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CBS Sacramento’s Top 100 Stories For 2013: 100-76

Violent cartels, cattle rustling and dumb criminals are just a part of our countdown of the Top 100 stories on CBSSacramento.com

12/31/2013

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Hooker Sentenced For Oral Sex With Underage Student

Hooker has been sentenced to three years probation and because he’s only charged with a misdemeanor, his picture may not appear on the Megan’s Law website.

07/17/2013

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Former Modesto Teacher Accused Of Oral Sex To Be Sentenced

A former high school teacher who made national headlines for his relationship with a former student will be sentenced Wednesday for a crime dating back more than a decade.

07/17/2013

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Former Modesto Teacher Accused Of Oral Sex With Student Takes Plea Deal

The former Modesto high school teacher, who is in a sexual relationship with a former student of his, took a plea deal to charges of sexually molested another student 14 years ago.

07/15/2013

James Hooker and Jordan Powers leave the Stanislaus County Courthouse in Modesto on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. (credit: CBS13)

Sex Case Against Former Modesto Teacher James Hooker Moves Forward

The former Modesto high school teacher who is in a sexual relationship with a former student of his was held to answer charges that he sexually molested another student 14 years ago.

10/23/2012

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Celebrity Attorney Representing Alleged Victim In Case Against Former Teacher

A celebrity attorney was in a Modesto courtroom Tuesday morning bringing even more media attention to a story that has already garnered national headlines.

10/02/2012

James Hooker, 41, and Jordan Powers, 18, have stirred controversy at a Modesto high school after the teacher entered into relationship with his student. (credit: Modesto Bee)

Former Teacher Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Minor Arrives In Court With Teen Girlfriend

A former Modesto teacher who made national headlines after leaving his family for a student, is back in court today, with that former student by his side.

05/15/2012

Jordan Powers, 18, tells CBS13's Checkey Beckford she's moved back in with her former teacher, James Hooker, 41, despite Hooker's recent arrest for sexual assault on a 17-year-old several years ago. (credit: CBS13)

Modesto Teen Confirms She’s Back Together With Her Former Teacher Hooker

Former Modesto high school teacher James Hooker is back together with his former student, the 18-year-old teen told CBS13 on Tuesday.

04/17/2012

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Lawmakers Reject Bill To Punish Student-Teacher Dating

California lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have made it a felony for teachers to date their students, even if they are over 18.

04/17/2012

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Hooker’s Affidavit Describes Events Leading Up To Former Teacher’s Sex Arrest

In an affidavit released Tuesday, Stanislaus County authorities revealed the developments that led to the arrest of former Modesto teacher James Hooker for sexually assaulting a former student.

04/10/2012

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Former Teacher Accused Of Sexual Assault Scheduled To Be In Court Tuesday

The former Modesto high school teacher now accused of sexual assault with a minor 14 years ago is expected to appear before a judge Tuesday.

04/09/2012

James Hooker, 41, and Jordan Powers, 18, have stirred controversy at a Modesto high school after the teacher entered into relationship with his student. (credit: Modesto Bee)

California Bill Would Punish Student-Teacher Dating

A 41-year-old teacher leaves his wife and his three children to date one of his high school students — and there’s nothing illegal about it.

03/27/2012

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