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Spate of pedestrians, bicyclists killed by motorists puts spotlight on street safety

The streets of Orange County were particularly deadly over the Halloween weekend, with a total of five pedestrians and cyclists struck and killed by cars. The death of a 17-year-old girl in...

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Anaheim PD asks for public’s help following fatal hit-and-run of bicyclist

The Anaheim PD is asking for the public’s help in finding a motorist who struck and killed a woman riding a bicycle Saturday night and then fled the scene. Daniela Rafaela Palacios, 44, of...

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Hiring a new police officer is a lengthy and costly process -- the GGPD explains why

In mid-January, three fresh-faced recruits are expected to graduate from the police academy and join the Garden Grove PD as rookie cops. When (or, technically, if) they complete the mentally and...

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Man who stabbed resident shot by Garden Grove police

A man who forced his way into a home Saturday morning, then threatened a female resident with a knife and stabbed a male resident, was shot and killed by Garden Grove police, according to a news...

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New CPOA president: Police job more difficult than any time in history

Changing the public perception of police and strategically mentoring future law enforcement leaders are among the goals of the California Peace Officer’s Association new president, Mark...

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FPD raises $1,771 for St. Jude’s Breast Cancer Institute

Fullerton PD raised $1,771 for St. Jude Medical Center's Breast Cancer Institute during its month-long October Cancer Awareness fundraiser, officials announced Thursday. Led by Lt. Andrew...

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FPD teams with nonprofit to get cell phones for soldiers

The Fullerton Police Department is a designated drop-off location for people who want to donate cell phones for soldiers. The police department is working with the nonprofit Cell Phones for Soldiers...

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Fallen officers honored during ‘horrific’ week in law enforcement

The timing of the ceremony could not have been more sadly appropriate. Just hours after another law enforcement official lost his life --- the third in California to die in the line of duty in five...

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Wanted Wednesday: In search of Hoang Khanh Cao, AKA Tony Cao

Editor’s note: Every week, “Wanted Wednesday” spotlights a suspect wanted by the police. This week, we highlight a suspect sought in a 13-year-old Garden Grove narcotics case. His name? Hoang...

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LHPD helps remove unwanted drugs from community

The La Habra Police Department says a recent Prescription Drug Take Back Day netted 175 pounds of unwanted drugs that otherwise could have wound up in landfills, the ocean or in the hands of a drug...

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