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War memorial covered up after graffiti vandalism

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A pair of Marines on leave from their base in California's high desert answered the Memorial Day call on Monday, bringing dozens of American flags to try to dress up a vandalized Vietnam War memorial until it can be repaired.

May 30, 2016 | | Crime


Man without pants attacks

SANTA BARBARA (AP) - Authorities in Santa Barbara County say a college student naked from the waist down and likely intoxicated was arrested after allegedly assaulting a pastor.

May 08, 2016 | | Crime


Ripon nabs suspects with help of fire chief

Ripon Fire Chief Dennis Bitters was credited by police Lt. Steve Merchant for being the key in the arrest of three burglary suspects after they were seen entering a back yard and having burglary tools in their vehicle.

April 25, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Aunt hopeful missing SF 2-year-old girl will be found

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The sister of a woman found slain last week and whose 2-year-old girl is missing said Sunday she is hopeful her niece will be found safe.

April 10, 2016 | | Crime


K-mart theft chase ends in rollover on 120 Bypass

Three burglary suspects who allegedly took some $650 in merchandise from Manteca's K-Mart store led police on a high speed pursuit about 7 p.m. Sunday in a stolen car that ended up rolling over on westbound Highway 120 Bypass just west of Airport Way as they were fleeing.

March 28, 2016 | | Crime


British tourist stabbed in SF mugging dies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A British tourist who was stabbed in the head during a robbery in San Francisco died after being hospitalized for more than a month, police said.

March 27, 2016 | | Crime


Puppy tied, left to drown in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities are searching for someone who left a puppy tied to a plastic shovel to drown on a Los Angeles-area beach.

March 20, 2016 | | Crime


Transgender inmate planning to have surgery on her own

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A transgender inmate who was paroled after a judge ordered California to pay for her sex reassignment surgery is making plans to have the surgery on her own this summer through coverage provided by the state's low-income health insurance program, she told a California newspaper.

March 20, 2016 | | Crime


Suspect killed in gunfire was Modesto man

Angel Alan Gleason - a 36-year-old Modesto man - has been identified as the car theft suspect that died in an exchange of gunfire with police in Ripon on Tuesday.

February 25, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Man fatally shot in front of McDonald’s

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Police said a man has died after being shot in front of a McDonald's restaurant across the street from a San Francisco police station.

February 21, 2016 | | Crime


Wild scene rattles neighborhood

Manteca's West Alameda Street had a "wild west" tone Tuesday afternoon.

January 20, 2016 | | Crime


Suspect threatens Ripona school staff

A 50-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday for threatening Ripona Elementary School personnel.School staff called Ripon Police at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to report threats made by phone to school personnel.

January 20, 2016 | | Crime


Firefighter arrested in puppy’s killing

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Authorities say a firefighter with the Santa Clara Fire Department has been placed on paid administrative leave following his arrest for allegedly killing his pet German shepherd at his home.

January 03, 2016 | | Crime


Robbery suspect foiled by taking Snapchat selfie

PACIFIC GROVE (AP) - Police in Northern California say they have arrested a man accused of armed robbery thanks to a Snapchat selfie he took with one of the victims.

January 03, 2016 | | Crime


Repeat thief arrested again

RIPON - Ripon Police officers responded to the Loves Truck Stop at Colony Road off Highway 99 on Tuesday at 3:45 p.m. regarding a theft in progress.

December 27, 2015 | | Crime


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Man killed in backyard near Manteca High campus

A predawn shooting Sunday morning in Central Manteca left one man dead and another injured.

October 16, 2017 | | Crime


Multiple victims hospitalized after shooting in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Multiple victims were being transported to hospitals after a shooting late Sunday at a music festival on the Las Vegas Strip.

October 01, 2017 | | Crime


Postal worker went zip-lining while on disability

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A former postal worker who had claimed a wrist injury prevented him from working posted photos of himself zip-lining and rappelling ...

September 18, 2017 | | Crime


Man sentenced for trying to sell satellite secrets

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California engineer who worked for a defense contractor was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for selling sensitive satellite information ...

September 18, 2017 | | Crime


Dad pleads not guilty in deaths of his children

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Prosecutors charged a father Monday with three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of his children, saying a belt was used in ...

September 18, 2017 | | Crime


Gas station robbery suspect’s getaway car runs out of fuel

LAPORTE, Ind. (AP) - Authorities say an Indiana man who robbed a gas station made off with food, drinks and cigarettes. What he didn't steal ...

September 17, 2017 | | Crime


Man guilty of killing wife in San Diego college restroom

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man who admitted brutally stabbing his estranged wife in a restroom at San Diego City College turned to thank the jury ...

September 17, 2017 | | Crime


Suspect in 4 slayings appears in court

BOSTON (AP) - A 22-year-old recent Oberlin College graduate and jazz drummer from Maine will face murder charges Monday in the slayings of four adults found ...

September 10, 2017 | | Crime


Texas man arrested in ex- wife’s death day of Harvey

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) - The body of a Texas real estate agent was found in a marshy wooded area Saturday more than two weeks after she ...

September 10, 2017 | | Crime


Concrete slab may hold remains of missing woman

MILTON, Pa. (AP) - Investigators hope tests on a three-ton hunk of concrete will soon solve the 1989 disappearance of a young mother, by determining whether ...

August 27, 2017 | | Crime


Vandals strike Catholic missionary statue in LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles officials say vandals have defaced a statue of Father Junipero ( ) Serra, the 18th century missionary canonized by Pope Francis.

August 20, 2017 | | Crime


Group charged with selling $7M in drugs over dark web

ALTADENA . (AP) - Six people have been charged with selling millions of dollars' worth of drugs on the dark web in an operation run out of ...

August 20, 2017 | | Crime


Prosecutors: Prof killed boyfriend as part of sexual fantasy

CHICAGO (AP) - The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University ...

August 20, 2017 | | Crime


Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) - A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly ...

August 20, 2017 | | Crime


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