Top Santa Ana news: Lockdown lifted after substance deemed safe; Avenatti arrested; more

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Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Santa Ana.

Jars of mercury found after Santa Ana man allegedly threatened to poison girlfriend

A Santa Ana man was being questioned after authorities found what appeared to be two jars of mercury that the man’s girlfriend says he had threatened her with. 

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Lockdown lifted after suspicious substance deemed safe at Santa Ana federal building

A suspicious powder found in a Santa Ana federal building caused a temporary panic and hazmat lockdown, but testing later determined the substance was not dangerous.

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South OC cities and county supervisor slam Santa Ana homeless lawsuit 

South Orange County city officials and Supervisor Andrew Do lashed out Tuesday at Santa Ana’s leadership for suing the county, San Clemente, Dana Point and San Juan Capistrano over a plan to transport transients to the temporary shelter in the Santa Ana armory. 

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Attorney Michael Avenatti arrested by IRS agents

Attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested Tuesday by IRS agents following a state bar hearing for allegedly violating terms of his pre-trial release. 

Read the full story on NBC LA.

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