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Stockton Bank Robber’s Father Says Police Acted Appropriately In Gunbattle That Killed Son

“We hold no animosity or blame the Stockton Police Department for behaving the way they did,” Martinez said, noting that some of his family members are in law enforcement. “We believe that given the circumstances the department behaved in a manner that was appropriate.”

07/18/2014

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Stockton Bank Robbery Hostage’s Family Wants Police Records, Witness Video Of Chase

Holt-Singh, 41, was taken hostage in a Bank of West branch by AK-47 wielding robbers while her 12-year-old daughter waited outside in the car. Holt-Singh was shot while in the back of the suspects’ stolen SUV during the ensuing gun battle after they stopped fleeing and turned to face police with their assault rifles.

07/18/2014

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John Perez Calls Off Recount In Race For California Controller, Throws Support Behind Betty Yee

He says in a statement issued Friday that “there is simply not enough time to see this process through to the end.” California law has no provision for an automatic recount, and Perez’s campaign has had to pay county election staff.

07/18/2014

Statewide Drought Forces Californians To Take Drastic Measures For Water Conversation

Federal Government Awards Rural Californians $9.7 M In New Drought Aid

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced $9.7 million in new drought aid for rural Californians.

07/18/2014

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Southern California Homeowner Rules Conflict With Brown Lawns From Drought Restrictions

In an attempt to get Californians to take the drought seriously, the state water board voted this week for mandatory outdoor watering restrictions that carry the threat of $500 fines.

07/17/2014

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Timeline Of The Stockton Bank Robbery And Chase

At 2:11 p.m. on Wednesday, police in the California city of Stockton received a report of a bank robbery in progress, police said. What follows is a summary by police of the subsequent hour-long chase and furious gunbattle that ended in the deaths of two suspects and a hostage.

07/17/2014

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Woman Tells Police She Jumped From Kidnapper’s Car

Sparks police say a woman told them she jumped out of a moving vehicle to get away from a man who kidnapped her.

07/17/2014

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Police Seize Medical Records Of Woman Seen Punched

California Highway Patrol investigators have seized the medical records of a woman seen on video being repeatedly punched by one of its officers on the side of a Los Angeles freeway.

07/17/2014

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Evacuations Due To Bully Fire Called Off

Evacuation orders have been called off for several rural homes in Northern California as firefighters took advantage of cool, moist conditions to begin to tame a large wildfire.

07/17/2014

Gregg Hein says he got his leg stuck in a rock several days into a solo hike in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

California Hiker With Broken Leg Ate Bugs To Live

Gregg Hein is recovering at a Fresno hospital.

07/16/2014

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Sacramento Men Plead Not Guilty In Fight Outside AT&T Park

Two Sacramento men have pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with a fight outside AT&T Park in San Francisco that left a woman unconscious.

07/16/2014

File photo of a judge's gavel. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

US Judge Rules Against California Death Penalty

A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled California’s death penalty unconstitutional.

07/16/2014

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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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