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  1. Judge issues arrest warrant for Steven Bren, son of Orange...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    A judge has issued an arrest warrant for the son of Orange County's richest man for not appearing in court on a civil case where he owes millions of dollars to creditors. Steven Bren, the 56-year-old son of The Irvine Co.

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  2. Latest: California sheriff denies jailhouse informant systemRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | My Mother Lode

    Questioned in court, a Southern California sheriff denied the existence of a jailhouse informant system run by her department's deputies. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens testified Wednesday and addressed allegations the department has wrongfully withheld evidence from defense attorneys about informant use.

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  3. California sheriff denies jailhouse informant systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 5 | SFGate

    Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens testifies during a hearing about the use of jailhouse informants at the Central Justice Center, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif. less Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens testifies during a hearing about the use of jailhouse informants at the Central Justice Center, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Santa Ana, Calif.

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  4. California sheriff to testify about jailhouse informantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | KTVN Reno

    A Southern California sheriff is expected to testify in court about jailhouse informants amid a long-running scandal over her department's use of snitches. Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens is scheduled to take the stand Wednesday to address allegations the department has wrongfully withheld evidence from defense attorneys about informant use.

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  5. Orange animal cruelty case continued againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Fredericksburg.com

    The 58-year-old former Somerset resident was set to face 27 charges of animal cruelty at trial Friday in Orange County District Court, but it has since been delayed until October 31. In addition to the misdemeanor charges, Williams faces 13 felony counts of embezzlement stemming from an investigation launched in October 2015 at her Somerset farm where she operated a nonprofit animal sanctuary called Peaceable Farm. The search of her property followed numerous complaints the sheriff's office received about emaciated and neglected horses at the site.

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  6. Sheriff's Dept. in 'non compliance' mode, judge saysRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 29 | Sports Media 101

    The Orange County Sheriff's Dept. turned over more than 13,000 pages of emails and other documents, some related to the handling of jailhouse informants, to state and federal investigators, but the agency did not follow a court order to turn those documents over to the lawyers and a judge involved in the trial of Seal Beach mass murderer Scott Dekraai.

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  7. How a famed chef's Vermont roots saved his lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 26 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... his home as Vermont rather than Vershire, population 730, only because he figures no one has heard of the tiny Orange County town where his grandmother - schooled in culinary arts at Le Cordon Bleu yet skilled in the rough-and-tumble raising, ...

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  8. Appeals court upholds ruling that O.C. prosecutors misused informantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | The Wave

    The Fourth District Court of Appeal ruled unanimously Friday that Orange County prosecutors withheld evidence from defense lawyers and misused a jailhouse informant to win a conviction against Henry Rodriguez, who in 2000 was sentenced to life in prison for dumping the body of a Fullerton woman and her unborn daughter in the Long Beach Harbor. The ruling will prompt a third trial for Rodriguez, county prosecutors said Friday.

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  9. Killer of 8 in salon shooting apologizes in courtroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Beach salon in 2011. "I'm sorry. I'm very, very sorry," Dekraai said in his first public sign of remorse, the Orange County Register reported ( http://bit.ly/2t7Mjms ). Dekraai spoke and wiped his eyes moments after Bethany Webb , the sister of ...

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  10. New testimony appears to contradict O.C. Grand Jury report on jailhouse informantsRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2017 | Sports Media 101

    Confessed mass murderer Scott Dekraai listens as his public defender Scott Sanders questions retired Orange County Sheriff's deputy Catherine Irons during the hearing in his case in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana on Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Judge Thomas Goethals questions retired Orange County Sheriff's deputy Catherine Irons about her testimony during the hearing in the Dekraai case in Orange County Superior Court in Santa Ana on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

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  11. Judge says TV network owes $2M in sex abuse cover-up suitRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | KDWN

    ... Crouch responsible for the rest, although neither was named in the lawsuit. In an order made public on Monday, Orange County Superior Court Judge Peter Wilson found that TBN's corporate parent was on the hook for the entire amount, the Orange County ...

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  12. Orange-Chatham chief public defender James Williams retires to pursuit of racial, justice issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | HeraldSun.com

    ... on Racial Equity, which he founded; the North Carolina Commission on Racial and Ethnic Disparities; the Orange County Bias-Free Policing Coalition; and others. "One of my favorite people is (civil rights activist) Ella Baker, and Ella Baker said we ...

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  13. Court overturns conviction of Santa Ana mother who admitted drowning her two-month-old babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... consider it.” The appeals court justices wrote that the judge who presided over the trial – Orange County Superior Court Judge Thomas M. Goethals – was not to blame for the jury-instruction issues. Instead, Rubin should have ...

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  14. OC Sheriff Will Be Forced to Testify About 'Snitch Scandal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NBC Los Angeles

    Scott Dekraai, the worst mass killer in Orange County history, may not face the death penalty. A scandal involving the misuse of jailhouse informants against Dekraai has dogged the OC District Attorney's Office for years now.

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  15. Costa Mesa Sanitary District sues Mesa Water over failure to produce public recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Wave

    The Costa Mesa Sanitary District is asking an Orange County judge to force the Mesa Water District to produce records it requested earlier this year in the midst of an ongoing battle between the public agencies over a possible merger. The lawsuit filed June 2 in Orange County Superior Court alleges that Mesa Water officials discussed destroying public records and have refused to provide earlier drafts of a study conducted by Arcadis Inc. that determined customers would save money if the agencies consolidated.

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  16. Ex-sheriff's dispatcher sentenced to house arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A former Vermont county sheriff's dispatcher has been sentenced to six months on house arrest after being convicted of letting her boyfriend and another man into secure areas, where they allegedly stole prescription medication and evidence. The Valley News reports 26-year-old Sonya Lowe, of Barre, a former dispatcher for the Orange County sheriff in Chelsea, pleaded guilty in April to aiding in the commission of burglary and possession stolen property.

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  17. Judge: O.C. prosecutor did not commit misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Wave

    An Orange County Superior Court judge says Senior Deputy District Attorney Matt Murphy did nothing wrong in the 2008 case of a man convicted of throwing a couple off a yacht for their money. Murphy was accused in an 85-page motion of defrauding the jury by saying a jail inmate "got nothing" for testifying against former child actor Skylar Deleon.

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  18. Correction: Nissan Dealer Lawsuit storyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Newms360.com

    ... dealership owner who claimed Nissan had a secret plan to put him out of business during the recession. The Orange County Superior Court panel ruled Monday in favor of Michael Kahn, who owned seven Nissan, Toyota and Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge dealerships ...

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  19. Jury awards $256M to California auto dealer in Nissan suit 1 day agoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Postregister.com

    ... dealership owner who claimed Nissan had a secret plan to put him out of business during the recession. The Orange County Superior Court panel ruled Monday in favor of Michael Kahn, who owned seven Nissan, Toyota and Chevrolet dealerships in the Los ...

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  20. Jury Awards $256M To California Auto Dealer In Nissan SuitRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Manufacturing.net

    A jury has awarded nearly $256.5 million to a California auto dealership owner who claimed Nissan had a secret plan to put him out of business during the recession. The Orange County Superior Court panel ruled Monday in favor of Michael Kahn, who owned seven Nissan, Toyota and Chevrolet dealerships in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas.

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