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Embattled Orange County Prosecutor Linked To Jailhouse Snitch Scandal Is Resigning And Leaving California

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.09.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- A deputy district attorney in Orange County who is connected to a controversial jailhouse informant program that allegedly violated the...

Matt Ferner

Jailhouse Snitch Tapes Reveal How Cops Recruited A Serial Murderer | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Law enforcement officers linked to a tainted jailhouse snitch program in Orange County, California, once told an informant that after w...

Matt Ferner

California AG Appeals Booting Of Orange County DA From Mass Murder Case Over Misconduct Allegations | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.20.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- California Attorney General Kamala Harris has appealed a decision by an Orange County Superior Court judge to eject the county's entire...

Matt Ferner

Orange County DA Ejected From Murder Case For 'Significant' Misconduct | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.12.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- An Orange County Superior Court judge removed the O.C. District Attorney's office from prosecuting a mass murder case Thursday, saying ...

Extreme Makeover After a Tragedy: Salon Meritage in Seal Beach Episode?

Ana Beatriz Cholo | Posted 12.31.2011 | Los Angeles
Ana Beatriz Cholo

My salon -- Salon Meritage -- was a sunny, cheerful, busy place, but it's no more. At least for now. On October 12, 2011, the worst massacre in Orange County's history occurred there.

Scott Dekraai, Alleged Seal Beach Salon Shooter, Needed Laura's Law

DJ Jaffe | Posted 12.17.2011 | Los Angeles
DJ Jaffe

If media reports are true, Scott Dekraai had bipolar disorder, a history of violence, wouldn't stay on treatment, and was a perfect candidate for Laura's Law.

Courtroom Audience Yells At Shooter Accused Of Killing 8 In Salon

Patch | Posted 12.15.2011 | Crime

From Patch: Raw emotions burst forth Friday when accused mass murderer Scott Evans Dekraai made his first court appearance on charges of gunning do...

Details Come Out About Suspected Seal Beach Shooter

Naples, CA Patch | Nancy Wride and Paige AustinEmail the Authors | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

ends of Scott Dekraai say he was a lovable sportfishing captain until a gruesome accident killed his co-worker, nearly severed Dekraai's legs and turn...