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Tulare man sentenced to prison for fatal DUI collision

A Tulare man accused of getting behind the wheel of a vehicle while drunk and causing a fatal collision will spend the next six years behind bars. On Wednesday, Judge Gary Paden sentenced Jace Freitas of Tulare to six years in prison for killing a woman while driving his vehicle under the influence

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-01-18 02:49:52

Two of sheriff's top 10 wanted criminals behind bars

Two of Tulare County's top 10 fugitives were arrested just days apart, sheriff's deputies said. Members of the sheriff's CATTCH Team were tipped off last weekend that 30-year-old Yoseline Hernandez was arrested by Tulare police officers. Days later, the team was informed about an arrest by Woodlake

VISALIA TIMES-DELTA - 2018-01-17 21:16:20

2 arrested after body found during California traffic stop

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say two men pulled over in a routine traffic stop were arrested on suspicion of murder after a dead body was found in the stolen SUV they were driving. A California Highway Patrol officer stopped the vehicle for speeding near Bakersfield Tuesday. The officer di

BAKERSFIELD CALIFORNIAN - 2018-01-18 13:17:57

Man whose neck was slashed in Shafter dies; Authorities make arrest in attack

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Kern County Sheriff's Officials confirmed the man attacked in the 2900 block of San Diego Street in Shafter on Tuesday died of his wounds and a man suspected in the attack is now in custody. Officials said the victim died at around 11 a.m. Wednesday. Just before 2 p.m. Wednesda

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-17 23:23:12

Two men arrested on 2 felony weapons charges at 1 house

LINDSAY - Two men who tried to evade police on two separate days were arrested at the same house last week. At about 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 8, Lindsay Police officers responded to an address in Strathmore to locate 28-year-old Justin Edwards who was wanted on felony weapons warrants. Edwards had fled fro

THESUNGAZETTE.COM - 2018-01-17 14:01:04

Documents: DEA agents shot suspect who drove at them

Court documents show a Drug Enforcement Administration agent shot a suspect who drove at the agent during a sting in California. KBAK-TV reports the shooting happened Jan. 11 in a store parking lot in south Bakersfield. A criminal complaint document reveals a DEA task force used a confidential sour

FRESNO BEE - 2018-01-17 14:29:00

6 arrested, accused of stealing $30,000 in electronics from AT&T

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Six people are behind bars this morning, accused of stealing $30,000 worth of electronics. Around 8 p.m. Wednesday, four people walked in the AT&T store on Panama Lane and stole $30,000 of various electronics, according to Bakersfield Police Department. After police started in

KERNGOLDENEMPIRE - 2018-01-18 13:38:07

Porterville mother arrested in the death of her 5-month-old girl

PORTERVILLE, California - A mother was arrested Monday night in the death of her 5-month-old girl, the Porterville Police Department said. Around 9 p.m., the Police Department responded to Sierra View Medical Center regarding a report of an infant that arrived for treatment and was not breathing. Of

YOURCENTRALVALLEY.COM - 2018-01-16 18:42:41

Dana Point, Calif. Passes Citywide Smoking Ban

A smoking ban will be coming to Dana Point, Calif. next month after the city council approved the second reading of an ordinance Tuesday night. It passed by a 3-2 vote. The ban applies to all public places and places of employment, with the only two exemptions being private residences and vehicles.

HALFWHEEL.COM - 2018-01-17 17:00:13

Sun City Library to temporarily close for improvements

The Sun City Library will be getting an overhaul that includes new paint, carpet and books. The library will close Monday, March 5, for the work and should re-open by early summer. The closure will affect all Sun City Library programs. Once it closes, residents can still return items to the branch's

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-17 20:36:39

Sheriff's ASTREA helicopter buzzes over Fallbrook

Last updated 1/17/2018 at 3:44pm FALLBROOK - A San Diego County Sheriff's Department ASTREA helicopter was buzzing over Fallbrook a little after 3 p.m. this afternoon looking for a man wanted on a warrant. According to Lieutenant Mark Moreno of the Fallbrook Sheriff's substation, there was a report

VILLAGENEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

San Clemente Resident Recounts Mudslides in Montecito

Bill McGowan, a San Clemente resident, was on a business trip to Montecito, staying at the Montecito Inn, when the devastating mudslides that impacted the city came flowing through. Already ravaged by the Thomas Fire, California's most devastating wildfire, the soil around the area had been covered

SANCLEMENTETIMES.COM - 2018-01-18 13:15:49

Late-night fire destroys Winchester mobile home

Firefighters responding to a report of a fire found a mobile home fully involved in flames in Winchester late Tuesday, Nov. 16, according to a Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire news release. The fire was reported at 11:32 p.m. in the 32000 block of Phino Lane northwest of Holland Road and Highway 79, a

RIVERSIDE PRESS ENTERPRISE - 2018-01-18 06:11:15

Former Angel star Doug DeCinces testifies in insider-trading trial that he made "a huge mistake"

SANTA ANA - Faced with more than $1 million in stock-market profit tied to a merger involving a company owned by a close friend, former Angel star Doug DeCinces testified Wednesday that all he could think about was having made a huge mistake. DeCinces, 67, during his first full day of testimony in t

OCREGISTER - 2018-01-18 03:03:02

John Tengdin, Longtime City Advocate, Dies at 91

John Tengdin By Eric Heinz John Tengdin, a longtime advocate of San Clemente and nine-year Planning Commissioner, died at the age of 91 on Dec. 28 in Fountain Valley. Tengdin served as a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee and was a city liaison to the Downtown Business Association. He was c

SANCLEMENTETIMES.COM - 2018-01-18 13:30:42

Deputies Investigate Sexual Assault in Valley Center

According to a report published Tuesday in the "Valley Center Roadrunner," a woman was raped on Jan. 11 while walking on the Heritage Trail on Valley Center Road Deputies have launched an investigation into a sexual assault in Valley Center that, according to one media report, involved a woman being

NBC SAN DIEGO - 2018-01-17 17:16:21

Madison Man Found Dead in Lawrence County

LAWRENCE COUNTY, Tenn. - A Madison man is found dead counties away, and police are asking for help solving his murder. Investigators say the body of Dustin Sanker was found in the woods off Long Branch Road in Lawrence County on Sunday. His body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner for an a

WTVF - 2018-01-18 09:50:10

Police Beat - Franklin Favorite: Local News

The Simpson County Sheriff's Office arrested a Bowling Green man on four charges after a traffic stop of a motorcycle he was operating on Wednesday, Jan. 10. Ali Hamzah Ghulam, 24, was charged with no or expired registration plates, reckless driving, operating on a suspended or revoked operator's li

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

North Nashville Waffle House Shooting Investigated

NASHVILLE, TN -- Metro Police are covering a scene at a Clarksville Pike Waffle House, where shots fired from the parking lot scattered patrons. Three shots were fired from the parking lot into the restaurant, breaking windows. No one was injured and no suspect description was available.

PATCH - 2018-01-18 13:49:37

Traffic stop led to drug arrest in Elkton

A Guthrie woman was charged with possession of methamphetamine and a handgun after a traffic stop Wednesday. A traffic stop on Goebel Avenue led deputies to charge the passenger Ashley Shumake, 28, after methamphetamine, hydrocodone, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and a handgun were allegedly found,

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2018-01-17 23:19:00