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Channel 8 San Diego
Expanding hoarder is nightmare for neighborhoodSAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Residents in Mira Mesa are worried that one of their neighb
Expanding hoarder is nightmare for neighborhood
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 hours ago
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Residents in Mira Mesa are worried that one of their neighbor's hoarding habits has gotten out of control. Piles of clutter now take up the man's entire driveway and neighbors are complaining that it's not just an eye-sore, but a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Gas leak near Los Angeles is temporarily stopped after 16 weeksSouthern California Gas Co. announced Thursday it has temporarily controlled th
Gas leak near Los Angeles is temporarily stopped after 16 weeks
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 13 hours ago
Southern California Gas Co. announced Thursday it has temporarily controlled the flow of gas from a well near Porter Ranch, a crucial first step in the effort to stop the leak that has forced thousands to flee their homes. The gas company said that... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco salesSeeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smok
Palo Alto looks to raise age for tobacco sales
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 17 hours ago
Seeking to make Palo Alto a regional leader in a crusade against cigarette smoke, city officials are preparing to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 and to ban smoking in local apartment buildings and condominium complexes. The two... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Lawsuit: APD possibly destroyed cellphone of officer who killed woman running red lightDid Albuquerque police destroy key evidence in a case against one of their own?
Lawsuit: APD possibly destroyed cellphone of officer who killed woman running red light
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted yesterday
Did Albuquerque police destroy key evidence in a case against one of their own? It is a major development in a lawsuit against the city and former APD officer Adam Casaus. In April 2013, Casaus was charged after running a red light -- causing a... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Group gets pissy about pissoirA bathroom-obsessed, anti-LGBT group based in Sacramento is threatening San Fra
Group gets pissy about pissoir
Bay Area Reporter / Posted yesterday
A bathroom-obsessed, anti-LGBT group based in Sacramento is threatening San Francisco officials with a lawsuit if they don't remove the recently installed pissoir from Mission Dolores Park. Pacific Justice Institute, which is best known for its... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Infrastructure Measure Moves To City Attorney For Final Ballot LanguageThe City Council on Tuesday directed the City Attorney's Office to draft final
San Diego Infrastructure Measure Moves To City Attorney For Final Ballot Language
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
The City Council on Tuesday directed the City Attorney's Office to draft final language for proposed ballot measures that would revise San Diego's obsolete City Charter, including a plan to pay for future infrastructure projects. The decisions on... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Vehicle That Killed Woman in Wheelchair Linked to SF ClinicA city vehicle that struck a woman in a wheelchair on San Francisco's Market St
Vehicle That Killed Woman in Wheelchair Linked to SF Clinic
NBC Bay Area / Posted 2 days ago
A city vehicle that struck a woman in a wheelchair on San Francisco's Market Street on Friday morning, causing fatal injuries, was connected to a South of Market health clinic, city officials confirmed Tuesday. The vehicle struck a 38-year-old... Read more
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ABC News
Mother of Unarmed Man Fatally Shot in Back Is Suing PoliceThe mother of an unarmed man fatally shot in the back by a Los Angeles police o
Mother of Unarmed Man Fatally Shot in Back Is Suing Police
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot in the back by a Los Angeles police officer last year sued the city and its police chief Tuesday, saying the death is emblematic of a culture of excessive force. The lawsuits alleging wrongful death and... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles police shooting of unarmed manLOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Los Angeles p
Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles police shooting of unarmed man
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer last year is suing the city, police chief and the officers involved. The lawsuits alleging wrongful death and excessive force were filed Tuesday in local... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles police shooting of unarmed manLOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Los Angeles p
Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles police shooting of unarmed man
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer last year sued the city and the police chief Tuesday. The lawsuits alleging wrongful death and excessive force in the killing of Brendon Glenn, 29, were... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles police shooting of unarmed manLOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Los Angeles p
Lawsuits filed in Los Angeles police shooting of unarmed man
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of an unarmed man fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer last year is suing the city, police chief and the officers involved. The lawsuits alleging wrongful death and excessive force were filed Tuesday in local... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Go Unregulated, Residents Fed UpLansing, MI (WILX) - Nancy Mahlow has lived in Lansing for more than 30 years.
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Go Unregulated, Residents Fed Up
News 10 WILX / Posted 3 days ago
Lansing, MI (WILX) - Nancy Mahlow has lived in Lansing for more than 30 years. She's the president of the Eastside Neighborhood Organization. She knows the city. And she doesn't like what's happening to it. "If you drive down Cedar Street or MLK... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas City Leaders Try to Block Sex ExpoDallas city leaders are trying to block a sex expo from coming to the city-owne
Dallas City Leaders Try to Block Sex Expo
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
Dallas city leaders are trying to block a sex expo from coming to the city-owned convention center this year. Exxxotica held an event at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center for its first visit to Dallas last year. But this year, Mayor Mike... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Some say San Francisco's open-air urinal must goSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An attorney representing a group of civic organizations ha
Some say San Francisco's open-air urinal must go
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sent a legal claim letter to the city of San Francisco threatening to sue if an open-air urinal in Dolores Park is not removed in 20 days. The concrete circular urinal,... Read more
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Brush News-Tribune
Lawsuit: 2-year-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warningColorado Springs police repeatedly ignored warnings that a 2-year-old was being
Lawsuit: 2-year-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warning
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
Colorado Springs police repeatedly ignored warnings that a 2-year-old was being abused, part of "systemic failures" that culminated in the boy allegedly being beaten with brass knuckles and fatally thrown into a wall, the father claims in a... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Lawsuit: 2-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warningColorado Springs police repeatedly ignored warnings that a 2-year-old was being
Lawsuit: 2-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warning
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
Colorado Springs police repeatedly ignored warnings that a 2-year-old was being abused, part of "systemic failures" that culminated in the boy allegedly being beaten with brass knuckles and then fatally thrown into a wall, the father claims in a... Read more
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Denver Post
Lawsuit: 2-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warningColorado Springs police repeatedly ignored warnings that a 2-year-old was being
Lawsuit: 2-old dies after Colorado Springs police ignore warning
Denver Post / Posted 7 days ago
Colorado Springs police repeatedly ignored warnings that a 2-year-old was being abused, part of "systemic failures" that culminated in the boy allegedly being beaten with brass knuckles and then fatally thrown into a wall, the father claims in a... Read more
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The Mercury News
State asked to give Willow Glen Trestle historic statusA group of San Jose residents says it recently uncovered a "rich and intriguing
State asked to give Willow Glen Trestle historic status
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
A group of San Jose residents says it recently uncovered a "rich and intriguing background" that warrants declaring the Willow Glen Trestle a historic landmark. The group, which calls itself Friends of the Willow Glen Trestle, has asked state... Read more
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The Christian Post
Phoenix Council Replaces Traditional Prayer With Moment of Silence to Block Satanists(Photo: Facebook/The Satanic Temple)An image from The Satanic Temple Barely a
Phoenix Council Replaces Traditional Prayer With Moment of Silence to Block Satanists
The Christian Post / Posted 7 days ago
(Photo: Facebook/The Satanic Temple)An image from The Satanic Temple Barely a week since the Satanic Temple in Phoenix, Arizona was approved to deliver the opening prayer at an upcoming meeting of the Phoenix City Council, members voted Wednesday to... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego High School's Long-Term Future Left In LimboThe long-term future of San Diego High School was left in limbo on Wednesday wh
San Diego High School's Long-Term Future Left In Limbo
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
The long-term future of San Diego High School was left in limbo on Wednesday when the City Council's Charter Review Committee declined to waive a requirement for a public vote on the use of parkland. The 2,400-student school operates on the... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
SDPD recruit alleges racial discrimination, harassment in lawsuitA San Diego police recruit said his dream of becoming an officer turned into a
SDPD recruit alleges racial discrimination, harassment in lawsuit
KGTV San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
A San Diego police recruit said his dream of becoming an officer turned into a nightmare, and he has filed a lawsuit against the city, accusing his supervisors of racial discrimination and harassment. Matthew Francois said he had a concern during... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
Future of San Diego High in jeopardy after committee rejects amendmentSAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The long-term future of San Diego High School was left in li
Future of San Diego High in jeopardy after committee rejects amendment
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) - The long-term future of San Diego High School was left in limbo today when the City Council's Charter Review Committee declined to waive a requirement for a public vote on the use of parkland. The 2,400-student school operates on... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver releases 28,000 marijuana products it had recalled for pesticidesThe city of Denver has released more than 28,000 packages of marijuana-infused
Denver releases 28,000 marijuana products it had recalled for pesticides
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
The city of Denver has released more than 28,000 packages of marijuana-infused edibles back into the market after recalling the products late last year when they tested positive for pesticides that are banned for use on cannabis. The release comes... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Bozeman city manager receives thousands in pay raiseThe city manager of Bozeman is getting about a $10,000 pay raise for 2016, with
Bozeman city manager receives thousands in pay raise
KECI Missoula / Posted 9 days ago
The city manager of Bozeman is getting about a $10,000 pay raise for 2016, with another additional $10,000 in 2017. The Bozeman City Commission considered the pay raise Monday night at their weekly meeting, with Commissioner Chris Mehl and Mayor... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver releases 28K marijuana products it had recalled for pesticidesThe city of Denver has released more than 28,000 packages of marijuana-infused
Denver releases 28K marijuana products it had recalled for pesticides
Denver Post / Posted 9 days ago
The city of Denver has released more than 28,000 packages of marijuana-infused edibles back into the market after recalling the products late last year when they tested positive for pesticides that are banned for use on cannabis. The release comes... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Council settles Filner harassment suitSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A tentative settlement in a civil lawsuit filed by a woman wh
Council settles Filner harassment suit
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A tentative settlement in a civil lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was sexually harassed by former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was reached Tuesday by the City Council in closed session. The deal scrubbed a trial that had been... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Council considers settling Filner harassment suitSAN DIEGO (CNS) - A tentative settlement in a civil lawsuit filed by a woman wh
Council considers settling Filner harassment suit
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A tentative settlement in a civil lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was sexually harassed by former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is scheduled to be considered Tuesday by the City Council in closed session. The deal scrubbed a... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Council considers Filner sex harassment settlementSAN DIEGO -- A tentative settlement in a civil lawsuit filed by a woman who say
Council considers Filner sex harassment settlement
KGTV San Diego / Posted 9 days ago
SAN DIEGO -- A tentative settlement in a civil lawsuit filed by a woman who says she was sexually harassed by former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is scheduled to be considered Tuesday by the City Council in closed session. The deal scrubbed a trial... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Gas Leak Tech IntroducedLos Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander announced a free "know your rights"
Gas Leak Tech Introduced
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander announced a free "know your rights" Town Hall-style meeting for Porter Ranch residents affected by the gas leak. He's also backing state-of-the-art technology he said can provide real-time updates on air... Read more
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CBS Sports
Former Cowboy Joseph Randle arrested for fourth time in 17 monthsJoseph Randle had yet another run-in with the law. (USATSI) Joseph Randle, a f
Former Cowboy Joseph Randle arrested for fourth time in 17 months
CBS Sports / Posted 10 days ago
Joseph Randle had yet another run-in with the law. (USATSI) Joseph Randle, a former fifth-round draft pick of the Dallas Cowboys who was the starting running back for six games in the 2015 season before being released, was arrested early Monday... Read more
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iol.co.za
Dad not guilty of stealing girl's phoneWashington - She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her f
Dad not guilty of stealing girl's phone
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Washington - She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new family. She grabbed her iPhone 4s and shot a text to a friend - roughly: I don't like his ratchet girlfriend or her kids. It was 2013. That word - “ratchet”... Read more
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The Age
Father acquitted of stealing daughter's phoneShe was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new f
Father acquitted of stealing daughter's phone
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new family. She grabbed her camouflage-patterned iPhone 4s and shot a text to a friend – roughly: "I don't like his ratchet girlfriend or her kids." It was 2013. That word –... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Judge: San Diego Hotel Fee Challenge Can ContinueThe city and its Tourism Marketing District failed to persuade a judge to throw
Judge: San Diego Hotel Fee Challenge Can Continue
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
The city and its Tourism Marketing District failed to persuade a judge to throw out a 3-year-old lawsuit challenging a hotel fee used to promote San Diego’s tourism industry. Superior Court Judge Joel Wohlfeil ruled that the nonprofit group San... Read more
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Canberra Times
Father acquitted of stealing daughter's phoneShe was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new f
Father acquitted of stealing daughter's phone
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new family. She grabbed her camouflage-patterned iPhone 4s and shot a text to a friend – roughly: "I don't like his ratchet girlfriend or her kids." It was 2013. That word –... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Father found not guilty after taking away daughter's iPhoneShe was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new f
Father found not guilty after taking away daughter's iPhone
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new family. She grabbed her camo-coloured iPhone 4s and shot a text to a friend - roughly: I don't like his ratchet girlfriend or her kids. It was 2013. That word - "ratchet"... Read more
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WA Today
Father found not guilty after taking away daughter's iPhoneShe was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new f
Father found not guilty after taking away daughter's iPhone
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
She was 12 and, her mother said, she was not fitting in with her father's new family. She grabbed her camo-coloured iPhone 4s and shot a text to a friend - roughly: I don't like his ratchet girlfriend or her kids. It was 2013. That word - "ratchet"... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Selling Stardom: Talent listing firm is set to settle legal caseA talent listing service would have to pay about $1.6 million — including cash
Selling Stardom: Talent listing firm is set to settle legal case
Los Angeles Times / Posted 13 days ago
A talent listing service would have to pay about $1.6 million — including cash and services — to resolve a case affecting thousands of former clients under a class-action settlement preliminarily approved by a federal judge in Los Angeles. The... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Settlement Reached In Filner Harassment CaseA tentative settlement was announced Friday to head off a trial in a civil laws
Settlement Reached In Filner Harassment Case
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
A tentative settlement was announced Friday to head off a trial in a civil lawsuit for a woman who said she was sexually harassed by former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. Trial had been scheduled to begin Friday in San Diego Superior Court for the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Dallas Tackles Blight with ForceThe city of Dallas has formed a Blight Task Force in an effort to clean up aban
Dallas Tackles Blight with Force
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 13 days ago
The city of Dallas has formed a Blight Task Force in an effort to clean up abandoned properties. For years, the city has been trying to address the issue, as taxpayers foot the bill to maintain the spaces. "We want to get rid of situations like... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Body camera shows man yelled 'I can't breathe' before deathThe family of a 51-year-old man who screamed 20 times that police were killing
Body camera shows man yelled 'I can't breathe' before death
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
The family of a 51-year-old man who screamed 20 times that police were killing him last week settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the city of Oakland. Hernan Jaramillo also repeatedly wailed that he couldn't breathe before he died on July 8, 2013,... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Body camera shows man yelled 'I can't breathe' before deathOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 51-year-old man who screamed 20 times th
Body camera shows man yelled 'I can't breathe' before death
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 51-year-old man who screamed 20 times that police were killing him last week settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the city of Oakland. Hernan Jaramillo also repeatedly wailed that he couldn't breathe before he... Read more
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East Bay Express
Federal Judge Reinstates Court-Appointed Investigator to Examine Oakland’s Police Officer Discipline SystemConcerned that the City of Oakland hasn’t taken meaningful steps to fix problem
Federal Judge Reinstates Court-Appointed Investigator to Examine Oakland’s Police Officer Discipline System
East Bay Express / Posted 15 days ago
Concerned that the City of Oakland hasn’t taken meaningful steps to fix problems within its police officer discipline system, federal Judge Thelton Henderson reappointed an outside attorney yesterday to investigate the Oakland Police Department and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Dallas dad not guilty for taking tween daughter's phoneDALLAS – A Dallas County jury found a father accused of theft for taking away h
Dallas dad not guilty for taking tween daughter's phone
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
DALLAS – A Dallas County jury found a father accused of theft for taking away his daughter’s cellphone as punishment not guilty on Tuesday. Ronald Jackson, 36, was charged with theft of property of at least $50 but under $500, a Class B... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland police body camera shows man screamed 'I can't breathe' before deathOAKLAND -- Face down with police pressing him to the sidewalk, 51-year-old Hern
Oakland police body camera shows man screamed 'I can't breathe' before death
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
OAKLAND -- Face down with police pressing him to the sidewalk, 51-year-old Hernan Jaramillo wailed two refrains over and over before he died. "They're killing me!" he howled 20 times in a 4-minute stretch. "I can't breathe," he moaned again and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dad found not guilty of theft after taking his daughter's phone awayFather who was put on TRIAL for taking his 12-year-old daughter's cell phone aw
Dad found not guilty of theft after taking his daughter's phone away
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Father who was put on TRIAL for taking his 12-year-old daughter's cell phone away as punishment is found not guilty of theft Ronald Jackson, 36, was found not guilty of theft in court on Tuesday He had been charged with theft of property after... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Dallas dad not guilty for taking tween daughter's phoneDALLAS – A Dallas County jury found a father accused of theft for taking away h
Dallas dad not guilty for taking tween daughter's phone
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
DALLAS – A Dallas County jury found a father accused of theft for taking away his daughter’s cellphone as punishment not guilty on Tuesday. Ronald Jackson, 36, was charged with theft of property of at least $50 but under $500, a Class B... Read more
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First Coast News
Dallas dad not guilty for taking tween daughter's phoneThree months after the phone incident, Jackson received a citation in the mail
Dallas dad not guilty for taking tween daughter's phone
First Coast News / Posted 15 days ago
Three months after the phone incident, Jackson received a citation in the mail for theft of property less than $50 in value, a Class C misdemeanor. According to court documents, the city attorney's office offered a plea deal in January 2014 if... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
San Diego Unified votes to shut down school in Scripps RanchWhat's Going Around Report - January 26, 2016What's Going Around Report - Janua
San Diego Unified votes to shut down school in Scripps Ranch
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
What's Going Around Report - January 26, 2016What's Going Around Report - January 26, 2016 Our weather may have warmed up, but cold season continues to take its toll on the San Diego health front. Our weather may have warmed up, but cold season... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Toyota stays No. 1 automaker, sells 10.15M vehicles in 2015The Chargers have left San Diego, off of their logo on their website. While it
Toyota stays No. 1 automaker, sells 10.15M vehicles in 2015
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
The Chargers have left San Diego, off of their logo on their website. While it may not seem like much, many fans are not happy about the change. So without a doubt, the relationship status between the Chargers and the City of San Diego has gone from... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Shots fired during arrest of members of armed Oregon groupGiraffe calf nursed back to healthGiraffe calf nursed back to health A giraffe
Shots fired during arrest of members of armed Oregon group
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
Giraffe calf nursed back to healthGiraffe calf nursed back to health A giraffe born last month at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is recovering from a severe infection that left him unable to stand, the zoo announced Tuesday. A giraffe born last... Read more
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