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POSTED November 25, 2012 7:33 p.m.

• 42 people facing charges after San Jose party: SAN JOSE (AP) — Authorities say 42 people are facing charges after a weekend party in San Jose got out of hand.

The San Jose Mercury News reports that more than 60 San Jose police officers and Santa Clara County sheriff’s deputies ended up responding to a home around 11 p.m. Friday after people at the party threw rocks and other objects at officers called to the home.

Police say two officers were hurt, with one being treated at a hospital for moderate injuries, while a second officer was treated at the scene.

Police say some of the people “attempted to drag” another officer to the back of the home, but that officer escaped the crowd without injury.

The 42 people facing charges were arrested on various offenses, including some who were arrested on assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer.



• 4 shootings puts Oakland homicides at 115 for year: OAKLAND (AP) — A weekend of violence in Oakland has pushed the number of homicides in the city this year past last year’s number.

Police say two women were shot to death on an East Oakland street around 6 a.m. Sunday. The names of the two women, or any other details of the double homicide, have not been released.

On Saturday, police say two people were killed in separate shootings.  An 18-year-old woman was shot to death around 7 a.m. and a 19-year-old man died in a hospital after being shot several times around 3 p.m. Their names have not been released.

No arrests have been made in any of the weekend shootings.

The Oakland Tribune reports there have been 115 homicides in the Oakland so far this year, five more than all of last year.



• Stockton police say woman hurt in pumpkin attack: STOCKTON (AP) — Stockton police are investigating a different type of drive-by attack that took place during the long the holiday weekend.

Police say a 51-year-old woman was hurt after someone in a passing car threw a pumpkin at her as she took a walk Thursday night.  The pumpkin hit the woman in the chest, causing her so much pain that paramedics took her to a hospital.

Sacramento television station CBS 13 says investigators don’t have much to go on, but say they’re looking for a white four-door vehicle.

Authorities did not describe the exact nature of woman’s injuries, but say she has returned home from the hospital. Her name has not been released.



• Small plane makes crash landing in Northridge: NORTHRIDGE (AP) — Authorities say a small plane has crashed landed near a California State University, Northridge soccer field leaving two people on board with minor injuries.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the Cessna 206 was en route from Novato to John Wayne Airport on Sunday when it lost engine power over the San Fernando Valley.

Gregor said the pilot tried to reach Van Nuys Airport, but wound up making a forced landing around 3:10 p.m. The plane went down the field, through a chain link fence and flipped before coming to a rest upside down on a sidewalk.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said a man and woman were able to climb out of the wreckage. He said they were in fair condition.



• Body found floating at San Pedro marina: SAN PEDRO (AP) — Officials say a man found dead in the water at a San Pedro marina owned a boat that was kept nearby.

Port of Los Angeles spokesman Phillip Sanfield says a boater spotted the body of the white male, possibly in his 40s or 50s, at the California Yacht Marina late Sunday morning.

Firefighters and paramedics pulled the body from the water about 30 minutes later. Police found identification on the body that linked the man to a private craft in the marina.

Sanfield says no foul play is suspected.

The coroner’s office is investigating.



• Bicyclist killed in Truckee crash identified: TRUCKEE (AP) — A California man who died after his bicycle collided with a vehicle in downtown Truckee has been identified.

Authorities say 45-year-old Robert Koechlin Jr. of Los Gatos, Calif., was pronounced dead at Tahoe Forest Hospital in Truckee.

The Sacramento Bee reports the collision occurred Saturday afternoon at a roundabout at the west end of the downtown.

The roundabout and main eastbound lane through the downtown were closed for several hours while officers investigated the accident.

Police are seeking witnesses to the accident.

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