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3 arrested for manufacturing, selling fentanyl laced pills

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities have arrested three people in San Francisco accused of manufacturing and selling illegal fentanyl, a highly potent opiate.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


Oakland police sex scandal spreads to other departments

OAKLAND (AP) - A sex scandal involving Oakland police has spread to other area police departments, with the woman at the center of it claiming she had sex with two dozen current and former officers in five cities, a newspaper investigation published Sunday found.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


San Francisco battles epidemic of auto burglaries

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Across the street from San Francisco's main jail, business is booming at Auto Glass Now where more than a dozen motorists show up on an average day to replace windows broken by thieves.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


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 told police he wanted to do harm to a gay pride parade - an event that annually draws hundreds of thousands of people, authorities said.

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 point to a single reason why and the jump isn't enough to suggest there's a trend.

June 05, 2016 | | Crime


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


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Woman pleads not guilty to framing husband’s ex as stalker

SANTA ANA (AP) - A former Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to charges that she framed her husband's ex-girlfriend, portraying her as a ...

January 15, 2017 | | Crime


Manson back at state prison

BAKERSFIELD (AP) - Cult leader Charles Manson is back in a Central California prison after a reported hospital stay for an unspecified medical problem.

January 08, 2017 | | Crime


1 of Chicago’s bloodiest years ends with 762 homicides

CHICAGO (AP) - One of the most violent years in Chicago history ended with a sobering tally: 762 homicides, the most in two decades in the ...

January 01, 2017 | | Crime


Man charged with false jobless claims in 3 states

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A California man has been charged with setting up fake businesses in three states, then using names taken from temporary visas ...

December 30, 2016 | | Crime


Man allegedly stabbed worshipper near mosque

SIMI VALLEY (AP) - A man has been arrested on suspicion of committing a hate crime after police say he stabbed a worshipper near a Simi ...

December 11, 2016 | | Crime


Families of salon shooting victims urge plea deal

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Families of some victims of a mass killing at a Seal Beach hair salon want prosecutors to accept a plea deal ...

December 11, 2016 | | Crime


Deputy shoots suspect who stabbed dog

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Both a suspect and a San Diego County sheriff's dog have been hospitalized after the man attacked the dog and then ...

December 04, 2016 | | Crime


The Latest: 4 arrested as protests remain calm in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a decision not to charge an officer who shot a black man in Charlotte, North Carolina (all times ...

November 30, 2016 | | Crime


Ex-NFL star Sharper faces final sentence in drugging rapes

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former NFL star Darren Sharper's tour of shame and punishment reaches its conclusion Tuesday in the courthouse where he first admitted ...

November 29, 2016 | | Crime


Man arrested for allegedly molesting 9-year-old on train

SAN LEANDRO (AP) - San Leandro police say a 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of molesting a 9-year-old girl aboard a commuter train.

November 28, 2016 | | Crime


2 Los Angeles County deputies get prison after jail beating

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who beat a mentally ill jail inmate and falsified records to hide the abuse were ...

November 28, 2016 | | Crime


Shootings not connected to youth football game

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A shooting in which two people were killed and five injured occurred in a Kentucky park near a youth football game, but ...

November 25, 2016 | | Crime


Students complained about erratic driving before bus wreck

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Students and administrators raised concerns about a Tennessee school bus driver's behavior behind the wheel in the weeks before a crash ...

November 25, 2016 | | Crime


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