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October 23, 2000 | ALEX KATZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A bicyclist was injured in Seal Beach when he was hit by a pumpkin thrown from the window of a moving car, authorities said Sunday. Peter Prado, 40, of Bellflower was hit on the leg by a pumpkin about the size of a grapefruit as he rode south on Seal Beach Boulevard about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Prado was knocked off his bicycle near the Seal Beach police station and was treated at the scene for minor injuries. Prado never saw the assailant's car, Seal Beach Police Cpl. Raul Ahumada said.
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October 20, 2000 | MAI TRAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two men suspected in a string of violent robberies in which victims were kicked, beaten and, in one case, left for dead in a dumpster have been arrested, police announced Thursday. Police said they tracked down the men using fingerprints and a cache of lottery tickets they stole and later tried to redeem.
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October 16, 2000 | MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A mentally ill man was arrested in the death of his brother's neighbor in Santa Ana after an apparently unprovoked stabbing early Sunday. The victim, 34-year-old Ignacio Pillado Ortega, had no warning before the butcher knife-wielding attacker shattered the glass of the front door in the 2200 block of South Towner Street and charged into the living room, said Santa Ana Police Sgt. Raul Luna. The assailant repeatedly stabbed Ortega, leaving the victim to die on the floor, Luna said.
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October 14, 2000 | THERESA MOREAU, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
A pickup basketball game at the Fountain Valley Recreation Center turned violent when one player severely beat another over a disputed foul call, police said Friday. James Hundley, 36, of Garden Grove suffered a skull fracture that may result in permanent brain damage when he was punched by another man, said Fountain Valley police spokesman Sgt. Jim Perry. The man remains at large. "It's totally senseless," Perry said. "This all stems from a basketball game." The beating occurred about 1 p.m.
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October 14, 2000 | STUART PFEIFER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County judge sentenced two members of a "bully" gang that targeted an affluent area of south Orange County to two years in prison Friday for a 1998 stabbing, paving the way for their release from jail. Kurtis Pinedo of Laguna Hills and Steven Crader of Aliso Viejo, both 18, were among five youths convicted of attempted murder for a knife-and-bottle assault. Judge Robert R.
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October 14, 2000 | STUART PFEIFER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An Orange County judge sentenced two members of a "bully" gang that targeted an affluent area of South County to two years in prison Friday for a 1998 stabbing, paving the way for their release from jail. Kurtis Pinedo of Laguna Hills and Steven Crader of Aliso Viejo, both 18, were among five youths from the "Slick 50s" group convicted of attempted murder for a knife-and-bottle assault. Judge Robert R.
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October 9, 2000 | MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angela M. King, 34, who directed traffic for nine years as a civilian in the Anaheim Police Department, died Sunday from injuries she suffered a day earlier in a vicious and fiery attack in her Anaheim apartment. King's 70-year-old neighbor, who lives two doors down, was also assaulted and her two-bedroom apartment set on fire. Although some had feared the older woman wouldn't survive, officials at UCI Medical Center in Orange said Sunday that her condition had improved.
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October 9, 2000 | MEG JAMES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angela M. King, a 34-year-old traffic control assistant for nine years with the Anaheim Police Department, died Sunday from injuries she suffered a day earlier from an attacker who deliberately set her Anaheim apartment on fire. King's 70-year-old neighbor, who lived two doors away, was also assaulted and her two-bedroom apartment torched. She was taken to UC Irvine Medical Center, where nursing supervisor Jean Necas said she was "awake and alert" and was listed in serious condition.
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October 9, 2000 | ALEX KATZ, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
An 18-year-old Santa Ana man was fatally stabbed during a brawl in a parking lot at the Block at Orange late Saturday night, police said. Two other people were wounded--one critically--during a confrontation between two rival groups in the lot behind the mall's movie theater, Orange Police Sgt. Art Romo said. Police who arrived at the mall about 11:30 p.m. Saturday found two of the stabbing victims. Paramedics tried to save the 18-year-old man, but he died at the scene, authorities said.
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October 8, 2000 | THERESA MOREAU, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Two women were brutally attacked in separate apartments at an Anaheim building early Saturday morning, with the assailant then setting the dwellings on fire, authorities said. Firefighters discovered the women about 1 a.m. when responding to a 911 call that reported a fire in one of the apartments of the fourplex in the 100 block of North East Street, said Anaheim police Sgt. Rick Martinez. "Police are considering this an attempted homicide investigation," Martinez said.
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