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Broward Sheriff's Office
March 26, 2019 - 3:01 pm
Four young men spending their spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, were confronted by a gunman, but instead of giving into his demands, they fought back. The Broward Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released surveillance footage of the March 17 incident at a Mobil gas station on Oakland Park...
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Large, male nutria trapped in a private wetland in Merced County, June 2017. CDFA photo.
March 26, 2019 - 2:15 pm
More than 400 nutria have been captured in the first year of an effort to eradicate the invasive South American rodent from California. The state Department of Fish and Wildlife said Monday the semi-aquatic rodents were trapped in five counties in the San Joaquin Valley. Nutria are an agricultural...
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March 26, 2019 - 1:31 pm
A new bill could make it tougher for California parents to avoid getting their kids vaccinated. State Senator and pediatrician Richard Pan wants more oversight of medical exemptions, which he says have tripled since California cut "personal belief" exemptions in 2015. "We cannot allow the small...
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March 19, 2019 - 4:03 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Roundup weed killer was a substantial factor in a California man's cancer, a jury determined Tuesday in the first phase of a trial that attorneys said could help determine the fate of hundreds of similar lawsuits. The unanimous verdict by the six-person jury in federal court in San...
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Getty
March 18, 2019 - 4:57 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Reverend Al Sharpton says that it's time for California to change how it responds to police killings of civilians. Flanked by members of the Clark family and attorney Ben Crump, Sharpton had terse words for District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert. He alleged that her decision not...
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March 15, 2019 - 5:17 pm
There are 737 inmates on death row in California – most of any state in the nation. But that could change now that Gov. Gavin Newsom, who took office in January, halted executions with an executive order. "Just last year we had someone who was exonerated that spent 26 years on death row – joining...
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Orange County Sheriff's Department
March 08, 2019 - 5:05 pm
SANTA ANA - A 47-year-old man was charged today with sexually assaulting two male underage students he tutored in an after-school program in unincorporated Anaheim. #OCSDPIO : Orange County Sheriff’s Department investigators arrested a man on suspicion of lewd and lascivious acts on a child that...
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March 08, 2019 - 12:40 pm
(KNX 1070) -- According to KTVU when Ernest Quintana, 79, and his family rushed to Kaiser Permanente Medical Center's emergency department in Fremont, California it was difficult enough to learn that his lungs were failing, it was even more devastating when the tragic news came from a robot...
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AP
March 05, 2019 - 12:37 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's attorney general said Tuesday that he won't charge two Sacramento police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year, a killing that set off intense protests. Attorney General Xavier Becerra's announcement follows the Sacramento district attorney's...
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AP
February 28, 2019 - 6:22 pm
GUERNEVILLE, Calif. — Floodwaters that turned two Northern California communities into islands were expected to begin receding Thursday as a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes, businesses and other buildings. The Russian River in wine country north of San Francisco...
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