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YORK, Maine (CBS13/AP) – A Maine man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming that a cracker company failed to pay for his dental bill after he broke his tooth eating one of their crackers. Arthur Kyricos, of York, tells the Portsmouth Herald that officials from Gridley-based Mary's Gone Crackers told him they would cover the full dental bill, but ultimately did not. Kyricos filed suit in Portland in June. He alleges that while he was eating the
Fri, Jul 31, 2015
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A former California fire battalion chief faces sentencing in the slaying of his girlfriend. Orville Fleming was convicted of second-degree murder last month in the death of 26-year-old Sarah June Douglas. EXCLUSIVE: Sarah Douglas' Family Recalls Horror Of Murder, Pain Of Trial The conviction brings a mandatory 15 years to life in prison when he is sentenced Friday in Sacramento. Fleming, who is 57 years old, was charged with murder in May 2014 after Douglas
Fri, Jul 31, 2015
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The governor of California on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of 26 children and their school bus driver who were held captive in a buried trailer. Gov. Jerry Brown had until midnight Thursday to decide whether to approve parole for 63-year-old James Schoenfeld or send the case back to the board that recommended his release. The governor chose not to act, which allowed the
Fri, Jul 31, 2015
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One person of interest was taken into custody following a fire at downtown Sacramento storage unit facility Thursday night.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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LODI (CBS13) — Sarah Williams found herself prematurely buried in the credit score grave yard. Her credit score is now zero. “I'm dead?” she remembers asking. “Well that's interesting.” She was trying to qualify for a car loan to replace her aging car. Turns out loan company Acura Financial Services, which she used for another car she owned, made a big mistake marking on her credit report “consumer deceased.” The company admitted an employee selected the wrong
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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After much speculation, Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman said she will be joining the Sacramento Kings staff for the upcoming season.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Tiny insects are becoming big pests for firefighters on the frontlines of California's wildfires. Bark beetles are killing off more trees, making a bad fire season in California even worse. A stump that was once an 80-foot ponderosa pine tree was overrun and killed by the insects in just two weeks. A long wooden highway winding a deadly path in the woods leads to one culprit. LINK: Society of American Foresters “Trees that are attacked by bark
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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MODESTO (CBS13) — A police honor guard marched to a Modesto apartment with a very special delivery on Thursday. The apartment's tenant, Safiullah Jabarkhail is getting back something he lost nearly a year ago at Los Angeles International Airport. He and his wife forgot a briefcase on the plane from their home country of Afghanistan when they moved here last September with something that couldn't be replaced—their wedding album. “I have the soft copies but the way that
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Kings are expected to announce Nancy Lieberman as a new assistant coach, making her the second woman to fill that role in NBA history. Lieberman helped coach the team during its recent Summer League season and is now said to be in talks with the Kings coaching staff, with an announcement possibly coming next week. The Hall of Famer is in the sights of Kings Vice President Vlade Divac, according to the
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Sacramento's auditor is calling for a citywide nepotism policy to keep family favoritism out of family government. The report from Sacramento City Auditor Jorge Oseguera shows that out of 537 full-time employees in the utilities department, 40 are related to at least one co-worker, or roughly 1 in 14 workers. “It creates some risk that you could be susceptible to preferential treatment,” he said. “I think you want to avoid nepotism all together if
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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ISLETON (CBS13) — A grass fire tore through a mobile home park along the Delta, destroying or damaging more than a dozen homes in the process. The Thursday afternoon fire on Brannan Island near Isleton destroyed seven structures, including six homes, and left several more damaged. Firefighters were in mop up mode into the night, making sure everything that's smoldering is out. Homeowners say a mobile home was destroyed so quickly in the afternoon heat and winds,
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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Officials in Stockton are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash involving one driver.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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A Manteca man wanted since 1998 was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service in Salt Lake County on multiple counts of child molestation charges, officials said.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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A federal investigation into the death of a veteran at the Sacramento Veteran's Medical Center cited mistakes with a wristband that was given to the patient.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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By Kelly Ryan ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — Roseville is considering fining people whose security systems go off, because most calls are false alarms. The move comes after several nearby cities, including Sacramento, proposed changes to the way officers respond to burglary alarms. Officers responded to nearly 3,000 home and business alarms last year, but only a handful were actual crimes Like many store owners Oliver Bell relies on his alarm system to protect his expensive merchandise. But he's had some
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — After a month trial period, Sacramento Police say technology aimed at tracking shootings as they happen is already paying off. The Sacramento Police Department will use the Shotspotter technology to help combat violent crime. The system works through strategically placed monitoring devices played throughout communities that record gunshots. Before a 911 call comes in, officers can respond and pinpoint accuracy to where the shots were fired. Sacramento Police say the technology has already lead to
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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LINDEN (CBS13) — Human bones found inside a Linden attic after the homeowner's death have sparked a mystery as to how they got there. Doug Mapes died outside his Linden home in December. His stepson, Kenny Cunigan, went up to the attic to help his mother clean out Mapes' belongings when they made a disturbing discovery in a box. “It was very obviously a human skull,” he said. At his request, CBS13 met Cunigan at a Linden grocery
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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Fire crews are responding to a grass fire that is burning mobile homes and some vehicles near Isleton.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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The sister of a man killed in the Idaho wilderness after he was suspected of kidnapping a teen girl and killing her mother and brother in California has filed a claim seeking $20 million from the FBI.
Thu, Jul 30, 2015
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