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Calaveras Sheriff Burglarized As County Incidents On Track To Double

A local county is seeing a dramatic rise in burglaries, and now the sheriff is a victim.

06/15/2012

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Deputy Fatally Shoots Suspect In Calaveras County

Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy in the Northern California county of Calaveras shot and killed a man who was waving and firing a gun and had pointed it at the deputy.

03/17/2012

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UPDATE: Calaveras Co. Sheriff’s Deputy Shoots, Kills Armed Suspect

An armed suspect has been shot and killed by a Calaveras County Sheriff’s deputy in the town of Arnold, according to officials.

03/15/2012

Investigators plan their search for human remains in Calaveras County on Jan. 27, 2012. (Courtesy San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office)

Deputies Back Searching Calaveras County Property In Speed Freak Killer Case

Crews were back searching a piece of property in Calaveras County in connection with the “Speed Freak Killers” case.

02/23/2012

State parole agent Susan Kane says she believes Wesley Shermantine is being truthful about being willing to lead investigators to victims' remains. (credit: CBS13)

Parole Agent Says Killer Can Be Transported Safely For Search

The San Joaquin County Sheriff’s Department has serious concerns about the safety and security in transporting a serial killer to help with a search for victims’ remains, but the parole agent who met with him says it can all be done safely.

01/31/2012

Speed Freak Killer Wesley Shermantine

San Joaquin Investigators Digging For Victims Of “Speed Freak Killers”

Investigators have been digging in a Calaveras County ravine all day Friday in hopes of locating victims of the serial killing duo “Speed Freak Killers.”

01/27/2012

Speed Freak Killer Wesley Shermantine

Investigators Agree To Resume Search For Victims Of ‘Speed Freak Killers’

Law enforcement officials met in French Camp on Friday morning and agreed to continue the search for victims’ bodies in the “Speed Freak Killers” case with the assistance of one of the murderers.

01/20/2012

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Guide To Best Regional Barbera Wines

Known, as one of the Tuscan wines, the Barberas of the Sierra Nevada and Central Valley are created in landscapes reminiscent of Italian Piedmont region. Travel to these varied wineries for a taste of some of the best Barberas in California.

01/11/2012

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Wildfires Burning Throughout El Dorado, Foothills Counties

Ten wildfires burning in El Dorado County are all expected to be contained by Saturday, according to CAL FIRE.

12/02/2011

foreclosures

Upset Over Foreclosure, Man Threatens To Burn House Down

A Calaveras County man sent a letter to the FBI threatening to burn his house down in an attempt to gain attention to his foreclosure proceedings.

11/11/2011

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Guide to Calaveras County Wines

Striking it rich was what brought many to this region starting in the mid 19th century. 162 years later seekers of riches now know it is the fermented liquid of crushed grapes that puts Calaveras County on the map of exploration for wine lovers of all levels.

11/09/2011

Highway 26, Calaveras County Road

Vandals Spread Debris Across Calaveras County Roads

Someone is causing a serious traffic hazard in Calaveras County by placing heavy debris on roadways, causing at least two accidents so far, authorities said.

10/14/2011

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