Ongoing coverage of the worst mass-killing in Orange County history

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:37 AM PDT

Seal Beach Massacre: Timeline

Seal Beach Massacre: Timeline

Timeline of the investigation into Orange County's worst mass shooting in history as the alleged gunman, 44-year-old Scott Evans Dekraai, pleaded guilty in court Friday. Eight people were killed Oct.

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 08:19 AM PDT

Photos: Seal Beach Massacre Worst in OC History

Police respond to the scene of a deadly shooting Oct. 12, 2011 in Seal Beach. View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Man Will Plead Guilty to Killings at Salon: Lawyer

Man Will Plead Guilty to Killings at Salon: Lawyer

A California man charged with shooting and killing his ex-wife and seven others at a hair salon has agreed to plead guilty, his defense attorney said Monday.

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 09:17 PM PDT

OC Salon Shooting Trial Split in Two

OC Salon Shooting Trial Split in Two

The trial of a man accused in Orange County’s worst mass shooting will be split into two parts in hopes of speeding up the continually delayed murder case, a judge ruled Monday.

Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 10:08 PM PDT

Salon Shooting Victims' Families Want Faster Justice

Salon Shooting Victims' Families Want Faster Justice

Prosecutors will continue to pursue the death penalty against a man accused in Orange County’s worst mass shooting despite pleas from some relatives of victims who want prosecutors to shelve the death penalty to...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 11:06 PM PST

Husband Uninterested in Seal Beach Suspect's Recordings

Husband Uninterested in Seal Beach Suspect's Recordings

As more than 100 hours of jail-cell recordings of the alleged Seal Beach salon shooter surface, at least one of the eight victims’ relatives says he doesn’t need to hear any more from the accused murderer.

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Ex-Undersheriff Sentenced to 5 Years Prison in Corruption Case

Ex-Undersheriff Sentenced to 5 Years Prison in Corruption Case

Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka on Monday received a five-year sentence for his conviction in April of felony charges of conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice.

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

Former Gang Member Creates Charity

After spending his entire young life in and out of jail, former Rolling 20s gang member Skip Townsend decided he had enough and decided to turn his life around, and to help others do the same.

Driver Arrested in Fatal Taco Stand Crash

Driver Arrested in Fatal Taco Stand Crash

A 34-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after she plowed her car into a Boyle Heights taco stand Sunday night, killing one person and injuring nine others, authorities said.

Fatal Crash Shuts Down 5 Fwy in Boyle Heights

Fatal Crash Shuts Down 5 Fwy in Boyle Heights

One person was killed when a car collided with a semi truck, shutting down all lanes of the northbound 5 Freeway in Boyle Heights during the Monday morning rush hour.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Rules

Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion Rules

In a decisive victory for supporters of abortion rights, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down tough restrictions on abortions in Texas that have more than halved the number of clinics in the state that provide the...

Blaze Erupts at Flower Shop in Pico-Robertson Area

Blaze Erupts at Flower Shop in Pico-Robertson Area

A fire ripped through a flower shop in the Pico-Robertson area of Los Angeles early Monday morning, officials said.