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Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 03:28 PM PDT

Jaycee Dugard Loses Case Vs. Parole Officers

Jaycee Dugard Loses Case Vs. Parole Officers

A federal appeals court ruled 2-1 on Friday that Jaycee Dugard, who was kidnapped from South Lake Tahoe and held in Antioch by a parolee for 18 years, cannot hold federal parole officers liable for failing...

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 12:04 PM PDT

Man Charged in Craigslist Disneyland Ticket Scam

Man Charged in Craigslist Disneyland Ticket Scam

A man was charged with grand theft and other counts Friday for allegedly scamming multiple people with fraudulent Disneyland tickets this year, according to the Los Angeles District County Attorney’s Office.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 12:04 PM PDT

California Lawmakers Approve School Bus Alarm Bill

California Lawmakers Approve School Bus Alarm Bill

Legislation intended to prevent children from being left unattended on parked school buses is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

Friday, Aug 26, 2016 at 11:35 PM PDT

Lawmakers Fight to Reform CA Bar After Audits Skewer Agency

Lawmakers Fight to Reform CA Bar After Audits Skewer Agency

The California State Bar was created to protect consumers from dishonest attorneys, however, a recent state audit accuses the public agency of making “inappropriate financial decisions” that it tried to...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:51 PM PDT

Audit Finds State Government Waste, Misuse

Audit Finds State Government Waste, Misuse

A California state district engineer approved $3.9 million in payments to the firm that employed the worker's spouse and the state public health department improperly reimbursed an official $75,000 for...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 09:00 PM PDT

Arson Suspect Detected at Origins of Multiple Fires: Report

Arson Suspect Detected at Origins of Multiple Fires: Report

A car believed to be driven by a suspected arsonist was captured on surveillance video and GPS tracking devices at the origin of several small fires, according to a new Cal Fire report obtained by NBC Bay Area.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 06:37 PM PDT

$20K Reward Offered in Boy's Shooting Death Investigation

$20K Reward Offered in Boy's Shooting Death Investigation

Detectives and family members of a 4-year-old boy shot and killed in Altadena will appeal for the public's help Thursday in identifying whoever is responsible for the child's death.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 06:35 PM PDT

Blue Cut Donations Fraud

Blue Cut Donations Fraud

A man claiming he represents CalFire has been calling residents asking for donations to help people displaced by the Blue Cut Fire, authorities said Wednesday.

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 10:40 PM PDT

Accused Kidnappers Who Fled State Arrested

Accused Kidnappers Who Fled State Arrested

A man and the younger sister of a woman found dead in northern Los Angeles County were arrested Thursday in Colorado, as detectives continued to investigate the motive for the slaying and the subsequent...

Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 at 03:35 PM PDT

Feds Add Extra Protections For Threatened Frogs in Sierra

Feds Add Extra Protections For Threatened Frogs in Sierra

Two types of yellow-legged frogs and a kind of toad found in Yosemite National Park won extra protection Thursday when federal authorities declared nearly 3,000 square miles in California's Sierra Nevada...

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