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Child-rape suspect vowed to kill his accuser

BOSTON (AP) - A man suspected of child-rape and committing crimes across the country after snipping off his court-ordered ankle bracelet had an "ultimate goal" of returning to Massachusetts to kill his 13-year-old accuser, state police said Wednesday, hours after he was captured in New York.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


Boy or girl? Family with 12 sons awaits baby number 13

ROCKFORD, Mich. (AP) - A western Michigan couple with 12 sons is expecting baby No. 13, and even though they're sticking to their tradition of not finding out in advance whether they're having a boy or girl, they said they'd be shocked if their streak is broken.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


NEWS FROM ACROSS THE NATION

SUIT: BREASTS BURNED AT PHILADELPHIA HOOKAH LOUNGE: PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A woman says her breasts were burned by hot coals as people danced around a stripper pole at a Philadelphia hookah lounge.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


No trick-or-treaters? Buy candy anyway!

NEW YORK (AP) - Don Stewart and his wife will be home with the lights on Halloween night, waiting for trick-or-treaters. But like a lot of folks who stock up on candy, they'll probably end up eating it themselves.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


Drought takes bite out of rice harvest

WOODLAND (AP) - California's deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that's bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

October 29, 2014 | | State


Farmers suing state over water delivery cutbacks

FRESNO (AP) - Farmers in California's Central Valley are going to court to challenge the division of water during the state's ongoing drought.

October 29, 2014 | | State


California orders risk-based Ebola 21-day quarantine

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California health officials announced Wednesday that the state is requiring a 21-day quarantine for people traveling from Ebola-stricken areas who have had contact with infected patients.

October 29, 2014 | | State


Oakland Mayor Jean Quan faces tough re-election fight

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland is working to shed its reputation as a mismanaged and crime-ridden city.

October 29, 2014 | | State


Missing hunter and dog found alive in NorCal

MANCHESTER (AP) - Family members say a 59-year-old hunter and his dog were found alive nearly a week after going missing on a hunting trip in a remote Northern California wilderness area.

October 29, 2014 | | State


California adding 21 names to memorial

LONG BEACH (AP) - California is adding 21 names to its Vietnam Veterans Memorial - sailors killed when their ship was struck by an Australian aircraft carrier.

October 29, 2014 | | State


‘Hoarders’ psychologist testifies at murder trial

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A psychologist who stars on a reality TV show testified at a murder trial that a California man accused of killing an animal control officer had a hoarding disorder and could have reacted violently to anyone trying to take away his many animals.

October 29, 2014 | | State


WhatsApp founders own nearly $9B in Facebook stock

MENLO PARK (AP) - WhatsApp founders Jan Koum and Brian Acton received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9 billion when they sold their unprofitable messaging service to the social networking leader earlier this month.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


Oak Valley Banks posts $1.5M net income in 3Q

OAKDALE − Oak Valley Bancorp, the bank holding company for Oak Valley Community Bank and Eastern Sierra Community Bank, for the three months ending Sept. 30 reported consolidated net income available to common shareholders was $1,535,000, or $0.19 per diluted common share.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


Government pushes air bag maker on replacement parts

DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. government's auto safety agency, responding to criticism of its slow response to safety issues, told the manufacturer of millions of potentially faulty air bags to make replacement parts faster and do more testing to find the cause of the problem.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


Woman wanted Starbucks discs, settles for $250

OKEMOS, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan woman who wanted homebrewed Starbucks coffee - described by her attorney as "gold" - will accept $250 to end a lawsuit over the company's decision to stop making discs for a specific single-serve machine.

October 29, 2014 | | Nation


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Private toll roads might work

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

February 23, 2018 | | Letters


Finishing in the money at Shasta tournament

My recent tournament on Lake Shasta was amazing.

February 23, 2018 | JAROD BALLARDO | Sports Columns


Ferrari drives San Francisco past Pacific, into 4th

STOCKTON (AP) - Frankie Ferrari turned in a double-double and San Francisco pulled into a tie with Pacific for the No. 4 seed into the West ...

February 23, 2018 | | SPORTS


Noren, Simpson lead at Honda; Woods has solid 70

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods had what he called "easily" his best round hitting the ball, and he didn't even break par ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


US women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak.

February 23, 2018 | | Olympics


Wizards beat Cavs in first game in Cleveland since trades

CLEVELAND (AP) - Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new players ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Rinne earns 300th win as Predators rout Sharks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pekka Rinne made 33 saves in his 30t0th career win and the Nashville Predators routed the San Jose Sharks 7-1 on Thursday ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Curry scores 44, Warriors hold off late rally by Clippers

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry swished a beautiful buzzer-beater from way back early and hit another timely 3-pointer late on the way to scoring 44, and ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook’s 3-pointer at buzzer lifts Thunder past Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Russell Westbrook made a 3-pointer as time expired, lifting the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 110-107 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday ...

February 23, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Kings take shot at bringing NBA All-Star game to Sacramento

The Sacramento Kings are looking to bring the NBA All-Star game to California's capital for the first time.

February 22, 2018 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Free agent CB Davis meets with 49ers, Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - Free agent cornerback Vontae Davis has met with the San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders about http://www.espn.com/nfl/player/stats ...

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


A bronze that feels golden for Lindsey Vonn

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) - Over coffee last November at Lindsey Vonn's home in Colorado, Sofia Goggia of Italy asked her friend for some advice.

February 22, 2018 | TIM DAHLBERG | Sports Columns


Curiosity, hope and big crowds follow Tiger Woods

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - He is the only two-time winner on the PGA Tour this season. He has been No. 1 in the FedEx ...

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks outlast Senators in shootout

CHICAGO (AP) - Nick Schmaltz scored in the seventh round of the shootout to give Chicago a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night ...

February 22, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else.

February 22, 2018 | | Olympics


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