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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


FBI: Woman robbed bank to return to prison

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.

July 31, 2016 | | Crime


Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition shot and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers Sunday, less than two weeks after a black man was fatally shot by police here in a confrontation that sparked nightly protests that reverberated nationwide.

July 18, 2016 | | Crime


Northern California heist suspects linked to murder, robbery

WINDSOR (AP) - Two men accused of robbing a Northern California armored car are also suspected of carrying out a similar heist in Southern California.

July 18, 2016 | | Crime


Woman who pointed out alleged rapist is sentenced in killing

SANTA ANA (AP) - Norma Patricia Esparza was a Southern California college student in 1995 when she says she was raped by a man she met at a bar.

July 18, 2016 | | Crime


Police: Third victim dies in attacks on San Diego homeless

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A man injured during a series of attacks on homeless men in San Diego died at a hospital Sunday - bringing the death toll to three, police said.

July 10, 2016 | | Crime


Kidnapping victim missing even though 4 arrested in case

VALLEJO (AP) - Police in Northern California are investigating the kidnapping for ransom of a woman who remains missing even though four suspects have been arrested in the case.

July 10, 2016 | | Crime


Stabbing victim is critical

A 33-year-old stabbing victim was holding on to his life Sunday in a regional trauma center after being stabbed multiple times in the parking lot of a Moffat Boulevard motel shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday.

June 27, 2016 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


FBI releasing gunman, police conversations

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Federal investigators promised to provide more insight as to what was happening inside the Pulse nightclub after a gunman started a deadly assault that was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

June 20, 2016 | | Crime


Another night of drinking and dancing, until the shots began

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Like young people in clubs the world over, Jon Alamo met up with some friends, and then some more friends. He danced in Pulse's main room, where people swayed to the beat of salsa music. Then Alamo drifted into the club's two other rooms, which grooved to more of a hip-hop vibe. He remembers hearing Rihanna's "Work," one of his favorite songs, and grinding to it on the dance floor.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


Gay nightclub shooting deadliest ever on US soil

A gunman opened fire at a gay night club in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, killing 50 people and wounding 53 more before he was killed in a shootout with SWAT team members. Here's what we know about the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history:

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


A horror for one mother via text

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Mina Justice was sound asleep when she received the first text from her son, Eddie Justice, who was in the gay nightclub when a gunman opened fire and slaughtered 50 and wounded more than 50 others. Here is the conversation she had over text message with her 30-year-old son.

June 12, 2016 | | Crime


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Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing many casualties

LONDON (AP) - A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said.

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


Woman who stormed stage during ‘Julius Caesar’ arrested

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York production of Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" with a Trump-like character who is assassinated had a boisterous new scene this ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


3 arrested in double-slaying of teenagers

GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) - Three people have been charged with killing two Maryland teens who were found dead the night before their high school graduation, and ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


SF Bay Bridge partially closed after driver shot

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The lower deck of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was shut down for hours after officers shot and wounded a motorist who ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


NorCal mom attacked child in exorcism try

FERNDALE (AP) - A Northern California woman was in custody Sunday on suspicion of beating, biting and choking her 11-year-old daughter in an attempt to perform ...

June 18, 2017 | | Crime


SHOOTING AT CAR WASH

A Manteca man in his early 20s was shot in the buttocks after a verbal confrontation at a car wash in the 700 block of ...

June 12, 2017 | Glenn Kahl | Crime


Derek Fisher arrested driving under influence

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Derek Fisher was arrested Sunday on suspicion of drunken driving after the former NBA player and coach flipped his vehicle on a ...

June 04, 2017 | | Crime


Suspect in Portland attack made life about hate after prison

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The suspect charged with fatally stabbing two Portland men who tried to stop his anti-Muslim tirade against two teenage girls built a ...

June 04, 2017 | | Crime


3 convicted of bid- rigging home sales

OAKLAND (AP) - Three men were convicted Friday of rigging bids at real estate auctions held in Northern California to snatch up hundreds of foreclosed properties ...

June 04, 2017 | | Crime


Arrest in SF tourist killing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Police have made an arrested in the killing of an Australian tourist outside a San Francisco hotel.

June 04, 2017 | | Crime


LeBron James’ Los Angeles home vandalized with slur

OAKLAND (AP) - LeBron James wanted to be with his family, to hug his wife and three kids back in Ohio.

June 01, 2017 | | Crime


Woods made mistake issuing statement

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Another public embarrassment for Tiger Woods is shifting to the legal side following his arrest in Florida on a DUI charge, with ...

June 01, 2017 | | Crime


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


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