| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Scott Dekraai, the man accused of killing eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011, intends to plead guilty to eight counts of special circumstances murder and one count of attempted murder, his lawyer told the court Monday.
The plea does not...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:21 PM
The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon in 2011 will plead guilty to eight counts of special circumstances murder and one count of attempted murder, his lawyer said Monday.
Scott Dekraai, who, according to prosecutors,...
| May 2, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The man accused of gunning down eight people at a Seal Beach hair salon pleaded guilty Friday, setting the stage for a legal battle over whether he should be put to death for the 2011 slayings.
Scott Dekraai, who prosecutors said heavily armed himself...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 3:53 PM
The trial for the man charged with killing eight people in a Seal Beach salon will split into two separate phases, with two different sets of jurors asked to decide the ultimate fate of the accused mass murderer, a judge ruled Monday.
The first phase,...
| Apr 12, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Orange County officials this week unveiled the winning design for a monument to crime victims planned for Mason Regional Park in Irvine.
On Saturday morning, dozens of victims or families of victims affected by violent or sexual crimes gathered at the...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
The children of a woman who was killed two years ago during a mass shooting at a Seal Beach salon have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her alleged killer.
Chelsea and Chad Huff are suing Scott Dekraai, of Huntington Beach, for unspecified...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:44 AM
A hearing Friday for the man accused of murdering eight people in a Seal Beach salon is scheduled to address prosecutors' plans to play audio recordings between Scott Dekraai, 41, and jailhouse informant....
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:42 PM
An Orange County Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a jailhouse informant's recordings that captured the Seal Beach salon shooting suspect talking about the October 2011 mass slaying must be turned over to the defense. Prosecutors had said that the......
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:13 PM
The man accused of the Seal Beach salon massacre is currently under mental evaluation in a jail medical ward after he had to be subdued with pepper balls after he attempted to break the windows and furniture inside a jail day room....
| Oct 9, 2012
| 12:33 PM
It's hard to believe that this Friday marks one year. Do you remember where you were when you heard? I was driving back from Los Angeles, on my way to a vigil outside the home of beloved Ocean View High School coach Jim Harris, who would soon die from...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:36 PM
SANTA ANA — A hearing for the man accused of walking into a Seal Beach salon and killing eight people, including his ex-wife, was continued Friday to Jan. 25.
While Scott Dekraai's trial is still set for March 25, Judge Thomas Goethals said he...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:33 AM
SEAL BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- The judge presiding over the Seal Beach massacre trial says it will be affected by the outcome of Prop. 34 this November.
If the anti-death penalty measure is approved, there will be no need for the penalty phase of the...