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February 18, 2019 - 9:24 pm
California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a statement Monday saying the suit alleges the Trump administration's action violates the...
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February 11, 2019 - 7:36 pm
California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday he's withdrawing most of the state's National Guard troops on the Mexico border because he won't participate in the Trump administration's "absurd theatrics" on border security. Still, he acknowledged some troops were doing good work fighting drug crime and...
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January 24, 2019 - 10:04 pm
In a long-awaited report, state investigators said Thursday that a 2017 wildfire that killed 22 people in Northern California wine country was caused by a private electrical system, not equipment belonging to embattled Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. The state firefighting agency concluded that...
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California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP
January 03, 2019 - 10:40 pm
A California parole panel on Thursday recommended for the first time that Charles Manson follower Robert Beausoleil be freed after serving nearly a half-century in prison for murder. Beausoleil, 71, was not involved in the most notorious killings of actress Sharon Tate and six others by the Manson...
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Dreamstime
September 17, 2018 - 9:46 pm
One Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed Monday and another wounded after exchanging gunfire with a suspect at an auto shop just outside of the capital city. A man, whose identity has was not released, shot and killed 27-year-old Deputy Mark Stasyuk and injured 28-year old Deputy Julie...
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FBI via AP
April 26, 2018 - 8:38 pm
More than three decades after his trail went cold, one of California's most prolific and elusive serial killers was caught when investigators matched crime-scene DNA with genetic material stored by a relative on an online genealogical site, prosecutors said Thursday. Authorities have said the DNA...
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April 25, 2018 - 6:29 pm
A man once sworn to protect the public from crime lived a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of the California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for more than three decades. Former...
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