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Man celebrates 100th birthday at Lodi coffee shop

LODI, Calif. (KCRA) — Oatmeal, red wine and a sense of humor. Are they the secret to unlocking the fountain of youth?. A Lodi man celebrated his 100th birthday Friday at the Village Coffee Shop.


Man arrested in Lodi on weapons charges; another an assault suspect

Wednesday was a busy day for local law enforcement, with the Lodi Police Department and San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Office both making arrests. When Lodi Police Detectives Dan Bristow and Alberto Perez conducted a traffic stop in the 500 block of East Elm Street at approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday, t


DUI Suspect Who Hit Pregnant Woman Turns Himself Into Deputies

RIO LINDA (CBS13) — The DUI suspect who hit a pregnant woman in Rio Linda last week has turned himself in, according to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. Officials said Ronny Haines Ward turned himself in at 3 p.m., three days after a warrant was issued for his arrest. Ward has been charged wi


Family and friends warmly remember slain Lodi man, 38

After 38-year-old Jered Sperling, of Lodi, was fatally shot after being carjacked in Kent, Wash. on Monday, his family and friends have been mourning the loss of their loved one.


Briefs: Lodi Chamber of Commerce to host job fair on April 27

LODI — The Lodi Chamber of Commerce will host a Sidewalk Job Fair on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to noon in front of the chamber office located at 35 S. School St. in Lodi.


Parents who tortured children get life after hearing victims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison.


Officers, Neighbors Happy with Upgrades at San Joaquin County Honor Farm

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY -- New razor wires, lights and fences at San Joaquin County’s Honor Farm have just been installed. Deputies say the heightened security measures will make the minimum security jail safer for inmates, correctional officers and nearby families.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt to Block California Law Limiting Law Enforcement’s Cooperation With Immigration Authorities

A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to block a California law that limits cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.


Man charged with murder in killing connected to model

LAS VEGAS — A 27-year-old ex-convict was charged Friday with murder and conspiracy in the killing of a California doctor whose bludgeoned corpse was found last month in the trunk of an abandoned car in the desert outside Las Vegas. The killing has also been linked to an ex-Playboy Italia model who w


Missing California teen believed to be with murder suspects

Investigators in California are searching for a missing teenage girl believed to be with her mother and a man, both of whom are murder suspects. Alora Benitez, 15, was last seen Wednesday morning in Torrance, California, getting into a white BMW with Roman Cerratos and Maricela Mercado, according to


PD: Man stabs 2 family members at Elk Grove home

ELK GROVE, Calif. (KCRA) — A man was arrested Friday evening after allegedly stabbing two family members, Elk Grove police said. A woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries, and a man has life-threatening injuries, police said.


Lodi library receives $59,888 for literacy programs

The Lodi Public Library has been awarded a grant that will help restore its family literacy program and increase services to all its existing literacy programs. The funding is coming through the California State Library, which awards grants annually to public libraries in the state.


Two 18-year-olds arrested for two robberies

STOCKTON – In recent weeks, two Stockton area pharmacies were targeted by two robbers. First, on March 26th an armed robbery occurred at a pharmacy located in the 900 block of N. Yosemite Street.


Chase Involving Stolen SMUD Truck Ends In Gunfire

WILTON (CBS13) — A high-speed chase led to an officer-involved shooting in Wilton Friday afternoon. Police say the suspect assaulted a SMUD crew near Grant Line and Waterman Road then hopped into their truck and took off, speeding through the backroads of Wilton, trying to avoid police.


Officer-Involved Shooting Near Highway 99

Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department responded to a carjacking of a SMUD lineman Friday afternoon that ended with a deputy-involved shooting south of Elk Grove. (4/19/19)


Man sought in pregnant ex-girlfriend’s shooting may be hiding in Lodi; police offer reward

A Bay Area police department is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man suspected of shooting his pregnant ex-girlfriend in the head, and authorities believe he might be hiding in the Central Valley south of Sacramento.


Emotional Statements from Parents, Kids in Torture Case

RIVERSIDE (AP) — A Southern California couple who pleaded guilty to locking up and abusing 12 of their 13 children for years, as well as some of the victims, made their first public comments Friday during an emotion-charged hearing where the parents were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison.


Next Year’s 4/20 Celebrations In California Will Look A Lot More Legal

Next to the lemonade and gyros, California festival goers will soon be able to buy legal pot—a potential sales bonanza for local dispensaries and a boost to state tax revenues. But they’ll have to wait until next year’s 4/20, the informal holiday for cannabis enthusiasts, to buy weed outdoors.


Officials: Suspect arrested after stealing SMUD truck

ELK GROVE, Calif. (KCRA) — A suspect was arrested Friday afternoon after stealing a SMUD line truck and leading officers on a chase, officials said. The SMUD truck driver was carjacked by the suspect, the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department said. He suffered minor injuries during the theft, SMUD