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  • Franc Cano, 27, (left) and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, (right) both transients of Anaheim, were arrested in connection to the murders of four woman across Orange County on Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • A mother came to a Santa Ana courtroom to face the two men suspected of raping and killing her daughter and three others.
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murder, arrest, orange county news
  • Vanesa Zavala (L) and Candace Brito (R) are seen at a preliminary hearing on Feb. 10, 2014.
  • A trial date was set Tuesday for two women accused of the murder of a 23-year-old woman in Santa Ana.
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fight, homicide investigation, murder, orange county news
  • Fire crews respond to a house fire in the 6700 block of Crista Palma Lane in Huntington Beach Monday, April 14, 2014.
  • A Huntington Beach man helped rescue his neighbors from their burning home early Monday morning, a fire official said.
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fire, rescue, orange county news
  • Franc Cano, 27, (left) and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, (right) both transients of Anaheim, were arrested in connection to the murders of four woman across Orange County on Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • Two transient sex offenders were charged Monday with the rape and murder of four women in California.
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murder, arrest, orange county news
  • Franc Cano, 27, (left) and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, (right) both transients of Anaheim, were arrested in connection to the murders of four woman across Orange County on Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • Two Anaheim transients have been arrested in connection to the murders of four women across Orange County.
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murder, arrest, orange county news
  • SWAT officers leave after a standoff with a man who held a Saehan Bank employee hostage in Buena Park on Thursday, March 1, 2014.
  • An Irvine businessman who held a bank employee hostage and then exchanged shots with SWAT officers was convicted.
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court case, hostage, standoff, orange county news
  • Several Tustin schools were locked down Thursday before an armed suspect was taken into police custody.
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officer-involved shooting, school, orange county news
  • Garden Grove Police released security footage of a suspect who robbed a Pizza Hut on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
  • Garden Grove Police released security footage of a suspect who robbed a Pizza Hut on Tuesday.
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robbery, caught on tape, orange county news
  • Garden Grove police respond to the scene of a crash in the 13700 block of Magnolia Street Thursday, April 10, 2014.
  • A 22-year-old man is being hailed a hero for saving the life of a crash victim in Garden Grove Thursday.
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car crash, health, orange county news
  • Garden Grove police respond to the scene of a crash in the 13700 block of Magnolia Street Thursday, April 10, 2014.
  • A 22-year-old man is being hailed a hero for saving the life of a crash victim in Garden Grove Thursday.
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car crash, health, orange county news
  • Homes are seen along the coast of Orange County in this undated file photo.
  • Shaking was felt across Orange County Wednesday afternoon, but it was not an earthquake like many people thought.
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orange county news
  • Adrian Gomez, 23, is wanted for attempted murder by Garden Grove police after stabbing his client at his apartment on the 1000 block of Imperial Avenue Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
  • Garden Grove Police arrested Wednesday a barber who allegedly stabbed his client during an appointment
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stabbing, unbelievable, orange county news
  • Deanna Mauers white Hyundai is shown after the April 27, 2011 crash that killed her.
  • A woman accused of being distracted while driving and causing a fatal accident that killed another woman testified in court.
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car crash, freeway, accident, court case, orange county news, jovana lara
  • Fire crews battle a three-alarm blaze at a construction site in Anaheim on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
  • Smoke was seen for miles after a massive fire erupted at a construction site in Anaheim on Tuesday morning.
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fire, orange county news
  • Genevieve Hall is seen in an undated photo. Hall was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Huntington Beach on Sunday, April 6, 2014.
  • A woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle in Huntington Beach Sunday night.
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hit and run, orange county news
  • Aleksandar Apostoloic, 26, has been charged with murder for killing a 12-year-old girl during a police chase in Westminster on Friday, April 4, 2014.
  • A man has been charged with murder for killing a 12-year-old girl during a police chase in Westminster.
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car crash, pursuit, car chase, orange county news
  • Santa Ana police respond to the scene of a shooting in the 1100 block of West Hemlock Way Monday, April 7, 2014.
  • Shots were fired in Santa Ana early Monday morning, striking an 18-year-old man and nearly missing a sleeping elderly woman.
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shooting, orange county news
  • Authorities investigate a stabbing in Costa Mesa on Sunday, April 06, 2014.
  • A woman was stabbed and a man was injured in a fight in Costa Mesa on Sunday. The suspects fled the scene.
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orange county news
  • Alec Ralph, a Good Samaritan who helped rescue a man who was hit by a car in Placentia, is seen in this photo on Saturday, April 5, 2014.
  • Just in time, a Good Samaritan pulled a man who was hit by a car off the road to prevent him from being struck again.
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orange county news
  • Three people were rescued by firefighters after their SUV ran off the road and landed upside down at the bottom of a dry river bed in Huntington Beach Saturday, April 5, 2014.
  • Firefighters rescued three people after their SUV crashed and landed in a river bed in Huntington Beach Saturday.
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rescue, car crash, orange county news
  • Authorities at the scene of a crash involving an Irvine police officer and another car on Friday, April 4, 2014. The officer did not suffer life-threatening injuries.
  • Investigators are looking into what caused a violent crash that landed one Irvine police officer in the hospital.
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car crash, orange county news
  • Vivian Uyen Nguyen, 12, is seen in an undated photo. Nguyen was killed in a car crash in Westminster on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
  • A 12-year-old girl killed in a crash at the end of a pursuit has been identified. Meantime, the community mourns.
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car crash, pursuit, car chase, orange county news
  • Donald Underdale talks about an encounter with a samurai sword-wielding burglar at Leisure World in Seal Beach on Friday, April 4, 2014.
  • A man is speaking out about his outrageous encounter with a samurai sword-wielding burglar in his retirement community.
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orange county news, q mccray
  • An investigation scene is set up outside Teen Driving Academy in Placentia 1on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Witnesses reported a man being beaten and pulled into a van in the area the night before.
  • A victim who was reported beaten and kidnapped in Placentia has been found. Several suspects have also been arrested.
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kidnap, orange county news
  • Police investigate after a pursuit suspect struck a van, killing an 11-year-old girl on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
  • Police say a pursuit suspect struck a van in Westminster on Thursday night, killing an 12-year-old girl.
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car crash, pursuit, car chase, orange county news
  • A police car is parked behind yellow tape blocking off an area where a man may have been kidnapped on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
  • A kidnapping investigation is underway in Placentia after a man was seen being assaulted and then pushed into a car.
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kidnap, orange county news
  • Anaheim police dog Bruno is shown in this photo released by Anaheim police on April 2, 2014.
  • The Anaheim police dog shot while on duty is recovering 'remarkably well' after an emergency stomach surgery.
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shooting, officer-involved shooting, orange county news
  • An intruder was caught on video burglarizing a Mission Viejo condo in the middle of the night while people were asleep.
  • An intruder was caught on video burglarizing a Mission Viejo condo in the middle of the night while people were asleep.
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burglary, caught on tape, orange county news, eileen frere
  • AIR7 catches an aerial view of the scene after a fatal accident in Lake Forest on Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
  • A pedestrian was killed during a three-car accident in Lake Forest, causing road closures during morning rush hour.
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accident, road closure, orange county news
  • Zahir Shabazz, 40, is shown here in his mug shot after being arrested on suspicion of stealing gasoline in San Juan Capistrano on Tuesday, April 1, 2014.
  • A man was arrested on suspicion of stealing about 120 gallons of gasoline at a station in San Juan Capistrano.
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arrest, orange county news
  • A manslaughter trial began Tuesday for a woman accused in a 2011 fatal freeway crash.
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car crash, freeway, orange county news, eileen frere
  • A preliminary hearing was postponed Tuesday for a woman accused of causing a deadly car crash while texting and driving.
  • A preliminary hearing was postponed Tuesday for a woman accused of causing a fatal car crash while texting and driving.
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arrest, car crash, freeway, orange county news, eileen frere
  • A map shows the intersection of Valencia Drive and Magnolia Avenue in Fullerton.
  • A male pedestrian was hit and killed by a car in a crosswalk in Fullerton. An investigation is underway.
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orange county news