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DA: Linda Mother Won’t Face Murder Charges In 11-Day-Old’s Death

An 11-day-old infant died in July after she was allowed to leave the hospital with her mother, despite testing positive for drugs when she was born. Now, the Yuba County District Attorney’s Office says the mother may not even face murder charges.

11/07/2013

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Mexican Drug Cartel Moves Into Northern California

The Mexican cartel is known for drugs, murder and kidnappings. Now, investigators say the notorious criminal organization is living and working in Northern California.

11/05/2013

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California Couple Arrested With 4 Pounds Of Heroin In Arizona

Police say they found drug paraphernalia and 4.2 pounds of heroin with an estimated street value of more than $152,000.

09/10/2013

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Calif. Man Sentenced In NY Cocaine Smuggling Case

The leader of a drug smuggling ring that shipped cocaine and marijuana cross-country in luxury cars has been sentenced to 13½ years in prison.

08/13/2013

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Newcastle Man Arrested For Drug Possession

A Newcastle man was arrested in Auburn for possession of drug paraphernalia.

08/13/2013

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Newborn Death: Procedural Problem Possibly Why CPS Released Drug-Positive Infant To Mother

An 11-day-old infant died after being allowed to leave the hospital with her mother, despite testing positive for drugs when she was born. Now the question remains, who’s at fault?

08/05/2013

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Yuba County Death: Newborn Tested Positive For Drugs; Allowed To Leave Hospital

Investigators are trying to figure out why a mother who gave birth to a child who tested positive for drugs was allowed to leave the hospital. That child would be found dead at the Rio Inn and Suites 11 days after she was born, and her mother, Jennifer Sierra, would be arrested.

08/02/2013

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Mom Arrested After Dead Baby, Drugs Found In Yuba County Motel Room

That mother is behind bars tonight on a charge of felony child endangerment after deputies were called out on Wednesday to the motel on North Beale Road.

07/26/2013

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Woman Dies In Police Custody While Being Investigated On Drug Charges

The Sacramento Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a woman who was in custody on drug charges.

07/09/2013

Under federal court oversight, California's prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems, raising questions about whether patients are receiving proper treatment. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Prison System Under Federal Review For Anti-Psychotic Drug Spending

Under federal court oversight, California’s prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems, raising questions about whether patients are receiving proper treatment.

05/01/2013

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Truckee Trio Arrested In Connection With Burglaries Of Homes And Cars

Three people were arrested in Truckee in connection with several residential and vehicle burglaries.

03/13/2013

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