uCONCORD (AP) — Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area say a man was arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after police found 10 dogs without food and water living in ‘filthy’ conditions inside a trailer.
Police in Concord say one dog was discovered dead Friday and two others were so sick they had to be euthanized.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports Jeremiah Weberling could face 10 counts of cruelty. It wasn’t immediately known if he has an attorney. He remains jailed on $100,000 bail.
A police statement called it an “extremely sad” case, and reminded people that animal cruelty is a serious crime.
The newspaper says it has yet to be determined if the surviving seven dogs will be available for adoption.
uINFANT, STUDENT ARE LATEST SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MEASLES CASES: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Health officials say a 7-month-old infant in Orange County and a graduate student who lives in Los Angeles County are the latest confirmed cases of measles in Southern California.
Orange County’s health care agency said Saturday that the baby, who was too young to be vaccinated, was treated at an emergency room starting April 28 and remains hospitalized.
The Orange County Register reports the student, a man, is recovering at home in Long Beach. Officials say he could’ve exposed people to measles at UC Irvine and multiple other locations dating back to April 28.
The number of measles cases in LA County is 8. Orange County has 2 confirmed cases.
Authorities are urging people to get immunized and to learn symptoms of the extremely contagious illness.
uMAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH SHOOTING OF 6 AT PARK: SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with a shooting that injured six people at the Oceano Dunes Natural Preserve on California’s central coast.
Francisco Orozco, 19, could face multiple counts of attempted murder, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office said Sunday. It wasn’t immediately known if the Oakland resident has an attorney.
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says investigators believe the shooting just after midnight was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.
KSBY-TV reports a large crowd was gathered at the recreation area when gunfire erupted. Officials haven’t identified a suspect or a possible motive.
uAVERAGE US PRICE OF GAS SPIKES 5 CENTS PER GALLON TO $2.97: CAMARILLO (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 5 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.97.
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that gas prices have spiked 66 cents since early January.
But Lundberg says dropping crude oil costs could mean that prices at the pump will soon stabilize.
The highest average price in the nation is $4.14 a gallon in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The lowest average is $2.45 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The average price of diesel rose 3 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.17.
uPOLICE: MOM KILLED BY MAN SHE GOT RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST: FRESNO (AP) — Authorities in central California suspect a woman was shot and killed by the man she got a domestic-violence restraining order against a day earlier.
Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says the 40-year-old man killed himself while being chased by officers Saturday.
Dyer says police found the 26-year-old woman shot to death inside her home.
The chief says the victim was in court Friday successfully seeking a restraining order against the man, the father of her 1-year-old daughter. Dyer says investigators believe the apparent murder-suicide may have stemmed from the court order.
The baby was not at home at the time of the shooting.
u1 DEAD, 3 HURT IN BAY AREA HIGHWAY CRASH; BUS INVOLVED: SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One person was killed and three others were taken to the hospital after a bus carrying a choir from Alabama and four other vehicles collided in South San Francisco.
California Highway Patrol Officer Bert Diaz said the accident started as a three-car collision on U.S. 101 early Saturday when the bus driver, unable to stop in time, hit the vehicles. A man behind the wheels of a Lincoln Navigator crashed into the bus and died.
The bus caught fire but it was quickly extinguished. The conditions of the injured are not known.
NBC Bay Area reports 19 people, most of them members of the Aeolians choir from Oakwood University, were aboard the bus. They were set to perform a free concert at Third Baptist Church in San Francisco on Sunday.
u2 KILLED, NO ARREST IN LOS ANGELES HIT-AND-RUN CRASH: LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police are searching for a motorist who ran from the scene of a hit-and-run crash that killed two men in Los Angeles.
Officer Mike Lopez says a truck slammed into another vehicle around 1:15 a.m. Sunday in the Highland Park neighborhood north of downtown.
Lopez says both occupants of the vehicle that was struck died at the scene. They were described only as men in their 20s.
Lopez says the driver of the truck fled on foot.
u2 CONVICTED IN 2017 KILLINGS OF TEEN BROTHERS IN SACRAMENTO: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two men have been convicted in the shooting deaths of two teenage brothers who were gunned down in the parking lot of a Northern California strip mall.
The Sacramento Bee reports a jury last week found 22-year-old Hieu Van Hoang and 23-year-old Richard Jefferson Saterfield guilty of murder.
Prosecutors said the pair targeted 19-year-old Daniel Murti and his younger brother, 15-year-old Sergio Murti, in May 2017.
Hoang was arrested the day after the killings in Sacramento. Saterfield surrendered to police a day after that.
Each man remains held without bail awaiting sentencing