Crime

Stories about crime other than the police blotter

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A federal grand jury returned a 34-count indictment against Jose Huizar, an elected member of the Los Angeles City Council, on charges that he led a criminal enterprise where he used his powerful position at City Hall to enrich himself and his close associates, and unlawfully gave favorable treatment to …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for July 19 through July 25 included COVID-19 and unemployment benefits (still), Dr. Jeff Barke (yet again), a sex offender, Cypress capital projects, and Los Alamitos schools. Top Ten Stories for July 19 through July 25 the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week …continue reading

San Diego-based clinical laboratory Progenity, Inc. admitted today that it submitted fraudulent bills to TRICARE, the Department of Defense health care benefit program that covers military service members and their dependents, and to the Federal Health Care Employee Benefits Program (FEHBP), for clinical tests that it knew were not covered …continue reading

Grateful Hearts has issued an urgent need for help after being the victim of theft. On July 7, their only operational grocery trucks had three catalytic converters stolen from them, rendering them non-operational. Surveillance videos have been viewed by the police, but nothing too useful has been found to help …continue reading