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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS13/AP) – A group of mostly black women filed a racial discrimination lawsuit Thursday after they were removed from a train that tours Napa Valley wineries, saying it was humiliating to be thrown off a rail car when loud and inebriated white passengers were allowed to stay. The 11 women sued Napa Valley Wine Train Inc., claiming they were singled out because of race and seeking $11 million in damages. The company said in
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The first human case of West Nile virus infection in Solano County has been confirmed, officials said Thursday.
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A Mariposa County sheriff's deputy was shot twice -- once in the mouth -- after a traffic stop that led to a chase and crash Thursday morning, according to officers.
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EL DORADO COUNTY (CBS13) — An arrest has been made in the deaths of a Benicia couple and their son in a burned-out Greenwood cabin. Nolan Buchanan, 16, has been arrested in the deaths of his father, brother and his father's fiancee. Remains found in burned Greenwood home is Adam Buchanan, Molly McAfee & their 8 yr old son. Buchanan's 16 yr old son arrested for murder — Anjali Hemphill (@AnjaliHemphill) October 1, 2015 Three sets of remains
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A burned body that was found in the parking lot of a popular Auburn hiking spot has been identified as a Lincoln man, according to the Placer County Sheriff's Department.
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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San Francisco Giants reliever Jeremy Affeldt is retiring after the season, not a surprise move for the 14-year veteran as he turns his attention to family and further involvement with several causes he has worked with for years.
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A suspect connected to a deadly hit-and-run in Stockton turned himself in to police Thursday afternoon.
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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr will take a leave of absence as he recovers from back surgery and will be replaced on an interim basis by Luke Walton.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Dirty cooling towers were to blame for an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has sickened dozens of inmates and at least four employees at San Quentin State Prison since late August, according to a report Thursday. Tests showed two of the towers on the roof of the prison's Central Health Services Building had high concentrations of the bacterium that causes the disease, according to the federal receiver who controls inmate medical care.
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All lanes of eastbound Interstate 80 near Donner Summit are back open Thursday after a crash involving five big rigs, according to Caltrans.
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Sacramento police are asking for the community's help in identifying a man involved in a robbery, police said Thursday.
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Arson investigators worked alongside drug detectives at a Carmichael home Thursday morning where investigators said it appeared a "honey oil" lab went up in flames.
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STOCKTON (CBS13) – Authorities say the man wanted in connection to a hit-and-run crash that took the life of a teenager has turned himself in. The scene was along Highway 4 at S. Walker Lane. According to California Highway Patrol, a blue Chevy Trailblazer hit a juvenile pedestrian just before 6:20 a.m. and took off. The teen was killed in the crash. No details about the teen have been released. Authorities released a description of the suspect's car
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – State official say Californians have surpassed a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month, using nearly 27 percent less in August than the same month in 2013. The State Water Resources Control Board on Thursday released the statewide conservation figures. READ: New Statewide Water Conservation Numbers Max Gomberg, a senior climate scientist for the board, said the results meet the 25 percent savings goal set by Gov. Jerry Brown. Gomberg also warned that
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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Kevin McCarthy wasn't in Sacramento long. He represented a Bakersfield district in the Assembly from 2002 to 2006, the last two years of that tenure as Republican leader in the lower house, before an open seat in Congress beckoned.
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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State official say Californians have surpassed a mandate to save water for a third consecutive month, using nearly 27 percent less in August than the same month in 2013.
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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MERCED (CBS13) – Authorities say a deputy was shot twice during a shootout with a suspect. The incident happened just south of Mariposa along Highway 49. According to the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office, a deputy started chasing a suspect around 6 a.m. Thursday who was driving erratically down the freeway. At some point during the chase, the suspect – identified as Merced resident Brian Ballasch – crashed his car. Ballasch then got out the car and confronted
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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Scattered showers continue to blanket the valley and Sierra on Thursday, and thunderstorms could show up during the afternoon hours.
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A San Francisco lawyer says he is bringing a racial discrimination lawsuit on behalf of a mostly black women's book club whose members were ordered off a Napa Valley train tour. Civil rights lawyer Waukeen McCoy said the federal court lawsuit he would be filing on Thursday seeks $11 million in damages – or $1 million for each of the 11 women who were kicked off the Napa Valley Wine Train in
Thu, Oct 01, 2015
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Six people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash involving a stolen car Wednesday afternoon in north Modesto.
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