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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - AUGUST 8: Derek Carr #4 of the Oakland Raiders hands the ball off to teammate Latavius Murray #28 during the second quarter of the game against the Minnesota Vikings on August 8, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

FCC Commissioner Supports Repealing NFL TV Blackout Rules

Pai, one of five FCC commissioners, became the first to speak out in favor of eliminating the NFL policy the FCC instituted in 1975. The regulation prevents games that are not sold out 72 hours in advance of kickoff from being broadcast in the home team’s market by cable and satellite providers.

08/12/2014

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Police: Man Admits To Killing Parents, Two Sons And Family Dog

Police say Nicolas Holzer called 911 and calmly said he had killed his family members.

08/12/2014

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Actor, Comedian Robin Williams Found Dead Inside California Home

Actor Robin Williams has been found dead inside his home in an apparent suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Department.

08/11/2014

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Sacramento Hunter Accidentally Shot By Companion In Napa

The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reports that a 70-year-old hunter was accidentally shot Saturday morning by one of his companions in a remote part of Napa County north of Lake Berryessa.

08/10/2014

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California Debates ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sex Assault Law

College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.

08/10/2014

A cell south of Topaz Lake is already producing quite a bit of lightning Sunday afternoon, but not a ton of rain. Fire danger is high. (Credit: CBS13)

Weather May Hamper ‘Stubborn’ California Wildfire

Unsettled weather, including possible lightning strikes, may add fuel to an already stubborn wildfire threatening homes in a parched area of Northern California, officials said Sunday.

08/10/2014

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District Shelves Controversial Sex Education Book

A Northern California school district is shelving a controversial sex education textbook that some parents say is extremely inappropriate for students.

08/09/2014

View of the Lodge Fire from Cal Fire Boonville Battalion Chief Mark Steward.

8 Firefighters Burned Battling California Wildfire

Eight firefighters who suffered minor burns while battling a wildfire in Northern California left the hospital Saturday as crews gained enough ground on other blazes across the West to allow hundreds of people to return to their homes.

08/09/2014

Police found the kidnapped woman bound with duct tape in the dark garage of a Los Angeles County home. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Kidnap Victim Rescued After 2 Days Without Water

44-year-old woman was taken at gunpoint and held without food or water.

08/08/2014

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Antioch Man Shocked Wife’s Remains Found 35 Years After Jonestown Massacre

Maud Ester Perkins was 28 when she and her then-7-year-old son died in 1978 at the Peoples Temple settlement led by Jim Jones. Her husband, Irvin Ray Perkins of Antioch, California, told The Associated Press on Friday that at the time he had tried to determine what happened to his wife’s remains without success.

08/08/2014

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Sacramento Motorcycle Gang Faces Drug Charges

Federal prosecutors have indicted six members of a motorcycle gang in Northern California on charges related to methamphetamine trafficking, including two who remain fugitives.

08/08/2014

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California Sends 3 Emergency Responders To Hawaii

Three emergency-response specialists from California are headed to Hawaii to help deal with back-to-back storms.

08/08/2014

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California's Central Valley Impacted By Major Drought

California Gripped By Drought

Federal water regulators estimate California’s drought could be one of the most expensive natural disasters in U.S. history.

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New Bay Bridge Span Gets Final Touches

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new east span of the Bay Bridge, which is on track to open on Tuesday.

Oracle Team USA Capsizes In SF Bay

Oracle Team USA Catamaran Capsizes In San Francisco Bay

Crews worked into the night trying to secure an Oracle catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay Tuesday afternoon and drifted out to sea.

Space Shuttle Endeavour Makes Last Trip To ISS Under Command Of Astronaut Mark Kelly

Shuttle Endeavour Through The Years

The Space Shuttle Endeavour is headed to California where it will be permanently displayed in a museum.

Fire Erupts At Richmond Gas Refinery

An explosion rocked the Chevron gasoline refinery in Richmond Monday night and caused a 3-alarm fire. Smoke from the fire sent hundreds to the hospital complaining of respiratory problems.

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Grasshopper Invasion!

The Campbell family of Herald is dealing with millions of grasshoppers!

Friday afternoon's storm left a marvelous double rainbow over Lincoln Avenue in Carmichael. (credit: Richard Duerksen)

Turbulent April Weather

A Spring storm spawned a funnel cloud that was seen all over the Valley.

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