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Orange County Reporter
Jill Replogle is KPCC's Orange County Reporter.
Jill has worked as a journalist since 2001, reporting from Central America, Mexico, California and the U.S. Southwest. Prior to joining KPCC, Jill was managing editor for the English-language newspaper The Tico Times in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Before that, she was based at KPBS in San Diego, covering the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration and changing demographics for the Fronteras Desk public media collaborative.
Stories by Jill Replogle
The members of Task Force 5 are like the Navy Seals of the fire service. They've responded to disasters around the country and even the world.
Orange County cities that contract with the sheriff’s department for policing services are studying ways to contain ballooning costs.
Superior Court Judge Thomas Goethals rules that withheld evidence and improper use of a jailhouse informant violated the rights of confessed mass killer Scott Dekraai.
The fate of Scott Dekraai, the perpetrator of the 2011 Seal Beach beauty salon massacre, could become clear on Friday. Victims' family members want closure.
In Orange County, the highest rates of opioid-related emergency room visits and deaths are in its wealthiest cities, according to a new report.
The Anaheim City Council is expected to vote Tuesday on new rules governing how lobbyists interact with city staff and elected officials.
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.