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Cooper Rummell
June 11, 2019 - 5:36 pm
An 18-year-old Santa Ana man was behind bars today on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl he has known for about a year, police said. Alexis Uriel Dominguez was booked into the Santa Ana jail, with bail set at $100,000, said Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. Dominguez is...
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Santa Ana Police Department
June 11, 2019 - 4:52 pm
In a shocking case in Santa Ana, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly violated by a man who broke into a home and climbed into the girl’s bed while she was sleeping. She woke up and started screaming. Her mother ran into the room and saw the man run out of the house to some nearby railroad tracks. “He...
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June 11, 2019 - 12:49 pm
The Costa Mesa Fire Department reports that evacuations are underway at the Blue Sol Apartments at 421 Bernard St. due to a gas leak. Residents are being told to leave immediately and avoid the area. A Southern California Gas Co. team is "on scene making entry into (a) trench to cease the gas flow...
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June 11, 2019 - 11:19 am
SIERRA MADRE, Calif. — Authorities say a mother bear slashed and bit a man in a Los Angeles suburb after the man's dog tried to attack the bear's cub and the bear went after the dog. Sierra Madre Police Chief Jim Hunt tells KTLA that the events unfolded Monday in a backyard of the suburb in...
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Getty
June 11, 2019 - 7:26 am
High heat will afflict the San Fernando, San Gabriel and Santa Clarita Valley today, the National Weather Service warned. A heat advisory, which warns of hot temperatures able to cause heat- related illnesses, will be in effect in the three valleys from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, when temperatures...
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June 11, 2019 - 7:08 am
A retired gynecologist who worked at the University of California, Los Angeles for decades has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing two patients during examinations and the campus is asking anyone who may have other complaints against him to step forward. Dr. James Heaps, 62, pleaded not guilty...
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AP
June 10, 2019 - 5:51 pm
SAN DIEGO — Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego. A jury returned the verdict Monday in San Diego Superior Court in Vista but was continuing to deliberate on two more counts of rape involving a hitchhiker and an...
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June 10, 2019 - 3:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - A former West Covina resident was sentenced today to 25 years behind bars for creating and publishing an advertisement that sought to exchange sexually explicit images of children on a Russian photo- sharing website frequently used to trade child pornography. Christopher Clay Roman-...
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AP
June 10, 2019 - 2:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — An annual retreat staged in California by an elite club that has included powerful U.S. political and business leaders is facing scrutiny for excluding women after female county supervisors questioned whether they should continue allowing sheriff's deputies to provide security for...
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June 10, 2019 - 1:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - The leader of a Mexico-based church that claims to have a worldwide membership of more than a million people is set to be arraigned today on more than a dozen criminal charges including forcible rape of a minor, lewd act on a child and extortion. Naason Joaquin Garcia, 50, is charged...
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