funds to promote tourism.

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Related Topix: Buena Park, CA

South China Morning Post

Stupid and nonsensical: Japanese right rages at - comfort women' honour

Nationalists in Japan have condemned the announcement that another memorial to Asia's "comfort women" is to be set up in the United States, insisting that the campaign to honour the women is historical nonsense.

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My Mother Lode

Truck driver gets jail in woman's death

A truck driver has been sentenced to a year in jail for failing to stop after a woman jumped or fell from his truck to her death on Interstate 5 in Santa Ana.

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Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA

CBS Local

Pomona Man Wanted In OC Robberies Considered Armed And Dangerous

Ernesto Antonio Guerra, 19, of Pomona, is wanted in a series of robberies throughout Orange County, Santa Ana police said.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA, Santa Ana, CA, Anaheim, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Rapper Young Jeezy pleads not guilty to gun charge

California prosecutors say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has pleaded not guilty to possessing an illegal assault weapon during an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

San Francisco Bay View

Another dead teenager: Only in solidarity will we ever get back what's been taken from us

Michael Brown's body lay in the street for over four hours. Like public lynchings, the delay was meant to strike terror in the hearts of the people.

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Related Topix: Corona, CA

Patch.com

Laguna Woods Fire Takes Life of Resident's Dog; Six Cats Rescued

A two-alarm blaze at a multi-unit building in the Laguna Woods retirement community today left a firefighter with a second-degree arm burn and claimed the life of a resident's pet.

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Related Topix: Fire, Laguna Woods, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Woman arrested in year-ago hit-and-run crash

An Orange County woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with a hit-and-run crash killed a 76-year-old grandmother and injured her grandson more than a year ago.

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NBC San Diego

Seawater Surge Floods Homes in Beach Community

Residents assess water damage Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014 in Seal Beach after a storm surge sent water into the Orange County coastal community.

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Related Topix: Seal Beach, CA, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Marie

The Wave

World War I still echoes at Pollak Library exhibit

There's far more to war than facing an enemy on the battlefield. One section of the Great War exhibit focuses on the "words of war," specifically the kinds of propaganda published during the conflict.

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Related Topix: History in the News, Santa Ana, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Huntington Beach Independent

Love of beer is main ingredient in family business

Different families bond over different hobbies. Some are brought together by sports, movies, music or food.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Huntington Beach, CA

Patch.com

Mtn. View Concert Shooting Update: 'Young Jeezy' & 5 Others Charged With Possessing Assault Rifle

Following a fatal shooting at a tour stop in Mountain View last weekend, the Orange County District Attorney's Office today filed charges against hip-hop singer Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins and five others for allegedly possessing an illegal assault weapon at a concert venue in Irvine, a spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Inside Bay Area

Jay 'Young Jeezy' Jenkins, 5 others charged in Orange County weapons case

The Orange County District Attorney's Office Tuesday filed charges against hip-hop singer Jay "Young Jeezy" Jenkins and five others for allegedly possessing an illegal assault weapon at a concert venue in Irvine, a spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

CBS Local

Man Arrested After Leaving 3 Kids In Car In Front Of Orange County Jail

Police say a man is behind bars after leaving his three young children in an illegally parked in front of the Orange County Jail in Santa Ana while he left to put money in his wife's jail account.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

My Mother Lode

Orange County agency reports West Nile death

Orange County health authorities say an elderly Seal Beach woman with underlying medical conditions and complications of a West Nile virus infection has died.

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Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, Seal Beach, CA

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