SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — Authorities said Friday that an attorney was sentenced to nine months in jail for attempting to extort $350,000 from a client’s former employer by threatening to publicly defame her with lies. 340 more words
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SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — The state Attorney General’s Office said Friday it would appeal a judge’s decision removing the Orange County District Attorney’s Office from the case of Scott Dekraai, who has been charged in the worst mass killing in the county’s history. 285 more words
A 63-year-old man was charged with murder in the cold-case death of a Santa Ana woman in 1989, authorities announced Thursday.
The arrest of Douglas Gregory Gutridge was the first cold case investigation resulting in a murder charge for the newly formed Orange County Cold Case Homicide Task Force (OCHTF), according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. 148 more words
A 23-year-old Irvine man was convicted Wednesday of murdering his father in order to steal his car and money so he could visit his girlfriend in another state. 133 more words
Orange County Assessor Webster Guillory was recently charged with three felony counts of filing false papers by the Orange County District Attorney’s office, in his bid for reelection in November. 134 more words
SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — An Orange County judge ruled Monday that prosecutors could not use statements made in jail by convicted mass killer Scott Dekraai during the penalty phase of his trial. 268 more words