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Prison guard who opened exploding package at home is critically hurt

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A correction officer who opened a package left by his mailbox that exploded outside his home is in critical condition, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday after visiting the officer's family at the hospital where he is being treated.

May 30, 2016 | | Crime


13-year-old killed in Modesto

MODESTO (AP) - A 13-year-old girl has died and a 15-year-old boy was injured after a shooting in Modesto.

May 30, 2016 | | Crime


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


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ARREST AVOIDS TRAGEDY

SANTA MONICA (AP) - An Indiana man armed with three assault rifles and chemicals used to make explosives was arrested in Southern California on Sunday and ...

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


Major cities see rise in violent crimes

CHICAGO (AP) - Violent crimes - from homicides and rapes to robberies - have been on the rise in many major U.S. cities, yet experts can't ...

June 05, 2016 | | Crime


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