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Light Earthquake and Aftershocks Rattle Northern Orange County, No Damage Reported
• A 3.5 magnitude earthquake was reported in the Orange County area, one mile east of Fullerton, on Monday evening. • The earthquake had a depth of about 6.6 miles and the shaking was considered "light."
2 killed in crash on Santa Ana Freeway
A man driving a Honda Accord was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of driving under the influence after a two-vehicle crash that killed two passengers on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway and backed up the morning commute for miles.
Mexican Mafia member who killed deputy to stay in prison after judge rules evidence wasn't withheld
A member of the Mexican Mafia who was sentenced to death in 1981 for the killing of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy will remain in prison, a judge ruled.
Calls from police impersonators increasing in Orange County community
A local police department is warning residents to be extra vigilant after a series of calls from people pretending to be law enforcement officials. According to an Instagram post from the Cypress Police Department, several people have reported getting WhatsApp phone calls from out-of-country numbers. “The callers are utilizing the Cypress Police Department patch as […]
California's Seismic Vigilance: Earthquake Preparedness Amidst Tectonic Threats
On a recent Monday evening, the steady hum of daily life in northern Orange County was disrupted by the Earth's sudden jolt. A 3.5 magnitude earthquake, centering about a mile east of Fullerton, rippled through the area at 8:09 p.m., followed by a 2.3 magnitude aftershock twenty minutes later. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the shaking as light, with a depth of 6.6 miles and no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Attractions such as Disneyland responded with caution, briefly shutting down rides, while local authorities reminded residents of the 'Drop, Cover, and Hold On' safety protocol.
John hasn’t been seen since December 10, 1988, in California. His last contact was a pay phone call
The case of John Henry Geppert III, often called by his nickname "Jack," remains a perplexing mystery in the annals of unsolved disappearances. Born on October 24, 1961, Jack was a 27-year-old man at the time of his vanishing on December 10, 1988, in Los Angeles, California. This long-form article delves into the intriguing yet tragic story of Jack's disappearance, exploring the known facts, theories, and the enduring impact on his family and community.
Garden Grove City Invites Proposals for Local Affordable and Supportive Housing Projects
Garden Grove City is looking for experienced developers to build affordable and supportive housing units. The city has started a Request for Proposals (RFP) process. It invites organizations experienced in developing multi-family rental units for low-income or at-risk residents to submit proposals. Proposals must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 11, 2024.
Earthquake strikes near Disneyland, temporarily closing some rides
A minor earthquake temporarily closed some rides at Disneyland on Monday night.
Costa Mesa Woman's Fight Ends After Tragic Plunge into Huntington Beach Wetlands
In a tragic unraveling of events, a woman's battle for life came to a somber end after her vehicle plunged into the depths of Huntington Beach's wetlands. The 29-year-old Costa Mesa native grappled with critical injuries following the harrowing November 20 crash, only to succumb to them over a week later last Friday, according to the Huntington Beach Police Department.
Two male burglars stole wallets from a Fountain Valley gym locker and then went on a shopping spree
On 09/14/23, at approximately 3:12 p.m., two male suspects entered Crunch Fitness in Fountain Valley. They burglarized a locker and stole multiple personal items, including credit cards. At around 3:54 p.m., the suspects completed multiple fraudulent transactions in Huntington Beach, totaling approximately $2,000. Suspect #1: Male, 20-35 years old, thin...
Santa Ana man facing murder and gang charges after fatally stabbing a victim
Ricky Raymond Rocha, a 19-year-old, was charged last Thursday with a gang-related fatal stabbing of Javier Rivera, 51, of Cathedral City, in Santa Ana. Rocha is facing charges of murder with a special-circumstances allegation of murder for a gang and a felony count of participating in criminal street gang as well as sentencing enhancements for gang activity and personal use of a deadly weapon.
Long Beach Police Seek Public Assistance in Recent Homicide Case
In Long Beach, a community now confronts the unsettling reality of a homicide on its streets. The victim, 59-year-old Anthony Mercy, was found dead under mysterious circumstances, sparking a thorough investigation by local authorities. Initially deemed an undetermined cause of death, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner has now classified Mercy's death as a homicide.
Black Friday Best Buy thief arrested by the Irvine Police
On Black Friday, a man tried to create his own deals by stealing $1,700 worth of merchandise from Best Buy, in Irvine. Employees followed him as he walked out of the store with the stolen merchandise, and he took off running. The Irvine Police Department’s Directed Enforcement Team officers caught...
Nomad Finds Solitude and Health in Orange County through Truck Camping
Post-Thanksgiving, a lone traveler demonstrated the simplicity of truck camping in Orange County, not far from the buzz of Southern California cities. The traveler recorded their journey on YouTube, highlighting the joys of minimal living and solitude. Having relatives close by and being surrounded by wildlife added to the appeal of the simple camper setup amidst the city environment.
California grants $2.8M to the OCDA to help stop drunk and drugged drivers
SANTA ANA, Calif. – The Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) announced today that it has received $2.8 million in grants from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to serve as the statewide traffic safety training agency as part of an ongoing effort to reduce drugged and drunk driving across California. The grant programs run through September 2024.
West Covina Pursuit Ends with Suspect at Large
On Monday, December 4th, around 11:30 PM, the West Covina Police Department initiated a pursuit of an older model Chevy Tahoe for reasons yet to be determined. Despite their attempts to signal the driver to stop, the driver failed to yield, resulting in the commencement of a chase. The pursuit continued sporadically on and off the freeway until the driver eventually pulled into a Stater Brothers parking lot, abruptly exited the vehicle, and fled inside the store.
Tragic Fire Scene Reveals Woman, Nephew, and Dog Shot Dead Amidst Ammunition Explosion
A tragic incident unfolds in Silmar as a woman, her nephew, and a dog are found dead. The nephew, a self-proclaimed Neo-Nazi, is suspected of causing the deadly fire and shooting spree. The woman had reportedly been trying to evict him from the property.
The Tustin Police made a huge drug bust after a hit and run collision
Over the weekend, Tustin police officers responded to a hit and run traffic collision. During their investigation, the officers suspected their person of interest in the collision was also involved in selling drugs on Tustin city streets.
Suspected DUI driver plows into garages in Orange County
Police in Anaheim detained a man who may have been under the influence of alcohol and or drugs when he crashed a pickup truck into several detached garages, causing heavy structural damage Sunday evening. Crews with the Anaheim Fire Department responded to reports of the crash at 419 Cliftwood Avenue at around 6 p.m. […]
A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a collision in Santa Ana
On Friday, December 1, 2023, at approximately 11:30 PM, Santa Ana Police Communications received multiple calls regarding a motorcyclist down at the intersection of Auto Mall Drive and Edinger Avenue. SAPD Officers, along with the Orange County Fire Authority, responded to the scene. Upon arrival, OCFA transported the motorcyclist to...