Weekender Updater: Stanton Bar Killer Guilty; The O.C. Star to Settle with 'Greedy Stage Mom?'

This weekender you are updatered on the murder conviction of a man who shot a fellow patron outside a Stanton bar and a star of The O.C. nearing a settlement of her "greedy stage mother" lawsuit against her parent.

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Hasti Fakhrai-Bayrooti, Attorney Who Copped to Fatal DUI, Wins Sentencing Delay ... and Jail

Courtesy of the Orange County Sheriff's Department
Hasti Fakhrai-Bayrooti pleaded guilty on March 10.
A Rancho Santa Margarita immigration attorney, who has apparently pulled several legal moves to delay justice in the felony vehicular manslaughter case against her for a DUI crash that killed a bicyclist, won her requested postponement of sentencing.

But it was a short-lived victory Friday morning as Orange County Superior Court Judge Greg Jones revoked Hasti Fakhrai-Bayrooti's $100,000 bail and ordered her jailed until sentencing scheduled for June 10. She had been free since making bail on Sept. 27, 2013.

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State Has Blood of 4 Women on Its Hands, Alleged Serial Killers' Probation Records Suggest

Courtesy of Orange County District Attorney's office
Steven Dean Cano (left) and Franc Cano are tied to four slayings in 2013-14.
Records indicate state officials essentially have the blood of at least four women on their hands, as they knew two transients accused of raping and killing the females in Orange County had violated their paroles by associating with each other--and were even deemed "low risk" after they cut off their GPS trackers and fled the state. Twice.

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Weekender Updater: Husband Sentenced for Slaying Wife; Lawyer Popped for $44 mil Fraud

The sentence for a husband who fatally stabbed his wife in an Anaheim hotel two years ago and the arrest of a lawyer in a $44 million loan modification fraud scheme are your updates this weekend.

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Weekender Updater: Gang Killer, Boss Slaying, Disputed DUI Manslaughter Sentence and More

It's another busy weekend of updating as we bring details on the conviction of a gang killer of a 14-year-old, the trial starting against a former fugitive accused of choking out his boss, the disputed jail sentence given to a drunk/drugged-up driver who mowed down an elderly jogger, the sanity finding for a mother who drowned her baby girl in the tub, another stay-out-of-jail payment by an embezzling parent-teacher organization president and the new interim leader of the complaint-plagued Irvine Animal Care Center.

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Irvine Couple's Invite to Obama's State of the Union Address is Questioned by LAPD Critic

LAPD Sgt. Emada Tingirides and her husband LAPD Captain Phil Tingirides reside in Irvine.
An Irvine couple's invitation from first lady Michelle Obama to join her at the President's 2015 State of the Union address is being questioned by a critic of racism within the Los Angeles Police Department.

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Weekender Updater: $20 Million for Catholics; Guilty Wife Killer; PTO Embezzler Un-Jailed

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Fixer upper?
This weekend's Weekender Updater looks at a $20 million hail Mary for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, conviction for a wife killer and the jail's revolving door for a Parent Teacher Organization embezzler.

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Steven Dean Gordon Confessed He and Franc Cano Slayed 5 Prostitutes: Grand Jury Report

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Steven Dean Gordon and his partner pleaded not guilty in May.
Half of the pair of alleged serial killers of prostitutes in Orange County confessed to police about the murders, the disposal of bodies in trash bins and how there was a fifth, yet-to-be-identified victim, according to a grand jury transcript unsealed Monday.

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Jesus Vega Estrada Faces 25 Years to Life for Beating His 19-Month-Old Son to Death

Categories: 2013 Homicides

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An Anaheim man has been convicted of second-degree murder and assault on a child causing death in the beating death of his 19-month-old son last year.

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Maribel Ramos' Amazing Life, Heartbreaking Disappearance Are on Friday's Dateline NBC

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Maribel Ramos was last seen alive paying her May 2013 rent in Orange.

Another high profile Orange County murder case is getting the Dateline NBC treatment Friday night.

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