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  • The Anaheim Police Dept. posted a picture of Bruno and handler R.J. Young on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • 'Bruno,' the Anaheim police dog who was shot by a gang member in March, is steadily recovering.
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shooting, officer-involved shooting, orange county news
  • Two men police suspect of being involved in a string of crimes across Orange County try to open a door in an alleged attempt to steal liquor in this undated file photo.
  • Ten search warrants were executed by six SWAT teams on Wednesday in connection to a series of commercial burglaries.
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arrest, gang activity, robbery, orange county news
  • Jorene Nicolas, left, cries in court. A judge declared a mistrial in her distracted driving case on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • A mistrial was declared in the distracted driving case against a 31-year-old woman charged with vehicular manslaughter.
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car crash, freeway, accident, court case, orange county news
  • Franc Cano, 27, (left) and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, (right) both transients of Anaheim, were arrested on Friday, April 11, 2014, in connection to the murders of four women.
  • Police are asking for help finding a possible fifth victim of two suspects in custody for the rape and murder of four.
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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 on Friday, April 11, 2014, in connection to the murders of four women.
  • 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 on Friday, April 11, 2014, in connection to the murders of four women.
  • 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 on Friday, April 11, 2014, in connection to the murders of four women.
  • 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