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Davis Vanguard
Trial Begins in Davis Elder-Abuse/ Murder Trial

Trial Begins in Davis Elder-Abuse/ Murder Trial

By Marya Alloo James Mattos along with his mother Darlene were charged in June 2013 with causing the death of an elderly man, Cecil Wachholtz, who was under their care. The Yolo County Sheriff’s Department launched an investigation of a suspected elder-abuse case on Oct. 13, 2012, after James Mattos phoned 911 to report...

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FOX40
West Sacramento: Grandfather caught performing lewd act by Southport Elementary School

Apr 9, 2014

WEST SACRAMENTO-

Sewa Singh didn’t star in the “Bad Grandpa” movie that hit theaters last fall, but some say his new arrest report in West Sacramento shows he was trying to create a sickening real-life sequel.

“That’s not something that …


The Sacramento Bee
Stray crocodile apprehended at Roseville shopping center

Stray crocodile apprehended at Roseville shopping center

A Roseville animal control officer was confronted with an unusual stray Wednesday morning when a 4-foot crocodile was found wandering around a Douglas Boulevard shopping center. Roseville Animal Control Officer John Bennett takes custody of an aba...

SacLaw Savvy
The Law Library has added several new books this month. Check them out!

The Law Library has added several new books this month. Check them out!

The Law Library has added several new books this month. Check them out! New Titles at the Law Librarywww.saclaw.org

FOX40
Elderly Care Home Board Member Accused of Embezzling $1.3 Million

Apr 8, 2014

SACRAMENTO-

The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office is looking at a civil complaint accusing the board member of an elderly care home of embezzling $1.3 million.  So far, it has not said if criminal charges are pending.

Kevin Manz, the …


FOX40
Police: Man Tried Carjacking Woman in Arden Fair Parking Lot

Apr 8, 2014
Police: Man Tried Carjacking Woman in Arden Fair Parking Lot

SACRAMENTO-

Sacramento Police say a man tried to steal a woman’s car at gunpoint last week in the Arden Fair mall parking lot.

The woman was approached shortly after 9 p.m. when police say the man pulled a gun and …


YubaNet.com
Attempted robbery at Auburn pharmacy

Apr 8, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Placer County Sheriff's detectives are looking for a man who attempted to rob the Raley's pharmacy in Auburn Saturday morning. At 9:19 a.m., a white male, described as 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighing 210 pounds, passed a note to a ...

YubaNet.com
Children see domestic violence that often goes unreported, research finds

Apr 7, 2014

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 — A nationwide study of children who have witnessed domestic violence found that parents or caregivers were physically injured in more than a third of the cases, yet only a small fraction of offenders went to jail and just one in four incidents resulted in police reports, according to new...

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Appeal Democrat
Friends, family gather for candlelight vigil for Yuba-Sutter homicide victims

About 200 friends and family members gathered Sunday night to remember more than 300 loved ones during the 23rd annual candlelight vigil for homicide victims in Yuba and Sutter counties.

Appeal Democrat
Y-S homicide victims remembered at candlelight vigil

About 200 friends and family members gathered Sunday night to remember more than 300 loved ones during the 23rd annual candlelight vigil for homicide victims in Yuba and Sutter counties.



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