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High-Risk Sex Offender Arrested In San Joaquin County

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY (CBS13) — The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Raymond Leon Brau Tuesday, an alleged high-risk sex offender who was working as a youth minister at a local church.


Inside the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office sex sting operation that netted 24 arrests

LATHROP, California — Detectives like Irene Shelvay with the San Joaquin Sheriff's Office have spent years developing the skills they need to catch men looking to have sex with prostitutes, including boys or girls.


Downtown Stockton businesses spend a day in the dark after pallet fire

STOCKTON, Calif. — A fire at a pallet company around 3 a.m. caused a massive power outage to a widespread area of downtown Stockton, shutting down businesses and slowing down traffic across the area.


Early morning fire knocks out power to thousands in Stockton

STOCKTON, Calif. (KCRA) — A six-alarm fire consumed a pallet and lumber business on West Scotts Avenue in Stockton Tuesday morning. Stockton firefighters were called to the area at 3 a.m.


The Latest: Car deliberately hits 8 California pedestrians

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – The Latest on eight people injured in Northern California after a car plows into them (all times local):. Authorities in Northern California say a man was arrested after he appeared to deliberately plow into a group of people, injuring eight, but that a motive is still under inve


Parents arrested in California after toddler sons found in cages

Two parents in northern California have been arrested for child endangerment after authorities allegedly found their two toddler sons inside cages bolted to a bedroom wall. Modoc County Sheriff Tex Dowdy said Tuesday that deputies arrested 25-year-old Ramon Zendejas and his girlfriend, 25-year-old M


Harrison selected as Manteca Adult School principal

Bradley Harrison is replacing Diane Medeiros as Manteca Adult School principal when she retires next month. The Manteca Unified board appointed Harrison last week. Harrison has spent the last 8 years as the Weston Ranch High vice principal and has been employed by the district for 28 years.


Crews in Stockton Battle Massive Fire in an Industrial Area

STOCKTON -- A massive fire overtook a Stockton lumber complex early Tuesday morning. The huge flames from the six-alarm fire raged for hours while about 60 firefighters worked to save what they could.


Dozens of Chilean ‘tourists’ tied to robbery spree in Southern California, police say

International thieves from Chile are suspected of committing hundreds of burglaries across Southern California after obtaining visa waivers to enter the United States, authorities said.


High School Newspaper Battling With District Over Story About Student In Adult Entertainment

STOCKTON (CBS13) — Students and administrators at a San Joaquin County school are caught up in a tense battle over freedom of speech. The student newspaper at Bear Creek High School in Stockton wants to publish a story about an 18-year-old student who works in adult entertainment. The district is la


Missing California mom dead in locked apartment; double homicide, police say

A Southern California woman who had been missing since Friday is one of two people found dead in a Newport Beach apartment, coroner’s officials said Monday. The bodies were found by a man returning home around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday. One of them was his roommate, the other a woman he didn’t know, Newpo


Gov. Gavin Newsom Seeking Explanation for High Gas Prices

California’s governor wants to know why gas prices are higher than in the rest of the country, blaming potential “inappropriate industry practices” Tuesday rather than the state’s higher taxes and tougher environmental regulations.


3 injured in shooting in Stockton parking lot

STOCKTON, Calif. (KCRA) — Three men were injured in a shooting following a large fight in a parking lot near West Lane and Knickerbocker Drive on Monday night, Stockton police said.


California Woman Attacked by Shark near Hawaii’s Big Island

A 65-year-old tourist from California was attacked by a shark Tuesday morning off the island of Hawaii, according to local authorities. The woman was several hundred yards offshore kayaking in Anaehoomalu Bay in South Kohala when she was bitten on her right upper thigh, according to a Hawaii Fire De


No distress calls came from pilot of vintage plane before it crashed in California prison yard

There was no distress call from the pilot of the vintage aircraft to the control tower Monday, April 22, in the minutes between when the plane took off and when it crashed into a Norco prison yard, a review of radio traffic showed.


CA Firefighter Hospitalized Battling Six-Alarm Blaze

Stockton, CA, firefighters battled a six-alarm fire Tuesday that caused millions in damage and had thousands without power. STOCKTON, CA — A six-alarm fire just south of downtown Stockton early Tuesday caused damage in the millions of dollars, created a major electrical power outage and sent one fir


Online Service Releases List of California's Top School Districts

BackgroundChecks.org, a free online directory for accessing public records and running background checks, Wednesday released what it says are California's top five school districts -- a list that includes the Los Angeles Unified School District.


Driver plows into group of people in California, injuring 8 before smashing into tree, police say

The unidentified driver who plowed into eight people in California on Tuesday may have rammed the group "intentionally," officials said, noting the driver made no attempt to break and allegedly steered toward the pedestrians -- including a 13-year-old girl.


California Senate passes new bill banning racial discrimination against employees with natural hairstyles

California has joined other states in ending racial discrimination against people with natural hairstyles such as braids, twists, and afros. On Monday, the Senate passed the CROWN Act (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) which will ban discrimination against employees based off


Parents face murder charges year after Stockton twins go missing

STOCKTON, Calif. (KCRA) — The parents of missing twins are now facing murder charges in connection with their missing 20-month-old children, the San Joaquin County District Attorney’s Office said Monday.