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Orange County Reporter
Jill Replogle is KPCC's Orange County Reporter.
Prior to joining KPCC, Jill was managing editor for the English-language Tico Times newspaper in San Jose, Costa Rica, where she often researched and wrote stories, largely focused on immigration, the environment, politics and human rights.
Before that, she reported for the Fronteras collaborative, covering the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration and changing demographics in San Diego and Imperial counties.
Stories by Jill Replogle
An Orange County judge will rule whether a jury should be allowed to consider the death penalty for the man who confessed to the Seal Beach beauty salon massacre.
Scott Dekraai faces either the death penalty or life in prison for a 2011 shooting spree in Seal Beach that left eight dead and one injured. His sentencing has been delayed for years due to a jailhouse informant scandal.
Newport Beach plans to raise up the existing seawalls around Balboa Island another 9 inches to prepare for rising sea levels. It's a short-term fix.
Santa Ana will house more inmates for the U.S. Marshals Service, helping the city rebound from its canceled contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Advocates for the homeless in Orange County filed a lawsuit seeking to protect the right to shade and belongings for people camped out at the Santa Ana Civic Center.
The city's tight-knit Mexican-American community is throwing a party this weekend to celebrate St. James, known in the Spanish-speaking world as Santiago.
The U.S. Open of Surfing, one of the country’s premier surf competitions, starts this weekend in Huntington Beach. Here's what to know.
The death of 27-year-old Danny Pham in an Orange County jail has resulted in the suspension of five jail workers. It's the latest scandal to hit OC law enforcement.
Two dozen Democratic candidates are challenging Republican incumbents in five, contested SoCal congressional districts, and none of them have held office before.
Millions of dollars are already flowing into five, Republican-held congressional districts in SoCal that Democrats hope to flip in the November 2018 election.
White sharks have been hanging around LA and Orange County beaches in record numbers this year. Here's what researchers are learning about them.
A new study on sea level rise suggests that some Southern California communities, especially in Orange County, will face chronic flooding much sooner than expected.
Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer announced plans to run against District Attorney Tony Rackauckas in June. The two have a longstanding feud.
Sheriff Sandra Hutchens conceded in testimony that jail deputies used confidential informants to elicit incriminating statements from defendants.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will testify Wednesday in a hearing aimed at determining who knew how much about the improper use of jailhouse informants.