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

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 09:40 PM PDT

Salon Meritage Widow Sues Insurance Co.

Salon Meritage Widow Sues Insurance Co.

The widow of the owner of a Seal Beach beauty salon where eight people were killed last year in the worst mass killing in Orange County history filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging that her insurance company did...

Friday, May 4, 2012 at 06:10 AM PDT

Salon Meritage Witness: "Heard...Last Breath"

Salon Meritage Witness: "Heard...Last Breath"

Portions of the grand jury testimony against the man accused of fatally shooting eight people in a rampage at a Seal Beach hair salon in October 2011 were unsealed Thursday at the orders of an Orange...

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 05:34 PM PDT

Seal Beach Massacre Testimony Unsealed

Seal Beach Massacre Testimony Unsealed

Superior Court Judge Thomas M. Goethals said sensitive portions of the testimony will remain sealed, but that the release of some of the details would not hinder the defense of their client Scott Dekraii,...

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Parking Structure Partially Collapses at Housing Complex

Parking Structure Partially Collapses at Housing Complex

At least two homes were evacuated and five vehicles were damaged Friday morning at a Century City housing complex after a collapse involving an underground parking structure in a construction area.

"Defiant" Ex-Council Member Sentenced to Prison

"Defiant" Ex-Council Member Sentenced to Prison

The third of five former Bell city officials convicted of misappropriating public funds through inflated salaries was sentenced Friday to prison and ordered to pay restitution.

2 Children Killed After Carjackers Hit Crowd

2 Children Killed After Carjackers Hit Crowd

Two children are dead and three other people are in critical condition after carjackers ran down a group of people in North Philadelphia, police say. Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint around 11:15

Hundreds Stranded at LAX After Canceled Flight

Hundreds Stranded at LAX After Canceled Flight

Hundreds of passengers on a Norwegian Air Shuttle flight have been forced to sleep in the baggage claim area of LAX both Wednesday and Thursday night as they wait to board a flight that continues to be delayed.

Counting Down to Crunch Time Near LAX

Counting Down to Crunch Time Near LAX

The trip to and from Los Angeles International Airport will be fraught with roadblocks this weekend when the "Century Crunch" bridge construction project closes a major intersection near the one of the nation's...

Man Dies After Being Attacked While Protecting Child

Man Dies After Being Attacked While Protecting Child

A 57-year-old man has died after he was confronted by an attacker while he tried to protect a young child, according to police. Gabriel Ortega was at a restaurant in Hollywood on July 14 when he saw a...