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Unrest Overshadows Peaceful US Protests for Another Night

By ASHRAF KHALIL, AARON MORRISON and TIM SULLIVANWashington (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across America again Sunday, with peaceful demonstrations against police killings of black people overshadowed by unrest that quickly ravaged parts of cities from Pennsylvania to California.City and state officials had deployed thousands of National Guard soldiers, […]

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What’s Going On Oustside of SoCal? “CNN Crew Arrested, Then Released, Amid George Floyd Protests”

Minneapolis erupts in outrage over George Floyd murder. CNN Crew Arrested. See story from Dow Jones. 10:50 am ET May 29, 2020 (Dow Jones) Print By Benjamin Mullin A CNN television crew was arrested and detained briefly by Minnesota state patrol officers early Friday morning while covering a protest in Minneapolis sparked by the death of George […]

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OCWR Strongly Recommends Use Of Face Covers In Landfills

Like in other emergency scenarios with soot, smoke or contaminants, the Covid-19 pandemic is requiring face covers for the protection of the lungs. Any sufficiently potent virus can spread via small particulates either airborne or latent in surfaces that come into contact with the different vulnerable orificies of the face. Like the flu, the Sars-Cov-2 […]

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Online video of apparent sex act in Santa Ana patrol car spurs investigation

Santa Ana police launched an internal investigation after a video of what appears to be a sex act being performed inside a patrol car surfaced online, the department said Friday. The video, which was published online Thursday, was shot April 10 along train tracks near a recycling facility in Santa Ana, according to OC Weekly. […]

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Trial begins in OC case alleging defendant severed man’s penis as part of torture plot

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — A defendant accused of severing a man’s penis as one of several people involved in a horrific kidnapping and torture plot is going to trial this week. Prosecutors say defendant Hossein Nayeri believed his alleged victim, who operated a marijuana dispensary, had $1 million cash buried in the desert and […]

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Santa Ana homebuying drops 4% as Orange County sales hit five-year low

Homebuying in Santa Ana fell 4% as Orange County sales stalled to the slowest pace since 2014. CoreLogic homebuying stats show May was the 10th consecutive month Orange County home sales failed to beat the pace of the year-ago period. Plus, this was the slowest-selling May countywide in five years as sales ran 13% below […]

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Man Arrested in Connection With Armed Santa Ana Robberies; 1 Remains at Large

A man who was already in custody for an unrelated crime was arrested in connection with two armed robberies that occurred on July 4, while another man remains at large, officials announced Tuesday. Brian Ho is shown in a photo released by Santa Ana Police Department on July 16, 2019. Although police gave the man’s […]

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OC jail inmate found unresponsive in cell, pronounced dead at hospital

SANTA ANA — A 44-year-old inmate found unresponsive Monday in his cell at the Theo Lacy jail in Orange was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead about an hour after arrival, sheriff’s officials said. Deputies were called to assist the inmate, who had “no obvious signs of trauma on his body,” […]

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Thousands in SoCal protest planned ICE raids

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Thousands of people across Southern California protested Friday ahead of planned ICE raids scheduled to take place Sunday. Politicians and families alike turned out in West Hollywood, where people spoke about conditions for refugees at the border and what is happening in California. “Everybody knows that every country has a […]

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Teenage Girl Wounded, Lowrider Shooting

SAWEEKLY – Last week, on July 8, 2019, a group of people, including a teenage girl, in green two door lowrider known to many in Santa Ana, California, were the unfortunate recipient of gunfire. Allegedly, the shooting was related to Gang Activity . A teenage girl was wounded in the car to car shooting, according […]