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April 3, 2014 | By Matt Stevens, This post has been corrected. See note below for details
A man and woman found dead with gunshot wounds inside their condominium were identified Thursday as an older couple who had lived together for 25 years. Police said they found what appears to be a suicide note in the couple's Santa Ana residence and that officers recovered a weapon they believe was used in the apparent murder-suicide. The two were identified as Freda Bryson, 78, and Michael Worden, 71. Officers said the bodies were found in a bedroom. Police were called to the 2100 block of East Wellington Avenue around 6 p.m. Wednesday after being asked to make a welfare check by a worried relative, Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 3, 2014 | By Matt Stevens
A man and woman were found dead with gunshot wounds inside the bedroom of a Santa Ana condominium on Wednesday. Homicide detectives are investigating the case as a possible murder-suicide. Police were called to the 2100 block of East Wellington Avenue around 6 p.m. after being asked to make a welfare check by a concerned resident, Santa Ana Police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. The officers gained access to the condo, where they found a 78-year-old woman and a 71-year-old man inside a bedroom with gunshot wounds, he said.
SPORTS
March 30, 2014 | Eric Sondheimer
Now that a seemingly never-ending high school basketball season is over, the next season can begin. That would be travel ball. And let the transfer season begin too. If you think one-and-done is popular in college, then get ready for one-and-done in high school basketball. Those are the players who spend one year at a high school, then move on to the next best deal. The CIF doesn't seem to mind. Its approach is, we'll send you to the Open Division to compete against the other schools who want to win badly.
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March 18, 2014 | By Adolfo Flores
A 16-year-old student at a Santa Ana charter school has been arrested on suspicion of threatening to carry out a campus attack and shoot students he had named on a "hit list. " The threat, police said, was made in an email to a former girlfriend. The NOVA Academy Early College High School sophomore wrote that he was going to recruit other students to help him carry out the attack, Santa Ana police said in a statement. He didn't threaten his ex-girlfriend, police said, but did say he was tired of being bullied.
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March 15, 2014 | By Jason Song
A woman who died after being hit by a car while crossing a street in Santa Ana on Thursday night has been identified, police said. Maria Vancinijavier, 51, was struck in the 1600 block of West 1st Street around 8:15 p.m. by the driver of a 2001 Volvo, authorities said. Vancinijavier was wearing dark clothing and the driver tried to avoid her, according to Santa Ana police. The driver also called 911 and stayed at the scene, police said. Vancinijavier was transported to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead.  ALSO: LAPD mourns the loss of one of its own at downtown funeral Manson family killer Bruce Davis gets parole grant, but may not walk FBI ramps up Hawaii search for suspected terrorist in Calif.
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March 11, 2014 | By Jill Cowan
Orange County is planning to receive about $83.2 million in federal money over the next two years to fund watershed and flood-control projects, including the massive effort to reduce the potential for flooding along the Santa Ana River. While the federal government has already authorized $45.9 million for this fiscal year, an additional $37.3 million is slated for approval with the 2015 federal budget, according to a list of recommended projects the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released Tuesday.
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March 11, 2014 | By Ryan Menezes and Emily Alpert Reyes
Apartments and houses in Los Angeles and Orange counties are home to some of the most crowded living conditions in the country, according to federal statistics. The Times analyzed the data to rank every ZIP code and census tract nationwide. Using this  interactive graphic, you can enter your address and see whether you live one of the most crowded sections of the country.   The Times found: -- In Los Angeles and Orange counties, about one in every 10 homes is crowded, compared with only 3% of homes nationwide.
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March 7, 2014 | By Adolfo Flores
A federal jury has awarded $3.5 million to three Westminster police officers who said they were continually being passed over for promotions and assigned to "mall duty" because they are Latino. After deliberating for about three days, the Santa Ana jury returned a verdict Thursday, finding that officers Jose Flores, Ryan Reyes and Brian Perez, should get damages for discrimination, said Melanie Poturica, an attorney representing the Orange County city. "In many ways this is a historic victory for officers of color," said Victor Viramontes, an attorney representing the officers.
SPORTS
March 6, 2014 | Eric Sondheimer
There are going to be lots of trophy presentations and celebration scenes this weekend for the City Section and Southern Section basketball championships. The City finals begin Friday at Los Angeles Roybal and continue Saturday at L.A. Southwest College. The Southern Section is holding finals on Friday and Saturday at Azusa Pacific and Santa Ana Godinez and on Saturday at Honda Center. There's also a Monday game at Oxnard College. Here are some players to watch during the days of competition: Stanley Johnson, Santa Ana Mater Dei: He's the best of the best, a 6-foot-7 teenager in a man's body.
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March 5, 2014 | By KTLA
A man who authorities say was driving one of two vehicles that struck a 14-year-old girl in Santa Ana before driving off is due in court Wednesday to face felony hit-and-run charges. Police said Adan Camacho, 32, was behind the wheel of a truck that struck the unidentified girl when she ran into traffic against the light at about 4:10 p.m. Monday on her way to Santa Ana College at 17th and Bristol streets. Police said they are continuing to search for the driver of a second car, possibly a black Cadillac, that struck the girl.
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