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Criminal Grand Juries Banned In Officer-Involved Shooting Cases

The ban, which was signed by the governor Tuesday is drawing both praise and criticism.


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New Sutter County District Attorney Working To Restore Faith In Office After Sex, Financial Scandals

Amanda Hopper is the first female district attorney in the county. She has a lot on her plate when it comes to restoring the public’s faith in the office.


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Davis Mother Sentenced In Drowning Death Of 5-Year-Old Daughter

Aquelin Talamantes, 29, was sentenced to 25 years to life, with the possibility of parole after her daughter was found dead in her trunk after a suspected drowning.


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California Prostitutes Win Victim Compensation

California officials have voted to allow prostitutes to receive money from a victim compensation fund if they have been raped or beaten.


Rate A Prostitute: Business of Paying For Sex is Booming in Sacramento

California Prostitutes May Gain Victim Compensation If Attacked By Pimp Or John

Under the current system, those harmed in violent crimes can be paid for medical costs and related expenses, but prostitutes are excluded because their activities are illegal.



Modesto Attorney Says Break-In After He Announced DA Run Not A Coincidence

Frank Carson believes his office was targeted after he said he was running for Stanislaus County District Attorney in 2014.


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Comcast Truck Kills Pedestrian In Sacramento, Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI

When interviewing the man, authorities suspected alcohol may have played a role. The man in the Comcast truck was taken to jail and whether charges are filed will be up to the district attorney.



Victim’s Father: Guilty Plea In Death Of Grandson Adds Strength To Case Against Son-In-Law

The case in was reopened recently when Christina Karlsen’s widow pleaded guilty on Wednesday to killing their son in Syracuse, N.Y., in a plea deal offering 15 years to life.



Mendocino County Prosecutor Not Under Arrest After Downtown Sacramento Shooting

Sacramento Police now confirm they believe the person who shot a man on Wednesday in front of the Marriott Hotel was Mendocino County Deputy District Attorney Damon Gardner.



Misdemeanor Charge Filed Against Assemblywoman’s Husband In Youth Soccer Incident

“He said the man that scared me, hurt my arm Mommy,” said Heapy. “He lifted up his sleeve, and I saw the visible marks on my son’s arm, and that’s when I knew Rod had grabbed him.”


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Grass Valley Animals Recovering After They Were Found Malnourished, Nearly Dead

Deputy District Attorney Kyra Patterson says Charles and Sara Gore, along with their adult daughter, didn’t feed the animals living on their property off of Auburn Road.



Former Call Girl ‘Blown Away’ That District Attorney Considered Arson Suspect

Sutter County DA Carl Adams and several other men are the focus of a criminal investigation. Yuba City detectives say someone set fire to Garibay’s home on South Pointe Drive in July.