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ABC News
Hundreds Gather in 2nd Night of Protests After Police Shooting in CaliforniaHundreds of demonstrators gathered for a second night at the scene of a fatal p
Hundreds Gather in 2nd Night of Protests After Police Shooting in California
ABC News / Posted an hour ago
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered for a second night at the scene of a fatal police shooting in El Cajon, California on Wednesday. Protesters chanted slogans and engaged in rowdy and at times tense interactions with police and passersby, but... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Will end of death penalty bring campaign against life imprisonment?of a measure to speed up the capital punishment process warned Wednesday. “Onc
Will end of death penalty bring campaign against life imprisonment?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 hours ago
of a measure to speed up the capital punishment process warned Wednesday. “Once all those attorneys who have been trying to prevent the death penalty from being enforced have nothing better to do, they’re going to turn to life without... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Californians in Congress split on whether to let 9/11 victims sue Saudi ArabiansCalifornians in Congress were deeply divided over Wednesday’s vote to override
Californians in Congress split on whether to let 9/11 victims sue Saudi Arabians
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 hours ago
Californians in Congress were deeply divided over Wednesday’s vote to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill to allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over its alleged backing of the terrorists who committed the attacks. Rep.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Fugitive named Smoke nabbed in probe of deadly Shasta County fireA 39-year-old man suspected of starting Northern California’s Bully Fire in 201
Fugitive named Smoke nabbed in probe of deadly Shasta County fire
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 12 hours ago
A 39-year-old man suspected of starting Northern California’s Bully Fire in 2014 that killed a person was nabbed in Indiana, two years after he was released from jail and never showed in court to face felony charges stemming from the massive... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Accused Dixon movie studio con artist ordered to face trial in JuneCarissa Carpenter, the flamboyant businesswoman and accused con artist who vowe
Accused Dixon movie studio con artist ordered to face trial in June
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 hours ago
Carissa Carpenter, the flamboyant businesswoman and accused con artist who vowed to build a $2.8 billion movie studio in the Solano County farm town of Dixon, has been ordered to stand trial in her fraud case beginning June 6. Carpenter, 56, had... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Vallejo kidnap suspect expected to plead guilty in Thursday hearingAmid concerns about his mental state, accused Vallejo kidnapper Matthew Muller
Vallejo kidnap suspect expected to plead guilty in Thursday hearing
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 hours ago
Amid concerns about his mental state, accused Vallejo kidnapper Matthew Muller is expected to appear in a Sacramento courtroom Thursday for a change of plea hearing in a case that captivated the nation and has spawned civil lawsuits against Vallejo... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSept. 28 The Press Democrat on the rising costs of prescription medication: D
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 19 hours ago
Sept. 28 The Press Democrat on the rising costs of prescription medication: Disgusted with Big Pharma? If you aren't, you must be boycotting the news. The latest outrage involves Mylan, which ratcheted up the price of life-saving EpiPen injectors... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Second El Dorado Hills woman pleads guilty in huge tax fraudThe second of two El Dorado Hills women accused of carrying out a massive tax r
Second El Dorado Hills woman pleads guilty in huge tax fraud
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The second of two El Dorado Hills women accused of carrying out a massive tax refund scheme has pleaded guilty in federal court in Sacramento. Sherry Taggart, 56, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to file false claims and filing false claims,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Settlement will restore benefits denied by discredited doctorState officials removed San Francisco physician Frank Chen from their disabilit
Settlement will restore benefits denied by discredited doctor
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
State officials removed San Francisco physician Frank Chen from their disability screening panel in December 2013 after numerous complaints about his exams — that they sometimes lasted 10 minutes or less and that he ignored a patient’s broken bones,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Death penalty is dying across America. Will California save it?The last inmate executed in California was 76-year-old Clarence Ray Allen, lega
Death penalty is dying across America. Will California save it?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
The last inmate executed in California was 76-year-old Clarence Ray Allen, legally blind and suffering from diabetes, who had his heart stopped with a lethal chemical cocktail as punishment for a triple homicide in Fresno he’d ordered from a Folsom... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
When people are mistreated by public entities, our indifference only aids the powerfulPublic indifference can be a powerful ally in fights between local governments
When people are mistreated by public entities, our indifference only aids the powerful
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
Public indifference can be a powerful ally in fights between local governments or state institutions and the people mistreated by them. Those taking on these entities will find they have few friends and formidable adversaries. In 2009, I took up... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Roseville woman sentenced to 14 years in mortgage fraudAmong the scores of people prosecuted in Sacramento federal court for mortgage
Roseville woman sentenced to 14 years in mortgage fraud
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Among the scores of people prosecuted in Sacramento federal court for mortgage fraud since 2006, prosecutors see Rachel Siders as one of the worst offenders. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John A. Mendez sentenced Siders, 41, of Roseville, to 14... Read more
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The Columbian
Bitter end in U.S. court after 2006 kidnapping in IraqWASHINGTON — A long and emotional legal fight that began with the 2006 kidnappi
Bitter end in U.S. court after 2006 kidnapping in Iraq
The Columbian / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON — A long and emotional legal fight that began with the 2006 kidnapping of a Sacramento Valley man in Iraq has fizzled to an unceremonious conclusion. The father and stepmother of Redding, Calif., native Joshua Munns pressed their claims... Read more
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The News & Observer
Bitter end in U.S. court after 2006 kidnapping in IraqA long and emotional legal fight that began with the 2006 kidnapping of a Sacra
Bitter end in U.S. court after 2006 kidnapping in Iraq
The News & Observer / Posted 12 days ago
A long and emotional legal fight that began with the 2006 kidnapping of a Sacramento Valley man in Iraq has fizzled to an unceremonious conclusion. The father and stepmother of Redding, California, native Joshua Munns pressed their claims against... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In TV ad, Ami Bera hits Scott Jones over allegations of unwelcome sexual advances toward deputyDemocratic Rep. Ami Bera, fighting to retain his seat against Republican Sacram
In TV ad, Ami Bera hits Scott Jones over allegations of unwelcome sexual advances toward deputy
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
Democratic Rep. Ami Bera, fighting to retain his seat against Republican Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, released a scathing TV ad on Friday hitting Jones for recently revealed allegations of unwanted sexual advances toward a subordinate more... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jury says Sacramento deputy didn’t use excessive force vs. womanA federal court jury on Thursday rejected an excessive-force accusation against
Jury says Sacramento deputy didn’t use excessive force vs. woman
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
A federal court jury on Thursday rejected an excessive-force accusation against a Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy by a woman arrested more than three years ago at a party in Wilton. Marta Angelica Hurtado was at an uncle’s 80th birthday... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Two state props address death penaltyCalifornia voters will get two chances in November to take a serious look at th
Two state props address death penalty
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
California voters will get two chances in November to take a serious look at the state's death penalty. One measure that will be on the ballot, Proposition 62, would abolish it, while another, Proposition 66, would reform it. Prop 62 would replace... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSept. 12 Sacramento Bee on the Planned Parenthood bill: It's a hazard of this
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
Sept. 12 Sacramento Bee on the Planned Parenthood bill: It's a hazard of this social media and cellphone era that anything you say might end up being secretly recorded and used online against you. That's what happened last year to Planned... Read more
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Officer.com
DNA Leads to Arrests in 1973 Slayings of GirlsYUBA COUNTY, California -- Two men were arrested Tuesday in the shooting deaths
DNA Leads to Arrests in 1973 Slayings of Girls
Officer.com / Posted 14 days ago
YUBA COUNTY, California -- Two men were arrested Tuesday in the shooting deaths 43 years ago of two Yuba County girls. William Lloyd Harbour, 65, of Olivehurst was arrested about 10:35 a.m. during a traffic stop in Linda. Larry Don Patterson, also... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ten investors sentenced in real estate bid-rigging caseTen Northern California real estate investors were sentenced Monday for their r
Ten investors sentenced in real estate bid-rigging case
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
Ten Northern California real estate investors were sentenced Monday for their roles in San Joaquin County-based bid-rigging and mail fraud conspiracies involving real estate purchased at foreclosure auctions. The primary purpose of the conspiracies... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
MSU doctor accused of abusing USA gymnastsTwo former gymnasts, including an Olympic medalist, have accused a prominent, l
MSU doctor accused of abusing USA gymnasts
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 15 days ago
Two former gymnasts, including an Olympic medalist, have accused a prominent, longtime team physician for USA Gymnastics of sexual abuse. One of the women filed a civil lawsuit Thursday in California. The other filed a complaint last week with... Read more
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Reuters
Former California lawmaker sentenced for laundering bribe to his brotherSACRAMENTO, Calif. A former California lawmaker was sentenced to six months in
Former California lawmaker sentenced for laundering bribe to his brother
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. A former California lawmaker was sentenced to six months in prison and six months in home confinement Monday for laundering a bribe accepted by his brother, also a former legislator. Thomas Calderon, 62, pleaded guilty on June 6... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
When local cops are in the hot seat, politicians are their best defenseIt’s becoming clearer every day why cops are so effectively shielded from conse
When local cops are in the hot seat, politicians are their best defense
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
It’s becoming clearer every day why cops are so effectively shielded from consequences whenever their on-duty behavior is called into question here in Sacramento. The stereotypical blue wall of silence? Sure, there’s that. But the more potent force... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento man sentenced to prison in child porn caseA 61-year-old Sacramento man has been sentenced to 12 years and seven months in
Sacramento man sentenced to prison in child porn case
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
A 61-year-old Sacramento man has been sentenced to 12 years and seven months in prison for receiving child pornography. Michael Bailey pleaded guilty in May and has been in custody since his arrest on July 22, 2014, according to a U.S. Attorney’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fair Oaks man pleads guilty in identity theft caseA Fair Oaks man has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and identity theft in a case i
Fair Oaks man pleads guilty in identity theft case
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
A Fair Oaks man has pleaded guilty to bank fraud and identity theft in a case involving stolen mail. Trevor Kintaro Lichnock-Gembe, 28, pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to bank fraud, aggravated identity theft and unlawful possession of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Court ruling deals blow to 385,000 Uber driversA federal appeals court dealt a severe blow Wednesday to an attempt by 385,000
Court ruling deals blow to 385,000 Uber drivers
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 21 days ago
A federal appeals court dealt a severe blow Wednesday to an attempt by 385,000 drivers for the ride-hailing company Uber in California and Massachusetts to sue for employment status. The ruling apparently requires virtually all of them to take their... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial RoundupSept. 4 Los Angeles Daily News on reforming transportation in California: Tra
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 21 days ago
Sept. 4 Los Angeles Daily News on reforming transportation in California: Transportation is critical to the California economy and quality of life, but it is regularly given short shrift by legislators in Sacramento. Rather than fixing the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California Senate leader joins push to recall embattled judgeOf all the events spurring action in the just-concluded legislative session, th
California Senate leader joins push to recall embattled judge
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
Of all the events spurring action in the just-concluded legislative session, the saga of Stanford swimmer Brock Turner was perhaps the most nationally resonant. After Turner received a six-month jail sentence for sexual assault perceived by many as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Loomis high school tests all students for alcohol before dancesStudents at Del Oro High School know the drill. If they want to attend school
Loomis high school tests all students for alcohol before dances
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
Students at Del Oro High School know the drill. If they want to attend school dances, they must exhale into a hand-held device that detects whether they’ve consumed alcohol. Principal Dan Gayaldo said he got plenty of support from parents and... Read more
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USA Today
Detroit parents want principal, convicted in bribery, back in schoolDETROIT — He admitted to accepting bribes that cheated kids out of school suppl
Detroit parents want principal, convicted in bribery, back in school
USA Today / Posted 28 days ago
DETROIT — He admitted to accepting bribes that cheated kids out of school supplies. But the parents at Spain Elementary insist Ronald Alexander is a good, hardworking principal who did nothing wrong — and they want him back. "Since he was thrown out... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento man pleads guilty to swindling $10 million from Eddie Murphy’s ex-wifeConvicted swindler Troy Stratos pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to siphoning o
Sacramento man pleads guilty to swindling $10 million from Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
Convicted swindler Troy Stratos pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to siphoning off $10 million from model Nicole Murphy after her divorce from comedian Eddie Murphy, then spending the cash to lease exotic sports cars, buy a $50,000 grand piano and... Read more
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Officer.com
Motorcycle Clubs Fight to Keep Their Trademark ‘Colors’WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have dropped a controversial bid to seize the
Motorcycle Clubs Fight to Keep Their Trademark ‘Colors’
Officer.com / Posted 28 days ago
WASHINGTON — Federal prosecutors have dropped a controversial bid to seize the trademark owned by a motorcycle club that casts itself as the “Devils Diciples.” But while the development this week cheers the Midwestern group and the California-based... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Motorcycle clubs fight to keep their trademark ‘colors’and the California-based lawyer who represents them, it does not entirely slam
Motorcycle clubs fight to keep their trademark ‘colors’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
and the California-based lawyer who represents them, it does not entirely slam the brakes on other trademark challenges involving motorcyclists’ fierce and distinctive logos. Still in the government’s cross hairs, notably, is the trademarked... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
'Our hero': Detroit parents want convicted principal backDozens of supporters ask judge not to send Ronald Alexander to prison in kickba
'Our hero': Detroit parents want convicted principal back
Detroit Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
Dozens of supporters ask judge not to send Ronald Alexander to prison in kickback scheme Prosecutors say he's a crooked principal who stole from Detroit schoolchildren. But the parents at Spain Elementary insist Ronald Alexander is a good,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Regional Transit, Labor Department clash over federal aidAlready struggling to strengthen its shaky finances, Sacramento Regional Transi
Regional Transit, Labor Department clash over federal aid
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
Already struggling to strengthen its shaky finances, Sacramento Regional Transit says its financial woes will deepen if the U.S. Department of Labor succeeds in a court bid to withhold tens of millions of dollars in federal aid. The federal... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US judge upholds state law requiring vaccinationsA federal judge refused Friday to block California’s new vaccination law, which
US judge upholds state law requiring vaccinations
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
A federal judge refused Friday to block California’s new vaccination law, which requires children in public and private schools to be inoculated against 10 contagious illnesses and eliminates an exemption based on their parents’ personal... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Will election-year politics delay trial for accused double cop killer?Nearly two years have passed since Sheriff’s Deputies Danny Oliver and Michael
Will election-year politics delay trial for accused double cop killer?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 1 months ago
Nearly two years have passed since Sheriff’s Deputies Danny Oliver and Michael Davis Jr. were killed in a bloody, two-county rampage, and now the trial of the suspect in their deaths is likely to be delayed by election-year politics. With Sacramento... Read more
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Texas Longhorns
Texas Athletics announces 2016 Men's and Women's Hall of Honor classesAUSTIN, Texas -- Thirteen distinguished and decorated former University of Texa
Texas Athletics announces 2016 Men's and Women's Hall of Honor classes
Texas Longhorns / Posted 1 months ago
AUSTIN, Texas -- Thirteen distinguished and decorated former University of Texas student-athletes and staff will be inducted this October into the Men's and Women's Athletics Halls of Honor. Ticket inquiries through the T-Association from interested... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Redding man sentenced for distribution of child pornographySACRAMENTO, Calif. - Michael Ray Robertson, 64, of Redding, was sentenced Thurs
Redding man sentenced for distribution of child pornography
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 1 months ago
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Michael Ray Robertson, 64, of Redding, was sentenced Thursday by a U.S. District Judge to 11 years and three months. According to officials, Robertson was sentenced for the distribution of child pornography. Court documents... Read more

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