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Photo of Charles Manson in 2009. (Photo by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via Getty Images)

Charles Manson Gets Marriage License

Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton, who left her Midwestern home to spend the past nine years trying to exonerate him.

11/17/2014

Predicive Policing

Despite Fewer Cops On Streets, Modesto Police Reduce Crime Thanks To Predictive Policing

The City of Modesto has knocked what was once one of the highest crime rates in California to its lowest level in years, despite having fewer cops on patrol. The city credits its predictive policing program, a system that helps tell officers where the next crime is likely to happen based on prior activity.

11/12/2014

Investigators say Charles "Chase" Merritt was responsible for the 2010 abduction and murder of Joseph McStay, his wife, and their two young children. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Southern California Man Charged With Murdering Family Of Four

Investigators say Charles “Chase” Merritt was responsible for the 2010 abduction and murder of Joseph McStay, his wife, and their two young children.

11/07/2014

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Attorney General Says Crime Down Across California

State officials say that violent and property crimes dropped significantly across California last year.

10/02/2014

File photo of cows. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Co-Owner Of Slaughterhouse That Processed Cows With Cancer Pleads Guilty To Charges

The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded guilty to a federal criminal charge.

08/25/2014

Wiz Khalifa performs onstage in New York City on August 13, 2014.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Clear Channel)

Man Shot Dead Backstage At Wiz Khalifa Concert

Police say a 38-year-old man has died after being shot multiple times during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley music venue.

08/23/2014

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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

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

Authorities say the robbery of a marijuana grow in Central California triggered a gunbattle in which two people were killed and a 15-year-old girl was used as a human shield  (BERND SETTNIK/AFP/Getty Images)

2 Killed In Robbery Of Marijuana Grow

Gun battle triggered by robbery of Fresno pot farm.

08/07/2014

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Arrest Made In Road Rage Incident With School Bus

Enraged driver forced bus off a highway then backed into it while the bus was carrying a 3-year-old child.

06/26/2014

Miley Cyrus performs at 02 Arena on May 6, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo: Simone Joyner/Getty Images)

Police Find Miley Cyrus’ Stolen Maserati

Two suspects broke into Cyrus’ North Hollywood home last week and stole jewelry and her 2014 Maserati.

06/02/2014

The Southern California woman who was held captive for 10 years was too scared to go to police until she reunited with her mother on Facebook. (Getty Images)

Mother Persuaded Kidnapped Woman To Go To Police

Southern California woman who was held captive for 10 years was too scared to go to police until she reunited with her mother on Facebook.

05/22/2014

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