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A 47-year-old woman and a friend were charged Friday with kidnapping, murder and attempted murder in an alleged plot to steal babies that investigators say was an effort by the woman to convince her married boyfriend that she had given birth to his twins.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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A 47-year-old woman and a friend were charged Friday with kidnapping, murder and attempted murder in an alleged plot to steal babies that investigators say was an effort by the woman to convince her married boyfriend that she had given birth to his twins.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has approved a plan injecting $1 billion of water spending into California as it grapples with a historic drought. Brown signed legislation Friday that will offer aid to residents hurt by the drought and expedite spending on water infrastructure. Most of the plan funds projects with future dry years in mind rather than the current drought. The Democratic governor says the funding is just
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The weekend has finally arrived for Sacramento-area Garth Brooks fans -- the country star is in town and ready to put on six shows at Sleep Train Arena.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The weekend has finally arrived for Sacramento-area Garth Brooks fans -- the country star is in town and ready to put on six shows at Sleep Train Arena.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) – A Stockton man accused of brutally attacking his mother is now behind bars in San Joaquin County. Fifty-five-year-old Randy Howard Francis was arrested on Thursday morning in Berkeley while reportedly driving a stolen 2004 Chevrolet Silverado pickup, according to a Stockton Police Department statement. On March 14, 2015 around 2 p.m., Francis and another man went to his 86-year-old mother's apartment in the 7300 block of Pacific Avenue. There, Francis suddenly
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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http://media.sacramento.cbslocal.com/CBSSAC_2703201512301400000AA.mp4 VALLEJO (CBS13) – The lawyer for a Vallejo woman who claims she was kidnapped says her story is no hoax. In fact, her attorney told the public Thursday night that Denise Huskins' kidnapping was not staged, as police had previously reported. Huskins met with Vallejo police for several hours yesterday. Police have called this case a “wild goose chase”, but the Vallejo couple accused of staging a fake kidnapping says the police are chasing the wrong
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A man was rescued From the Sacramento River Friday morning. The man was seen going under the water around 10:30 a.m. near the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers, according to Sacramento Fire Department spokesperson Roberto Padilla. Personnel from the Sacramento Fire Department and DART Team came to the scene and found the man. Firefighters administered CPR on the man, who was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The accused killer of two Northern California deputies appeared to be in a joking mood in a Sacramento County courtroom Friday.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The accused killer of two Northern California deputies appeared to be in a joking mood in a Sacramento County courtroom Friday.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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Sacramento Fire crews said they are searching for a possible drowning victim in the Sacramento River.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The man who fatally wounded a Northern California police officer was then shot by a fellow lawman in a pinpoint shot that killed him instantly.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The man who fatally wounded a Northern California police officer was then shot by a fellow lawman in a pinpoint shot that killed him instantly.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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The time has come! Garth Brooks will kick off his six-day stint in Sacramento tonight. The country singer will play Sleep Train Arena this weekend and into next week. This will be his only stop in California. After tonight's show, Brooks will perform two concerts Saturday, followed by one on Sunday. He'll take Monday off, then perform on Tuesday and on April 1. Brooks retired in 2009, but began a comeback tour last September to promote the
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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STOCKTON (CBS13) – The suspect who was shot in an officer-involved shooting earlier this month in Stockton has died from his injuries, say police. Officers say they were forced to fire at 28-year-old Carl Lao after he allegedly shot at them on the corner of San Joaquin Street and Church Street on March 4, according to Stockton Police spokesman Officer Joe Silva. Two Stockton patrol officers and a San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputy returned fire. Lao was
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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FAIRFIELD (CBS13) – A man considered a high-risk sexually violent predator will learn today whether he'll move into an upscale Fairfield neighborhood. Fraisure Smith petitioned the state for conditional release. He's set to move into a four-bedroom home that rents for $3,000 a month — on the taxpayers' dime. We reported earlier this week that neighbors are protesting and don't want him there. A Solano County judge will rule at a hearing this morning. California is loosening the rules
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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STOCKTON (CBS13) – A pedestrian in Stockton is recovering in the hospital after he was hit by a vehicle Friday morning. The incident happened at 7:53 a.m. on N. California Street and E. Milner Avenue. After the vehicle hit the victim, it drove away, according to Stockton Police Department spokesperson Officer Joe Silva. The victim's injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. Police are looking for a green or grey Honda.
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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COALINGA, Calif. (AP) – A small earthquake has shaken the Coalinga area of the Central Valley but there are no reports of damage. The U.S. Geological Survey says the tremor occurred at 6:30 a.m. Friday and had a preliminary magnitude of 4.2. The quake was centered 6 miles north of Coalinga and occurred at a depth of 7 miles. Coalinga police dispatcher Christine Mercer says the quake lasted a
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
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