Judge weighs placement of ‘sexually violent predator’ in San Bernardino County town

A judge is considering whether a San Bernardino County community is the right spot to place a “sexually violent predator” convicted of numerous sex crimes against multiple children dating back to 1969. Lawtis Donald Rhoden was convicted of sex assaults targeting teenage girls in Los Angeles and Orange counties, as well as Florida and Tennessee. […]

Facing assault charges, developer sells Miami home, lists Cali properties

Developer Bill Hutchinson has sold a Miami mansion and has listed two other properties as he faces sexual assault charges. Hutchinson sold the Miami property for $10 million, according to the New York Post. The 2009-built home first hit the market last fall asking $8.2 million. He purchased the home in 2016 for $5.6 million. The mansion totals 12,000 square feet with six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. It was featured on the reality TV show … [more]

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Train service halted from south O.C. to Oceanside as crews shore up unstable cliffside

Train service was halted Thursday for the next two weeks as crews shore up unstable ground along cliffside railroad tracks in coastal Southern California. The planned closure between the Laguna Niguel/Mission Viejo station in southern Orange County and the Oceanside stop in northern San Diego County is expected to last until Oct. 3. “Between the […]