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  1. 2 boys stabbed in brawl outside school in Santa AnaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | My Mother Lode

    Police say two teenage boys were stabbed after a fight broke out among some two dozen people outside a school in Santa Ana. Santa Ana police Cpl.


  2. Trial opening in 1995 killing tied to psychology professorRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | My Mother Lode

    Trial is set to start Wednesday for a man accused of the 1995 murder of another man after his then-girlfriend pointed him out and said he raped her. Opening statements were scheduled in the Orange County trial of Gianni Van, 45, who is charged with murder during the commission of a kidnapping and could get life in prison without the possibility of parole.


  3. County leaders call for judge to quit over sodomy sentenceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | My Mother Lode

    Three of five Orange County supervisors are calling on a judge to resign after he gave a shorter-than-standard sentence to a man who sodomized a 3-year-old girl. The trio also said Thursday that they will back a recall campaign for Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly unless he steps down.


  4. 25 years to life for Orange County mother who drowned babyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | My Mother Lode

    An Orange County woman has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for drowning her 2-month-old daughter in a bathtub. Jurors had convicted Carrera of first-degree murder in January and in February they found her sane, making her eligible for the prison sentence instead of commitment to a mental hospital.


  5. Baby 'well' after mom leaves her with Orange Cty. fire crewRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    County Fire Authority Capt. Steve Concialdi says a local female rang a fire station doorbell Friday evening and told crews she wanted to give them the baby.


  6. California taxi companies sue Uber for false advertisingRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Four Southern California taxi companies have sued Uber in federal court, alleging the smartphone-based transportation network uses is deceptive advertising by claiming it is "safer than a taxi." Los Angeles-based City News reports Yellow Taxi in Gardena, Bell Cab in Hawthorne, Cabco Yellow in Santa Ana and LA City Cab in Sun Valley are among the plaintiffs in the false advertising suit filed in San Francisco.


  7. 22 cats seized from Orange County woman's feces covered homeRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Orange County Register says a neighbor's complaint about a rotting smell last week sent animal control officers to the Santa Ana home. They got a search warrant and the cats were removed Tuesday morning.


  8. Boy, 1, dead after walk from sitter's yard to intersectionRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A baby sitter says she doesn't understand how a toddler could have escaped from her home and ended up in an Orange County intersection where he was hit and killed by a car. Maria Bonilla tells the Orange County Register Monday that she had briefly left Jesus Alvarez in the backyard with three older kids Saturday in Santa Ana.


  9. Gunman dies in standoff with Santa Ana policeRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A man who shot at someone and then fled in a pickup truck has died in a standoff with Santa Ana police -- but it's unclear whether officers shot him or he killed himself. Police tell the Orange County Register that the man shot at and missed another man during a fight over a woman Wednesday afternoon.


  10. Orange County sheriff's deputy slashed by inmateRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Orange County sheriff's officials say a deputy is recovering from wounds sustained when he was slashed by an inmate at a Santa Ana jail. Lt. Jeff Hallock says the deputy was picking up lunch trays Monday in the disciplinary isolation wing of Central Men's Jail when the inmate reached through the bars of his cell and sliced the deputy's left arm.


  11. 2 arrested in shooting that stemmed from OC restaurant fightRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Orange County authorities say two men have been arrested in a fatal shooting that stemmed from a fight in a restaurant bathroom. Santa Ana police say 29-year-old Viyey Castaneda and 45-year-old Anastacio Castaneda Rios were each arrested on suspicion of murder Wednesday.


  12. Mexico condemns run of Mexican citizens killed by US policeRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    For the third time in less than a month, the Mexican government has condemned the killing of one of its citizens by police in the United States. The Mexican government on Monday said in a statement that it had called on the U.S. Justice Department to look at the cases for suspected excessive force.


  13. 1 killed, 4 hurt in shooting at Orange County restaurantRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Orange County authorities say one person was killed and four were injured when an altercation at a Santa Ana restaurant ended with a shooting. City News Service says the shooting happened at El Zocalo Mexican Grill and Seafood at around 12:45 a.m. Bertagna says two of the injured suffered gunshot wounds.


  14. Immigrants feel stuck after judge blocks Obama ordersRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Brenda Armendariz, her husband and their two Mexico-born children were hoping to resolve their constant fears of being deported after President Barack Obama issued his latest executive orders on immigration. But now that a federal judge in Texas has blocked Obama's efforts to protect four million more immigrants, her family is disillusioned and her children feel stuck as the president's offer of temporary legal status moves frustratingly beyond their reach.


  15. Water tasting competition set for Feb. 21 in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting is set for Feb. 21 at The Country Inn. It's the world's largest and longest-running water tasting competition.


  16. 61 rabbits discovered in Santa Ana garageRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Authorities are looking for homes for 61 rabbits seized from a Santa Ana property in what police are calling a hoarding situation. The Orange County Register reports officers discovered the rabbits late Tuesday living four or five to a cage in unsanitary conditions.


  17. Jury finds Orange County woman who drowned infant was saneRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Monday's ruling means that 30-year-old Lucero Carrera faces 25 years to life in prison when she's sentenced next month. She'd have been committed to a mental hospital if jurors had found she didn't know right from wrong during the crime.


  18. Barking dog alerts family to fire at Orange County homeRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    A family of seven who escaped an overnight fire that destroyed their Orange County home says they made it out thanks to their barking dog. Vera Mendez says Foxy, her 2-year-old mixed breed, began barking "like crazy" shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday.


  19. Anti MLK, pro KKK fliers left on Orange County drivewaysRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    Police in Southern California are investigating packets left on about 40 driveways that contained fliers condemning Martin Luther King Jr. and supporting the Ku Klux Klan. Santa Ana police say baggies containing the fliers, a KKK business card, rocks and candy were left on driveways in one neighborhood in the Orange County city on the Martin Luther King holiday Monday.


  20. Immigrants can now get Mexican birth certificates in USRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | My Mother Lode

    The Mexican government on Thursday will start issuing birth certificates to its citizens at consulates in the United States, seeking to make it easier for them to apply for U.S. work permits, driver's licenses and protection from deportation. Until now, Mexico has required citizens to get birth certificates at government offices in Mexico.


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