Orange County

OC Sheriff's Dept
July 30, 2018 - 2:00 pm
(KNX 1070) -- An Orange County grand jury has handed down indictments including murder, conspiracy, and felonies against eight known members and affiliates of the Mexican Mafia in connection with the killing of a fellow gang member in Placentia last year. Orange County District Attorney, Tony...
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July 25, 2018 - 3:37 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Orange County DA’s office has agreed to review a 1979 rape and murder conviction after arguments are made that there's a good chance that this crime is tied to the so-called Golden State Killer. Despite limited evidence and testimony of a questionable jailhouse informant against...
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USA Today
July 20, 2018 - 1:24 pm
(KNX 1070) - While Congressman Dana Rohrabacher clearly did not want to talk about all things Russia with reporters earlier in the day, he did discuss it later with KNX In-Depth. He may think the Russia probe is nothing but a distraction, but Rep. Rohrabacher seems to also understand that the issue...
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July 09, 2018 - 2:52 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Orange County health officials say that for the first time this year they've detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes. These were found in Garden Grove. While most people infected with West Nile don't get sick, about five percent come-down with flu-like symptoms. Mary Joy Coburn of the...
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June 29, 2018 - 3:18 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Orange County pediatrician, who's an outspoken critic of mandatory vaccinations, has been placed on probation for nearly three years. Dr. Bob Sears is known for taking issue with the use of vaccines and has been placed on probation, all because of medical advice he gave to a young...
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June 27, 2018 - 12:12 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Orange County lifeguards are warning people to stop digging big holes in the sand when at the beach. Orange County lifeguard chief Jason Young tells KNX that people could suffocate under all the sand. The warning comes after a young boy ran into a four-foot hole at Aliso Beach. The...
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June 25, 2018 - 5:34 pm
(KNX 1070) - A legal analyst based in Orange County is backing President Trump's claims that people who cross the border illegally should be sent back without seeing a judge. Constitutional law expert John Shu points out the expedited removal system doesn't make exceptions for people who come to...
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June 22, 2018 - 5:07 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The long-standing battle in the sky between firefighters and Sheriff’s Deputies in Orange County may finally be coming to end. For roughly two years the OC Fire Authority and Sheriff’s Department have been in a turf war over which agency is in charge of helicopter search and rescue...
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June 20, 2018 - 2:06 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Orange County District Attorney’s office says a Tustin police office was justified in fatally shooting an armed, distraught Army veteran 13-months ago. Authorities say Edwin Fuentes was extremely upset when he learned he had failed a test, and was being dropped from a program at a...
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June 18, 2018 - 12:25 pm
(KNX 1070) -- There's a health warning going out in Orange County after a rabid bat was found in Anaheim. It was discovered last week at South Country Hills Road and Mohler Avenue. Matt Zahn of Orange County Public Health tells KNX it's a serious issue: It's an especially big concern because bat...
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