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Thieves search for hidden treasures in stolen car parts

They may not be glittering in diamonds, but platinum-lined catalytic converters – known as “cats” on the street – have become a hot commodity for thieves and buyers running the black market for their ...

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Video: Police investigating lead in Funk-Haslam case from Leonard Padilla

Apr 9, 2013
Video: Police investigating lead in Funk-Haslam case from Leonard Padilla

ROSEMONT–

It’s information homicide detectives had early on in the murder of 13-year-old Jessica Funk Haslam.

But the case drew cold, and a year went by with no arrest. Then bounty hunter Leonard Padilla put out a $100,000 reward for …


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Appeal Democrat
$20,000 in air conditioner thefts reported in Yuba City

Air conditioner thefts are heating up in Yuba City. The Yuba City Police Department is looking into the theft of at least nine commercial and residential air conditioning units, totaling more than $20,000 in losses, police spokeswoman Shawna Pavey...

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Video: Woman stabbed as she was doing laundry

Apr 9, 2013
Video: Woman stabbed as she was doing laundry

MODESTO–

When you start to do a household chore, you never think you’re going to end up with three one-inch stab wounds. But that’s just what happened to a Modesto woman.

Satterwhite was on the job when frantic calls from …


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Appeal Democrat
Two-year sentence for Marysville gas station robbery

A man who grabbed $400 from a cash register at a Marysville gas station hours after his release from state prison was sentenced on Monday in Yuba County Superior Court to two years in prison. Jesse Nathaniel Shoats, 29, pleaded no contest to felony...

Appeal Democrat
Yuba City man who stole scanner gets 8 months

Dwight Anthony Summers, who stole a $5,000 digital scanner from the auto repair shop in Marysville whose owner he knew from church, was sentenced on Monday to eight months in prison — which will be added to Summers' 25-year sentence for sodomizing...

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Video: Still no arrests in rooster fighting ring bust

Apr 8, 2013
Video: Still no arrests in rooster fighting ring bust

STANISLAUS COUNTY–

More than 24 hours later and there are still no arrests in a massive rooster fighting match in Stanislaus County north of Patterson.

More than 50 birds were killed in the fights — the rest had to be …


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SacLaw Savvy
California State Bar Association to discuss Limited-practice Licensing

Apr 8, 2013
California State Bar Association to discuss Limited-practice Licensing

The California State Bar Association has established a new working group to explore the idea of limited-practice licensing in California.  The “Limited License Working Group” will hold its first public meeting from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, at the State Bar’s San Francisco office. The meeting, on the fourth floor of...

Appeal Democrat
Sacramento man jailed after cross-county high-speed chase

Apr 8, 2013

A Sacramento man ended up in county jail after leading law enforcement on a chase across two counties at speeds exceeding 100 mph, the California Highway Patrol said. Officers tried to stop a silver...

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Video: Bayside Church fostering partnership between community, law enforcement

Apr 7, 2013
Video: Bayside Church fostering partnership between community, law enforcement

baysidepartnershipSACRAMENTO–

Community members stood before law enforcement, religious and political leaders to find out how they can work together to tackle crime.

“If you do not educate and make people aware, people will walk around not knowing we have an …


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