| Aug 4, 2010
| 9:48 PM
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-...
| Nov 23, 2008
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:41 PM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:03 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 5:39 PM
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...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 4:31 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:37 PM
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,&...
| May 27, 2014
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...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:10 PM
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...
| May 12, 2014
| 6:46 PM
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...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:25 AM
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...