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Orange County (California)

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  • Phelps breezes to victory in 200 freestyle

    If only all problems were so easy to dismiss. Two hundred meters in a pool and Michael Phelps' freestyle stroke problems vanished in the Orange County night air. Phelps, of Fells Point, put down the fastest time in the world this year, winning the 200-...
  • Hard times for the arts

    Hard times for the arts
    As the Baltimore Opera Company rehearsed last month for the production of Bellini's Norma, it faced a serious problem: Its available cash had dried up. With rumors spreading about the company folding, a board member ensured that the show would open - by...
  • Motorcyclist dies in crash in Lake Forest

    A man was killed Sunday when his motorcycle crashed in Lake Forest in Orange County, authorities said. The unidentified victim, who was described as in his 30s, was riding with other motorcyclists southbound on Santiago Canyon Road between Falcon Street...
  • Amber Alert canceled: Infant reported missing found in Arizona

    Amber Alert canceled: Infant reported missing found in Arizona
    An Amber Alert was issued and then canceled hours later Wednesday after a 6-month-old girl was reported missing. Laylani Mosley was last seen at her home about 9 a.m. with her grandmother Carolyn Ferguson, 57, according to the Huntington Beach Police...
  • Friends of transgender woman who was found dead gather in Santa Ana

    Friends of transgender woman who was found dead gather in Santa Ana
    On Friday evening, Macrina Reyes addressed a crowd of 120 people in Santa Ana, referring to them as her daughter’s family. They had gathered to honor Zoraida “Ale” Reyes, a 28-year-old transgender woman whose body was found in a...
  • Police identify victim in Santa Ana homicide; suspect in custody

    Police identify victim in Santa Ana homicide; suspect in custody
    Police on Friday identified a homicide victim found dead in a Santa Ana apartment complex.  The body of Victorino Cruz, 58, who police say was living apart from much of his family in Mexico, was found Tuesday.  Salvador Barragan, 37, of Anaheim, was...
  • Two arrested in videotaped fight at O.C. grade school

    Two arrested in videotaped fight at O.C. grade school
    An 18-year-old Orange County man faces assault and battery charges after allegedly kicking a boy in the head and knocking him unconscious in a melee captured on video. The incident took place at a grade school in the upscale city of Ladera Ranch in...
  • Mom worried teen would leave with alleged abductor, neighbor says

    Mom worried teen would leave with alleged abductor, neighbor says
    The mother of a teen allegedly kidnapped by the woman's boyfriend 10 years ago worried before she went missing that he was having sex with the girl and that she planned to leave with him, a neighbor said Wednesday. “I spoke to her mom about God,&...
  • Selling painkillers on TV

    Selling painkillers on TV
    This legal action by two California counties against five prescription narcotics manufacturers is long overdue. ("Counties sue narcotics makers, alleging 'campaign of deception,'" May 21) I have been very uncomfortable with the prescription drug ads...
  • Man found dead in Santa Ana apartment in possible homicide

    Man found dead in Santa Ana apartment in possible homicide
    Homicide detectives were investigating the "suspicious" death of a man whose body was found Wednesday inside a Santa Ana apartment. The unidentified man's death was being investigated as a homicide based on observations at the scene made by Santa Ana...
  • Teacher on leave after allegation of mock hanging

    An Orange County charter school teacher has been placed on leave after allegedly singling out an African American student to demonstrate a hanging during a class trip. Scharrell Jackson says a teacher at Oxford Preparatory Academy in Mission Viejo...
  • Will O.C. be first large county in state to implement Laura's Law?

    Will O.C. be first large county in state to implement Laura's Law?
    The Orange County Board of Supervisors is set to vote Tuesday on whether to implement Laura’s Law, allowing court-ordered treatment for the severely mentally ill. If approved, Orange County would become the first large county in the state to adopt...