Crime

Sea cucumbers for sale at a market in Singapore. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

California Man Accused Of Smuggling Endangered Fish Into Asia

Kam Wing Chan is accused of illegally importing endangered abalone, sea cucumber and Totoaba from Mexico and exporting them to Asia.

01/09/2015

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Convicted ‘Eco-Terrorist’ Freed Because Of Dispute Over Evidence

Eric Taylor McDavid spent nine years in federal prison on charges related to alleged plans to destroy several government buildings in Northern California forests.

01/09/2015

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5 Charged In Killing At Southern California Roller Rink

15-year-old boy among those charged with murder after a New Year’s Day shooting that killed a security guard at a Southern California roller rink.

01/06/2015

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Southern California Woman Set On Fire; Husband Sought

Ventura County authorities say Juan Soria Hernandez poured gasoline on his wife and set her on fire.

01/05/2015

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California’s Top Cop Targets Crimes Against Kids

Attorney General Kamala Harris is starting her final four years as California’s top law enforcement officer this week with a major initiative aimed at protecting children.

01/04/2015

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Christmas Burglar Injured By Homeowner With Shotgun

Nathanael Blair went to the garage to move his truck early Christmas morning and was surprised by a ski mask-wearing burglar who threw a pipe wrench at him, hitting him in the jaw and neck.

12/25/2014

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Woman Arrested After Driving Stolen Car To Jail

Northern California woman drove a stolen van to visit her husband, who was himself in jail on auto theft charges.

12/15/2014

Police in Maryland have arrested a woman they say put bug spray on her husband's heart pills after an argument. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Woman Put Bug Spray On Her Husband’s Pills

Police in Maryland have arrested a woman they say put bug spray on her husband’s heart pills after an argument.

12/09/2014

Firefighters hose down the wreckage of an apartment complex that was under construction in Los Angeles. Monday's fire was so intense it disrupted traffic and damaged nearby high-rise buildings. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Arson Suspected In Huge Los Angeles Apartment Fire

Smoke still rises from the wreckage of a fire that destroyed an apartment complex that was under construction.

12/09/2014

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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

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