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California governor orders new DNA tests in case of Kevin Cooper, convicted in 1983 killings
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered additional DNA testing Friday on evidence that a death-row inmate says will prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.
Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say
The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.
Just under two ounces of meth seized in Alturas, two arrested
Two men were arrested Friday and 52.5 grams of suspected methamphetamine was seized by the Alturas Police Department (APD) and the Modoc County Sheriff's Office (MCSO). Friday afternoon, sheriff's deputies served a search warrant in the 1300 block of W 9'th Street in Alturas.
The Latest: California parents of 13 plead guilty to torture
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – The Latest on the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children (all times local):. A California couple who shackled some of their 13 children to beds and starved them have pleaded guilty to torture and other abuse.
California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen
LOS ANGELES – A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.
A record number of babies have been surrendered in California. Some say that’s ‘hopeful’
In a photograph that Dawn Robinson holds up in her living room, two of her three children smile in an almond orchard outside Bakersfield in 2014. Kern County is where Tyler, 10, and Willow, 8, took their first breaths. It’s also where their birth mothers gave them up at the hospital as part of a sta
Roadkill could become legal to eat in California
SACRAMENTO (CNN) - A proposed California state law would make it legal for residents to road kill. That's right -- Senate Bill 395 would allow people who accidentally hit and kill wild animals on California roads to recover the edible portions.
Ex-AP California Capital Reporter Steve Lawrence Dead at 71
SACRAMENTO (AP) — Steve Lawrence, a California government reporter who covered a major capital corruption scandal and governors from Ronald Reagan to Arnold Schwarzenegger during a nearly four-decade career with The Associated Press, died Friday.
Sinkholes are popping up all over California, thanks to the rain. Here’s what to know
Sinkholes are rare in California, but the heavy rains this winter produced several dangerous ones around the state. A sinkhole is an area of ground that has no natural external surface drainage – when it rains, all the water stays inside the sinkhole and typically drains into the subsurface. There a
Pilot in deadly California house crash was warned of weather
LOS ANGELES — A preliminary federal report says the pilot whose plane broke up and crashed into a Southern California home was warned before takeoff that he was heading into bad weather.
In a rarity, snow falls on Southern California, and not just in the mountains
How often do Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, Pasadena or North Hollywood get a dusting? How about Zuma Beach and Malibu?. Not often. Which is why the weather was the buzz Thursday among flatlanders and hill dwellers.
Skelton: Trump saves Newsom from high-speed rail flub
Gov. Gavin Newsom tripped on high-speed rail and fell flat. Then President Trump rode to the rescue and picked him up. That’s how I read the latest California-Trump flap, this one over the state’s floundering bullet train project.
California prosecutor to discuss shackled children case
RIVERSIDE, Calif. – A Southern California district attorney will address the case of a couple charged with the torture and abuse of most of their 13 children. A Friday morning court hearing is set for lawyers to discuss preparations for a Sept. 3 trial for David and Louise Turpin. The Turpins have p
Where you can dispose of storm debris if you're a Shasta Lake City resident
SHASTA LAKE CITY, Calif. — Residents in the City of Shasta Lake can dispose of their wooded storm debris (trees, branches, limbs, etc.) by hauling and unloading it at the far south end of Shasta Gateway Drive off Ashby Road in the Shasta Gateway Industrial Park.