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DUI suspect arrested for starting wildfire

SHASTA LAKE (AP) - A suspected drunk driver has been arrested for causing a crash that ignited a fast-moving wildfire that damaged three houses and forced residents to flee a neighborhood in Shasta Lake.

September 11, 2016 | | Crime


Police: Woman killed daughter with crucifix

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An Oklahoma woman accused of killing her daughter by forcing a crucifix down her throat told police she believed the 33-year-old woman had been possessed by the devil.

August 30, 2016 | | Crime


Three convicted on charges in high school basketball rape case

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - One Tennessee high school basketball player was found guilty of aggravated rape and two others were found guilty of aggravated assault against a freshman teammate, a person familiar with the juvenile court case said Tuesday.

August 30, 2016 | | Crime


Man out on bond for beating wife has now kidnapped her

PITTSBURGH (AP) - A man free on bond while awaiting trial on charges he abducted and beat his wife while holding her captive for nearly two weeks earlier this summer kidnapped her again Tuesday and is on the run, state police said.

August 30, 2016 | | Crime


What role did mom play?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks - as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off daily to the school bus and held down her job at a local grocery store.

August 29, 2016 | | Crime


Man on flakka, LSD smashes window & attacks woman

STUART, Fla. (AP) - A 19-year-old man who smashed through the front window of a Florida home and attacked a woman and her adult son said he was on the powerful street drug flakka, a sheriff said Monday.

August 29, 2016 | | Crime


Couple charged with scalding death of their dog Sprocket

SAN MATEO (AP) - Prosecutors have charged a San Francisco Bay Area couple with felony animal abuse for allegedly scalding their poodle and Maltese mix dog and then waiting more than a week before taking it to the vet.

August 29, 2016 | | Crime


Woman accused of stabbing boyfriend to death in South LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police have arrested a 26-year-old Katrina Jeaneene Rawls on suspicion of stabbing her boyfriend to death during an argument.

August 28, 2016 | | Crime


Former teacher sentenced for sex acts with student

SANTA ANA (AP) - A former Orange County high school teacher who had a long affair with a 15-year-old student has been sentenced to six months in jail.

August 28, 2016 | | Crime


Northern spotted owl now listed as endangered

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Wildlife officials say the northern spotted owl has been listed under the California Endangered Species Act.

August 28, 2016 | | Crime


Young suicide bomber kills 51

ISTANBUL (AP) - A child suicide bomber killed at least 51 people and wounded nearly 70 others at a Kurdish wedding party near Turkey's border with Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday, decrying the attack as an apparent attempt by Islamic State extremists to destabilize the nation by exploiting ethnic and religious tensions.

August 21, 2016 | | Crime


52,000 FEWER ARRESTS

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history as police frequently ignore those illegal activities, experts say.

August 21, 2016 | | Crime


2 Houston kids found dead under home; mom in custody

HOUSTON (AP) - Two children were found dead under a neighbor's house Sunday after their mother matter-of-factly told someone helping her move that she had drowned them in a bathtub, authorities said.

August 14, 2016 | | Crime


Man shot had a gun in his hand

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The black man whose killing by police touched off rioting in Milwaukee was shot by a black officer after turning toward him with a gun in his hand, the police chief said Sunday, as Wisconsin's governor put the National Guard on standby against any further violence on the city's mostly black north side.

August 14, 2016 | | Crime


‘Grim Sleeper’ mystery remains

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The death sentence of the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer last week put to rest a case that spanned more than three decades, but it left another mystery wide open.

August 14, 2016 | | Crime


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2 killed in apparent robbery at pot house

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Police in Northern California say two people were found dead in the middle of a street in an apparent robbery at a home ...

April 24, 2017 | | Crime


Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) - A 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California is back home, a lawyer for the ...

April 21, 2017 | | Crime


Navy SEAL faces charges of producing child porn

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A Navy SEAL has been arrested on charges that he possessed dozens of images of child pornography and recorded himself molesting a ...

April 21, 2017 | | Crime


More than 2 dozen charged in insurance fraud case

SANTA ANA (AP) - Prosecutors in California announced charges Thursday against more than two dozen doctors, pharmacists and medical business owners in a multimillion dollar scheme ...

April 21, 2017 | | Crime


Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near NorCal cabin

CECILVILLE (AP) - A 15-year-old Tennessee girl was rescued near a cabin in a remote part of northern California on Thursday, more than a month after ...

April 20, 2017 | | Crime


Utah girl shot in head by teens: ‘Tougher than a bullet’

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah girl who survived being shot in the head by two teens in a crime that shocked her small town ...

April 20, 2017 | | Crime


Man posts Facebook video of killing

CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio man claimed to be angry at a woman when he shot and killed an elderly passerby Sunday afternoon and posted the ...

April 16, 2017 | | Crime


20 arrested in pro & anti- Trump rallies

BERKELEY (AP) - At least 20 people were arrested after violence broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies ...

April 16, 2017 | | Crime


8 years for drug sales

A 26-year-old Manteca man was sentenced to over 8 years in prison for possession of ecstasy (MDMA) with intent to distribute the drug.

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Farm worker hit in drive-by shooting

West Ripon Road rancher Gary Aksland voiced his anger about a drive by shooting that injured a worker Saturday at 11 a.m. on his ...

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Party ends with man shot in Manteca

A 29-year-old Manteca man was shot in the stomach at 3 a.m. Sunday at the conclusion of a party in a home in the ...

April 03, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Chicago police seek 2nd teen in Facebook sexual assault case

CHICAGO (AP) - An arrest warrant has been issued for a second teenage boy in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed ...

April 02, 2017 | | Crime


Las Vegas officials rethinking bus security, ads after shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas public transportation system is investigating how it uses surveillance video and vehicle advertisements, a week after a fatal shooting ...

April 02, 2017 | | Crime


California: Fewer arrests but crime is increasing

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The number of arrests by police in California has plunged in recent years, but that doesn't necessarily represent good news on ...

April 02, 2017 | | Crime


1 dead, 15 injured in nightclub gunfight

CINCINNATI (AP) - A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among ...

March 26, 2017 | | Crime


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