| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:08 PM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man faces sex trafficking charges Monday afternoon in federal court after intending to prostitute three teenage girls, according to authorities.
Samuel Martinez Gonzalez was due in court Monday at 2pm after he had lured...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:29 PM
CORONA DEL MAR — With a distinct Texas drawl and plain-spoken message, GOP front-runner and Texas Gov. Rick Perry revved up his growing tea party base in Orange County on Thursday, joking the area is fancy like a raspberry or blueberry pie....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 9:33 PM
SAN CLEMENTE (KTLA) -- A Texas church youth pastor accused of sexually assaulting a teen in 1993 has pleaded not guilty, sheriffs said Friday.
Joe David Nelms, 43, arrived at the Orange County Jail Wednesday night and has pleaded not guilty on 8 felony...
| Jan 21, 2011
| 8:50 PM
COSTA MESA — The Orange County Fairgrounds Arena was quiet Friday morning, belying the strength and aggression of the massive 1,400- to 1,800-pound American bucking bulls complacently chomping down on a champion's breakfast: fresh hay.
| Feb 2, 2011
| 6:00 PM
The Florida Bar has confirmed a new complaint was lodged against Casey Anthony attorney Jose Baez.
"There's a file open, and anything else is confidential at this time," said Karen Kirksey, a Florida Bar spokeswoman, adding that the complaint is "at...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:45 PM
Four years ago, six Democrats were vying for their party's presidential nomination. Back then, the pundits griped there was very little light between the candidates. Not surprisingly, that's virtually the same thing I have been hearing since the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:37 PM
While Vic was participating in a bird census at Harriett M. Wieder Regional Park on Friday, I went to the opening of the Orange County Fair in Costa Mesa with my friends Glee Gerde and Judi Smith. We had a blast.
Admission and parking were free for the...
| Jun 7, 2009
Richard K. Overton, the subject of one of Orange County's most riveting trials who was convicted of murdering his wife, a popular school board member, by slipping her poisons in 1988, has died, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation...
| Dec 19, 2007
A Rancho Santa Margarita woman has been convicted of repeatedly molesting a 4-year-old girl with her husband in a case that unfolded after authorities discovered a trunk full of homemade child porn movies in the couple's home.
The conviction Monday of...
| Jun 9, 2008
When Santa Monica officials approved the massive Water Garden office complex, they predicted the project would generate thousands of good jobs and revive a once-tired industrial neighborhood.
They also predicted a lot of traffic.
Twenty years later,...
| Nov 7, 2007
| 5:54 PM
Los Angeles Community College instructor Robert Feliciano contributed far more to "conflict" in the country than anything Gustavo Arrellano wrote in the Times. At issue: USC quarterback Mark Sanchez' "tricolor" mouthpiece that he and the USC dentist...
| Jul 19, 2009
Two years ago this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced cleanup of a middle school and southeast Orlando community built on a former World War II-era bombing range. The corps' search of the tranquil neighborhood uncovered decades-old bombs,...