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Monday, Aug 4, 2014 at 08:30 PM PDT

"Serious Misconduct" in Seal Beach Massacre Case: Judge

"Serious Misconduct" in Seal Beach Massacre Case: Judge

District attorney's office investigators in the 2011 Seal Beach hair salon massacre committed "serious misconduct" by using jail informants in the case against the suspect, an Orange County judge ruled...

Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Victims React to Guilty Plea in Salon Massacre

Victims React to Guilty Plea in Salon Massacre

Family members of the victims in Orange County's worst mass killing reacted Friday to the man who pleaded guilty to committing the crime.

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. 12,...

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.

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Man Identified After He Was Found Dead in Submerged Car

Man Identified After He Was Found Dead in Submerged Car

A man found dead inside a car fully submerged in storm waters on a day of widespread flooding and torrential downpour across Southern California that claimed two other lives was identified early Sunday, officials said.

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two DHS Memos Detail How Trump Could Detain and Deport

Two memos written by the Department of Homeland Security would expand federal authorities' powers to detain and deport undocumented immigrants within the United States, NBC News reported. Obtained by NBC News, the new directives signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly provide greater detail about two of President Donald Trump's executive orders relating to his campaign promises of building a border wall with Mexico and increasing deportation efforts. The memos were to be filed on Friday, but are still not final. Currently, they await interagency and White House review.

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started." The Arizona senator was asked in an interview for NBC's "Meet the Press" how he felt about President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing "the fake news media" that said "it is the enemy of the American people." McCain tells "Meet the Press," ''The fact is, we need you." He adds: "When you look at history, the first thing dictators do is shut down the press." McCain says he isn't saying Trump is trying to be a dictator but "we need to learn the lessons of history."

Witnesses Stop Driver After He Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

Witnesses Stop Driver After He Fatally Strikes Bicyclist

Witnesses grabbed a driver who had crashed into a bicyclist -- killing the man -- and then some parked cars in Montebello, California Highway Patrol officers said Sunday.