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Dong Min allegedly was found with a loaded .22, meth and concentrated cannabis.
The victim was not in a crosswalk when he was struck. Police are hoping witnesses will come forward with information.
Jerry Cleveland Coleman of Garden Grove is accused of robbing two homes while posing as a deliveryman. He faces up to 100 years in prison.
Gao Yang Zhou, 35, admitted to running a brothel in Irvine got four years in prison in a plea deal with prosecutors.
The breach occurred between June 22 and July 17 of this year, the company reported today.
Laguna Beach came in with the highest rate per 100,000 population.
Bryan William Anast's victims were all between 7-11 years old when the assaults began, with most of the victims between the ages of 7-9.
Officials pledge to continue routing pimps, freeing prostitutes and breaking up smuggling rings.
In court documents, Paul Michael Barbour admitted to watching child pornography since he was a teenager and using hallucinogenic drugs.
Judge Thomas Goethals ruled the O.C. District Attorney's office was negligent but not engaged in a conspiracy, as the defense contended.
Paul Michael Barbour emceed children’s dance contests across the country.
Judge Thomas Goethals said a recent appellate decision raises the bar "pretty high" for Scott Dekraai to get his way.
Officers made the arrest Wednesday at Rancho La Siesta Mobile home park.
The unusual hearing questions the role a jailhouse informant played, with the attorney for the mass murderer calling it a "conspiracy."
Officers hope to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.
Daniel Gilbert Becerril II of Huntington Beach also has to pay more than $400,000 in restitution for a complex theft and money laundering scheme.
The inmate -- known only as Lauren M -- was housed in the women's jail when she had a stillborn birth on April 12, 2012.
Police suspect the victim, whose name was withheld, took his own life.
Richard Raoul Contreras was immediately sentenced to one year. He was also accused of keeping CDs and DVDs with child pornography on them in his work locker.
Carolyn Ferguson has a history of mental illness and stopped taking her medication, officials say.