OC Register - Newport Beach

  1. It's the 31st death at the track since Dec. 26.
  2. Chinese national admits to renting 20 apartments to house women suspected of coming to Southern California to give birth and obtain U.S. citizenship for their children.
  3. Testifying at a hearing for a fired deputy, Quentin Blakely said he felt bullied to falsify the logs when security checks were missed. Two inmates died after missed security checks in July 2017.
  4. Citing error in jury instructions, appellate judges reverse voluntary manslaughter conviction tied to stabbing at Santa Ana club.
  5. Candace Parker (24 points, eight rebounds, six blocked shots) and Nneka Ogwumike (20 points, 10 rebounds) lead L.A., but the Sparks score just two points in a four-minute stretch of the fourth quarter in their 84-75 loss.