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Half of San Diego Cops Retire in Nine Years or Less

  Half of San Diego Cops Eligible, Nearly Eligible to Retire   San Diego News Room,  4/11/13    Sixteen percent of San Diego police officers are eligible to retire right now, and more than half will reach retirement eligibility in four...

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Video: Neighbors chase down suspected burglar get cut, Tasered in the process

Apr 11, 2013
Video: Neighbors chase down suspected burglar get cut, Tasered in the process

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A good neighbor lets you borrow some sugar. A great neighbor chases down the guy who breaks into your home.

People in Woodland’s Wild Wings subdivision used their belts and a two-by-four to take down one suspected burglar Wednesday …


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California Political News and Views
Democrat War on Women Continues: Guv Brown Releases and Can’t Find Sex Offenders

  Jump in fugitive sex offenders higher than initially thought California data for October 2011 to Jan. 1, 2013, show a 65% increase in warrants for those who were tracked by GPS units and went missing. By Paige St. John, Los Angeles Times, 4/11/1...

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Video: Suspected carjackers in Modesto drive to Bay Area, crash into fire hydrant

Apr 11, 2013
Video: Suspected carjackers in Modesto drive to Bay Area, crash into fire hydrant

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It’s not often a car is recovered after a carjacking. It’s even less rare the car is recovered and caught on tape hours later and four counties away.

Two elderly women pulled up to the corner of Sutter and …


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The California Aggie
Hate crime allegations prompt questions, reflection

Apr 11, 2013

A preliminary hearing will take place on April 26 in Yolo Superior Court concerning the alleged March 10 hate crime against Davis resident Lawrence “Mikey” Partida. Suspect Clayton Daniel Garzon is scheduled to appear at the hearing on charges of felony battery and threat with hate crime enhancements. “I just want to get it...

Appeal Democrat
Felony charges filed in River Valley pot brownie case

Sutter County prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against a River Valley High School student accused of selling marijuana brownies that landed one student in the hospital. Saira Munoz, 18, is scheduled to appear on April 22 in Sutter County...

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Video: Air conditioning thieves hit small businesses in Yuba City

Apr 10, 2013
Video: Air conditioning thieves hit small businesses in Yuba City

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Police say nine commercial air conditioning units have been stolen since January from mostly small businesses. Police are unsure if the units were taken for resale or stolen by metal thieves.

Air conditioning contractor Clinton Ormosen is a …


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The State Hornet
Former Upper Eastside Loft employee suspected of embezzlement after misappropriating residents’ payments

Sacramento State police arrested a former Upper Eastside Lofts employee on March 25 under suspicion of embezzlement and misappropriating residents’ rent payments.

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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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