Crime

Stories about crime other than the police blotter

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen during COVID-19

Assemblywoman Janet Nguyen’s bill, AB 1336 to create regionalized task forces to address hate crimes, passed the Assembly Public Safety Committee unanimously last week. Hate crimes have gone up at alarming rates during the past year. There have been over 1600 hate related crimes reported nationwide. Currently crimes of this …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for April 2021 include the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Long Beach Airport, and Oxford Academy’s ranking. The Top Ten Stories for April 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): What to do if …continue reading

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On April 26, 2021, at approximately 7:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of West Wardlow Road to assist the Long Beach Fire Department regarding a report of an assault, which resulted in the death of a female adult. Upon arrival, officers observed Long Beach Fire Department personnel …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for March 2021 include unemployment fraud, OC returning to Red Tier, and a fatal pedestrian accident in Lakewood. The Top Ten Stories for March 2021 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the month of March 2020 (excluding weather forecasts and events): COVID-19 unemployment …continue reading

Cover art for the May 2021 edition of OCB's Dining, Arts, and Entertainment guide.

Top Ten Stories for April 25 through May 01 include a recipe for roulade, a good OC city to start a business, and Oxford Academy is #1 in California. Top Ten Stories for April 25 through May 01 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for April 18 through April 24 include the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and COVID relief fraud. Top Ten Stories for April 18 through April 24 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): What to do if …continue reading

A former social worker in Orange County was sentenced today to 96 months in federal prison for distributing computer video files that contained sexually explicit videos depicting children, including infants and toddlers. Carlos Castillo, 62, of Santa Ana, was sentenced by United States District Judge Cormac J. Carney, who also …continue reading